Luggage, Pets & Bicycles Policy

Please read the information below relating to the carriage of luggage, pets and bicycles on our cross-Solent services.


Carriage of Luggage

Unfortunately due to limited luggage space we can only accept a maximum of two suitcases per person (no sails or sail boards) and 1 peice of hand luggage.

Larger quantities or bigger items can be carried on the Vehicle Ferry parcel service provided by our partners Acclaim Logistics.


Carriage of Dogs

For full details please see our Dog Friendly Travel page.


Carriage of Bicycles

Southampton < > East Cowes:
We make no charge for the carriage of bicycles on this service and there is no need to pre-book. Cyclists just need to be in posession of a valid foot passenger ticket. Cyclists are boarded via the lower car deck (Deck E) and should check-in and wait in the designated area for further instructions.

Southampton < > West Cowes:
We have bike racks available on board Red Jet 6 and Red Jet 7, and can carry up to 5 bikes on Red Jet 4, these are available on a first come, first served basis.  You can also take fold-up cycles in a cycle bag on our Red Jet service.  There are cycle rack facilities available at Terminal 2, Southampton and at the West Cowes terminal.

See our On-board Facilities page for more information.