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

Use promo code:


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. Payment must be made when you book.

5. 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 one hour prior to check-in the booking cannot be changed to another date.

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

7. 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.

8. 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).

9. 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.

Bluebridge 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 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. 

Terms and Conditions

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You’ll automatically get a family fare discount on the fare type you choose [Saver, Super or Flexi Sail] if your booking includes at least one adult or senior, one infant or child, and any vehicle (excluding motorbikes). The discount will be applied to a maximum of one primary vehicle per booking (car, ute, van, 4x4 or campervan/motorhome) and a vehicle towed by the primary vehicle e.g. boat or trailer. The conditions of the fare type you choose will apply. You can change your booking subject to availability) provided the change is requested one hour before check-in. If notification is not received one hour before check-in the fare will not be transferred. Transferred fares must be used within 12 months of the original travel date. Where the same price fare is unavailable an upgrade payment will be required.

You’ll be required to leave your vehicle and remain within the passenger areas throughout the duration of the sailing. Please be aware all vehicle decks are locked at time of departure and you’ll not be able to access your vehicle until the ship has arrived at its destination.

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