Situated along the sandy North Sea coastline, The Hague is one of the most popular seaside resorts in the Netherlands. This culture-rich metropolis is famed as the heart of the nation’s government and home to the Dutch royal family, and is a favourite among art lovers too, with Jan Vermeer’s world-famous oil painting Girl With a Pearl Earring on show at the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis. Only 45 minutes from Rotterdam Europoort, getting to The Hague couldn’t be simpler.
Everybody needs a holiday now and again – even your pooch. But while flying can be incredibly expensive and traumatic for your pet, ship travel can provide a much more comfortable journey for your little companion. 50,000 dogs a year currently travel with P&O Ferries, helping you to share wonderful memories with every member of your family, without having to leave anyone behind. Take a look at our pet-friendly holiday ideas to inspire your own escape with your four-legged friend.
Next month, National Ferry Fortnight celebrates its eighth year of helping people rediscover the joy of sea travel. The two-week event takes place over 5-19th March and aims to spread the feelings of freedom and excitement that this unique mode of transport evokes across the UK. To mark the occasion, we’ve created our ultimate guide to travelling by passenger ship, including everything you’ll ever need to know about catching a ferry for the first time. So sit back, relax and let us help you set sail on your own adventure with P&O Ferries.
The canal-lined capital of the Netherlands is renowned for its incredible artistic heritage, moreish street food and endless cycle routes. With picturesque views as far as the eye can see, it’s hardly surprising this cultural hub has become one of the most popular city-break destinations in the world. With our ferry crossing from Hull across the North Sea to Rotterdam, you can spend the night on board and wake up in Holland, all set to explore its largest metropolis. Check out our guide below to see the number of easy ways to reach Amsterdam from Rotterdam Port.
From the rolling hills of the French countryside to the historic canals of Bruges, Europe is home to a wealth of adventures to inspire young minds. Forget delayed departures, in-flight tantrums and baggage restrictions; a road trip gives you the freedom to go wherever you like, whenever you like and make as many stops as you want along the way. To help make your holiday as relaxed as possible, here are our favourite tips for a stress-free journey with your family.
Flying down a mountain while carving up fresh powder is every skiers idea of heaven. However, even the most prolific ski bums need to spend a day or two away from the slopes now and then to recuperate. Luckily there are plenty of incredible activities on offer that will set your pulse racing, without needing skies. We took a look at some of the most thrilling activities you can enjoy across the French resorts that don’t involve skiing.
Getting travel insurance can help provide peace of mind for anyone going abroad. While many still view insurance as an optional extra, it can be a lifesaver if anything unexpected should happen. We’ve created a list of the five most important reasons you might actually need travel insurance on your holidays.
Belfast is the capital and largest city in Northern Ireland, with its rich heritage, famous filming locations and breath-taking natural scenery it attracts millions of visitors every year. From the world’s largest Titanic museum to the dramatic volcanic rock formation known as the Giant’s Causeway, you certainly won’t be short of things to do in Belfast. The distance from Larne Harbour to Belfast is only 22 miles and there are a number of different ways to reach the capital.
A historic city with all the benefits of a modern metropolis, Ghent is a hidden treasure brimming with life. Even a short trip will allow you a chance to see the best this medieval city has to offer, making it the perfect minicruise destination. To help you find the highlights this fascinating city has to offer, our guide details the best things to do in Ghent on your minicruise.
As one of the most popular places to visit in the world, the medieval city of Bruges attracts millions of visitors per year from all over the globe. Many of these visitors will arrive via Zeebrugge, the international port of Bruges. With a distance of just 17 kilometres from the port, those travelling via a P&O ferry have a variety of options when getting from Zeebrugge to Bruges.