DFDS has launched a 50% off flash sale with mini cruise prices from £46 per person.
Fares are "50% off the standard fare", according to DFDS.
This offer is bookable until mid-January, but get in early for the widest selection of available dates.
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This is a good deal if you want to visit Amsterdam from the port near Newcastle.
Sail dates are available from December 2023 to March 2024, but you need to book by 15th January 2024.
Sail from North Shields near Newcastle, Tyne and Wear, early in the evening. Enjoy your evening as you wish. Perhaps you will enjoy the free live entertainment on-board, have a drink or two from the bar, or feast on a delicious meal in one of the onboard restaurants.
Get some rest in your choice of cabin. Economy and Standard Inside cabins offer the best value while Sea View cabins afford a view out to sea.
In the morning enjoy breakfast before you arrive at Ijmuiden port (located west of Amsterdam) if you so choose, or grab a bite to eat on land.
Once docked, disembark, and head out to your awaiting coach to Amsterdam city centre.
You will have up to five hours to do as you wish. Whether you fancy a cultural break, a relaxing break, or you want to sample Dutch food and drink, there is something for everyone.
Catch your awaiting bus back to the port in time for the return overnight sailing. Arrive back in the UK early in the morning.
Be aware that the DFDS booking system splits out the cost of the mini cruise and Dutch coach transfers into two separate prices. Their lead-in price for this offer is based on the combination of these (i.e. the total cost of the mini cruise (excluding meals), rather than just the cruise portion.
The dull-but-necessary small print
All deals are subject to availability and can be withdrawn by the operator without prior notice. The lead-in prices (otherwise known as the 'from' prices) are, unless otherwise stated above, based on two adults sharing the cheapest available cabin on the cheapest available date. Typically the best prices are available at the start of any promotion period so the earlier you book the better choice of sailing dates and cabin availability you should have. Mid-week sail dates are likely to be cheaper than weekend sail dates.