Deliveries to Prudence

Package and Freight Deliveries

Please remember the following when having items shipped to Prudence Island:

  • Only USPS, UPS and FedEx packages are regularly transported by ferry crew.
  • Packages that are shipped through a different delivery service will not be loaded on the ferry without prior arrangement and payment received through the Prudence Office.
  • All oversize deliveries, including those coming UPS Freight or FedEx Freight, must be arranged with the Prudence Office ahead of time.
  • Packages must have a Prudence Island address to be shipped on the ferry; do not use the Bristol ferry address, it will not be delivered.
  • Grocery deliveries that are not shipped USPS, UPS or FedEx will not be loaded.
  • Packages can only be held in the Prudence Island office for 10 days and then will be returned to sender.
  • Due to limited space, oversize packages may be left outside.
  • Package recipients will be texted by the Prudence Office when their package has arrived. If you are not signed up for text alerts CLICK HERE.

To arrange for freight deliveries including items such as appliances, furniture and lumber please call the Prudence office at 401-683-0430

The following local businesses will deliver to the ferry:

Leo’s Ristorante

365 Hope Street, Bristol, RI 02809

Wood St Bakery

366 Wood St, Bristol, RI 02809


Delivers on Monday, Wednesday and Friday

400 Metacom ave
Bristol, RI 02809

Viola’s Liquor Store

219 Wood St, Bristol, RI 02809

Lucky Garden Chinese Restaurant

576 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
Tel: 401.254.2838

Bristol House of Pizza

55 State st
Bristol, RI 02809
Tel: 401.253.2550

If you would like your business to be added to this list, please call 401.683.0430 or email