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Smooth Sailing to Amsterdam

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Save up to 30%

Save up to 30% and sail stress free from Newcastle - Amsterdam

With another extension to Brexit, there’s no need to say goodbye to Europe. See the golden leaves fall in Amsterdam’s cobbled streets and as winter arrives, wrap up for the Christmas markets.

Treat yourself with up to £50 money back on return crossings, be reassured with our no quibble Brexit Cancellation Guarantee and get an additional 15% off your crossing.

With plenty for families and couples, why not hop on the ferry for a half-term holiday or a seasonal mini break?

Overnight crossing with en suite cabin

Travel by hotel experience

Excellent onboard facilities

Travel with your vehicle

Save 15% each way

Receive £25 reward card for single journeys & £50 reward card for return journeys

Valid for travel with cars, motorcycles and bicycles

Book by 28 Nov 2019. Travel by 16 Dec 2020

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Check-in opens


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Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Day 1


Check-in opens


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Depart North Shields for Amsterdam

Day 2


Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland


Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre


Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal


Ship departs IJmuiden

Day 3


Breakfast available onboard


Arrive in North Shields

Amsterdam Autumn

Awesome Amsterdam

Use to explain offer Amsterdam is steeped in history and exploring via its famous waterways on a canal cruise is a great way to discover more about the city. It’s range of museums offers something for everyone, from Anne Frank House for literature and history lovers, to the Rijksmuseum or Moco for art lovers, and children will love Madame Tussauds and Ripley’s Believe it or Not museum. If you visit in December, be sure to go to Dam Square to see the Christmas tree which reaches over 20 metres. The Christmas markets in the city are always a delight too.

Price based on one way, using offer -15%. Terms and conditions apply. Subject to availability.

Please note that commodore cabins are not included in the discount and will be charged at standard price

Brexit cancellation guarantee entitles you to free cancellations on any direct booking with DFDS for travel until 12 January 2020.

Money back prepaid card offer

Money back will be given on a pre-paid card. The promotion is open to qualifying UK residents aged 18 or over and you must have a valid email address. All claims must be made via Only up to £50 will be paid per booking. The claim period for this offer will begin 7 days after your outward journey. Please visit 7 days from your outward travel to redeem your DFDS reward. DFDS reserve the right to amend or withdraw all elements of the promotion without prior notice. The offer applies to new bookings only. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. For full terms and conditions please visit

Your DFDS Reward Card is issued by Blackhawk Network (UK) Ltd, an Electronic Money Institution authorised in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority with Firm Reference number 900023; pursuant to license from Mastercard International. Mastercard® is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Blackhawk Network (UK) Ltd’s company registration number is 05802971 and its registered office is at Westside, London Road, Hemel Hempstead, HP3 9TD.

How to Redeem your DFDS Reward Card

  1. Book your crossing
  2. Visit 7 days after your outward journey to make a claim
  3. You will need your booking reference and outward travel date to access your reward
  4. Your prepaid reward card will be posted to you within 10 working days

Restaurants Onboard

North Sea Bistro - Newcastle to Amsterdam

North Sea Bistro

North Sea Bistro offers an intimate and luxe dining experience, with a seasonal menu and stylish surroundings.

The North Sea Bistro is currently closed.

A Relaxing Crossing

Unwind onboard our overnight crossings to Amsterdam. Have a bite to eat in our selection of restaurants, indulge in some retail therapy in our Sea Shop and save up to 30% against high street prices. Upgrade to Priority Boarding to be one of the first to board and disembark, meaning you can enjoy the fantastic onboard facilities sooner, including our selection of bars, cinema and club. As the sun sets, head out on deck for some star gazing, and return to your en suite cabin for a restful night’s sleep before arrival in Amsterdam the following morning.

Kids Club facilities onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam

Family Facilities

If you’re heading to Holland for a family holiday, there’s plenty to keep you occupied onboard, including a children’s play area, Pirate Island, arcade games for older children and plenty of child-friendly dining options in our Explorer’s Kitchen and North Sea Bistro. Our interactive Zappar app lets your little ones help Jack the Pirate find his treasure around the ship and our onboard cinema screens films for the whole family to enjoy. On certain crossings, you may even be able to spot dolphins from the deck!

Europes`s Leading Ferry Operator - WTA Nominee 2021


We’ve been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator at the prestigious World Travel Awards for the tenth year in a row! We’d love to win but we need your help – please support us with your vote! Voting closes on 1st of September. Thank you for your support.

We’ve also been nominated for World’s Leading Ferry Website 2021 which you can vote for here.

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