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Amsterdam festive mini cruise with DFDS

International Passenger Terminal, Royal Quays, North Shields, NE29 6EE

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Newcastle to Amsterdam mini cruise for two or four inc return overnight crossings, private cabin, coach transfers and a day at Amsterdam's Christmas markets, plus optional breakfast, dinner, sea view cabin and canal cruise with DFDS - save up to 57%

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Is this a trip for two and when is the trip available

David, 18:11, 17/08/19

Hi David,

Thanks for getting in touch!

I'm happy to let you know the trip is for two or four people, and the voucher is valid from Sunday the 17th of Nov 2019 until Saturday the 28th of December 2019; excluding the 23rd to the 25th of December 2019 and subject to availability.

I hope this helps!

Wallis, itison Customer Support, 10:30, 18/08/19

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What happens to the luggage during the day trip to Amsterdam? Is it left in the cabin or do you have to carry it with you and then return to a different cabin?

JILLIE, 00:58, 19/08/19

Hi Jillie,

Thanks for getting in touch!

I'm happy to let you know your luggage can be left in your cabin during the day in Amsterdam.

I hope this helps!

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 10:47, 19/08/19

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How do we get from boat to Amsterdam where does it dock and how far is it from Amsterdam what times is for disembarking and return to liner

Karen, 11:19, 20/08/19

Hi Karen,

Thanks for getting in touch!

I'm happy to confirm you'll arrive in Amsterdam at approx. 9.45am, and your return coach transfers are included in the cost of your voucher. Check-in for the return journey will open at 2.30pm, and close at 4.45pm for a 5.30pm departure.

I hope this helps!

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 11:46, 20/08/19

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If we booked a deal for 4 and paid for 4 would it be fine for only 3 to go. Myself, partner and 8 year old are looking to book, we understand we would need to pay for 4 however.

Debbie, 11:37, 22/08/19

Hi Debbie,

Thanks for getting in touch!

I've spoken to the team at DFDS and they've confirmed it wouldn't be a problem to book for 3 people after buying a voucher for 4, but no further discount would be offered.

I hope this helps!

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 12:01, 22/08/19

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Just a quick question it says 2 so is that price for the 2, would you purchase 1 ticket or 2

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Pat

Pat, 23:04, 22/08/19

Hi Pat,

Thanks for getting in touch!

Our vouchers are for 2 or 4 people - so you'll only need one "two-person" voucher for 2 people.

I hope this helps!

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 09:12, 23/08/19

Thank you, I have another question

If I was to buy tickets how would I know if we can use them on the dates that we require

Hoping for 29/11

Pat, 09:17, 23/08/19

Hi Pat,

You'll be able to check availability and make a booking online immediately after buying your voucher.

If you can't book your preferred date, just let us know at [email protected] within 14 days of placing your order and we'll be happy to issue a full refund.

I hope this helps!

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 09:18, 23/08/19

Thank you

Pat, 09:32, 23/08/19

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I want to book this for 20th dec weekend but I’m unsure of how to check the dates and understand what the timelines are before I pay for the trip ?

Steph, 23:48, 30/08/19

Hi Steph,

Thanks for getting in touch!

You'll be able to check availability and make a booking online immediately after buying your voucher.

If you can't book your preferred date, just let us know at [email protected] within 14 days of placing your order and we'll be happy to issue a full refund.

I hope this helps!

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 10:08, 01/09/19

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Hi is there secure parking at the North Shields Terminal?

Cecille, 12:03, 01/09/19

Hi Cecille,

Thanks for getting in touch!

I'm happy to confirm there is charged parking available at the ferry terminal; payable directly to Port of Tyne.

I hope this helps!

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 12:12, 01/09/19

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Is it available this weekend ? What are the available dates?

23:23, 03/09/19

Hi there,

Thanks for getting in touch!

You'll be able to check availability and make a booking online immediately after buying your voucher.

If you can't book your preferred date, just let us know at [email protected] within 14 days of placing your order and we'll be happy to issue a full refund.

I hope this helps!

Jen, itison Customer Support, 08:41, 04/09/19

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Hi, is it one cabin for the 4 people option?
Thanks
Catherine

Catherine, 08:27, 04/09/19

Hi Catherine,

Thanks for getting in touch.

I can confirm the 4 person options are for 1 cabin.

I hope this answers your question.

Jen, itison Customer Support, 08:42, 04/09/19

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Is this offer available this weekend

12:18, 04/09/19

Hi there,

Thanks for getting in touch!

You'll be able to check availability and make a booking online immediately after buying your voucher.

If you can't book your preferred date, just let us know at [email protected] within 14 days of placing your order and we'll be happy to issue a full refund.

I hope this helps!

Wallis, itison Customer Support, 12:21, 04/09/19

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Hi do I need a passport if I was going to book the ferry crossing to Amsterdam?

Valery, 19:40, 05/09/19

Hi Valery,

Thanks for getting in touch!

For more information about passport control, just head to https://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/customer-service/preparing-for-your-trip/.

I hope this helps!

Wallis, itison Customer Support, 09:08, 06/09/19

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How much is parking at the ferry terminal, do you have to book in advance? And if there are 4 people, is that two cabins or do 4 share one cabin?
Thank you.

Mary, 22:08, 11/09/19

Hi Mary,

Thanks for getting in touch!

For more information on parking at the ferry terminal you're welcome to contact DFDS directly, and you can view their website by visiting https://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/.

I can confirm our vouchers for four people will include one cabin for four.

I hope this helps!

Courtney, itison Customer Support, 09:41, 12/09/19

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Is it possible to book the return for a few days later? Allowing for a longer stay in Amsterdam?

Allyson, 09:38, 21/09/19

Hi Allyson,

Thanks for getting in touch.

I'm afraid this deal cannot be extended, but I'm sorry if this means the deal is no longer suitable for you.

I hope this answers your question, though.

Gillian, itison Customer Support, 10:27, 22/09/19

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Is there entertainment on board the boat and if yes who?

June, 16:59, 22/09/19

Hi June,

Thanks for getting in touch!

DFDS have confirmed there is entertainment on board and you can view more on this by visiting https://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/onboard-our-ferries/newcastle-amsterdam/entertainment.

I hope this helps!

Courtney, itison Customer Support, 12:11, 23/09/19

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Do u know if u need a valid passport to go on this cruise as I don’t have one as I’m scared of flying

07:08, 23/09/19

Hi there,

Thanks for getting in touch!

For more information about passport control, just head to https://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/customer-service/preparing-for-your-trip/.

I hope this helps!

Courtney, itison Customer Support, 07:57, 23/09/19

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How long is the transfer from ship to city market.?
And are there enough transfers for all passengers on arrival and departure

09:53, 27/09/19

Hi there,

Thanks for getting in touch!

I can confirm this deal includes return coach transfers from Amsterdam port to Amsterdam City for all customers and takes 30-40 minutes, depending on the city traffic.

I hope this helps!

Rachael, itison Customer Support, 10:28, 27/09/19

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What to expect

2 night mini cruise in a standard private cabin for two or four OR

2 night mini cruise in a standard private cabin for two or four with breakfast and dinner one way and Amsterdam canal cruise OR

2 night mini cruise in upgraded seaview cabin for two or four with breakfast and dinner both ways

Small print

Voucher is valid from Sun 17 Nov 2019 until Sat 28 Dec 2019; subject to availability.

Excludes 23 - 25 Dec 2019.

A supplementary charge per night of £30 for two people and £40 for four people is required for Fridays and Saturdays; payable directly to DFDS.

Advance booking required. Voucher must be booked by Fri 11 Oct 2019 (we don’t want you to miss out!).

Online bookings only.

Once booked with DFDS, the voucher is non-changeable or refundable. Failure to arrive for scheduled sailing will result in forfeiture of your voucher.

Multiple voucher purchases permitted.

Multiple vouchers cannot be used consecutively.

Duration: 2 nights.

Departure from Newcastle: Check-in opens 2.30pm, boarding opens 3pm, check-in closes 4.15pm, boarding closes 4.30pm. Ship leaves at 5pm.

Includes return coach transfers from Amsterdam port to Amsterdam City.

Arrival at Amsterdam approx. 9:45am, with coach departing to city centre at 10:15am. Approx 5 hours in Amsterdam, with last coach leaving city centre at 4pm.

Departure from Amsterdam: Check-in opens 2.30pm, boarding opens 3.30pm, check-in closes 4.45pm. Ship leaves at 5.30pm.

Departure times are subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Options 1, 2, 3 and 5: Inside standard cabin with bunk beds only. Cabins can be upgraded to a sea view cabin for a supplementary charge of £15 per cabin; payable directly to DFDS.

Options 4 and 6: Seaview cabin with bunk beds only. Includes breakfast and dinner both ways. Both served in the Explorer’s Kitchen. Menu can be viewed here; subject to change.

Options 3 and 5: Includes breakfast and dinner one way. Both served in the Explorer’s Kitchen. Menu can be viewed here; subject to change.

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten / wheat free options are available.

Dining facilities are available onboard.

Options 3 and 5: Includes tickets each for a 1 hour Amsterdam canal cruise with audio tour.

Children permitted; children 0-3 years old travel free on the basis they share a bed. Max. of 1 infant per cabin, per booking.

No pets permitted.

Charged parking available at the ferry terminal; payable to Port of Tyne.

Wheelchair access available. Please discuss with DFDS when booking.

The venue may restrict the number of itison bookings on each day so please book early if you want a specific date.

The beginning and end period of a voucher’s validity is always the busiest. We advise members to book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers.

Images used for illustrative purposes only.

  • DFDS
  • International Passenger Terminal, Royal Quays, North Shields,
    NE29 6EE