A new ferry service between Huelva and Las Palmas in the Canaries is due to start in March of this year.
The crossing will take 28 hours. Tickets are due to go on sale in a few weeks time and are available over the internet.
A single one way ticket is to cost 90€ while a VIP cabin is to be around 200€. The service will be running weekly, leaving Huelva every Saturday morning.
Important commercial connection
It is thought the connection is going to be used mainly for commercial produce to start with – with large exports of fish and vegetables forecast. Opening up a important export route to the Canary Islands.
The ‘Volcan del Teide’ ferry is going to be making the crossing.
The vessel has the capacity of 1200 passengers and 700 vehicles, with a cruising speed of 25 knots. The ship also boasts a swimming pool, shops, a nursery and restaurants among its facilities.
A total of 125 million € has been invested in the new route.