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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.

Be in to win a Happy Camper hamper worth over $1,000!

We want to play our part to encourage Kiwis to do something new. To get out there and explore our beautiful backyard. To help you with your next staycation, we're giving you the chance to win a Happy Camper hamper - guaranteed to put a smile on your dial.

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How to enter

To enter, just book a Bluebridge sailing by 15 January 2021, for travel from 16 January to 31 March 2021. Winner will be announced 22 January 2021.

Prize includes:

  • 1 x $250 Bluebridge travel voucher

  • 1 x $250 Z fuel gift card

  • 1 x $250 New World gift card

  • 1 x $250 Burnsco voucher

  • 2 x retro-style Bluebridge enamel mugs


Book now for your chance to WIN!

Prize draw terms and conditions:

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  1. The Promoter of this competition is StraitNZ trading as Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries (“Bluebridge”), PO Box 1144, Wellington.
  2. The prize draw runs from 15 December 2020 to the end of 15 January 2021.
  3. For automatic entry, book with Bluebridge from 15 December 2020 to 15 January 2021 for travel from 16 January to 31 March 2021.
  4. Employees and contractors of StraitNZ and their immediate families, and employees of StraitNZ agencies are ineligible to enter.
  5. One winner will be selected through a random draw by 22 January 2021.
  6. The prize includes two Bluebridge enamel mugs, 1 x $250 Bluebridge Ferries voucher, 1 x $250 Z fuel gift card, 1 x $250 New World gift card, and 1 x  $250 Burnsco voucher.  
  7. We’ll let the winner know by calling or emailing them by 22 January 2021. If we don’t hear back from the winner by 29 January 2021, we reserve the right to choose a replacement winner. Decisions in relation to this competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  8. We reserve the right to use the prize winner’s name, comments, and photograph for publicity purposes.
  9. When collecting personal information Bluebridge complies with the Privacy Act 2020.

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