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Estimate your party needs and save with DFDS Duty Free Allowance Calculator

Planning a party has never been easier with the DFDS Duty Free Allowance Calculator! Enlist the help of our interactive online tool, designed to take the guesswork out of beverage buying for your next event.

Be it a wedding, corporate gathering, or garden party – simply input basic information about your party size and the types of beverages you plan to serve, and our handy calculator will do the rest!

Shopping with DFDS will allow you to take advantage of generous savings at our Duty Free stores, both onboard and at the ports, and with our drinks calculator you’ll be stocked with enough alcohol to keep your guests happy.

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Enjoy shopping from the comfort of home

Once you've calculated how much you’ll need for your party and booked your trip with DFDS, all that’s left to do is to take advantage of our Reserve and Collect service! Browse a wide selection of premium beers, wines, spirits and more from the comfort of your own home and reserve your selection for collection at our port shops in Calais or Dunkirk on your return journey back to the UK. With Duty Free Reserve & Collect, it's never been easier to enjoy generous savings and unbeatable customer service.

Don't forget, a ferry booking is all you need to unlock the fantastic benefits of our Reserve & Collect program. Jump onboard for a Day Trip starting from just £39 return per car + 4 people and save big on your perfect party!

And here's the cherry on top: When you spend €150 at our Duty Free stores, we'll treat you to another free day trip, or spend €250 and you'll get the free day trip plus 10% off your shop when you collect your order! It's our way of saying thank you for choosing us.

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Go to sea for Duty Free!

Booking travel with DFDS allows you to take advantage of shopping at our Duty Free stores onboard and at the ports. So, if you have a special event on the horizon, prepare to stock up by booking a trip with DFDS beforehand.

With savings of up to 50% vs UK high street prices and several routes from the UK to Europe, booking your next holiday with DFDS not only offers a stress-free and enjoyable travel experience, but also provides exceptional value for money that you won't find anywhere else.

So why wait? Everything is in your hands. Gather your loved ones, secure your ferry booking, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure. With Reserve & Collect, you'll enjoy savings, convenience, and the opportunity to create cherished memories. Don't miss out on our amazing offers!

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Know your limits with UK Duty Free Allowances

When bringing goods back to the UK, it’s important to be aware of your duty-free allowances. But you may be surprised at just how generous these are...
When entering the UK, each person in your vehicle can bring:
  • 18 Litres of wine
  • 42 litres of beer
  • 4 litres of spirits OR 9 litres of sparkling wine
  • 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.
Our helpful online party calculator will help you plan accordingly, so you can maximise these allowances and the unlimited baggage allowance offered on our ferries. Enjoy your purchases worry free, tax free, and duty free!