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2024 Vehicle Reservations on the Steamship Authority


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Mark these dates on your calendar, so you can begin planning your trip to Nantucket as soon as possible. Visit for more details.

2024 Vehicle Reservations on the Steamship Authority Ferry

For Nantucket Travel Only

2024 Summer Reservations – Telephone, Internet and Mail Opening: February 8, 2024 (Starting at 8:00 am)

These openings cover travel from May 15, 2024, through October 20, 2024. They will be using an online waiting room to allow users to be placed in line while waiting to book, and will monitor traffic to the site.

Following the online openings, customers will be able to make summer reservations via the phone and in person at terminals starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

For more information, please visit and click on the homepage banner image.

2024 Headstart Program: January 16 (Starting at 7:30 amto January 22, 2024

On Tuesday, January 16, 2024, Headstart customers (who must be qualified island residents enrolled in SSA Excursion and Preferred programs to participate) may make reservations for travel from May 15, 2024 through October 20, 2024 online and via U.S. mail.

Customers may make up to 10 one-way or round-trip reservations during our summer schedule. Up to five of those reservations can be made directly into another person’s name for personal use. Three of the five reservations can be requested as a transferable reservation, which can be transferred to another individual at a later date.

You can access the 2024 Headstart Reservation Application here.

NEW FOR 2024
January 16-17, 2024: Non-Transferable Headstart Reservations – The first two (2) days of Headstart will be exclusively for qualified Preferred or Excursion customer accounts to book reservations for their account only, meaning no transferable reservations or reservations for another person’s account can be booked.
January 18-22, 2024: Transferable & Non-Transferable Headstart Reservations – All reservation bookings, including transferable reservations and booking in another account, can be made.

Online reservations can be made beginning at 7:30 a.m. on January 16, 2024, at
You must have a qualified account number (formerly called a profile number) and PIN or username and customer code to book reservations online.

Helpful tips for online reservations:

Before opening day, go to and be sure you can access your account.
If you do not know your account number and PIN, or your username and password, call (508) 477-8600 for assistance or visit


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