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Break Free with DFDS Seaways Mini Cruises - from £79 for 2 people

Break Free this winter with DFDS Seaways’ 2 for 1 offers on a variety of Mini Cruise breaks to Holland, departing from Newcastle. You buy one Mini Cruise ticket and the other is free, meaning 2 adults get to break free from the post Christmas blues from just £79 or a family of four from £130.

Relax as soon as you step onboard a DFDS Seaways’ cruise ferry and take time to enjoy a delicious meal in one of the restaurants, a relaxing drink in the bar and a flutter in the casino, before sitting back to watch the evening’s entertainment. After a peaceful night’s sleep awake refreshed and ready to enjoy your destination before returning to the ship for a relaxing cruise home.

So don’t just enjoy a break, enjoy a break free!

2-night Amsterdam Mini Cruise - 2 for 1 - from £79 for 2 people
Amsterdam is the perfect winter destination - wrap up warm and explore canal side cafes, cosy bars and boutique shops, plus there’s plenty of museums and galleries if it’s a bit chilly outside!

No. of passengers Normal price Break Free price Offer
2 adults
(sharing a 2-berth cabin)
£158 for 2 £79 for 2 2 for 1
4 people
(4 adults or 2 adults & 2 children sharing a 4-berth cabin)
£260 for 4 £130 for 4 4 for 2


Why not extend your break with a night in a city centre hotel from only £40 per person?

What’s included:
• 2 nights on board ship in an inside en suite cabin
• Coach transfers to/from Amsterdam and optional sightseeing tour
• Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam
• Offer available on selected departures until end March 2011, book by March 1 2011

2-night Snow Planet Mini Cruise - 2 for 1 - from £118 for 2 people
Try out your ski skills on the slopes of one of Europe’s best snow domes with 230m of real snow! Perfect for beginners or those who want to improve their technique before hitting the piste, or for those with some experience who are looking to brush up on old skills.

With traditional après ski bars and fondue restaurants, SnowPlanet has got the feel of a mini ski resort. SnowPlanet is suitable for all levels of skiier, from novice to advanced, plus children too.

What’s included:
• 2 nights on board ship in an inside en suite cabin
• Return coach transfers to SnowPlanet
• Entrance to SnowPlanet indoor ski dome
• Hire of skis/snowboard, poles and boots
• Full 4 hours skiing
• Offer available on selected departures until March 2011, book by March 1 2011

2-night Haarlem Mini Cruise - 2 for 1 - from £89 for 2 people
Known as the 'City of flowers', this compact city is a maze of narrow streets and canals, with lots of pretty medieval houses, museums and places of interest to discover. Take in some of the local cuisine or enjoy a drink in a street café while watching the world go by.

What’s included:
• 2 nights on board ship in an inside en suite cabin
• Coach transfers to/from Haarlem
• Up to 5 hours in Haarlem
• Offer available on departures from Newcastle on 25 Feb & 25 Mar 2011, book by 1 March 2011

2-night Pub Quiz themed Mini Cruise to Amsterdam - 2 for 1 - from £85 for 2 people
Test your trivia on this fun pub quiz themed break. North East Radio DJs will put your general knowledge to the test with the chance to win prizes including European holidays and gig tickets as you cruise to Holland. Plus you get 5 hours to explore vibrant Amsterdam, the perfect break for pub quiz teams or groups!

What’s included:
• 2 nights on board ship in an inside en suite cabin
• Return coach transfers to Amsterdam and optional sightseeing tour
• Interactive quiz and live entertainment
• Up to 5 hours in Amsterdam
• Departs Newcastle on 4 March 2011, book by 1 March 2011

To book visit http://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/mini-cruise-breaks/ or call 0871 882 0885.

Prices based on 2 sharing a 2-berth cabin, are subject to availability and are inclusive of fuel surcharge. Credit card and telephone booking fees apply.

Notes to editors

DFDS Seaways recently acquired Norfolkline and is now one Europe’s largest ferry companies, operating both consumer and freight routes from England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Lithuania.

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Issued on behalf of DFDS Seaways by Robson Brown

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