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Romantic Mini Cruise Amsterdam

for 2

Romantic Minicruise to Amsterdam for 2 people

Why not treat your loved one to a romantic trip away to Amsterdam? Included in your minicruise is a doubled bedded cabin and breakfast for two on the outbound journey. Enjoy the excellent eateries and live entertainment onboard before spending the day exploring the Dutch capital. Remember Duty free shopping is back so be sure to take advantages of the generous allowances on your return to the UK.

Book online or via the contact centre 0871 522 9977 calls cost 13p per minutes plus your telephone companys access charge.

2 Nights Onboard

Shop Duty Free

Discover vibrant Amsterdam

Excellent onboard facilities

    Book by 20th March 2023 and travel until 31st March 2023

    Weekend supplement of £25 applies Thursday to Saturday

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Day 1


Check-in opens


Check-in closes


Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Amsterdam canal

Day 2


Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland


Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre


Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal


Ship departs IJmuiden

Explorer's Kitchen breakfast buffet

Day 3


Breakfast available onboard


Arrive in North Shields

September 2023 Sail and Save

Duty Free Shopping

Duty Free shopping is now available onboard our routes from the UK to Europe. Save up to 50% versus the high street on great products such as premium perfumes, cosmetics and alcohol. When you set sail with us, why not treat yourself too? Your unlimited baggage is waiting to be filled!

How to redeem

  • Indicate the number of passengers and choose the desired dates. Please note: with a MiniCruise, the return journey is one day after the outward journey.
  • Click on 'BOOK NOW' to continue
  • Select the appropriate cabin included in this promotion (double bed inside) or choose another cabin of your choice. If you choose a cheaper cabin or travel with fewer people then you can use the remaining credit for meals. This is only possible during the redemption of your voucher. After completing the booking, the remaining credit will expire.
  • In the following steps, optionally add the desired meals and additional options.
  • Log in if you already have an account or create a new account.
  • Enter your voucher/coupon code in the 'Voucher code' field and click on redeem.
  • Your voucher code has now been redeemed and the amount will be automatically deducted.
  • Select a payment method for any remaining amount and complete the booking.
  • The booking confirmation will be sent directly to the specified e-mail address.

Redeem your voucher by 20th March 2023

All dates subject to availability and a weekend supplement applies

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Onboard Experience

Wildlife watching experience onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam
Bar onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam
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Mini Cruise to Amsterdam – what to expect

Step onboard your crossing to Amsterdam and be prepared to relax. Indulge in some duty free shopping, sample some delicious cuisine in our choice of restaurants, sit back with a drink and enjoy some live entertainment in our bars and onboard club.

Following a peaceful sleep in your en suite cabin, you’ll arrive at our port in Ijmuiden and hop on to a bus transfer to Amsterdam to enjoy up to 5 hours in the Dutch capital before heading back onboard for your return crossing.

Whether you opt for our mini cruise offer, mini cruise with breakfast one way, or mini cruise with breakfast and dinner one way, we can guarantee it will be a trip to remember.


Duty Free Allowances

DFDS offer unlimited baggage allowance which means you can fill your boots with great duty free deals.

What you can bring back to the UK

  • 18 Litres of wine
  • 42 litres of beer
  • Up to £390 worth of non-alcoholic goods

For more information on what you can bring into the UK and Europe check out our Duty Free FAQs.

Nominee for Europes Leading Ferry Operator 2023

Behind Every Journey

We are proud to have been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2023 by the World Travel Awards.  

This year, we’re taking a moment to celebrate and recognise the reasons why we continue to get nominated – and win this award – year after year… the amazing people behind every journey.  

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