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.

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

NZMCA

We're proud of our long-standing relationship with the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association. We were the first to give members big discounts and flexibility for their ferry trips across Cook Strait. Find out why NZMCA members love travelling with Bluebridge.

Member code

NZMCA

Use promo code:

MOVANNERS

Save heaps on Bluebridge

As a member of the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association, you can get a big discount when you travel with us across Cook Strait. You'll save heaps off your fares plus get free WiFi, free movies and earn Airpoints Dollars™ every time you sail with us.

Your fares are Flexi Sail so you can change your sailing date and times for free. If you decide to spend an extra day or more on the other Island then you can change your sailing any time 24 hours before you check-in.

If you'd like your own space, private cabins are available on both of our ships from as little as $30. Single, double and family cabins are available and each one as its own private ensuite with linen provided. Perfect if you want to get some rest before you head off on the next leg of your adventure.

To take advantage of these special fares, simply enter your New Zealand Motor Caravan Association promo code "MOVANNERS" when you book online or give it to our customer service team when you call 0800 844 844. These discounts are only available for NZMCA members so you must show your NZMCA membership card when you check-in.

Terms and conditions

  • Members must present their NZMCA membership card with photo ID when they check-in. If not provided, standard fares will be charged.
  • Flexi Sail terms and conditions apply. You can change or cancel your sailing for free as long as you let us know at least 24 hours before you check-in.
  • If you let us know later than that, the fare will be non-refundable.
  • Fares must be used within six months of the original travel date.
  • These special fares are not valid when transporting horses, livestock or commercial goods. Email or call 0800 162 322 for a quote.

Airpoints

Bluebridge is Air New Zealand’s first and only Airpoints ferry partner. NZMCA members can earn Airpoints Dollars every time you sail the Strait with us.

Earning Airpoints Dollars is easy. When you make a booking online, simply enter your Airpoints number in the field provided and ensure the name entered matches the name on your Airpoints account. If you’re calling our contact centre, give them your Airpoints and account name and they'll add it to your booking. Or if you have a 'My Bluebridge' profile, you can log in, enter your Airpoints number in the field provided and your Airpoints number will be applied for all future bookings.

You will earn 1 Airpoints Dollars for every $75 spent on a ferry booking and your Airpoints will be credited once the sailing is completed.

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