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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
Motorbike Trailor

A motorbike towing a small trailer designed to connect to a motorbike/trike, up to 2m in length.

Boat

 

Trailer

Win your wish to reunite your family this Christmas

Bluebridge wants to help you bring your family together for the holidays. Enter now and be in to win a return trip on Bluebridge valued at over $648 and a whopping $500 free fuel.

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Is there someone you'd love to spend Christmas with across Cook Strait?

Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries would love to help you spend time with your loved ones this Christmas. We know how precious family time is.

So we're giving you a chance to win a return trip on Bluebridge for up to six people and your vehicle. Plus we'll throw in a $500 fuel voucher to help get you there and back!

Whether it's to see a grandchild you haven't met, or maybe you're craving your Grandma's family famous pav, we'll help bridge the gap and reunite your family this summer.

Simply complete the form below and tell us about your family across Cook Strait that you’d like to be reunited with for Christmas and why.

Enter by 8 December 2019.

Terms and Conditions:

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  1. The prize draw runs from 12 November to 8 December 2019.
  2. To enter compete the entry form below. By entering you agree to be bound by and comply with these terms and conditions.
  3. This competition is open to everyone. Only one entry per person is allowed. Employees and contractors of StraitNZ and their immediate families, and employees of StraitNZ agencies are ineligible to enter.
  4. One winner will be selected through a random draw on 9 December 2019.
  5. The prize includes:
  • Return trip on Bluebridge for two adults/seniors and up to four infants/children plus one car/4x4/ute/van or motorcycle, valued from $648. The vehicle must be a maximum length of 5.5m. Valid for travel by 6 December 2020. Preferred sailing time and date subject to availability. If the winner has less than six people travelling in the booking, they won’t receive a voucher for the remaining prize value.
  • $500 Z fuel gift card valid for two years.
  1. We’ll let the winner know by replying to their comment on our Facebook post by 11 December 2019. If the winner has already booked a trip with Bluebridge for the period the prize is valid for, Bluebridge will give them the cost of that trip back up to the value of the prize. If the cost of that travel is less, thr winner won’t receive a voucher for the remaining prize value. Bluebridge will ask the winner for their postal address and email so we can mail them their prize. If we don’t hear back from the winner by 13 December 2019 we reserve the right to choose a replacement winner. Decisions in relation to this competition are final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  2. We reserve the right to use the prize winner’s name and photograph for publicity purposes. By entering you agree to provide Bluebridge with photos of your trip on Bluebridge and at least one photo of you being reunited with your family. You agree to Bluebridge using those photos for publicity purposes.
  3. You acknowledge that this competition is run by Bluebridge and not Facebook. You agree to release Facebook from any claim or liability in relation to this competition.
  4. We reserve the right to cancel or extend this competition at any time by posting a notice on our Facebook wall.
  5. When collecting personal information Bluebridge complies with the Privacy Act 1993.

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