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Types of vehicles

Our vehicle decks are rather large so height restrictions aren't really an issue with any of the vehicle types below. We ask that you simply provide us with the correct length information so we can allow sufficient space.

If your vehicle type is not listed below please contact our customer services team for a quote.

0800 844 844

Car

Less than 5.5m

Covers, but is not limited to the following vehicle types: sedan, hatch-back, coupe, sports car/convertible, people-mover, station wagon, SUV or an off-roader, classic car, 4x4.

Car - longer than 5.5m

Covers, but is not limited to the following vehicle types: sedan, coupe, sports car/convertible, people-mover, station wagon, SUV or an off-roader, limousine, classic car, 4x4.

Ute

Less than 5.5m

Covers, but is not limited to the following: flat deck, extended cab and double cab utility vehicles, 4x4.

Longer than 5.5m Covers, but is not limited to the following: flat deck, extended cab and double cab utility vehicles, 4x4.

Van

Less than 5.5m

Covers, but is not limited to the following: both semi-bonnet/front-wheels forward and forward control/cab forward vans.

Longer than 5.5mCovers, but is not limited to the following: both semi-bonnet/front-wheels forward and forward control/cab forward vans, long wheel base.

Campervan

Select this category if you are travelling in a campervan or a van which has been converted to include sleeping accommodation. Campervans are generally no larger than a standard van and sometimes contain limited toilet or kitchen facilities.

Motorhome

Includes house buses, motorhomes shaped like a bus or motorhomes built on a "cutaway van" chassis. This category of vehicle typically has a double or queen bed in the rear or above the drivers cab, living area behind the driver's seat, and a toilet and kitchen area in the middle.

5th Wheeler

Includes travel trailers that can only be towed by a truck/ute, as the trailer sits on a hitch in the truck bed. Please enter the total length of your ute +travel trailer as it measures when it is hitched.

Motorbike

Covers motorcycles with 2 wheels and mopeds. Please note, we class power-assisted pedal cycles as bicycles which can be added as an extra later on in the booking process.

Trike or sidecar

Covers motorbikes with one wheel at the front and two wheels at the rear and motorbikes with two wheels at the front and one wheel at the rear. This category also covers motorbikes with sidecars i.e. a car, box or other receptacle attached to the side of a motorcycle which is supported by a wheel.

Light truck

Covers trucks less than 2 tonnes in weight and up to 6 metres in length. For trucks exceeding these limits please contact our freight team on 0800 162 322.

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Types of towing

Our vehicle decks are rather large so height restrictions aren't really an issue with any of the vehicle types below. We ask that you simply provide us with the correct length information so we can allow sufficient space.

Please note if you are travelling with livestock you will need to book via our freight office by calling 0800 162 322 or emailing freight@strait.co.nz

Towed Car

Covers, but is not limited to the following vehicle types: sedan, hatch-back, coupe, sports car/convertible, people-mover, station wagon, SUV or an off-roader, classic car, 4x4.

Caravan

A vehicle equipped for living in, typically towed by a car.

Trailer

A trailer connected to any vehicle including a motorbike. Trailers under 2m in length are charged as 2m.

Boat

A trailer designed to launch, retrieve and carry boats.

Win 1 of 150 $30 fuel cards!

If you booked with us this year, you're already in the draw! Easy.

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2020 has sure been a ride...

This year hasn't exactly been smooth sailing, so we wanted to do our bit to give back to all the Kiwis that have backed us this year, by giving you the chance to score 1 of 150 $30 fuel cards.

If you booked with us this year, you're already in the draw! Easy. 

Haven't booked yet? No worries. If you book before 31 Dec for travel dates up until 31 Oct 2021, you'll also go automatically in the draw.

No forms or entries required. Winners will be contacted by 8 Jan 2021. T&Cs apply.

Terms and Conditions

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Free Fuel Prize Draw Terms and Conditions:

  1. The Promoter of this competition is StraitNZ trading as Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries (“Bluebridge”), PO Box 1144, Wellington.
  2. Entry is open to New Zealand residents 18 years and over.
  3. Employees and contractors of StraitNZ and their immediate families, and employees of StraitNZ agencies are ineligible to enter.
  4. All Bluebridge bookings made from 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2020 will get one automatic entry into the prize draw. One entry per booking, regardless of the number of passengers or vehicle per booking. Bookings can include any fare type.
  5. 150 winners will be randomly selected on 8 January 2021. Each winner will receive one $30 Z fuel gift card, valid until 5 April 2021.
  6. Prize is not redeemable for cash.
  7. Winners will be notified via email by 8 January 2021. If the winner(s) do not reply to their email by 9am on 15 January 2021, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  8. Bluebridge will courier the prize to the street address of each winner. Bluebridge takes no responsibility for any courier handling.
  9. Bluebridge reserves the right to cancel the competition at any time without notification.
  10. Decisions in relation to this competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

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