Fantastic continental ferry cruise offers with DFDS

Voted Europe and the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2018, DFDS are a continental cruise ferry operator boasting over 150 years in the industry.

Their longevity ensures they’ve become masters at their craft, which can be seen in their stress-free check-in procedures, superlative customer service and excellent onboard facilities.

DFDS offer 4 routes from the UK to Europe, including up to 54 short, daily crossings from Dover to Dunkirk and Calais, as well as daily, overnight sailings from Newcastle-Amsterdam. They are also the only passenger ferry operator to offer crossings to Dunkirk, with up to 20 daily sailings to choose from.

Facilities include bars, restaurants, tax-free shopping and children’s entertainment. The ferry crossings to Amsterdam even include a cinema, casino, à la carte dining and a rooftop bar, as well as private, en suite cabins ranging from standard to luxury.

You never need to worry about luggage restrictions or vehicle hire, either, as DFDS offer no restrictions on baggage and you’re free to travel with your car, motorcycle, caravan or motorhome. Plus, you can even bring your pet along for the journey, with pet friendly cabins onboard their Newcastle-Amsterdam route.

Travel with DFDS now and start your holiday with the journey, not just the destination.

Click on the links below to view these fantastic offers:


Up to 12% off ferry crossings to France

Enjoy 10% off your return ferry crossing from Dover to Calais. This 90-minute sailing includes you, your car and up to 9 people.

Alternatively, sail to Dunkirk from Dover and save 12% on your return ferry crossing, including your car and up to 9 people.

All you have to do to take advantage of either of these deals is book by 18 July for year-round departures until 31 December.


Up to 53% off your Amsterdam mini cruise

Sail to the Dutch capital on a return crossing from Newcastle and enjoy up to 5 hours exploring Amsterdam, with return transfers to the ferry in Holland included.

Enjoy a classic, 2-night mini cruise for just £79 for 2 or £125 for 4.

Add on breakfast one-way and an unforgettable canal cruise down Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage waterways for just £119 for 2 or £199 for 4.

If you’d prefer breakfast on both crossings instead of a canal cruise, then book that for £119 for 2 or £199 for 4.

To enjoy any of these 3 amazing offers simply book by 31 May for departures until 30 December.


Telephone booking fees apply. Offers may be withdrawn at any time.

Newcastle-Amsterdam mini cruise includes a supplement of £20 for 2 and £30 for 4 on all Friday and Saturday departures. 


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12th Feb 2019
Thanks for voting!
Hi. Live in the Netherlands and tried to use both the GX Pillow offer andthe DFDS offer. Neither will accept me as a customer.

Why is it not possible to book the ferry the other way round?
I.e. from Dunkirk or Calais to Dover and vice versa. Thx,

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