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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.

Exclusive Offer for Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon 2021 Entrants

Heading to Marlborough for an awesome weekend and to do the Saint Clair Vineyard 21km or 12km on Mothers' Day weekend? You'll love getting there and back on Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries. You’ll save a whopping 35% on all passenger and vehicle Flexi Sail fares.

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Register early to be in to WIN!

If you register to race before 31 January, using our special promo code BLUEBRIDGE, you'll automatically go in the draw to win a prize pack valued at over $800. Prize includes: 

  • Return Bluebridge fare for 2 adults + vehicle + private twin cabin
  • $100 Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen voucher
  • OSM Everyday Nutrition Prize Pack
  • Appleby Farm voucher for 6 x 850ml tubs of ice cream


Competition entries close 11:59pm on 31 January. The winner will be announced by 5pm on 3 February. Register your spot now.

Terms and Conditions

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  1. The Promoter of this competition is the Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon.
  2. Entry is open to New Zealand residents 18 years and over.
  3. Employees and contractors of StraitNZ or Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon and their immediate families, and employees or agencies are ineligible to enter.
  4. The prize draw runs from 5 to 31 January 2021.
  5. To enter, register for Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon using code BLUEBRIDGE.
  6. Only one entry per registration is accepted.
  7. One winner will be selected randomly on 2 February 2021.
  8. The winner will receive a prize pack to the value of $800 – including: return Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries travel for 2 adults, a car and one private twin cabin, $100 Saint Clair Vineyard Kitchen voucher, OSM Everyday Nutrition Prize Pack, and an Appleby Farm voucher for 6 x 850ml tubs of ice cream.
  9. Prize is not redeemable for cash.
  10. Bluebridge and Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon take no responsibility for any issues with the courier delivery. The prize will be sent signature required.
  11. The winner will be notified via phone and/or email by a representative of Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon by 5pm on 3 February 2021. If the winner doesn’t reply to their email by 9am on 8 February 2021, Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
  12. Bluebridge and Saint Clair Vineyard reserve the right to cancel the competition at any time without notification.
  13. Decisions in relation to this competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. StraitNZ Bluebridge and Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon reserve the right to use the prize winner’s name and photograph for publicity purposes.
  15. When collecting personal information StraitNZ Bluebridge and Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon comply with the Privacy Act 2002.

Use promo code

SAIL2VINE

Book 1 Sept 2020 to 1 May 2021

Sail 6 to 13 May 2021

Save 35% on your ferry trip

We're thrilled to be sponsoring this awesome event for the first time. We're giving you and your supporters a whopping 35% off any of our most flexible, 100% refundable and changeable passenger and vehicle fares. So you can take your own car to make life easier or walk-on and grab an Omega rental on the other side.

You’ll love getting to and from the Vineyard Half on one of our two ferries. We sail downtown Wellington to the Sounds (and back) 50 times a week. This must-do journey takes about 3.5 hours during which you’ll see some of the world’s most breath-taking scenery through the Marlborough Sounds. We're famous for our warm Kiwi hospitality and better value fares every day.

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.

You’ll enjoy a full café-style menu freshly prepared by our onboard chefs that you can wash down with a Marlborough wine, craft beer or Wellington’s famous L’Affare coffee.

Why not treat yourself and upgrade to your own private cabin with ensuite from as little as $30. Perfect to rest or freshen up before or after your weekend away. Single, twin, double, four and five berth cabin options available all with linen included. We recommend you pre-book one as they’re very popular.

Terms and Conditions

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  • This deal is exclusively for Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon 2021 entrants and supporters – if they are travelling in the same itinerary. It is valid for bookings from 1 September 2020 to 13 May 2021 for travel from 6 to 13 May 2021.
  • You’ll save 35% on any one-way or return Flexi Sail passenger and vehicle fare. Discounted passenger fares available with or without a vehicle.
  • Bookings must include at least one Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon 2021 entrant.
  • This offer is not available in conjunction with any other offer.
  • You must present proof of entry into the 2021 Saint Clair Vineyard Half Marathon 2021 when you check-in. If not presented, the standard fare will be charged.
  • Full payment is required when you book.
  • Standard Flexi Sail fare conditions apply and you can find them at www.bluebridge.co.nz/bookings/fare-types
  • 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). 
  • To book enter or quote the promo code SAIL2VINE online at www.bluebridge.co.nz/stclairvineyardhalf or when you call the customer service team on 0800 844 844.

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