Reservations & Ticketing

Are there child rates?

Yes, for children age 12 and under. Please see the regular and holiday child fares on the Martha’s Vineyard page.

Do you allow unaccompanied minors?

Seastreak reserves the right not to accept any passenger under the age of 13 years, unless accompanied by an adult.

Is there a special discount for seniors?

We do not offer a senior discount to/from New Bedford.

What if I need to change or cancel my reservation?

All reservations are non-refundable. We are happy to exchange a reservation for you provided there is space available on the departure date and time you wish to exchange to. If you need to exchange your reservation, a fee will be charged.

For passengers traveling between New Bedford to Martha’s Vineyard: Passengers who need to make changes to their reservations will be charged a service fee of $20 per booking.

If you are unable to travel on the date you reserved for, the reservation may be applied towards another reservation and are good for 1 year from the original intended date of travel. Seastreak must be notified on or before your original travel date in order for your reservation to be honored at a later date. Reserved tickets not picked up within 10 minutes prior to a departure may be released to stand-by customers.

Do I have to pay for my ticket when I make a reservation?

Yes, pre-payment in full is required to secure a reservation. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Can I purchase tickets on the boat?

Purchasing tickets in advance is highly recommended. Tickets may be purchased at the vessel on the day of travel on a first come basis, however we cannot guarantee seating and availability.

Do you accept stand-by reservations?

If a departure is sold out, we will try to accommodate passengers that wish to stand-by for boarding. If you would like to stand-by for a sold-out departure, you must purchase a ticket for the next available boat in the ticket office. Stand-by passengers are boarded on a first-come, first-serve basis from the stand-by line located at the boarding gate. All stand-by passengers must be parked and present at the terminal in the stand-by line when unclaimed reservations are released. Unclaimed reservations will be released 3-5 minutes prior to departure after all ticketed passengers have been boarded.

How do I obtain my tickets?

All passengers must present a valid confirmation letter along with proper identification to check in with the on duty Seastreak Representative to receive his/her tickets prior to boarding the vessel.

What are the ticket office hours at Oak Bluffs, MA?

The Oak Bluffs ticket office is open Monday – Sunday from 9:00 AM until 8:30 PM.