Company Naviera Armas has announced it will have new route Canarias – Madeira (Funchal) during the summer of 2006. The season will consist of 10 journeys (10 weeks) and starts on July 1 and will last until September 2. Departure from Las Palmas of Gran Canaria on Saturdays at 7h30 and arrival Funchal port at 20h00. The return trip is on Sundays at 7h30. Voyage between the islands takes almost 12 hours.
Their ship, the ‘Volcan del Teide’ is the newest of the company. It is a mixture between a ferry and cruiser. It has 250 cabins and can carry about 1000 passengers. The prices will be between 50 and 90 euros per person. Car transport will be around 110 euro.