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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.

Be in to win your money back + $300 fuel

We’re committed to keep giving you choice and the best value fares across Cook Strait. You can’t get better value than free. So if you book and travel from now until the end of August you’ll automatically be in to win the cost of your ferry fares back plus $300 Z fuel. There will be four lucky winners – one per month from May to August.

Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry Top Deck

How to enter

It's great to be able to get Kiwis moving again now we're in Level 2! If you’re looking for a change of scene, a holiday to compensate for missing out on an Easter getaway, or a long-awaited reunion with family and friends, then book now. You can book for future travel dates right up until 31 October 2021. We know there will be a lot of Kiwis keen to head across the Strait so we recommend you book your preferred sailing soon before it’s sold out.

To be in to win your money back and $300 fuel simply book and travel on Bluebridge by 31 August. There will be four lucky winners from May to August. Entry is automatic and we'll randomly pick one winner per month 

Each winner will receive the cost of their most recent Bluebridge ferry trip back plus $300 worth of Z fuel gift cards.

Winter Roadie Prize Draw Terms and Conditions

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  • This prize draw runs from 11 May 2020 to 11.59pm 31 August 2020.
  • You’ll automatically get one entry for every booking on Bluebridge when you book and travel between 11 May and 31 August. 
  • Employees and contractors of StraitNZ and their immediate families, and employees of StraitNZ agencies are ineligible to enter.
  • A total of four winners will be drawn: May, June, July and August.
  • Each winner will receive the cost of their most recent Bluebridge ferry trip back which will be paid into their bank account. This doesn’t include any food, beverages or other services purchased on the ship or any amount paid by prize voucher. They will also receive $300 fuel in the form of $30 Z fuel gift cards that will be couriered in Level 2.
  • Each month’s winner will be drawn and notified by email or phone. The May winner will be notified by 5 June, June winner by 10 July, July winner by 7 August, and August winner by 11 September. If Bluebridge are unable to contact any of the winners, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize and pick a replacement winner(s).
  • Decisions in relation to this competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • We reserve the right to use the prize winners' name and photograph for publicity purposes.
  • We reserve the right to cancel or extend this competition at any time by communicating new dates by email.
  • When collecting personal information Bluebridge complies with the Privacy Act 1993.

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