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Get ready for summer travel

2018-05-24 | Ferry good ideas Summer Holidays | No comments

Summer is fast approaching, though one of the busiest times of year to visit Holland it is also the best time to enjoy good weather, mingle with different people, take part in outdoor activities, attractions and more! Avoid the stress of travelling to Holland with restricted baggage allowance and delays at the airport, drive and sail…

Celebrating Dutch Windmills

2018-05-11 | Events Holland | No comments

Windmills and watermills along with clogs, tulips, cheese and canals are some of Hollands most famous national treasures. The second Saturday and Sunday of May ( May 12 and 13th) is National Mill Day, the perfect time to visit! In honour of this special occasion, here are a few interesting facts and tips on Dutch…

Kings Day in Holland

2018-04-17 | Events Ferry good ideas Holland | No comments

King’s Day or Koningsdag (formerly Queen’s Day) is a national holiday in the Netherlands and one of the biggest Dutch celebration that locals and tourists alike can enjoy! It is the official date (27th April 2018) where the Dutch celebrate their King Willem-Alexander’s birthday and they celebrate it in style (with all things orange)! Originally, Princess’…

The world’s most travelled man: Fred Finn Onboard with Stena Line Hollandica & Britannica

2018-03-29 | Events Guest Blog Have you seen this? Holland | No comments

125 Years of Stena Line’s UK – Holland Route! Stena Line UK – Holland route is kick starting its celebration of 125 years of getting passengers, produce, vehicles, pets and more from Harwich to the Hook of Holland with an interview with a very special guest: Fred Finn, the wo...

5 truths about the importance of women in the shipping industry

2018-03-08 | Have you seen this? | No comments

International Women’s day has been celebrated for over a century, and yet the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender Gap Report shows that the gender gap is widening and that gender parity is over 200 years away. That’s why this year’s theme is #PressforProgress. Why is this important? Because gender parity strongly influences ...

Spring time in Holland & Something for Mother’s Day

2018-03-07 | Ferry good ideas Travel Tips | No comments

With Mother’s day just around the corner and spring knocking at our doors, here are a few reasons that make the Netherlands the perfect “Spring Break” location. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to splurge on your mum and make the weekend extra special for her; dinner, spa day or shopping is...

Battery Power at Stena Line

Stena Line Introduces Battery Power

2018-03-01 | Have you seen this? | No comments

Now, the next step in Stena Line’s quest is to test new environmentally friendly energy types for he of vessels. Stena Line recently signed a contract with Callenberg Technology Group for batteries with a total capacity of 1 MWh which will be installed on Stena Jutlandica which operates between Gothenburg and Frederikshavn. Before the summer, battery…

5 LOVELY TIPS FOR THINGS TO DO & GIVE THIS VALENTINE’S DAY

2018-02-12 | Onboard | No comments

Is Valentine’s Day a commercial stunt or a celebration of love? It can be a little contentious. Its reputation as an American greeting card holiday is valid in some respects, but at Stena Line we like to look at the bigger picture. Truthfully, we’re quite fond of Valentine’s Day and what it means — we’ll gladly seiz...

THE MAN WHO TOOK 100 FERRY TRIPS… IN A ROW!

2018-02-06 | Onboard | No comments

Imagine spending a quarter of a year on a ferry. We love our ferries and spending time on board, but 100 trips in a row is impressive even to us! Martin, a Dane, recently set this record and it might even become a Guinness World record. His best tips for other guests tr...

Discover a few Dutch Gems

2018-01-23 | Holland | No comments

Start planning your 2018 Dutch retreat with our inspirations Make 2018 your close-cation year! Why not simply travel in style on a relaxing sailing across the North Sea to Holland on a superferry, its close but has so much to offer whether it be for a New Year detox break, a family getaway or even a…

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