Book Early for a Ferry Great Offer on DFDS​ Cruise Ferry to Amsterdam

- Save 10% on ferry crossings from Newcastle to Amsterdam with deposit of just £49

Award winning ferry operator, DFDS, has launched an early booking offer on its cruise ferry sailings from Newcastle to Amsterdam. If you book before 2 March 2015, you can save 10% on your ferry crossing for a vehicle and up to four passengers with a deposit of only £49. This means you can sail from as little as £63 per person each way based on two people sharing a cabin and vehicle, or from only £35 per person based on four people sharing.

The offer is for travel until 18 December, subject to availability and is available for passengers travelling with cars, caravans, motorhomes or motorbikes.

Early booking offer

Booking your ferry crossing early makes a lot of sense. Not only will you save 10% on regular prices, you can secure your booking with just a £49 deposit. This is a fixed deposit no matter how many people you are travelling with and whatever your vehicle type.

Simply pay £49 when you book and pay the balance 70 days before your departure. Booking early also means you can secure your preferred cabin type and get the best prices.
Relax and enjoy the ride

We believe the journey is just as important as any other part of your holiday. While cruising in comfort, you can enjoy live music and relax with a drink at one of our onboard bars, catch a movie at our cinema, there’s even a casino for the thrill-seekers out there. Children are catered for too, with the onboard Kidz’ Club and there is also an entertainer during school holidays to help keep the little ones entertained. 

Dining onboard

We have a range of options available to you on board, whether you would like to dine à la carte at our Blue Riband restaurant, enjoy delicious steaks at our Explorer’s Steakhouse or sample global cuisine at our 7 Seas all-you-can-eat buffet. We also have an extensive hot and cold breakfast selection and a cafe serving snacks, pastries and hot drinks. Don’t forget to your meals in advance for extra convenience and save up to 25% compared to on board prices! 

En suite cabins

Relax and get comfortable in your private en suite cabin while you cruise between Newcastle and Amsterdam. Our standard Seaways cabins are available with inside and sea view options, but if you would like to travel in style, then you can always upgrade to one of our Premium Commodore or Commodore De Luxe cabins.

Explore Europe

No matter what time of year you’re thinking of travelling, Europe has something for you. Take a city break in Brussels, Bruges or Berlin, or head to the south of France in the summer to soak up the sun. In the springtime you can enjoy the great outdoors with the high standard of European campsites and outdoor facilities.
Our port near Amsterdam is conveniently located with easy access to major cities and holiday areas in Holland, Belgium, France and Germany, and you could even head further afield to Scandinavia or eastern Europe.
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DFDS operates a comprehensive passenger route network, which incorporates four routes from the UK to Europe, via Dover-Dunkirk, Dover-Calais, Newhaven-Dieppe and Newcastle-Amsterdam, offering passengers the perfect gateway to Europe. DFDS also operates a number of passenger ferry routes across the Baltic Sea, including a service between Copenhagen and Oslo. 

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Notes to Editors

About DFDS

DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company, with a network of around 30 routes and 50 freight and passenger ships.

DFDS prides itself on offering world-class facilities and services and the widest choice of ferry routes into northern Europe.

In the UK, the company operates passenger ferry services on routes from Dover to Calais, Dover to Dunkirk, Newcastle to Amsterdam and Newhaven to Dieppe.

DFDS has been named the ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ for the last four years (2011-14), as well as ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ at the prestigious 2014 World Travel Awards. It was also the only recommended ferry operator nominated by Which? Travel (2011).

DFDS operates up to 34 sailings a day between Dover and France on its Dover-Dunkirk and Dover-Calais routes.  It also offers two daily sailings between Newcastle and Amsterdam. In addition, the DFDS network includes a passenger and freight service between Newhaven to Dieppe, which has four daily sailings and is operated by Transmanche Ferries. For further information about DFDS, or to find out about the latest sailing times, fares and offers across all routes from the UK, visit


We are Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2012-2019 & the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011-2018!​​