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Ferry good offers for National Ferry Fortnight

‘Seas’ the opportunity and make the most of DFDS Seaways’ fantastic offers to celebrate National Ferry Fortnight, running from 14-28 May in association with the Passenger Shipping Association (PSA).

Explore Europe and Scandinavia with 25% off ferry crossings with a car on both Newcastle to Holland and Harwich to Denmark routes and 2 for 1 Mini Cruise breaks to Amsterdam and Esbjerg.

National Ferry Fortnight aims to encourage those who may not have travelled by sea before to consider it as an alternative to flying. Travelling with DFDS Seaways is a relaxing way to start your holiday – no cramped seats or waiting around in departure lounges – just drive onboard and unwind. With a Kids Club, excellent restaurants, cafes and shops it makes the journey part of your holiday.

25% off ferry crossings with a car booked during National Ferry Fortnight

Newcastle-Amsterdam route

• Car + 2 adults one way - WAS from £149, NOW from £112. Includes a 2-berth en suite cabin and carriage of a standard car
• Available on selected departures in May, July and September 2011
• Germany just an 88 mile drive from port, Belgium 85 miles and France 175 miles

Harwich- Esbjerg route

• Car + 2 adults one way - WAS from £239, NOW from £180. Includes a 2-berth en suite cabin and carriage of a standard car
• Available on selected departures in September and October 2011
• Copenhagen just a 3 hour drive from port and Germany only 50 miles

2 for 1 Mini Cruises booked during National Ferry Fortnight

Amsterdam Mini Cruise

• 2-night Amsterdam Mini Cruise – WAS from £158 for 2 adults, NOW from £79 for 2 adults. Includes 2 nights in a 2-berth en suite cabin
• Available on selected departures in June, September and October 2011

Esbjerg Mini Cruise

• 2-night Esbjerg Mini Cruise – WAS from £188 for 2 adults, NOW from £94 for 2 adults.  Includes 2 nights in a 2-berth inside en suite cabin
• Available on selected departures in June, September and October 2011

To book visit www.dfds.co.uk/ferryfortnight or call 0871 882 0885

The National Ferry Fortnight offers are subject to availability and usual DFDS Seaways’ terms and conditions apply – visit www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/customer-service/terms-and-conditions  for details. Offer can be booked from 14th - 28th May 2011 only. A booking fee applies to telephone reservations.

Details of other National Ferry Fortnight offers for other DFDS Seaways routes are as follows:
£10 off return ferry crossings booked during National Ferry Fortnight

Dover-Dunkirk route

• Car plus 4 adults return – WAS from £50 return, NOW from £40 return
• Available on departures from 14th May to 15th December 2011
• Enter the offer code: FFS when booking
• *Terms and conditions: Offer can be booked from 14th - 28th May 2011 only. Travel can be booked and taken anytime from 14th May - 15th December 2011. Return ticket includes travel for a passenger vehicle and up to four passengers. Please note that there is limited availability on some sailings for vehicles over 2.4m high. Supplements apply for extra length vehicles and additional passengers. A £30 supplement applies to bookings made on the day of travel or after 23.00 the previous day. £20 amendment fee applies. Fare increases as a result of booking amendments may also apply. Bookings are non-refundable. Offer is subject to availability and valid for new bookings only. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. A £5 booking fee applies to telephone reservations. DFDS Seaways standard terms and conditions apply (see website for details).

Notes to editors

DFDS Seaways 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 2010 awarded by The World Travel Awards for the fourth 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.

For further information, visit www.dfds.co.uk

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Issued on behalf of DFDS Seaways by Robson Brown

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