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Newcastle to Amsterdam: 2-Night Return DFDS Mini Cruise for Two £63.20 (£31.60pp) with code @ Groupon
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Found 9th AprFound 9th Apr
Get a DFDS 2 night return mini cruise to Amsterdam for under £31.60pp using code HELLO20 (new account). Availability for the rest of the year excluding July and August dates. … Read more
Crispy_Ambulance

You've said you arrive back 5.30pm on Tuesday if you get the Monday ferry out you idiot. Check your posts.

BadMF

48 hours, 16.5 hours to get there, an hour to get off boat and into centre of Amsterdam, roughly 5hours in Amsterdam, another hour to get bus back to port and back on the boat, then 16.5 hours back home. 40 hours with 8 hours spare for delays.

Crispy_Ambulance

So you arrive in Amsterdam at 8am Tuesday, leave at 5.30pm on the Tuesday, arrive back in Newcastle 5.30pm on the Tuesday? Thick as a castle wall you sunshine.

BadMF

Again, nope. Arrive back 5.30 Tuesday.

Crispy_Ambulance

Why are you asking for drink prices on-board on another thread? You've never been on this trip before. I'll spell it out for you, you leave on Monday (so thats day one - still with me?), you arrive about 8ish on Tuesday (day 2), you leave at 1730 on Tuesday (yes, the same Tuesday so we're still on day 2), you arrive back in North Shields at 0830 on the Wednesday (day 3).

Visit Cologne, Copenhagen & Oslo (Including a return mini cruise from Copenhagen to Oslo) £37 (March Departures/depart STN)@ Skyscanner/DFDS
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You can also skip Cologne and just visit Copenhagen & Oslo for £27 (just skip steps 1 and 2 below book a direct flight to Copenhagen (~ £10)) (shock) Example itinerary (ple… Read more
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zaheer2003

Keep the deals coming reindeer. My only issue with nordic, benelux etc countries is the airfare is (UN)usually cheap, but they get it back from the very high cost of accommodation. If you look at countries where the airfare is pretty expensive, you find accommodation in those places is usually dirt cheap.

getmore4less

A lot of the bad reviews for the places identified by the likes of skyscanner and Momondo are to do with on-line bookings not getting honoured. Last time I needed a flight at short(3 day) notice I phone the agent with the deal and got flights and prices confirmed while on the phone to remove the uncertainty, £400 rather £1k direct with virgin for the same flights.

xemo

Lol :D

danny_chiu

Can't even get close to 40 dkk for the crossing. As u need to add a cabin and it costs over 100dkk each way..

Bigfootpete

The ferry from Portsmouth to Bilbao is 24 hours so plenty of people, I did it once - force 9 winds and side swells, there were not many people who still had their dinner fully digested after that journey...

Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two £63.20 (£31.60pp) or Four £89 (£22.25)  with DFDS @ Groupon
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Use code KAYAK20 at checkout, other options also available ike canal cruises. DFDS cruise ferries are brimming with entertainment and culinary options, offering accommodation in … Read more
shwanko2

Sorry, this deal is NOT YET AVAILABLE !!!!!

GYKris88

Whats the DFDS hospitality in comparison to P&Os? I’ve done p&o a few times but never had any recommendations with the alternative. Thanks.

Andyd001

Just saying. I thought the berth was where the boat stays.

Andyd001

Is a bunk a berth? Is a bunk in a berth in your own room? I know its a cruise but doesnt mean nautical terms have to be used.

cloud1

You're gonna have to get off that hay bale sooner or later.

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Mini cruise from Newcastle to Amsterdam £30 with DFDS Seaways
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Found 12th Oct 2018Found 12th Oct 2018
Mini cruise from Newcastle to Amsterdam £30 with DFDS Seaways
Price based on 2 people sharing, return. Selected departures until 29 Dec. Book by 14 Dec.
abid.beecroft

Takes about 18 hours to get there, you take a 2 hour coach ride to amsterdam, you get about 4-5 if your lucky on motorway traffic. Food on the ship is about 39-50 pp each meal

marskesean

You sleep on the ferry 2 nights and I love Amsterdam so I'm going to call it a cruise :-) Wouldn't thank you for a trip on one of the big cruise ships that travel round ruining small island economies with a load of people who think they have made it because they spent £8k on a holiday lol

rossysaurus

A long ferry crossing is now marketed as a mini cruise? Can I interest you in tickets to the London M25 slow car parade? Perhaps the Heathrow cavity check? Free background checks included and the opportunity to upgrade to the intensive conversation package. Or maybe my patented wallet weight loss plan? How secure is your internet banking? We can test it!

topcashbackWontPayMeMy130

Oh I do like a smoke and a pancake <3

faz1964

Watch out for the onboard Maritime data roaming charges!!!

DFDS 25% off Dover-Dunkirk or Calais crossings with a car or motorbike
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Found 13th Jun 2018Found 13th Jun 2018
DFDS 25% off Dover-Dunkirk or Calais crossings with a car or motorbike
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25% off Dover-Dunkirk or Calais crossings with a car or motorbike
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Bartoosh

Worked for me! :-)

damiano.migani

doesn't work for me

jfkm

Thanks

KNik

Thanks, I saved £25 and earned 444 nectar points+ £5.25 from TopCashback <3

Tippo111

I have just tried this code and it gave me 25% off a return trip from Dover to Calais for this August. Saved me £29.75, plus 178 nectar points, and maybe Topcashback of a few quid (might not get this as I used a code not authorized by TCB). Anyway very happy. So heat added. (y) Update: Topcashback also tracked at £6.56, so fingers crossed for that too.

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Updated 22 Jan: Newcastle to Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two £29.32pp (£58.65) or Four from £23.37pp ( £93.50) with code + Breakfast @ DFDS via Groupon
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Updated 22 Jan: Newcastle to Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two £29.32pp (£58.65) or Four from £23.37pp ( £93.50) with code + Breakfast @ DFDS via Groupon
*Update 22nd Jan - use code BESTDEALS* Get a DFDS 2 night return mini cruise to Amsterdam for under £30pp using code BESTDEALS What you get Two-night return mini cruise in … Read more
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steph.oconnor

@Chanchi32 This code isn't working for some reason. Is there another one that can be used? :)

Red_Robbo

Or throw it straight over the side and cut out the middle man...

keanoo

If you're wondering what Newcastle is like, check out "Geordie Shore" on Youtube.

sheebs

I’ve been in this ferry in November with a toddler for a Saturday trip. For kids there is a ball pit, painting, card games also someone from staff. She gave a soft toy to take home. My experience was good and we enjoyed every bit in Amsterdam and ferry. I heard going on Friday night is not a good idea for families with young children.

carol_rose

I went on one of these in winter everyone was being sick it was exactly like that video terrified

DFDS Newhaven-Dieppe Ferry tickets Summer 2018 from £49 Seniors Extra 20% off
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Found 28th Dec 2017Found 28th Dec 2017
DFDS Newhaven-Dieppe Ferry tickets Summer 2018 from £49 Seniors Extra 20% off
Good news the sale of Newhaven Dieppe are now open up to the 30th September 2018. Tickets were released yesterday according to their twitter post. The fare structure is similar t… Read more
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KellyBylett

Darn, wish I'd seen this earlier! £221 return for a week at the end of August... but am sure it'd be more of I left it any longer! Thanks for posting x

sprite127594

Wish i knew if my VW transporter is classed as a car or van. Vans are £119 each way :( but the Transporter was converted into a disabled vehicle and has PLG on the V5 doc.

ClaireMWright

What dates did you book ?

Burgmeister

Great price for summer sailings. Managed to get an £85 return in last years sale and enjoyed the trip. Would definitely do this route again.

franconormand79

should have added £49 is for a car and 2 people one way

Newcastle to Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two £29.32pp (£58.65) or Four from £23.37pp ( £93.50)  with code + Breakfast @ DFDS via Groupon
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Newcastle to Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two £29.32pp (£58.65) or Four from £23.37pp ( £93.50) with code + Breakfast @ DFDS via Groupon
Had a good time in Amsterdam when I went from what I remember If you fancied getting away you can get a DFDS 2 night return mini cruise for under £30pp using code BEST17 Wh… Read more
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jnm21

My idea of hell - travelling 40 odd hours for 2 hours there - crazy!

random_dude

Optimistic

EdenWiz

Perhaps because your car was there? (skeptical)

dannyscun

We did this in October, was fine sailing out, coming back we had level 8 gail force winds, i felt awful. Personally you dont get long enouigh in amsterdam.

whiterider1

Flights can be had for around £100 return pp though. To be honest, if you're going from Newcastle, you'd be best looking at going somewhere further afield that requires a change in Amsterdam and have a long 8 or so hour layover. You have the same amount of time in Amsterdam then. They should really do a one night stay in Amsterdam as well as the 2 nights on the boat, an extra £30-40 and it'd be so much better and worth it.

66% off mini cruises to Amsterdam sailing from Newcastle @ DFDS from £30pp
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Found 25th Oct 2017Found 25th Oct 2017
66% off mini cruises to Amsterdam sailing from Newcastle @ DFDS from £30pp
From £30pp fro a mini cruis including weekends and 25% off Dover-France via link
matth5182

Loved these cheap deals when I lived up that way and worked at Longbenton. Had a great laugh getting tanked on the ferry then floating round the dam for the day and overnight boat back. Yes it's quicker to fly but the ferry makes it more relaxing

Flash Sale - Newcastle to Amsterdam Mini Cruise £30pp (based on 2 sharing) or £21pp (4 sharing) @ DFDS
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Found 22nd Sep 2017Found 22nd Sep 2017
Flash Sale - Newcastle to Amsterdam Mini Cruise £30pp (based on 2 sharing) or £21pp (4 sharing) @ DFDS
Thought this was a decent offer, even cheaper than the deal last week with the discount code at Groupon. Treat yourself to a break away & grab some cheap duty free Give yours… Read more
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li0nhead

You hire people for the half term? (highfive)

Dave.Brown848

Ive done this trip a good few times (the terminal is only 5 minutes from my house)........YES there is a duty free shop on the boat and it stocks the usual cigs, tobacco, perfumes ,,,drink etc..... One tip, take some cans with you as the bar proces have jumped up......buy a legit drink at the bar and then go for a wander outside for a cig....then come back with your glass full, if you get my drift ;)

Paddy_o_furniture

Transfers from the ferry terminal to Amsterdam cost more than the crossing!

CHalligan

Yup! Been on this boat 20+ times. Everytime has been an absolute hoot! I almost prefer the time on the boat than I do the 3-4 hours you get in Amsterdam. EDIT: Don't be put off tho. There's plenty of stuff to keep the kids entertained. Not sure if Vicky The Pirate is still on it but she used to take all the kids around the boat and keep them amused.

faz1964

We went earlier on this year midweek and it was very pleasant. I think if you go Friday or Saturday it maybe a different, but you also won't get the cheap prices then either. Food is expensive on board, but we thought the drinks prices were just about normal pub prices so not too bad. As I have said in a previous post watch out for the Maritime phone coverage. We were charged £120 for my wife and 2 kids who's phone's accidently latched onto their signal and Facebooked for around 5 mins!

Newcastle to Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two from £31.05pp (£62.10) or Four from £24.53pp (£98.10) with code @ DFDS via Groupon (Plus more Breaks inc Christmas Markets in OP)
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Newcastle to Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two from £31.05pp (£62.10) or Four from £24.53pp (£98.10) with code @ DFDS via Groupon (Plus more Breaks inc Christmas Markets in OP)
Thought this would combine a bit of a pre Christmas Treat with grabbing some duty free for the festivities. Use code GETAWAY to take 10% off the on site price. Included in all opt… Read more
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ag586

Can anyone tell me how to enter the groupon code. It says invalid ....

horizon-in

I wish to book departure on 2 Nov, how will I know that the date is available for family of 4

monkeyhanger75

If you're going for the Christmas markets, Bruges beats Amsterdam, hands down! I love both cities, and live very close to the DFDS terminal in North Shields, but in prep for Christmas, it would be Bruges for me, and it's cheaper for everything. P&O are usually very reasonable for bringing the car (probably not on this offer) - and DFDS is not. Hope for a calm crossing - Went on 30th Dec a few years ago to stay in Amsterdam a few days to see in New Year (which was great), but the outward journey was like the Poseidon Adventure - 1/2 an hour after leaving the Tyne, half the people on the ship were spewing their guts up (me included). Look for the ye olde pub in Bruges that has a beer menu the size of a phone book - around 450 beers on the go.

meshosa

Thanks

wishihadadonkey

The code on the old deal has expired, this is a new code which also works on other deals as included in the OP :D

October Half Term Ferry to France £1 with DFDS
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Found 3rd Aug 2017Found 3rd Aug 2017
October Half Term Ferry to France £1 with DFDS
DFDS have a promotion now to celebrate Facebook likes. You can book October Half Term or other dates for £1 return !
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Gollywood

​Wonder what that means?

QFarooq

says offer is now closed

Currey20

Damn, missed it

QuiGone

Managed to grab em just as it ended, few returns to Amsterdam for £2 wooo

saabfan

Says it's now closed

25% off night-time Dover-Calais or Dunkirk crossings, with DFDS from £30 each way
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Found 20th Jun 2017Found 20th Jun 2017
25% off night-time Dover-Calais or Dunkirk crossings, with DFDS from £30 each way
Price per car. Code ENIGHTT · Valid Jun 19 - Jul 15.
babyboos

What is night time to them

Epicurean

Boat

masekwm

But I can't go back in time, so that makes this a good deal.

lookatmywadd

I'll do the maths for you: £29 rtn = £14.50 e/w - good deal! £30 one way = more than double the old PO offer. I know it's an abstract concept but I've done my best to explain.

Clownkiller

Used DFDS year before last having used Brittany Ferries in the past. My only advice is take a pack lunch with you. The food on the crossing is the very worst microwave meals and hideously expensive.

DFDS - Play game for 25% off Dover-France & Newcastle-Amsterdam
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DFDS - Play game for 25% off Dover-France & Newcastle-Amsterdam
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INSTRUCTIONS: Play a simple game (or get your child to do it as I did) to get a code for 25% off crossings. Also for Amsterdam mini cruises. Not sure if it is a generic code … Read more
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jcodonne

Thanks heat added, shame they don't offer the same crossings with the code as without. But at least I can book my outgoing trip with the discount and pay full price for the return. You also don't need to play the game, the voucher code is "EJEA"

Flash Sale - Amsterdam Mini Cruise From £35pp @ DFDS
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Flash Sale - Amsterdam Mini Cruise From £35pp @ DFDS
UPDATE: see my post below for £25pp with free breakfast (Comment #9) ... 150th birthday flash sale offer on Amsterdam mini cruise break. Spend 2 nights onboard our comfortable, m… Read more
KM4353

True, it is quite overpriced. I remember paying like £3 for a can of coke lol.

submerged

You can do that anywhere in the UK too much cheaper. Way overpriced Amsterdam and once you have been there twice you have sort of done it and have no need to return.

KM4353

Why? You can smoke awesome weed there and have junk food. What else do you want?

lalo2684

X)

Burgainhunter

Unless you're a horse.

DFDS Cheap Newhaven Dieppe Ferry Tickets 2017 from £49 Each Way Car+2 Over 60's extra 20%OFF
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DFDS Cheap Newhaven Dieppe Ferry Tickets 2017 from £49 Each Way Car+2 Over 60's extra 20%OFF
You can now book for 2017 on the Newhaven-Dieppe ferry. 4 hours on 2 modern but basic ferries. Just checked and these prices are available during school holidays also. They will go… Read more
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franconormand

No need there's free seating

jonohanson

Daft question, do you have to book a cabin? If you don't is there sufficient seating?

den169

Voted hot for the stupid calais remarks by some.

franconormand

I've done Calais a few times this year actually. that nightmare journey was at night so I suppose it was my fault for travelling at that time? Any I don,t need that hassle and my preference is this route, yours is clearly Calais- each to their own. Hopefully this deal will help some, clearly not you!

bigfatmatt2001

Think you've been watching to many TVs programs.all this apparently only started this year and as you put the same deal on last year you clearly haven't been through Calais this year. Looking at pictures and getting someone to read the daily mail is fair enough. If you drive a wagon on the the back roads past the jungle at 3am with a TVs film crew in tow what do you expect. Drive the normal routes into Calais port and you will see police patrols every 500 yards

DFDS FLASH SALE > Newcastle-Amsterdam Mini Cruises from £40pp inc FREE Buffet Breakfast worth £15.50pp (from £25pp if 4 share)
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DFDS FLASH SALE > Newcastle-Amsterdam Mini Cruises from £40pp inc FREE Buffet Breakfast worth £15.50pp (from £25pp if 4 share)
I know they had a FLASH Sale 2 weeks ago from £35pp but that did not Include a FREE Buffet Breakfast for EVERYONE on the booking (worth £15.50 each) on the outward journey, so at j… Read more
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gwales

Thanks! Just booked, 14% tcb also 2 adults 2 children £100 (minus cashback equals £86), not bad for a mini break and brekkie! :)

Gandalfbaggins

Thank you :)

ph1981

Good price but it's nowhere near enough city time, one time I went there was a problem and people were left with one hour in the city.

IamMT

You'll be through border control in North Shields by about 9.30am ish and if you get the bus to Newcastle it'll be there by about 10.30am

Gandalfbaggins

Does anyone know what time you arrive back in Newcastle on the return journey?

DFDS FLASH SALE! Newcastle-Amsterdam mini cruises from £35pp!
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DFDS FLASH SALE! Newcastle-Amsterdam mini cruises from £35pp!
Hurry - ends 9am Monday 59% saving!!
monkeyhanger75

So you've been on the ferry once and claim to have seen it happen, therefore it happens all the time? They have no need to search your bags upon entry to the ship for booze. They do have reason to stop you drinking your own booze in their bars, but you could take what you liked on board and drink it in your own cabin if you so wished. Wallsend? No, other side of the Royal Quays - there you go making assumptions again. So you go to Amsterdam, go shopping, get a few bottles of rare/unusual Belgian beers to bring home, and board the ferry for the return journey - are they going to search your bags and confiscate it? Don't talk rubbish.

bensbargains

I'm sure as a Wallsend lad called monkeyhanger your a real upstanding citizen! I haven't been searched but I have seen it happen on my only trip. I don't believe what your saying and neither should anyone else.

monkeyhanger75

In my experience I have never been searched nor seen anyone else searched on embarkation, on many trips there - what is completely wrong about sharing my experiences? Maybe you just look a bit shifty? They should only be concerned with you drinking booze they haven't supplied when in their bars.

bensbargains

Really? I've flown several times to Amsterdam and would never ever go on the boat again. They do search you, maybe not every person but I have seen it happen with my own eyes so for you to just say outright "no" is completely wrong.

monkeyhanger75

Done that trip more than a dozen times (live less than 2 miles from the terminal) and never been searched for booze, nor have anyone I have ever travelled with.

Ferry to france £28 @ DFDS
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Ferry to france £28 @ DFDS
DOVER-FRANCE – 150,000 TICKETS WITH 30% OFF. BOOK BY 10AM MONDAY! It’s our 150th anniversary this year, and to help mark this we’re offering a huge 30% saving on ferry crossings b… Read more
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chrisvaldez

Going at 5pm, returning 7pm same day no doubt :) Never seen them that cheap without Tesco vouchers!

chrisvaldez

Managed to get our ferry for three weeks' time cheaper by using the P&O Daily Mail promotion (ewww) and getting a £22 return 'overnight' fare from Dover to Calais. We're just not using the return leg, and then we're coming back from Dunkerque via DFDS. Slightly convaluted but got peak time fares for £66 return!

Balfington

I've crossed with P&O a few times for less than £25 return. DFDS seems to be consistently significantly more expensive offers or not. Why would anyone bother with them?

us_agent2012

Thanks! Just booked for about £40 less than the prices last week.

bfreesun

£30 each way in the tunnel? When?

DFDS Seaways £5 OFF- Dover - France:Dunkirk or Calais
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DFDS Seaways £5 OFF- Dover - France:Dunkirk or Calais
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senukas

Still works (14.06.18), got the same code from their mini game competition page.

sharon6553

Thanks, save £10 for return tickets, great!

TonyBet

£10 saved for return ticked to Dunkerque. Just what I needed:)

IamMT

Tried Newcastle/Amsterdam didn't work.

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