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Ferry Black Friday Early Access Offer!

per person*
50% off!

Ferry Black Friday – Amsterdam mini cruise!

Enjoy a fantastic 50% off our mini cruises and discover the enchanting winter wonderland of Amsterdam with our exclusive Black Friday offer!

Wander along the city's stunning canals, visit world-class museums, and indulge in delicious Dutch treats. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to book before everyone else and experience Amsterdam's magic at an unbeatable price.

Private en suite cabins

Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam

Return coach transfers to Amsterdam

Delicious onboard cuisine

    Travel Period: Now until 31 March 2024

    Excellent choice on restaurants, bars and live entertainment onboard

    Shop Duty Free and save up to 50% vs UK high street

    Bus transfers to and from the city centre included

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 Dinner - Newcastle to Amsterdam
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Your mini cruise starts the moment you step onboard

Our Amsterdam cruises always provide a great experience, whether you’re looking to relax, dance the night away, or spend some time with friends and family over a great dinner.

Shop for your Christmas presents with Duty Free, and save up to 50% vs UK high street. With comfortable cabins in a range of prices, an amazing maritime atmosphere, and dedicated staff, our cruise ships mean it is always a great time to take an Amsterdam mini break.

*Terms and Conditions

  • Booking period: 17 November to 4 December 2023. 
  • Travel period: 1 December to 31 March 2024. 
  • Starting price is based on 2 people in a 2-bed inside cabin. A small supplement applies for other cabins. 
  • Valid for new bookings only and not in conjunction with other promotions/discounts. 
  • This offer is only valid on Newcastle-Amsterdam routes.
  • ETS charge is calculated in price
  • Commodore cabins are excluded from this offer.
  • Offer subject to availability.  
  • General DFDS terms and conditions apply.

Bus transfers to and from Amsterdam are part of the total cost of the mini cruise package. You will get your cabin price first and the bus transfer prices will then be shown separately.

Restaurants Onboard

Cabins Onboard

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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.

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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 named as Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2023!

We are honoured to announce that DFDS has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Europe's Leading Ferry Operator 2023’ in the World Travel Awards – our 12th consecutive win! This is a testament to the exceptional service provided by the dedicated team behind every journey.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who voted and supported us.

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