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Ferry Black Friday Early Access Offer!

per person*
50% off!

Ferry Black Friday – Amsterdam mini cruise!

Enjoy a fantastic 50% off our mini cruises and discover the enchanting winter wonderland of Amsterdam with our exclusive Black Friday offer!

Wander along the city's stunning canals, visit world-class museums, and indulge in delicious Dutch treats. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to book before everyone else and experience Amsterdam's magic at an unbeatable price.

Private en suite cabins

Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam

Return coach transfers to Amsterdam

Delicious onboard cuisine

    Travel Period: Now until 31 March 2024

    Excellent choice on restaurants, bars and live entertainment onboard

    Shop Duty Free and save up to 50% vs UK high street

    Bus transfers to and from the city centre included

DFDS ferry to Newcastle from Amsterdam

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

Explorers Kitchen Dinner - Newcastle to Amsterdam
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Your mini cruise starts the moment you step onboard

Our Amsterdam cruises always provide a great experience, whether you’re looking to relax, dance the night away, or spend some time with friends and family over a great dinner.

Shop for your Christmas presents with Duty Free, and save up to 50% vs UK high street. With comfortable cabins in a range of prices, an amazing maritime atmosphere, and dedicated staff, our cruise ships mean it is always a great time to take an Amsterdam mini break.

*Terms and Conditions

  • Booking period: 17 November to 4 December 2023. 
  • Travel period: 1 December to 31 March 2024. 
  • Starting price is based on 2 people in a 2-bed inside cabin. A small supplement applies for other cabins. 
  • Valid for new bookings only and not in conjunction with other promotions/discounts. 
  • This offer is only valid on Newcastle-Amsterdam routes.
  • ETS charge is calculated in price
  • Commodore cabins are excluded from this offer.
  • Offer subject to availability.  
  • General DFDS terms and conditions apply.

Bus transfers to and from Amsterdam are part of the total cost of the mini cruise package. You will get your cabin price first and the bus transfer prices will then be shown separately.

Extend your stay and book ferry + hotel in one

Cabins Onboard

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Onboard Experience

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Book your 2024 Mini Cruise & enjoy our newly renovated cabins!

Exciting news! We're taking our commitment to providing top comfort onboard to the next level. In early 2024, we'll be embarking on a major refurbishment of the cabins on our King Seaways and Princess Seaways ships. With these renovations happening in stages, you can always rely on our reliable sailing schedule. And, by March, you'll be able to relax in our newly refurbished, modernised, and even more comfortable cabins.

That's not all - bookings for your 2024 holiday on our Newcastle-Amsterdam route are now open! Don't miss out on the chance to be one of the first to experience the new look of our renovated cabins by booking early.

Stay tuned - our early booking offer will be coming your way soon! Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know about our fantastic deals.

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Your package is protected

DFDS packages are protected by ABTOT so you can book with confidence and plan your holiday with peace of mind.

  • ABTOT provides financial protection under The Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 for DFDS A/S in the event of the company’s insolvency.
  • ABTOT cover provides for a refund in the event you have not yet travelled or repatriation if transportation was included in your package booked directly with DFDS A/S.

Read more about ABTOT in section 19 of our booking conditions.


DFDS named as Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2023!

We are honoured to announce that DFDS has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2023’ in the World Travel Awards – our 12th consecutive win! This is a testament to the exceptional service provided by the dedicated team behind every journey.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who voted and supported us.

Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply. Some banks may charge a fee when paying in a different currency.