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Tuesday 16 July: 2pm sailing from Picton and 1.30pm sailing from Wellington cancelled. Delays expected for the 7pm sailing from Picton. Read more...

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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
Motorbike Trailor

A motorbike towing a small trailer designed to connect to a motorbike/trike, up to 2m in length.

Boat

 

Trailer

Four ferry hot winter deals

Planning a trip across Cook Strait for your winter getaway? Book by the end of this month and save heaps with these four ferry hot winter deals.

Four ferry hot winter deals

Use promo code:
HOTSTUFF

Book by 31 July 2019
Sail by 31 August 2019

Save heaps with Bluebridge

If you're island hopping between now and the end of August, sail with us and save heaps on your passenger and vehicle fares plus your own private cabin.

  • Adult from $49
  • Child from $21
  • Take your vehicle from $99
  • Any-size private cabin only $25

Catch-up with friends or family, play in the snow, or relax in some hot pools - there's always a reason to head to the other island.

Book now for the school holidays. Our ships are kid-friendly with live entertainment on selected sailings, as well as free fast WiFi, free movies, free activity packs, and a colouring competition.

Terms and conditions

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  1. This offer is $99 for one car/ute/van/4x4 up to 5.5m, $49 per adult and $21 per child fare. Your booking doesn’t have to have to include a vehicle. The advertised price is for a one-way Saver Sail fare, which is 100% non-refundable. If you book a Super or Flexi Sail fare because the Saver Sail fare is sold out or you want more flexibility, the same level of discount will be automatically applied to the passenger and vehicle fares for the higher Super and Flexi Sail fares.
  2. This offer includes a private cabin with ensuite for a fixed price of $25. It only applies to cabins pre-booked before you board and doesn’t apply to cabins purchased on board. The special price is the same for any sized cabin (single, twin, double, four or five berth family cabins). The number and type of cabins available per sailing are limited and will be sold on a first come, first served basis.
  3. Vehicles eligible for the discounted rates include: cars, 4x4, utes, vans, campervans, motorhomes, fifth wheelers, caravans, boats and trailers. Not valid for motorbikes.
  4. This offer is valid if you book Bluebridge from 8 July 2019 to 11:59pm on 31 July 2019 and travel between 8 July 2019 and 11.59pm on 31 August 2019 (NZST). Bluebridge reserves the right to cancel or change the promotion at any time without notification.
  5. Payment must be made when you book. Farmlands members can pay with their Farmlands card when they check-in.  
  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 before check-in the booking cannot be changed to another date.
  7. This promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer.
  8. This promotion 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 cannot be redeemed for StraitNZ Bluebridge freight bookings.
  10. To book enter or quote the promo code HOTSTUFF online at www.bluebridge.co.nz or via the customer service centre on 0800 844 844.
Twin Private Cabin on Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry

Upgrade to your own private cabin

For supreme comfort during your Cook Strait ferry crossing, upgrade to your own private cabin with ensuite to rest, store your belongings and have a hot shower. We have a wide range of cabins available including single, twin, double and family cabins all for only $25 if you pre-book one by 31 July and use promo code HOTSTUFF. Get in quick, there are a limited number of cabins available.

You can add a cabin to your online or phone booking. Or when you book at the terminal before you board. The offer only applies to pre-booked cabins.

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How to Book a Cabin

OnlineClick here for instructions

By Phone: Please call our team on 0800 844 844 between 8am-8pm or email bookings@bluebridge.co.nz

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