Kids go free with dfds this summer!

Ferry operator DFDS​ is offering free travel for kids on its Newcastle to Amsterdam crossings this summer!

Ideal for families getting away for the summer holidays, children up to the age of 15 can travel for free on return trips on the route if booked by 4 July for travel until 30 September.

With a free Kids’ Club, wildlife centre, a range of family-friendly restaurants, games rooms and a cinema, there is something for children of all ages to enjoy on board the newly refurbished DFDS ferries.

Prices start from £188 per adult, based a family of four travelling in a car and booking a 4-bunk seaview cabin. The offer also applies for families travelling in with a caravan or in a motorhome. Fares are subject to availability.

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To make European travel even easier this summer, DFDS is offering 30% off multi-route crossings from the UK to Holland, returning via France.

The offer is available on travel from Newcastle to Amsterdam, returning via Dunkirk or Calais to Dover on select travel dates until 12 October 2017 if you book by 15 July.

Prices start from £69 return for a car and two people and passengers can enjoy an overnight crossing from Newcastle in a two-bunk inside cabin, with a choice of entertainment, bars and four restaurants offering a range of exciting cuisine. The return routes via Dover offer a quick 90 minute or two-hour crossing within easy reach of Belgium and Northern France.

The Multi-route Offer is ideal for motorcyclists, touring groups or driving enthusiasts aiming to visit multiple countries during their trip. To find out more about the new packages on offer and book your trip call 0871 574 7235.


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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.

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 five years (2011-15), as well as ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ at the prestigious 2014 and 2015 World Travel Awards.

DFDS currently operates up to 54 sailings a day between Dover and France on its Dover-Dunkirk and Dover-Calais routes.

DFDS 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!​​