Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise for Two or Four with Option for Breakfast and Canal Cruise, with DFDS

Amsterdam: 2-Night Return Mini Cruise

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The Cruise

DFDS cruise ferries are brimming with entertainment and culinary options, offering accommodation in well-equipped cabins, each fitted with bunk beds, en suite facilities, a continental plug point, table, bedding, towels, hanging area for clothing and a mirror.

Linking Newcastle to the street cafes, Impressionist artwork and bicycle-lined streets of Amsterdam, the ships take sightseers on short-haul voyages where retail outlets, eateries, museums and numerous tourist attractions may be found.

Culinary options span the globe with a variety of buffet and a la carte specialities, while three well-stocked bars keep thirst under control. A spirited calendar of live events, live music at the Columbus Club, a cinema and a casino keep travellers entertained.

Canal Cruise (Optional)

The network of scenic canals is a quintessential part of Amsterdam, called also Venice of the north. Holidaymakers are invited to take a relaxing sojourn along the city’s most secluded waterways passing under small bridges and by the pavement cafes and bicycle-lined streets.

The Itinerary

  • Day 1: Departure from Newcastle at 5pm (check-in between 2:30pm-4:15pm)
  • Day 2: Arrival at the IJmuiden terminal at 9:45am (CET); departure from the IJmuiden terminal at 5:30pm (CET)
  • Day 3: Arrival back in Newcastle at 9:15am, people can leave the ship at 9am

Groupon’s Guide To Amsterdam

Sitting on the south bank of IJ Lake, Amsterdam is a port city connected to the North Sea, with Amstel River flowing from south to north. Mixing vibrant nightlife and many diverse festivals with Renaissance architecture and cultural events, Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands, is a convenient spot for exploration and relaxation.

Guests can take a breath of fresh air with a stroll through the Erasmus Park, where ponds, gardens and local attractions make for a nice day in the sunshine. Moving inside, travellers can visit the Van Gogh Museum, which exhibits the works of the great master alongside pieces painted by his contemporaries. In this city of many tastes, tourists may enjoy Asian or Indonesian cuisine at one of the city’s restaurants or a dessert at one of the famous pancake houses, before renting a bicycle for a refreshing ride along the canals. Amsterdam also boasts shopping streets filled with a wide range of stores and street markets selling food and clothes.

The weather in the capital city of Netherlands features an oceanic climate, strongly influenced by the North Sea. The temperatures during the summer season are mild, with the average high of about 20°C. The city gets a great level of sunshine throughout the season. However, the average low temperature, especially in the evenings, reaches about 12°C. Starting from mid-September, autumn is a rainy and wet period, with October having an average of 13°C and November of 9°C. Amsterdam rarely sees the temperatures drop below 0°C in winter, with the average high around 5°C. The level of sunshine drops to one hour per day in December, but this improves as the season progresses. In the spring, the city warms up. Although March and April are still chilly, May is often very pleasant with highs reaching 20°C.

What You Get

Included in all options:

  • Two-night return mini cruise

Included in dedicated options:

  • Breakfast and canal cruise

  • £79 for two in a 2-berth cabin
  • £109 for two in a 2-berth cabin with breakfast and canal cruise
  • £109 for four in a 4-berth cabin
  • £169 for four in a 4-berth cabin with breakfast and canal cruise

Validity:

  • 2 Jan-30 Apr 2019

Cancellation policy:

  • No modification or cancellation allowed after booking confirmation. Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable to another destination once confirmed.

Amenities

  • Departure address: DFDS, International Passenger Terminal, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 6EE
  • Check-in between 3pm and 4:15pm. Check-in closed at 4:15pm
  • Pets not permitted
  • Staff speaks English
  • The beds in the cabins are arranged as bunks
  • Facilities in the cabin include: bedding, towels, en suite room with shower, basin and toilet, table, hanging area for clothing, mirror, continental plug point
  • Please note that facilities and decor vary from ship to ship

The Fine Print

Cancellation policy:

No modification or cancellation allowed after booking confirmation. Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable to another destination once confirmed.

Validity:

Valid between 2 Jan-30 Apr 2019. Please note that a £20 supplement per cabin applies for Friday and Saturday departures for 2-people cabins and a £40 supplement - for 4-people cabins.
Price for 2 or 4 people, depending on the option chosen.

Booking:

Must book between 8 Dec 2018=28 Feb 2019.
Booking required via online form: book here.
Limit 1 voucher per trip. May buy extra vouchers as gifts (max. 5).

Limitations:

All offers are subject to restricted space, sailings and dates, are correct at the time of publication, and may be withdrawn without notice. Promotional offers may not be used in conjunction with any other offers or vouchers, nor are they further discountable. Promotional fares are not available to book at the port. The voucher has no equivalent cash value and cannot be exchanged for cash. It is not transferable. No refunds are allowed on the lost or unused voucher.

Transportation details:

The ship departs from Newcastle at 5pm and arrives at the IJmuiden terminal at 9:30am CET. The ship leaves the IJmuiden terminal at 5:30pm CET and arrives back in Newcastle at 9am.
Terminal: DFDS Seaways, International Passenger Terminal, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE29 6EE. If travelling after 1 April an additional £1 transfer cost per person, each way applies.

Other Information:

Bookings will only be accepted subject to terms and conditions listed here. These terms and conditions are in addition to, and should be read together with, DFDS Seaways General Booking Terms & Conditions of Carriage.
Valid for stay in a 2-berth cabin for 2 people, or in a 4-berth cabin for 4 people, depending on the option chosen.
No extra persons allowed in the cabin; additional travellers must purchase their own cabin.

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