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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

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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

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Sail into the season of spring!

A mini cruise is more than just a crossing; it’s an experience you don't want to miss! Relax your way to Amsterdam, as you embrace the fresh sea breeze on deck and discover all the excellent facilities onboard.

Indulge your taste buds with a delicious meal at Explorer's Kitchen or North Sea Bistro and treat yourself to something from the Duty Free shop. End your evening with drinks and live entertainment in our bars and clubs onboard.

After a good night's sleep in your private en suite cabin, it's time to explore the romantic Dutch capital. Stroll through the city and lose yourself in the canal lined streets, or visit the lively markets and browse the hand made trinkets. Be enchanted by the energy of this beautiful city and make memories you will cherish forever!

*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.

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Cabins Onboard

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Onboard Experience

Relax in our newly renovated cabins!

All our cabins onboard the King Seaways and Princess Seaways have received a stunning makeover, and you could be among the very first to enjoy it!

So, what's in store? Picture sparkling new paintwork, fresh carpet underfoot, brand-new chairs and desks, along with new mirrors, bedside tables, and more. We've even included extra USB ports for all your devices, not to mention the updated bathrooms!

Why wait? Whether you're gearing up for a last-minute getaway or planning ahead for a thrilling road trip, secure your spot and embark on your next adventure with a fresh beginning.

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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.


Championing the Seas!  

We're elated to announce that DFDS has once again retained its title as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the 2024 World Travel Awards.

This accolade wouldn’t have been possible without you, our loyal passengers. Thank you for recognising the hard work of our exceptional team members who are dedicated to ensuring each voyage is as exceptional as the next.

Your ongoing support is the anchor to our success.

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.