Exclusive offers

Special mini cruise to Amsterdam

for 2 people
Exclusive offers

Special mini cruise to Amsterdam from just £74 for 2 people

Ready to travel more this year? Start as you mean to go on with a mini cruise to Amsterdam from just £74 for 2 people. Enjoy excellent eateries, duty free shopping and live entertainment onboard before spending the day exploring the Dutch capital. With this offer valid for travel until 21 December 2022*, why not book ahead and look forward to a short break later this year?

Excludes July & August

2 nights onboard

Duty Free shopping

Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam

Excellent onboard facilities

    Book by 30 June 2022. Travel until 30 June or from 1 September – 21 December

    Minicruise from £74 for 2 people

    Book online or via our Contact Centre 0871 522 9977 – calls cost 13p per minute plus your telephone company’s access charge

    From Thursday - Saturday there is a surcharge of £25 per cabin

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

Wildlife watching experience onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam
Bar onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam
Princess Seaways ferry HERO
Onboard DFDS ferry

Mini Cruise to Amsterdam – what to expect

Step onboard your crossing to Amsterdam and be prepared to relax. Indulge in some duty free 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!

How to redeem?

  • Click on ‘Book Now.’
  • Select voucher option, the number of people and your desired travel date and click on ‘view prices.’ Please note: for a mini cruise the return journey takes place one day after the outward journey.
  • Choose the desired cabin, possible meals and additional options. Breakfast and optional dinner on the outward journey are included in this offer and have already been selected.
  • Enter your credentials or sign in with an existing account
  • Enter your coupon code in the ‘Coupon Code’ field and click ‘Redeem.’
  • Choose a payment method for any extra charge for additional services and complete the booking.
  • You will now receive your booking number and shortly a booking confirmation by email.

Redeem your voucher code by 30th June 2022. All dates subject to availability and weekend supplement applies.

Cabins Onboard

Duty Free at DFDS

Duty Free at DFDS

Shop Duty Free onboard our ferries from the UK and save up to 50% vs UK high street.

With huge savings on premium perfumes, cosmetics and alcohol and generous allowances you can stock up on great deals.

For bulk buys our Calais and Dunkerque Duty Free Shops at our ports are ideal with parking right outside. You can even browse Duty Free from the comfort of your own home with our Reserve & Collect service. Simply select your chosen products then collect and pay at our shoreside shops.

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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.

DFDS as the World's leading ferry operator

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We been voted World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2021, Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2021 and World’s Best Ferry Operator Website 2021!

Thank you for voting and making us proud for more than 10 years in a row! Let’s sail the seas together with world class service!

Prices are subject to availability. Telephone booking fees apply. Terms and conditions apply.