The size of your vehicle may affect your fare. To find out more about vehicle sizes and the type of vehicle you should book, please click here.
Vehicles must be correctly declared at the time of booking. Failure to do so will lead to supplements being paid at the port and in some circumstances refusal to ship.
If you change your vehicle after you’ve made a booking, please advise us of the new registration number online here or call us on 0333 9997 333. If it is a different type of vehicle or is larger than the original one Contact us.
Vehicle sizes: Overall length means either the actual length of your vehicle (including fixed tow bars on caravans or other trailers) or the length from bumper to bumper shown in the manufacturers’ specification, whichever is the greater.
Car racks & vehicle heights: Customers must declare the height of their vehicle and any roof-top items, including, but not limited to, aerials, cycle racks, luggage and sporting equipment.
Light Vans: All vehicles including vans, cars and 4x4s that are under 5 metres in length can access the same fares. For vehicles over 5 metres in length, the vehicle’s tax disc will be used to determine whether the vehicle is classed as private or commercial.
Trucks & commercial vehicles: Vehicles over 7 metres cannot be booked online. Please phone the Wightlink Call Centre on 0333 999 7333.