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50% off – Amsterdam mini cruise!


Book your next autumn adventure at the lowest price!

Ready to fix those post-summer blues? We have the perfect offer waiting for you!

Book an autumn mini cruise to Amsterdam until 17 October and save up to 50%! Enjoy the comforts of our restaurants, bars, and cinema onboard, while you sail across the North Sea. Once you arrive, you'll have a full day to explore the vibrant Dutch capital. What’s more, bus transfers from the port to the city centre and back are included.

Private en suite cabins

Shopping onboard

Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam

Delicious onboard dining

    Travel from September to December

    Excellent choice of restaurants, bars and live entertainment onboard

    Bus transfer to and from Amsterdam 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

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Your two night autumn mini cruise

Plan your mini cruise to Amsterdam now and experience the charm of this city in autumn! Depart from Newcastle and enjoy an unforgettable crossing to the romantic Dutch capital.

Indulge in mouth-watering apple pie at cosy pubs, take a leisurely stroll along the canals lined with amber trees, and explore world-famous museums like the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Your trip to Amsterdam is now more affordable that ever - don’t hesitate and take advantage of this deal!

Terms & Conditions

  • Booking period: 31 August to 17 October 2023.
  • Travel period: 31 August September to 31 December 2023.
  • *From 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.
  • Offer subject to availability. 
  • Commodore cabins are excluded from this offer.

Restaurants Onboard

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.

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.

Nominee for Europes Leading Ferry Operator 2023

Behind Every Journey

We are proud to have been nominated as Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2023 by the World Travel Awards.  

This year, we’re taking a moment to celebrate and recognise the reasons why we continue to get nominated – and win this award – year after year...the amazing people behind every journey.  

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