Checking-in with a bicycle

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If you are travelling on a bicycle, check in at the passenger terminal at least 45 minutes prior to departure time.

If you are bringing a vehicle with bicycles on a rack, then follow the normal vehicle boarding instructions.

Prior to check-in

Pack a small bag for the journey (see Travel tips)

  • All large items(including backpacks) must be checked in.
  • Carry-on allowance is one small bag and one handbag/laptop bag
  • Bring a bike-lock with you

 

Wellington bicycle check-in procedure

  • Arrive at least 45 minutes before departure
  • Go to the Departures building
  • Lock bicycle outside in the racks provided
  • Have booking confirmation ready (having the document open on your phone will do)
  • Go to check-in counters and exchange booking confirmation for boarding passes
  • Check-in large bags (this includes backpacks)
  • Wait in in bicycle boarding area for marshal's instruction to board (this might be after the vehicles have boarded, so please be patient)
  • Follow marshal's instructions to bicycle area and lock your bike

 

 

Picton bicycle check-in procedure

  • Arrive at least 45 minutes before departure
  • Go to the passenger terminal
  • Park/lock bicycle outside in the racks provided
  • Have booking confirmation ready (having the document open on your phone will do)
  • Go to check-in counters and exchange booking confirmation for boarding passes and access code
  • Check-in large bags (this includes backpacks)
  • Wait in terminal until boarding is announced
  • Collect bicycle and follow red line through security gate using access code provided at check-in
  • Wait in bicycle boarding area for marshal's instruction to board (this might be after the vehicles have boarded, so please be patient)
  • Follow marshal's instructions to bicycle area and lock your bike

 

More important information...

If you are bring pets, please click here for more details.

If you will be carrying dangerous goods or have any questions about what goods are classed as dangerous, the please click here.