Complete package tours are available through
your travel agent. You have the option to buy one
day round/trip hydrofoil ticket or package tour
including overnight(s) in hotel and round/trip on the
hydrofoil. Special sightseeing tours can be purchased in Freeport. Ask your travel agent for further
Southeast of Florida lie the Bahamas, gateway to the
Caribbean. Like a flawless string of pearls, 700
islands surrounded by crystal-clear water, luxurious,
tropical vegetation, abounding in a glorious display
of flowers, all under a timeless pastel-blue sky with
summer-like temperatures year round. Each island a
magnificent pearl with white-bleached beaches of
fine, silky sands.
Bahamas— Historical Fads:
1492 discovered by Columbus. 1629 claimed by
Charles I for England. 1648 first settled by the British.
Thereafter, under attacks from the French and
Spaniards. Long-time haven for Pirates. 1964 Constitutional rights granted by Great Britain (internal
self-government). Since 1973 independent republic.
Language: English is the official language.
Currency: Bahama dollar. One Bahama Dollar
= almost one U.S. dollar which is
accepted anywhere on the Island.
Taxes (Duty): The Bahamas are tax free (Duty Free)
accordingly low prices for films, photo
equipment, perfumes, alcholic beverages, tobacco and cigarettes.
What to do in Freeport/Lucaya!
'Gamble at El Casino *Shop at the International
Bazaar "Visit Garden of the Groves *Rand Memorial
Nature Centre "Glass-Bottom Boat Ride * Deep-Sea
fishing 'Scuba and Skin Diving 'Tennis "Golf
'Museum of Science.
Our Agent in Freeport: United Shipping.
Your Hydrofoil ticket includes: Transportation on the
hydrofoil from pier in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale to
pier in Freeport/Lucaya and/or return.
Complimentary snacks are served both ways.
(See your travel agent as to Package tours).
Luggage Allowance: (Maximum two suitcases per
Parking: Guarded parking lots nearby the piers in
both Miami and Ft. Lauderdale (2.00 per day).
Check-in Time: Minimum, one hour prior to departure time.
Responsibility: Responsibility directly related to the
transportation on the hydrofoils. For details, see
passenger contract on the ticket.
Place of Embarkation: Miami: Port of Miami, Dodge
Island, Pier #6. Ft. Lauderdale: Port Everglades,
Not included In your hydrofoil ticket: Departure tax
(port charges); $3.00 in Miami and Freeport;
$2:00 in Ft. Lauderdale.
Required Identification: Proof of citizenship; birth
certificate, voters registration or valid passport
needed for United States Citizens. Special requirements for aliens: ask your travel agent.
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EFFECTIVE FROM APRIL 21, 1978
903 South America Way/Miami, Florida 33132
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For reservations and information, see your Travel Agent
Miami and Ft. Lauderdale