​DFDS Introduces Weekend Meal Deal Mini Cruise on Newcastle-Amsterdam route​

​Fixed price weekend meal deal and mini cruise for two from £112 per person​


Award-wining ferry operator, DFDS, has launched a weekend meal deal package for mini cruise customers on it Newcastle-Amsterdam service. The package includes two evening meals in the Seven Seas buffet restaurant and breakfast on the outbound journey, in addition to two nights onboard a DFDS cruise ferry in a comfortable en suite cabin. Coach transfers to and from Amsterdam are also included. Prices for the meal deal weekend mini cruise start from £112 per person, based on two people sharing an en suite cabin, or £94 per person based on four people sharing a cabin.

Delicious dining
Our 7 Seas buffet restaurant is our most popular dining option. With over 80 dishes to choose from, including canapés, salads, hot main meal options, desserts, cheese, fresh bread and fruit, there’s something here for everybody. A buffet breakfast from our extensive hot and cold selection in the 7 Seas restaurant is also included in the price on the outbound crossing; the perfect way to set you up for a day exploring the Dutch capital. 

Onboard entertainment 

Travelling by ferry is comfortable and convenient but most importantly, with our onboard bars, restaurants and shops, it’s fun too. You can sit back, relax and unwind in one of the bars, enjoy the live music and maybe even dance the night away in the nightclub. Or you could also head to the shops and pick up a souvenir for those back home or even treat yourself to something special! Film buffs can enjoy the latest blockbusters from Hollywood at our cinema and there is also a Kids’ Club to keep children entertained. ​

Cosy en suite cabins

With our private, en suite cabins, you can get cosy as you cruise across the North Sea. Our standard cabins come with either inside or sea view options. If you prefer a more luxurious crossing, you can upgrade to one of our Premium Commodore or Commodore De Luxe cabins, which includes access to the De Luxe Lounge, offering a range of free refreshments and wonderful sea views. 

To take advantage of this offer, visit www.dfds.co.uk or call 0871 522 9976. ​

​​​​Notes to Editors

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​Abo​​ut DFDS

DFDS is Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company, with a network of 30 routes and 50 freight and passenger ships. In 2012, DFDS transported five million passengers across the 11 passenger routes.


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, Newhaven to Dieppe.


DFDS has been named the ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ for the last three years (2011, 2012 and 2013), as well as ‘Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator’ at the prestigious 2012 and 2013 World Travel Awards. It was also the only recommended ferry operator nominated by Which? Travel (2011).


DFDS operates up to 44 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 ​​​www.dfds.co.uk.