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2 for 1 mini cruises to Amsterdam

Enjoy Holland for Half Price with DFDS Seaways

Shake off the winter blues and enjoy a New Year bargain with a range of 2 for 1 deals and other great discounts on selected breaks with cruise ferry operator DFDS Seaways.

With prices for 2-night mini cruises to Amsterdam starting from as little as £79 for 2 people for 2 nights, there’s nothing to stop you if you want to leave the UK behind and explore Holland for half price in 2012.

And with live music, entertainment, bars, restaurants, shops, a casino, and even an on board cinema to enjoy, you’ll be able to relax and unwind as soon as you set sail from Newcastle. 

2 for 1 Amsterdam Mini Cruise – 2 nights from £79 for 2 people

Explore the delightful Dutch capital on this perfect mini cruise. Take in the art and museum of this cultural hotspot, browse the boutique shopping or trace the footsteps of Van Gogh or Anne Frank. The options are endless and there’s something sure to suit everyone.

You can even add a hotel stay onto your mini cruise if you want to stay a little longer and explore Amsterdam’s many delights.

  • 2 nights in an en suite cabin
  • Return coach transfers to Amsterdam
  • Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam
  • Departs daily from Newcastle - 2 for 1 available on selected departures until 31st March

2 for 1 Quiz & Curry Cruise to Amsterdam – 2 nights from £109 for 2 people, plus free drink

Due to popular demand, DFDS Seaways’ Quiz Cruise to Amsterdam is back, and this time there’s more… it’s the Quiz and Curry Cruise. Round up your friends or your local pub quiz team and step onboard for a fun interactive quiz as you sail to Amsterdam. 

Who knows you could be crowned quiz champions and take home some fantastic prizes, including European holidays, gig tickets and other goodies.

And after the quiz, tuck in to a celebratory buffet curry with all the trimmings with all your fellow quiz goers (additional charge - £15pp; includes a free drink).

  • 2 nights in an en suite cabin
  • Interactive quiz
  • Free drink (lager, house wine or soft drink)
  • Return coach transfers to Amsterdam
  • Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam
  • Departs Newcastle 17th February 2012

2 for 1 St Patrick’s Day Mini Cruise to Amsterdam – 2 nights from £104 for 2 people, plus free drink

St. Patrick's Day is celebrated all around the world, and where better to celebrate it than on a DFDS Seaways’ themed mini cruise whilst sailing to the cultural city of Amsterdam.

Cruise overnight from Newcastle and enjoy a delicious meal in one of the onboard restaurants before partying like the Irish. Sip a pint of the black stuff and enjoy the Irish themed entertainment ranging from quizzes to live performances from Celtic pop band, Brogue or do an Irish jig in the nightclub.

  • 2 nights in an en suite cabin
  • Onboard St Patrick’s Day entertainment
  • Free drink (lager, house wine or soft drink)
  • Return coach transfers to Amsterdam
  • Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam
  • Departs Newcastle 17th March 2012

Save 33% Amsterdam Zoo Mini Cruise  – 2 nights from £241 for 4 people

Go wild on a fun-packed trip to Holland’s oldest zoo. Be wowed by the big cats in the Predator Gallery, explore the ecosystem of Amsterdam's canals in the Aquarium or visit the Children's Farm, where the whole family can pet the animals.

Pack up your little monkeys and cruise overnight, safe in the knowledge that they will be kept entertained in the Kids’ Club. Next morning, take a short coach transfer to Amsterdam before enjoying a canal boat ride along Amsterdam’s famous waterways to arrive at the zoo. 

  • 2 nights in an en suite cabin
  • Return coach transfer to city centre and canal trip to the zoo
  • Entrance to the zoo
  • Coach transfer from the zoo to port
  • Daily departures from Newcastle – offer available on selected departures until 29th March

2 for 1 Haarlem Mini Cruise – 2 nights from £99 for 2 people

The Haarlem mini cruise has become one of DFDS Seaways’ most popular breaks. Only 20 minutes by coach from port, Haarlem is a quaint town with beautiful 17th-century buildings, green parks and picturesque canals winding through town. The town also has good shopping offering and numerous cafes, bars and restaurants plus several museums.

  • 2 nights in an en suite cabin
  • Return coach transfer to/from Haarlem (approx 20 mins)
  • Up to 6 hours in Haarlem
  • 2 for 1 offer available on departures from Newcastle on 4th February and 23rd March 2012

To book visit www.dfds.co.uk/2for1 or call 0871 522 9976

Prices are based on 2 sharing, except Amsterdam zoo which is based on 4 sharing.  Prices are subject to availability and terms & conditions apply. Credit card fees apply.

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Issued on behalf of DFDS Seaways by Robson Brown
For media enquiries contact:

Kirsty McNaught on 0191 244 6637/07855720343 kirsty.mcnaught@robson-brown.co.uk
Gemma Cohen on 0191 244 294 gemma.cohen@robson-brown.co.uk
Peter Bould on 0191 244 6664 peter.bould@robson-brown.co.uk

Notes to editors:

DFDS is one of Europe’s largest ferry companies, operating both passenger and freight routes between England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Lithuania.
DFDS Seaways holds the prestigious title of Europe’s Leading Long Sea Ferry Operator 2011 awarded by The World Travel Awards for the fifth year in a row.

In the UK, the company operates passenger services on routes from Newcastle to Amsterdam, Harwich to Esbjerg and Dover to Dunkirk.