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Ultramar announces daily crossing cuts from mainland, Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujerss, Q.R. — Ferry company Ultramar says that as of April 15, crossing to and from the island and the mainland will be cut.

The company reports that departures from both Isla Mujeres and Gran Puerto on the mainland will be cut due to high fuel costs.

The announcement of the crossing cuts has been posted at the ticket booth of both terminals, alerting ferry passengers that as of April 15, there will be adjustments in the number of daily crossings.

Ultramar says “we see the need to adjust from April 15 the following schedules: The route at 5:00 a.m. from Gran Puerto and 5:30 a.m. in Isla Mujeres will be eliminated.”

The company reports that other adjustments include the elimination of the worker crossing at 7:15 a.m., 7:45 a.m. from Gran Puerto and from 7:45 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. from Isla Mujeres. They also say that they will permanently eliminate route crossing at 12:30 from Gran Puerto and 1:00 p.m. from Isla Mujeres.

The company’s website warns Prices and departures subject to change without prior notice.

Tourists needing to cross during the eliminated Ultramar times do have the option of using Naveganto, who also offer ferry crossings to and from the island and mainland on a regular daily basis.