Oarsome Ferry Discount for Rowing New Zealand Members

We're passionate about helping New Zealanders reach their sporting goals, which is why we've partnered with Rowing New Zealand. As your preferred Cook Strait ferry partner, members can save heaps on their ferry crossings with us.

Exclusive Ferry Travel Discount

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Save heaps on Bluebridge

As a Rowing New Zealand member, you can save heaps on your next Cook Strait ferry crossing with us. Simply use the OARSOME promo code when you book and show our team your Rowing New Zealand mobile app offer when you check-in.

If you're a cardholder travelling with a support crew, then they'll also get these great rates. You just need to include them in your booking.

Off-peak rates apply for travel from 11 January to 19 December and peak rates apply for travel from 20 December to 10 January and Easter weekend including the Thursday before Good Friday and the Tuesday after Easter Monday.

Your ticket includes the best free WiFi on Cook Strait and free movies. Plus earn Airpoints Dollars™ if you add your Airpoints account number when you book. For your own space, upgrade to a private cabin with ensuite from as little as $30. Single, twin, double, and family cabins available.

Terms and conditions

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  • These fares are exclusively for Rowing New Zealand members for all travel with or without a vehicle.

  • Members must show proof of Rowing New Zealand membership when they check-in. If not presented, standard retail Flexi Sail fares will be charged.

  • Fares are only eligible for bookings that include a minimum of one Rowing NZ member.

  • Rowing NZ preferred fares are applicable for some group requests at Bluebridge discretion. All Group requests and rates are subject to availability and must be emailed through to groups@bluebridge.co.nz.

  • Fares are fully flexible and 100% refundable year-round, up until one hour prior to sailing. Full Flexi fare terms and conditions can be viewed here.

  • This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer.

  • The offer 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).

  • These special fares are valid for truck bookings up to 8m in length, and up to 3.5 Tonne. For truck bookings over 8m in length, or over 3.5 Tonne, please email freight.wellington@straitnz.co.nz or call 0800 162 322 for a quote.

  • To book enter or quote the promo code OARSOME online, at www.bluebridge.co.nz, or via the customer service centre on 0800 844 844.

  • Payment must be made when booking via the following payment methods; Poli (bank transfer), Credit card and/or Afterpay.

  • The OARSOME promo code must be used at the time of booking and cannot be retrospectively added to an existing booking.

  • Off-peak rates apply for travel from 16 January to 14 December. Peak rates will apply for travel from 15 December to 15 January and Easter weekend, including the Thursday before Good Friday and the Tuesday after Easter Monday.

  • These rates include GST and are current as at 29 September 2022, applicable for all new bookings sailing from 1 November 2022. Bluebridge reserves the right to conduct regular reviews of the rates and fare terms and conditions.

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