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Ferry Black Friday Offer

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Ferry Black Friday – Amsterdam Mini Cruise from £39 per person

Save 40% on our popular Amsterdam mini cruise! With overnight crossings and coach transfers to and from the stunning Dutch capital, it is the perfect opportunity to spend the day exploring Amsterdam’s vibrant city centre.

Book now, with dates available until the end of March 2023. Plus, you can take advantage of the best offers in our Duty Free Shop onboard for your Christmas shopping!

Don’t miss out! This offer is limited and only bookable till Wednesday 30 November.

Private en suite cabin onboard

Duty Free shopping

Return coach transfers to Amsterdam

Spend the day in Amsterdam

    Prices quoted are valid and calculated for 2 persons in a cabin

    40% off cabins

    Play area for children

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 Breakfast - Newcastle to Amsterdam
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Wildlife watching experience onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam
Amsterdam houses on the canal
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Mini cruise to Amsterdam

Whether it’s a getaway for two, a break with the kids or a shopping trip, set sail on a mini cruise to Amsterdam with DFDS  

Step onboard your crossing to Amsterdam and be prepared to relax. Indulge in some duty free shopping, sample some delicious cuisine in our restaurants or 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 ready to hop on to a bus transfer to Amsterdam and enjoy the day in the Dutch capital. In Amsterdam you will find world-class museums, the best shopping opportunities and delightful bars and restaurants.

Book your mini cruise to Amsterdam and enjoy a short break to Holland in autumn! 

Terms & conditions

  • From price per person is based on 2 people sharing an inside cabin. For other cabins, a surcharge may be applicable.
  • Choose a departure day from Sunday to Wednesday for the best price.
  • Booking period: now till Wednesday 30 November 2022
  • Travel period: now till Friday 31 March 2023



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Onboard experience

Amsterdam flower markets

Amsterdam Highlights

Amsterdam offers an abundance of attractions and activities, from fascinating cultural experiences and great shopping, to the iconic bicycles and 17th-century canals.

Explore the world famous museums, including the Van Gogh Museum, the Hermitage and the Rijksmuseum. Take a scenic canal cruise through Amsterdam to see the city in a whole new light.

Couple visiting Amsterdam

All DFDS Mini Cruises

Our mini cruise breaks are our most popular breaks, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to spend time in a fantastic city, but you’ll also be treated to 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable and well-equipped cruise ferries.

Our mini cruises are the perfect combination of a short city break and a cruise experience.

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Award Winning Ferry Crossings

We are proud to have been voted World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2022 at this year’s World Travel Awards for the 12th year in a row! We have also won Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2022 and World’s Best Ferry Operator Website 2021-2022.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us and voted for us for over 12 years. Let’s sail the seas together with world class service!

Couple on deck onboard minicuise

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