Set Sail from Newcastle to Amsterdam this New Year and Begin 2018 with Real Elegance at Sea

Set Sail from Newcastle to Amsterdam this New Year and Begin 2018 with Real Elegance at Sea
3rd July 2017 James Brooke

Set Sail from Newcastle to Amsterdam this New Year and Begin 2018 with Real Elegance at Sea

DFDS is encouraging customers to book now for the increasingly popular New Year mini cruise to Amsterdam.

The DFDS mini cruise to Amsterdam, offered exclusively to UK customers, includes three nights on board, as the trip captures the perfect view of the Amsterdam New Year’s Eve fireworks display while avoiding the busy crowds on the North Sea Canal. It’s the seamless way to enjoy Amsterdam for anyone looking for a fresh take on their New Year celebrations.

New Year’s Eve offers guests a three course à la carte menu or buffet at the gala dinner, with a pre-paid drinks package that means not having to find your wallet when thirsty. There will be a live performance from award-winning crooner Jason Isaacs, a Newcastle-born jazz and blues recording artist who has performed in New York, Germany and Spain. There will also be festive entertainment, coach transfers to and from Amsterdam, and a full New Year’s Day breakfast buffet.

With a day to explore Amsterdam, customers can choose from the vast selection of attractions, including the Rijksmuseum, the Heineken experience, the Van Gogh Museum and the atmosphere of one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

The cruise will depart on King Seaways on 30th December 2017 and will return to Newcastle on 2nd January, with all cabins including en-suite accommodation. The cruise costs £199 per person or £245 for the à la carte package. Bookings require a deposit of £49 and the balance can be settled in October. Bookings are open from now until 1st December 2017.

Last year’s cruise was a sell-out, so seal your exclusive tickets now to avoid disappointment!

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About DFDS
DFDS provides shipping and transport services in Europe, generating annual revenues of £1.6bn.

The company delivers high performance and superior reliability to more than 8,000 freight customers through shipping and port terminal services and transport and logistics solutions. In addition, it provides overnight and short sea ferry services to six million passengers.

7,000 employees are located on ships and in offices in 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Copenhagen and listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange.

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 DFDS under a concession run 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