On board America Cruise Ferries
The Caribbean Fantasy is 187 meters length, it has a top speed of 23 knots and a capacity for 1050 passengers. The boat has saloons equipped with comfortable sitting and a variety of cabins (standard interior, standard exterior, for passengers with reduced mobility, junior suite and master suite). In addition, it also has the restaurant à la carte La Cascade, the buffet restaurant Salt & Pepper, the piano bar Marbella Club and the disco My Way, which offers a variety show every day.
You can also find a Duty Free shop on board offering souvenirs, liquors and personal use items, a jewellery store, video games room, casino and a nursing room.
Pets are not allowed in cabins or public areas. The ferry is equipped with facilities for the transportation of pets. The pet's vaccines certificate issued by a veterinarian is required.
The departures from Santo Domingo are on Sundays at 7 pm and on Tuesdays and Thursdays one hour later. From San Juan the departures are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 pm. The ferry arrives to San Juan on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8 am and to Santo Domingo on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at the same time. The crossing takes about 12 hours, depending on the weather.
It is possible to take your vehicle, but keep in mind that the order of arrival at the cargo area will not be the same as the embarking order since the vehicles must be sorted by size and height. The cargo area where vehicles are parked is not accessible during the crossing.
Each passenger is allowed to travel with 3 suitcases 30"x 36" x 12" inside the vehicle, but only one hand luggage per passenger is allowed for its use during the cruise. All extra luggage will have an additional cost.
The departure tax from the Dominican Republic is 20$ per passenger and it has to be paid at the Terminal of Santo Domingo, at the time of the departure.