Xmas shopping minicruise to Amsterdam
Duty free Minicruise to Amsterdam for 2 people
Why not take advantage of Duty Free shopping allowances and top up for Christmas from just £74 for two people.
Enjoy excellent eateries and live entertainment onboard before spending the day exploring the Dutch capital.
With this offer valid for travel until 30th December 2022 why not book ahead and take advantage of our great deals onboard.
2 nights onboard
No baggage restrictions
Discover vibrant Amsterdam
Excellent onboard facilities
Mini cruise from just £74 for 2 people
Shop duty free onboard
Depart North Shields for Amsterdam
Arrive in IJmuiden, Holland
Coach departs for Amsterdam city centre
Coach departs Amsterdam for IJmuiden terminal
Ship departs IJmuiden
Breakfast available onboard
Arrive in North Shields
Mini Cruise to Amsterdam – what to expect
Step onboard your crossing to Amsterdam and be prepared to relax. Indulge in some shopping, sample some delicious cuisine in our choice of restaurants, 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 and hop on to a bus transfer to Amsterdam to enjoy up to 5 hours in the Dutch capital before heading back onboard for your return crossing.
Whether you opt for our mini cruise offer, mini cruise with breakfast one way, or mini cruise with breakfast and dinner one way, we can guarantee it will be a trip to remember.
Book early to secure weekend dates!
Terms and Conditions
Book by 15 March 2020. Travel by 30 April 2020. All dates subject to availability. Weekend supplement: £20 for 2, £30 for 4. Excludes Commodore and Commodore De Luxe cabins. Prices are subject to availability and offers may be withdrawn at any time. Telephone booking fees apply. T&Cs apply.
Spend the day in Amsterdam visiting the famous Christmas markets, trying a spot if ice-skating on Rembrandtplein and craning your neck to see the 60ft Christmas tree in the heart of the city on Dam Square. Make your trip extra special with a canal cruise through the city’s winding waterways, taking in the beautiful bridges bedecked with lights and the grand buildings which line the canals.
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.
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!