Courtesy of the award winning DFDS, enjoy a 2 night mini cruise from Newcastle to Amsterdam and return in a seaview ensuite cabin with bunk beds. Cruise includes transfers into Amsterdam and up to 5 hours to spend in the city plus 2 nights onboard the ship. Cruise is valued at approximately £234 GBP*. Please note all additional purchases including meals, drinks, onboard and onshore purchases, excursions etc. must be paid for by the winner separately.
Auction cruise dates: to be booked in advance and taken between 01 October 2019 and 30 September 2020, subject to availability.
DFDS are Europe’s Leading Ferry Operator 2012 to 2019 & the World’s Leading Ferry Operator 2011 to 2018!
DFDS Newcastle to Amsterdam mini cruises depart daily from Newcastle and are ideal for weekend getaways and short city breaks, combining the leisure of ferry travel with the excitement of Holland’s cosmopolitan capital.
The mini cruise package includes the crossing itself and your ensuite accommodation onboard as well as coach transfers from IJmuiden port to the city of Amsterdam where you’ll have ample time to take in some local sights and attractions.
Onboard facilities include the Sky Bar where you can enjoy a drink outdoors with panoramic sea views. ORCA officers will be onboard with plenty of activities including games, as well as deck watching to see if you can spot any local marine life. Whilst onboard, why not take in a movie at the onboard cinema or make a few purchases in the shop.
In terms of dining, there are a range of dining options to choose from: the Explorer’s Kitchen buffet restaurant which boasts international cuisine; while the North Sea Bistro offers an à la carte experience.
Once you arrive in Amsterdam, there’s so much to see, from galleries and museums, to high street and boutique shopping. There are novelty attractions such as Madame Tussauds, where you can get a snap with your favourite celebrity. Or if you enjoy the outdoors then visit Vondelpark, an enormous park in the south of the city.
The winner and their guest will be staying in seaview ensuite cabin with bunk beds, wardrobe, bathroom, bedding, towels and mirror electrical outlet (European standard).
Terms and Conditions
Luxury Travel Diary terms and conditions apply. *This auction item is valued at approximately £234 GBP by DFDS – please note this valuation is the list price provided to Luxury Travel Diary by the Auction Prize Provider and should be used as a guide only as cheaper discounted rates may be available. No cash alternative is available. This auction item excludes flights and transport – you will need to arrange your own flights / transportation to and from your home to the Port of Tyne to coincide with your cruise booking. Your cruise is subject to availability, must be booked in advance and taken between 01 October 2019 and 30 September 2020. Please note any associated taxes / entrance fees etc. and all additional purchases will be collected from the winner by the relevant company at the time of booking your cruise or on departure and will not be deducted from the amount bid for the item. Winners must pay for their auction item in full via PayPal within 48 hours of the auction end. The full Terms of our auctions can be found here. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Luxury Travel Diary will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winners’ use or enjoyment of the prize; and the winner acknowledges that Luxury Travel Diary accepts no responsibility whether directly or indirectly for any claims whatsoever arising in respect of the prizes provided by third party providers or sponsors. Please note, if you win this auction you are not permitted to bid on another auction prize from the same provider within the same year, this is to ensure as many different bidders as possible get to experience this great brand.