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Plane vs Ferry

Ferry vs flying: car comforts

2016-10-21 | Ferry good ideas | No comments

Picture yourself heading through the chaotic time that is airport security having arrived for your flight three hours prior to its departure. Now imagine walking around spacious shops and restaurants as you please, having your own cabin and no luggage restrictions. We know which one we prefer. The hassle-free ferry travel with Stena Line offers…

Restaurant

Ferry vs Flying: Airline Food

2013-11-27 | Onboard | No comments

It is a truth universally acknowledged that airline food is bad. In fact, it is a truth scientifically explained, in this article by Stuff: “Since airlines basically reheat food that’s already been cooked on the ground, it’s difficult to pack enough flavour into entrees to keep mouths watering and noses un-crinkled when flight attendants dole…

Ferry vs Flying: Baggage Allowance

2013-10-30 | Travel Tips | No comments

Another reason to sail instead of fly: unlimited luggage allowance. Rather than spending hours weighing up outfit options (and weighing the luggage itself) to ensure it adheres to airlines’ stringent weight allowances, sailing with Stena Line ensures you can pack whatever you want, and the kitchen sink. Stena Line operates a twice-daily ferry crossing from Harwich…

Water taxi in Rotterdam

Photo of the week: A water taxi in Rotterdam

2012-11-09 | Holland | No comments

Far be it from us to extol only the virtues of ferry travel. We find other forms of water transport fascinating too. This image is from the passenger seat of a water taxi in Rotterdam one of the best ways to see the city’s fabulous skyline. Visit Rotterdam: Plan your ferry holida...

Valkenburg Velvet Cave Christmas market

Get into the festive spirit with a trip to Holland’s little known Christmas markets

2012-11-09 | Holland | No comments

Nothing says festive fun quite like the roasted chestnuts, mulled wine and dainty arts and crafts at one of Holland’s Christmas markets. So we have created a guide to some of the country’s best traditional and more unusual markets, for anyone planning a trip on the Ferry to Holland this December. Best fo...

Amsterdam with Stena Line

Amsterdam and San Francisco named best cities to visit in 2013 by Lonely Planet

2012-10-22 | Holland | No comments

Amsterdam has been ranked as number 2 on the Lonely Planet’s list of the best cities to visit in 2013. No wonder. 2013 promises to be a big year for Amsterdam, which will be celebrating the canal’s 400th anniversary, the re-opening of the grand Rijksmuseum and 150 ye...

Stedelijk art museum

Bath time! Check out the new Stedelijk art museum…

2012-10-12 | Holland | No comments

Amsterdam’s hottest new art gallery has finally re-opened to the public, after a nine year hiatus.  Art up: Visit Stedelijk Contemporary Art Museum at stedelijk.nl. Take the ferry to Amsterdam wit...

Win Superbikes tickets to Brands Hatch this weekend! One hour left to enter our Stena Line Facebook giveaway!

2012-10-09 | Onboard | No comments

Calling all British Superbikes fans! Want to win tickets to Brands Hatch this weekend? We are giving away three double passes to the race this weekend!   To win, visit our Stena Line UK to Holland Facebook page and post your thoughts on the best motorcycling adventure ever before ...

pippi longstocking dancing along with sten a olsson

Vintage photo from Stena Line’s 50th anniversary celebrations!

2012-10-02 | Onboard | No comments

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we have rustled up some fabulous old photos of our ferries and passengers at sea! What do you think? Share your snaps and memories and find out how you can win free travel with Stena Line for a year or one of five iPhones. S...

50th anniversary flash sale

Get onboard! Save £50 in our Stena Line 50th anniversary flash sale…

2012-10-01 | Onboard | No comments

We are celebrating Stena Line’s 50th anniversary with a 50 hour flash sale, offering you the chance to save up to £50 on all return sailings from Harwich to Hook of Holland until 31 January 2013. This offer is valid on our routes by car to or from the UK and Holland. Off...

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