Our deals

Save on Bluebridge Cook Strait ferry crossings! If you're planning a trip between Wellington and Picton make sure you check our deals before you book!

Student deal

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Valid all year-round

Save 5% all year-round

Heading to or from Uni? Load up your car and jump on board Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries. You’ll save 5% on all fares with our student promo code every time you sail. Plus you’ll get free WiFi and movies.

Terms and conditions

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1. In order to be eligible for this deal you must present one of the following: a valid New Zealand student ID card, letter of acceptance from the tertiary provider, a fees invoice/receipt or acknowledgement of application from an NZQA approved tertiary provider at the time of check-in. Failure to provide this information may result in the fare difference having to be paid prior to boarding.

2. The deal will apply for all passengers and any vehicles included in the booking and applies to all available fare types.

3. The student fare is only valid for New Zealand students. The fare does not apply to International students.

4. This deal is valid if you book and travel on Bluebridge before 11:59pm on 31 March 2020 (NZST).

5. Payment must be made when you book.

6. Standard fare conditions apply - bookings are not able to be transferred to another person and date changes are subject to availability. Date changes are to be made within the travel period of this promotion otherwise an upgrade fee will be applied. If notification is not received 24 hours prior to check-in the booking cannot be changed to another date.

7. This deal cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer.

8. This deal is only valid on new bookings and cannot be applied to existing bookings that have already been made prior to the start date of this promotion.

9. The deal can only be redeemed for bookings made direct through the Bluebridge passenger service call centre, passenger terminal or website. It cannot be redeemed for StraitNZ Bluebridge freight bookings or bookings made by third parties (affiliated agents of Bluebridge).

10. To book enter or quote the promo code STUDENT online at www.bluebridge.co.nz or via the customer service centre on 0800 844 844.

Blubridge Family Discount

No promo code required

Available all year round

Now even better value for your family

The next time you take a family trip with us, you'll get even better value every day with our new family fare. It's available all year-round, for any fare type and for one-way or return trips. You'll automatically get the discount off your whole booking when it includes at least one adult or senior, one infant or child, and any vehicle (excluding motorbikes). Maximum of 8 people per booking. 

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