DFDS Seaways, Booking.com ink deal

Customers of DFDS Seaways can now book hotel accommodation online after purchasing a ferry crossing, thanks to a new partnership with Booking.com. As a result, passengers will have access to over 30,000 hotels across Europe once they have made a transportation reservation.

DFDS Seaways customers can choose from a wide variety of accommodation in over 8,000 destinations, ranging from cosy guesthouses through to 5 star luxury hotels.

Shane Whaley, Distribution Manager for Scandinavia, Booking.com commented: “DFDS Seaways is a leading ferry transportation service with a rich 140 year history and we are delighted to support their commitment to providing excellent services for their passengers.”

Customers of DFDS Seaways can view Booking.com’s full range of hotels directly from their home country websites. In addition, the Booking.com reservation service is available in 15 languages making it easily accessible across Europe.

Mads Christensen, International Contracting Manager for DFDS Seaways, emphasised the importance of supplying suitable accommodation for passengers: “DFDS Seaways offers the most convenient transportation across northern Europe. Whether our customers take a short break or a self-drive holiday, it’s important for us that they can find the right hotel to fulfil their demands. Adding Booking.com’s wide range of properties to our own portfolio ensures that our clients will always be able to find suitable accommodation wherever they choose to go in Europe”.