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Which? Ferry Company Do You Want To Travel With?

The DFDS Seaways UK passenger routes have been awarded with a prestigious industry accolade, beating fierce competition from other major ferry operators.

Following an extensive consumer survey carried out in January 2011, the consumer body Which? has named DFDS Seaways as its only ‘Recommended Provider’ for ferry travel.

In results published in the July issue of Which? Travel magazine, DFDS Seaways scored above average in all aspects of the research, especially for ease of booking and value for money, and achieved an overall customer score of 72%.

The Which? Recommended Provider status is awarded to those services that have performed to the highest standards in Which?’s rigorous testing and analysis. The survey approached almost 6,500 consumers across the UK and it was the 33% of consumers who had travelled by ferry within the last two years who were called upon to answer questions about the ferry companies.

There are daily sailings each way on the Newcastle to Amsterdam route and three to four weekly sailings to Denmark from Harwich and 12 daily sailings from Dover to Dunkirk. To book your ferry crossing, or for more information about the DFDS Seaways ferry routes, visit www.dfdsseaways.co.uk or telephone 0871 574 7241 for bookings for the Dover – France route, or 0871 522 9976 to book tickets for the Newcastle – Amsterdam or Harwich to Esbjerg routes (calls cost up to 10p per minute plus network extras).

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Notes to editors
DFDS is one of Europe’s largest ferry companies, operating both consumer 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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