Danish company DFDS Seaways has been offering its services in shipping cargo and transporting passengers in northern Europe since 1866.
Various ferry crossings are available to passengers. These include in the Baltic and North Sea, and between the United Kingdom and Europe. Mini cruises are also possible, for example between Amsterdam and Newcastle.
You can research and book your ferry with ease via the DFDS website. Here, you can choose your outward and inbound journey and your dates. You can also itemise your search for how many passengers are travelling and for if you are taking a vehicle with you. A variety of vehicles are permitted onboard.
Facilities vary depending on which route you are travelling. However, on the Newhaven to Dieppe crossing, for example, you will find a bar and restaurant, and an onboard shop. There are also play areas for children.
You can also add extras to make your trip even more special. These include priority boarding, bus transfers and travel insurance.
There are a range of special offers available, so make sure to check the company website carefully before booking to ensure the best value for money.
A highly important part of the DFDS Seaways business are the freight options it offers. A very wide variety of routes are available. You can also make and edit your bookings for this service via the company website where you can also track your shipments.
The company have a very interesting and frequently updated blog. This includes various travel-related articles, such seasonal articles and destination and city guides.
The DFDS Seaways website contains a host of information with detailed links for freight options and for all types of passengers, including for those travelling with animals and those who have reduced mobility. Amongst many other topics, detailed information about your booking concerning payment, insurance, and modification are also available.
You can also contact a member of the DFDS team by livechat, by telephone, or by email. Contact details are itemised depending on your location.
You can learn more about DFDS Seaways via their social media channels. These include Facebook and Instagram. Live travel updates are posted on the DFDS_UK Twitter account.
DFDS Seaways have received an impressive range of awards. The most notable is perhaps their award of ‘World’s Leading Ferry Operator’ which has been awarded by the World Travel Awards for an impressive 8 consecutive years.