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Ferry News

Amsterdam mini cruise: 2 for 1 with DFDS

Date: 04 September 2018 Source: DFDS Seaways Mini Cruise

Treat yourself to a DFDS mini cruise to Amsterdam! Enjoy a nice get away to Holland, which includes 2 nights onboard in an ensuite cabin, coach transfers and up to 5 hours ashore exploring Amsterdam streets, canals, museums, markets, parks or cheese boutiques!

NEW ROUTE: 10% off Sweden to Lithuania with TT Line

Date: 07 June 2018 Source: TT Line

From the 9th June TT Line will be operating a brand new route from Trelleborg in Sweden to Klaipeda in Lithuania. If you book with Direct Ferries the price for one person and a car starts from just €62, that’s 10% OFF.

Discover Montenegro this Summer

Date: 25 April 2018 Source: Jadrolinija

Sail with Jadrolinija this Summer: sailings between Bari and Bar are now available to book from 22nd May until 1st December 2018 so book now before they start filling up!

Be In Pole Position at Le Mans Moto

Date: 10 April 2018 Source: Brittany Ferries

Excitement is revving up for the ‘24 Hours of Le Mans Moto’ race on the 21st-22nd April 2018. An unmissable event held each year in northwest France, we’ve highlighted the best ferry routes to get you to the city of Le Mans and thrown in some great tips to ensure you get the best experience.

Our 6 favourite Ibizan Beaches

Date: 16 February 2018 Source:

The Ibizan coastline not only boasts bustling beach parties orchestrated by the world’s best DJ’s, but also hides numerous idyllic gems. Whether you’re looking for a short respite from that thumping base, a safe beach to swim and play or a romantic spot for a sunset cocktail, there is a beach for you on Ibiza. While there are more than 80 on the island, these are our favourite beaches.

Liberty Lines: 2018 bookings are now open

Date: 12 January 2018 Source: Liberty Lines Fast Ferries

Liberty Lines is one of the leading Italian ferry operators, offering many daily and short sailings connecting the mainland with the Aeolian, Pelagie and Egadi archipelagos - Sicily, Ustica and Pantelleria – as well as Greece.

FRS Caribbean: new crossing to Grand Bahama

Date: 08 January 2018 Source: FRS Caribbean

FRS Caribbean is starting a new ferry connection between Florida, in the United States and the Bahamas this year with regular crossings in each direction.

Moby Lines and Tirrenia now available for Summer 2018

Date: 28 November 2017 Source: Tirrenia & Moby Lines

You can start planning your next holidays as bookings are now open until the end of summer 2018!

Book South Korean ENA Carferry with Direct Ferries

Date: 22 December 2016 Source: ENA Carferry

ENA Carferry is now bookable with Direct Ferries on the popular route between the large port city of Busan and Jeju Island.

Kume Line Joins Direct Ferries Japanese Portfolio

Date: 05 December 2016 Source: Kume Line

Direct Ferries is proud to announce the signing of Kume Line, a Japanese ferry company based in the city of Naha. Headquartered near the southern tip of Okinawa Prefecture, it runs ferries between the islands of Kume Island and Tonaki Island, off the west coast.

Italian operator Alilauro is now available

Date: 01 December 2016 Source: Alilauro

Alilauro is an Italian ferry operator which offer ferry services between Italy, Gulf of Napoli and Aeolian Islands as well as between the beautiful islands of Capri and Ischia.

Langkawi Ferry joins Direct Ferries network

Date: 30 November 2016 Source: Langkawi Ferry

Langkawi Ferry Services is a well-established operator in Malaysia, connecting two of the country’s most famous islands, Penang and the Langkawi archipelago, found just off the west coast at the mouth of the Malacca Strait.

Mahi Mahi Dewata is latest operator to join Direct Ferries

Date: 29 November 2016 Source: Mahi Mahi Dewata

Mahi Mahi Dewata is one of the latest ferry operators to offer high-speed ferry services from Padang Bai, Bali to Lombok and the Gili Islands.

New service between Miami and Bahamas with FRS Caribbean

Date: 15 November 2016 Source: FRS Caribbean

FRS Caribbean offers regular weekly ferry services between Miami in Florida, USA and Bimini, the closest Bahamian Island to the United States, just 50 miles off Florida’s coast.

Turyol joins our Turkish ferry network

Date: 04 November 2016 Source: Turyol

We are pleased to introduce a new Turkish ferry operator, Turyol, who offers many weekly services between Cesme and Ayvalik in Turkey to the Greek Islands of Chios and Lesbos.

Far East portfolio continues to grow with Ishigaki Dream Tours

Date: 20 October 2016 Source: Ishigaki Dream Tours

Ishigaki Dream Tours adds to Direct Ferries ferry network in the Far East, joining a long list of Japanese ferry operators including Tokai Kisen, Uwajima-Unyu Ferries, Tane Yaku Jetfoil and Amakusa Takarajima Line.

Book new US ferry operator with Direct Ferries

Date: 12 October 2016 Source: Hy-Line Cruises

The family owned Massachusetts ferry operator Hy-Line Cruises is now bookable with Direct Ferries.

Conocemos Navegando is now part of our ferry network

Date: 28 September 2016 Source: Conocemos Navegando

The Colombian ferry operator Conocemos Navegando is now part of the Direct Ferries ferry network.

New Australian ferry service to Magnetic Island

Date: 22 September 2016 Source: Fantasea Cruising Magnetic

You can now book ferry services with the Australian operator Fantasea Cruising Magnetic between north-eastern Queensland and Magnetic Island.

Sea Las Perlas services are now available to the Pearl Islands

Date: 21 September 2016 Source: Sea Las Perlas

Sea Las Perlas provides ferry services in the Gulf of Panama, Central America between Panama City and the Pearl Islands of San Miguel, Contadora and Viveros with regular weekly sailings.