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Tropical Shipping Announces Peak Season Surcharge Effective September 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018 for Shipments from the Continental United States or Canada to the British Virgin Islands, Dominican Republic, Eastern Caribbean or Guyana; and for Shipments from Canada to The Bahamas or Western Caribbean

Effective September 24, 2017 thru January 7, 2018, a Peak Season Surcharge will apply to all shipments from the Continental United States or Canada to Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Nevis, St. Barths, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent, Trinidad and Tobago, Tortola or Virgin Gorda and from Canada to the Cayman Islands, Freeport, Grand Turk, Marsh Harbour, Nassau, Providenciales, or South Caicos.

The Peak Season Surcharge is effective for all cargo received from September 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018 and will be as follows: 

Equipment Size

Peak Season Surcharge

Effective 9/24/17 – 01/07/18

20’ Equipment


40’ X Equipment


Greater than 40’ Equipment


Vehicles not exceeding 700 CFT


Vehicles exceeding 700 CFT (ST/FT)

Breakbulk (ST/FT)







Barrel - Each


Pallet - Each


This increase will apply to all open tariff and service contract rates for dry and refrigerated cargo. 

Tropical Shipping values its close relationships we have built with our customers throughout our more than 50-year history. Thank you for choosing us as your carrier of choice to The Bahamas and the Caribbean. For further information, please contact your local sales representative or the U.S. Customer Service Team at 800-638-TROP (8767) or 561-881-3999.  

Complete contact listings, including telephone and fax numbers and email address information can be found 24/7/365 on our website on the Bookings and Customer Service page – found in the Contact area of our website