Reservation Opening Dates

Mark these dates on your calendar, so you can begin planning your trip to Martha’s Vineyard or Nantucket as soon as possible. We look forward to having you travel with us.

2020 Martha's Vineyard Reservation Only Dates

We provide extended phone service for Martha's Vineyard Only dates and Hyannis/Nantucket Passenger High-Speed Ferry Reservations from 7:00am to 9:00pm, every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from June 19 through September 7 and May 21 through May 26, June 30, July 1, July 2,  August 25, September 8, October 9 and October 12, 2020. 

Martha's Vineyard Reservation Only .........................(508) 477-SHIP (7447)

Hyannis/Nantucket High-Speed Passenger Only.......(508) 495-FAST (3278)

2020 Nantucket General Internet Opening: January 14 - January 20, 2020

Beginning at 5:00 am on January 14, 2020, reservations for travel to Nantucket only from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made via the internet. Reservation requests will also be accepted through the mail. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per mailing. All reservations mail requests will be processed as received, beginning on January 14, 2020.  During this time the reservation office hours will be extended to provide support to our internet/web customers. Office hours on Janaury 14 & Janaury 15, 2020 will be from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. On all other dates normal business hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, daily.

2020 Martha's Vineyard General Internet Opening: January 21 - January 27, 2020

Beginning at 5:00 am on January 21, reservations for travel to Martha's Vineyard from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made via the internet, reservation requests will also be accepted through the mail. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per mailing. All reservations will be processed as received, beginning on January 21, 2020. During this time the reservation office hours will be extended to provide support to our internet/web customers. Office hours on Janaury 21 & January 22, 2020 will be from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. On all other dates Normal business hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, daily.

Transferable Headstart Reservations

Three of the five Headstart transactions may be designated as transferable reservations. A transfer slip will be sent and must be returned no later than May 15, 2020 or 30 days prior to the scheduled departure of the first segment of the reservation. Customers must provide their name, address and the year, make and model of the vehicle traveling. A confirmation will then be sent to the customer.

2020 Telephone, Internet and Mail Opening

Reservation for travel from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made beginning on January 28, 2020 at 7:30 AM via the telpehone, internet or mail.

2020 Fall Reservation Opening: Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020

Reservations for travel from October 21, 2020 through January 3, 2021 may be made via the internet,  the telephone or in person. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per telephone call. Reservations can also be submitted via the mail.

Transferable Headstart Reservations

Three of the five Headstart transactions may be designated as transferable reservations. A transfer slip will be sent and must be returned no later than May 15, 2020 or 30 days prior to the scheduled departure of the first segment of the reservation. Customers must provide their name, address and the year, make and model of the vehicle traveling. A confirmation will then be sent to the customer.

2020 Fall Reservation Opening: Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020

Reservations for travel from October 21, 2020 through January 3, 2021 may be made via the internet,  the telephone or in person. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per telephone call. Reservations can also be submitted via the mail.

2020 Martha's Vineyard Reservation Only Dates

We provide extended phone service for Martha's Vineyard Only dates and Hyannis/Nantucket Passenger High-Speed Ferry Reservations from 7:00am to 9:00pm, every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from June 19 through September 7 and May 21 through May 26, June 30, July 1, July 2,  August 25, September 8, October 9 and October 12, 2020. 

Martha's Vineyard Reservation Only .........................(508) 477-SHIP (7447)

Hyannis/Nantucket High-Speed Passenger Only.......(508) 495-FAST (3278)

2020 Nantucket General Internet Opening: January 14 - January 20, 2020

Beginning at 5:00 am on January 14, 2020, reservations for travel to Nantucket only from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made via the internet. Reservation requests will also be accepted through the mail. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per mailing. All reservations mail requests will be processed as received, beginning on January 14, 2020.  During this time the reservation office hours will be extended to provide support to our internet/web customers. Office hours on Janaury 14 & Janaury 15, 2020 will be from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. On all other dates normal business hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, daily.

2020 Martha's Vineyard General Internet Opening: January 21 - January 27, 2020

Beginning at 5:00 am on January 21, reservations for travel to Martha's Vineyard from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made via the internet, reservation requests will also be accepted through the mail. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per mailing. All reservations will be processed as received, beginning on January 21, 2020. During this time the reservation office hours will be extended to provide support to our internet/web customers. Office hours on Janaury 21 & January 22, 2020 will be from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. On all other dates Normal business hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, daily.

2020 Telephone, Internet and Mail Opening

Reservation for travel from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made beginning on January 28, 2020 at 7:30 AM via the telpehone, internet or mail.

Transferable Headstart Reservations

Three of the five Headstart transactions may be designated as transferable reservations. A transfer slip will be sent and must be returned no later than May 15, 2020 or 30 days prior to the scheduled departure of the first segment of the reservation. Customers must provide their name, address and the year, make and model of the vehicle traveling. A confirmation will then be sent to the customer.

2020 Fall Reservation Opening: Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020

Reservations for travel from October 21, 2020 through January 3, 2021 may be made via the internet,  the telephone or in person. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per telephone call. Reservations can also be submitted via the mail.

2020 Martha's Vineyard Reservation Only Dates

We provide extended phone service for Martha's Vineyard Only dates and Hyannis/Nantucket Passenger High-Speed Ferry Reservations from 7:00am to 9:00pm, every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from June 19 through September 7 and May 21 through May 26, June 30, July 1, July 2,  August 25, September 8, October 9 and October 12, 2020. 

Martha's Vineyard Reservation Only .........................(508) 477-SHIP (7447)

Hyannis/Nantucket High-Speed Passenger Only.......(508) 495-FAST (3278)

2020 Nantucket General Internet Opening: January 14 - January 20, 2020

Beginning at 5:00 am on January 14, 2020, reservations for travel to Nantucket only from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made via the internet. Reservation requests will also be accepted through the mail. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per mailing. All reservations mail requests will be processed as received, beginning on January 14, 2020.  During this time the reservation office hours will be extended to provide support to our internet/web customers. Office hours on Janaury 14 & Janaury 15, 2020 will be from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. On all other dates normal business hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, daily.

2020 Martha's Vineyard General Internet Opening: January 21 - January 27, 2020

Beginning at 5:00 am on January 21, reservations for travel to Martha's Vineyard from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made via the internet, reservation requests will also be accepted through the mail. Up to five transactions (one-way or round-trip) will be accepted per mailing. All reservations will be processed as received, beginning on January 21, 2020. During this time the reservation office hours will be extended to provide support to our internet/web customers. Office hours on Janaury 21 & January 22, 2020 will be from 5:00 am to 6:00 pm. On all other dates Normal business hours are 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, daily.

2020 Telephone, Internet and Mail Opening

Reservation for travel from May 15, 2020 through October 20, 2020 may be made beginning on January 28, 2020 at 7:30 AM via the telpehone, internet or mail.

Please note: When making a vehicle reservation, you must provide the year, make, model, and license plate number of the vehicle you will be transporting. All vehicle reservations are non-transferable.

Payments

To book passage for your vehicle, payment must be made at the time of your reservation. Online reservations must be paid for at the time of booking. For telephone or in-person reservations, payment must be made within 5 days of booking. If made less than 5 days before your travel date, payment is due the day before you travel. We accept cash, check, Steamship Authority gift card, American Express, MasterCard, Visa or Discover credit cards for advance reservations. Service fees are assessed for returned checks.

Click here to view our change, cancellation and refund policies