October 29th, 2012. - Fred. Olsen Express double up to 4 daily frequencies to Morro Jable on the new route Gran Canaria - Fuerteventura. These new services will be available from November 1.
The new schedule will offer every Monday a first departure at 9:00 am from Morro Jable trip from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria at 16:30 h. allowing for the first time round trip on the day with car and / or cargo from Fuerteventura. The route to Puerto del Rosario will continue following the current schedule from Tuesday to Friday.
On Fridays and Sundays will offer 4 daily departures further enhancing current schedules to be able to leave and / or return in the morning or afternoon, for 4 Monday also offer daily departures for the first time offering travelers both passenger Fuerteventura and cargo and back in the day. Currently this option is only possible by air, having to travel 90 kms to the airport in the north of the island or have to spend the night in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
The fast-ferry entrance of Fred. Olsen Express has been a revolution in the market of passenger and cargo between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura, reducing the journey time 100 minutes becomes the only way to increase maritime frequencies and be able to offer 20 weekly departures improve connectivity allowing and variety of schedules. This has meant an increase of over 80% in passenger traffic to Morro Jable increasingly opt for the fast-ferry as the first option to be able to take the car and reduce overall journey times for those who choose the fate of the south of the island or visiting several points.
Fred. Olsen Express believes that the combination of fast-ferry service, 100 minutes of travel time, 20 weekly departures and prices per passenger journey by car from € 11.50 are the key to dramatic growth that is taking the route to Morro Jable providing an alternative to the plane which makes it, once again leading the connecting means between Gran Canaria and Fuerteventura.
For more information, contact our Customer Service Department, 902 100 107 or through travel agencies.