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What is a commercial vehicle?

Commercial vehicles must be booked as freight and consist of the following:

• all vehicles carrying commercial goods or equipment on any leg of a sailing.

• all vehicles exceeding Stena Line's standard vehicle categories.

• all vehicles constructed for commercial use towing a trailer where the combined length exceeds the lengths stated above.

• all vehicles carrying hazardous goods.

• all vehicles registered in the Republic of Ireland, and classified and taxed for Irish Motor Tax purposes as a Commercial Goods Vehicle. VAT, if applicable, will be applied to vehicles of 7m or more in length.

 

Express boarding and disembarkation is not available for vans or horseboxes over 7m in length. Please call 0845 070 4000 (calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge) for further information regarding Freight rates and how to book or email: freightbooking.uk.roi@stenaline.com

 

Cairnryan - Belfast and Liverpool - Belfast routes:

Vans/Horseboxes, regardless of size, carrying goods or equipment for commercial purposes (excluding merchandise in baggage with a value of less than £873 into Northern Ireland or £1,500 into Great Britain), and where a HMRC Goods Movement Reference (GMR) is required, must be booked via our freight reservation office by calling 0845 070 4000. If a VAT invoice is required you also need to book through freight.

Available non-commercial vehicle types

Vans to 7m (no VAT applied)

Vans to 8m (VAT applied)

Vans/horseboxes to 10m (VAT applied)

Vans/horseboxes to 12m (VAT applied)

 

Holyhead - Dublin and Fishguard - Rosslare routes:

Vans/Horseboxes commercially registered in Ireland and vans/horseboxes regardless of size carrying goods or equipment for commercial purposes (excluding merchandise in baggage with a value of less than €260 into Ireland or £1,500 into Great Britain) and an Irish Pre Boarding Notification (PBN) is required must be booked via our freight reservation office by calling 0845 070 4000. If a VAT invoice is required you also need to book through freight.

Available non-commercial vehicle types

Vans to 7m (no VAT applied)

Vans to 8m (VAT applied)

Vans to 10m (VAT applied)

Vans to 12m (VAT applied)

 

Rosslare - Cherbourg route:

For vehicles over 7m in length or over 2.6m in height or if you are carrying goods or equipment for commercial purposes, you need to book as freight through our freight system by calling 0845 070 4000.

Available non-commercial vehicle types

Vans to 7m (no VAT applied)

 

Express boarding and disembarkation when available as a benefit of our Premium fare is not available on all routes to vans or horseboxes of over 7m in length.

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