As the sales period gets underway in the UK and France, DFDS is offering frequent travellers the chance to start 2017 with super savings on ferry travel.

Customers who travel regularly, or own a property on the Continent, can save up to £240 by booking the company’s multi-trip product. The fixed-rate fares, for travel from Dover to Calais or Dunkirk, are for a car and up to nine people and tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase. Prices are as follows:

  • Bronze: pre-book 3-4 return trips for £36 each way (£216 for three returns)
  • Silver: pre-book 5-8 return trips for £34 each way (£340 for five returns)
  • Gold: pre-book 9-11 return trips for £32 each way (£288 for nine returns)
  • Platinum: pre-book 12 or more return trips for £29 each way (£696 for 12 returns)

These fares are available until 30 June 2018 if you book before 30 June this year, travel on Bank Holidays is excluded and supplements apply on some peak dates. Tickets can be used on either the Dover to Calais or Dover to Dunkirk route, including a combination of travel on both.

Additional benefits under the multi trip scheme include a 50 per cent discount on the price of pets travel, 30 per cent off priority boarding and access to the premium lounge on board for just £9 per person each way, depending on the number of tickets purchased.

DFDS offers up to 54 sailings per day on its routes to France, via Calais and Dunkirk, with great links to the European motorway network for journeys into the heart of France and beyond.

To book or for further information visit or telephone 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.

The company is currently celebrating its 150th anniversary; it was formed in 1866 by the merger of Denmark’s three biggest steamship lines of the day – DFDS stands for ‘The United Steamship Company’ in Danish.

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 ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ and the ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ at the World Travel Awards for the last six years (2011-16). The company was also named ‘Best Family Ferry Operator’ at the 2016 Family Traveller 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 You can also find out more on Twitter @DFDS_UK and at the company’s Facebook page​.


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