Lonely Planet Writer

Ferry from Florida to Cuba to reunite families

Cuba is slowly opening it's doors to American travellers.
Florida /Cuba ferry service planned. Image by Stuart Burns / CC BY 2.0

A Florida company is hoping to have a regular ferry service to Cuba up and running by the end of the year. The thaw in relations between the US and Cuba has taken decades but now it’s fully under way and many are grabbing the opportunities it presents, including the owners of KonaCat. The catamaran company says a regular ferry will be popular with religious groups and families hoping to see loved ones. Read more: travelmole.com