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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.

Win an epic Kiwi adventure!

We’ve joined forces with Mad Campers and RedBalloon to put together an unforgettable $4,400 adventure for two. With 14 days hire of the ‘MAD2’ and $300 Z fuel vouchers, you’ll have total freedom to explore your backyard. When you’re ready to switch islands drive aboard Bluebridge and you’ll be treated to a private twin cabin so you’ll have your own space to spread out. RedBalloon’s joined the party with a $500 voucher giving you heaps of choice to pick a Kiwi experience you’ll remember for a lifetime.

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How to Enter

To be in to win head to our competition post on instagram, tell us in the comments who you'd take with you and be sure to follow @bluebridgeferry and @madcampersnz

You and your best mate could be living the Kiwi dream and heading off on the ultimate road trip across New Zealand!

Prize includes:

  • 14 days hire of a Mad2 Campervan thanks to Mad Campers.

  • A return trip on Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries for two adults, the motorhome and a private twin cabin each way.

  • $500 RedBalloon voucher to book any activity of your choice.

  • $300 worth of Z fuel vouchers to help you explore New Zealand.

Total prize package is valued at over $4,400!

Go to Instagram to enter now

Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

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  1. The prize draw runs from 22 June 2020 to 11.59pm 8 July 2020.
  2. To enter you must comment on the relevant instagram post and follow both Bluebridge and Mad campers accounts. Only one entry per person is accepted. By entering you agree to be bound by and comply with these terms and conditions.
  3. This competition is open to all New Zealand residents. Employees and contractors of StraitNZ, Mad Campers, Red Balloon and their immediate families, are ineligible to enter.
  4. One winner will be selected through a random draw on 9 July 2020.
  5. There will be one winner. The prize includes a return trip on Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries for 1 motorhome, 2 adults plus a private twin cabin. $300 of Z fuel vouchers. 14 days hire of a Mad2 camper. $500 RedBalloon voucher. 
  6. The winner will be notified by direct message on instagram by the end of 9 July 2020. If the winner doesn't respond by 4pm 10 July 2020, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winners and pick replacement winner.
  7. Other standard T&Cs apply for individual prizes.
  8. Bookings and itinerary are the responsibility of the winner to arrange and must be taken within 12 months. Confirmation of bookings are subject to availability and black out dates may apply.
  9. Decisions in relation to this competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  10. We reserve the right to use the prize winners' name and photograph (to be supplied by the winner) for publicity purposes.
  11. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.
  12. We reserve the right to cancel or extend this competition at any time by posting a notice on Instagram.
  13. When collecting personal information Bluebridge complies with the Privacy Act 1993.

Mad Camper Hire Ts&Cs

  • 14 day camper FOC
  • All extra's included - (approx $20 daily value) 
  • Full driver license required
  • Full tank of petrol included (this does not need to be refilled prior to drop off).  
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Mad Campers

Mad Campers is a Kiwi campervan company with depots in Auckland and Christchurch.  We offer the most innovative and comfortable self-contained campers on the road, are MAD about New Zealand and passionate about helping our travellers have an epic Kiwi Adventure!  We encourage our travellers to get off the beaten track and experience some iconic Kiwi activities for a real Kiwi roadtrip – check it out at #madchallengenz.

We cater to the young at heart, those looking for an adventure - and we are proudly the first campervan company in NZ to offer a solo self contained campervan. We consider it an absolute privilege when someone chooses to explore NZ in a Mad Camper and their experience guides everything we do!

What are you waiting for?!  Come aboard with us, we're excited about what's down the road...

Mad Campers is providing the winner of this competition with 14 days hire of one of their awesome campers!

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RedBalloon

RedBalloon is the heartland of amazing experiences that enrich life’s story. We exist for the infinite reasons people seek to connect with themselves and others, to celebrate with friends and family, or simply to spend quality time together. Our range of experiences have been handpicked to help build meaningful and memorable life moments people can cherish or be proud to gift.

The lucky winner of this competition will receive a $500 voucher to spend on an activity of their choice. 

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Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries

With free movies, WiFi and the ability to earn Airpoints Dollars, Bluebridge is the perfect way to get you and your vehicle across Cook Strait!

The winner of this competition will get a return trip on Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries for a motorhome and 2 adults plus we'll give you your own space to spread out in one of our private twin cabins.

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