Ferrytale Holidays with DFDS this summer

DFDS has multiple routes to Europe which you can explore in your vehicle.  If you are travelling as a family or are just a thrill seeker, you will love our amazing Holiday Partner range. 

Whether you're enjoying the great outdoors at Center Parcs, meeting your favourite characters at Disneyland®​ Paris​ or immersing yourself in the fairytale world of Efteling, starting your holiday with DFDS is the perfect choice for families. Find out more about our Holiday Partners here.

enter our prize draw

Make this summer even more special by entering our prize draw to win ferry travel, entry tickets and accommodation in some of Europe's best holiday and theme parks, including Sunparks, Efteling and Villages Nature Parks. 

Plus, if you enter the prize draw you will receive a special summer offer, to make your holiday even sweeter!


​This summer if you travel on our Dover – France or Newcastle – Amsterdam routes and spend £10/€10​ in our onboard shop, you will receive a free, limited edition 'Travelling Ted.' 

Treat yourself to some great deals in our Sea Shop and keep the kids happy with their own teddy bear captain! Simply print the voucher below and hand in onboard to claim your Travelling Ted. 

*One voucher per booking. ​

Terms and Conditions

1.    By entering into this free prize draw, all participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these terms and conditions. All entry instructions form part of these terms and conditions.

2.    This prize draw is open to all UK residents, except for employees of DFDS, their families, agencies or any other company directly connected with the administration of this promotion.

3.    The free prize draw starts at 09:00 AM (UK) on 26/06/2019 and will run until 00:00 AM (UK) on 15/08/2019.

4.    All entries must be received by 00:00 AM (UK) on 15/08/2019 to be eligible for this free prize draw. Any entries that are incomplete, illegible or do not arrive within the specified time frame will be invalid.

5.    Winners will be drawn randomly from a list of all qualifying participants.

6.    Prizes are not transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. No other costs will be covered. Usual DFDS terms & conditions and prize draw terms apply.

7.    The prize draw will take place within 7 days of the closing date and the winners will be notified by email within 7 days of the draw. Should there be no response to this email within 7 days or should the email be returned as undeliverable for any reason, including but not limited to an invalid email address, DFDS reserves the right to disqualify that entry and select an alternative winner.

8.    DFDS accepts no liability for any loss of entries caused by technical faults.

9.    By entering this prize draw, you give permission for DFDS to post your first name, surname initial and home town on our website and social media outlets should you win a prize in any prize draw.

10. Prize draw winners will receive their prize within 28 days of confirmation of their win.

11. Entrants must be over the age of 18 at the time of participation to enter the free prize draw promotion.

12. The decision of DFDS is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

13. The free prize draw promotion is governed by English law. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

14. Any personal data relating to the free prize draw entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the individual's prior consent.

15. DFDS reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time.

16. These terms and conditions should be read in conjunction with privacy notice. 

Privacy Policy

Prize Draw Privacy Notice

At DFDS we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This notice explains when and why we collect personal information in this prize draw, how we use it and how we keep it safe.

We may change this notice from time to time so please check this page occasionally to ensure that you're happy with any changes. By participating you're agreeing to be bound by this notice.

This notice should be read in conjunction with our cookie policy and any applicable terms and conditions. 

Who are we?

We are DFDS Seaways Newcastle Limited. We are a company registered in England and Wales No 00995079 and our registered address is Nordic House Western Access Road, Immingham Dock, Immingham, North East Lincolnshire, DN40 2LZ.

If you have any questions, complaints, or comments about this privacy notice, please contact us by sending an email to privacy@dfds.com or by writing to: Privacy Notice Administrator at the address above. Alternatively, you can telephone +45 33 42 33 42 .

What personal data is collected from you and how:
If you choose to participate in this prize draw we will request your name and email address.

Other non-personal information (Such as the device you're using, the web browser you use, your geographical location, etc) may also be collected by Google Analytics which we use to monitor game traffic and user behaviour. For more information on the cookies we use and how we use them please review our cookie policy​.     

Why is information being collected and how will it be used?

There are three reasons we may collect personally identifiable information.

1. Prize draw

We need your name and e-mail so that we can communicate with you in connection with the contest prizes. Winners of the prize draw will be contacted on the provided e-mail address.​

2. Marketing mailing list

With your express permission we keep your submitted details for marketing purposes. We'd like to update you occasionally about special offers, events, new products and services etc. You can unsubscribe from these updates at any time.

3. Update notifications

We may inform you via email of prize draw related updates. We may contact you to inform you to announce the winner of the prize draw's prizes and send you an offer relating to this prize draw. This will be a one-time email and you will not be added to our marketing mailing list, unless you've given us your express permission to do so.

Where is it held and how long do we keep it?

This prize draw is hosted on secure cloud based servers located within the EU.

Your personal data which includes your name and email address is held in an encrypted database in a secure location within the EU.

It is our policy to keep data back-ups for a maximum of 2 months after the prize draw ends, in case of any sort of accidental deletion.

Unless you have specifically requested to join our marketing mailing list, your personally identifiable information will be deleted at the end of the prize draw period. ​

Who has access to your information?

We will not sell or rent your information to third parties.

We will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

If you have requested to be added to our mailing list, your name and email address will be added to our preferred CRM system and e-marketing platforms which are secure and compliant with current EU data protection legislation and the EU-US Privacy Shield.

Please be assured that we will not release your information to third parties for them to use for their own direct marketing purposes, unless you have requested us to do so, or we are required to do so by law (For example, by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime).

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, or if we're under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or apply our terms of use or to protect the rights, property or safety of our supporters and customers. However, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Your choices

You have a choice about whether or not you wish to receive information from us. If you do not want to receive marketing communications from us about our latest offers & services, then you can select your choices by ticking the relevant boxes situated on the form on which we collect your information.

We will not contact you for marketing purposes unless you have given your prior consent. You can change your marketing preferences at any time by contacting us by email.

How you can access and update your information

The accuracy of your information is important to us. If you wish to review the data we hold on you, please email us at privacy@dfds.com and we will endeavour to deliver your information in a readable format within 30 days, free of charge.

We will be happy to review, update or remove your information as appropriate.


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