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Centenary Mini Cruise Party Break


2019 is a very extraordinary year for the Skills Group as we turn 100! Join our Chairman Nigel Skill, for this extra special Mini Cruise break and sail away to enchanting Amsterdam. Hosted by Skills & DFDS Ferries, on this exclusive getaway you can enjoy an afternoon presentation by Nigel Skill as well as an evening party with all your favourite songs – chosen by you! And free time in Amsterdam. 


Return ferry sailings
Coach travel throughout
Tea/coffee & pastry served at Skills promotional event
2 nights cabin accommodation with a breakfast & dinner buffet
Introductory talk from the Skills Chairman, Nigel Skill
Skills party night
Free time in Amsterdam


Day 1 – We begin our journey to Newcastle and this afternoon we will board our cruise ferry. Once you have checked-in to your cabins we invite you to join us for the Skills Centenary Event. Located in a private room, you will be greeted with tea, coffee and Danish pastries before our Chairman, Nigel Skill conducts a presentation on the history of the company. Sharing intimate and entertaining stories, you can hear first-hand how his Grandfather, Arthur Skill, created the Skills empire! This evening we will sit down to enjoy a buffet dinner, before enjoying a private party which will be held in the Compass Club, this special event will be exclusively for Skills passengers! On arrival there will be a complimentary glass of sparkling wine served, and during the evening you can dance along to some of your favourite songs which will be playing throughout the night – so please remember to tell us your favourite track at the time of booking!
Day 2 – Accompanied by Skills Representatives, this morning we visit the city of Amsterdam for free time. Amsterdam’s canal-woven core is laced by atmospheric narrow lanes packed with museums, vintage-filled shops, cosy cafés and restaurants. A great way to relax and take in the splendid views of the city is by joining us for our optional canal cruise* As we drift along the water-ways taking in Amsterdam’s many famous sights! (*Additional £10 per person, please enquire at the time of booking). After some free time, we will return to our cruise ferry for this evening’s dinner and another night of entertainment.
Day 3 –
After our final buffet breakfast, we return to the East Midlands.


Cabin Supplements: 

Outside Cabin pp: £15 

Single Supplement: £29 

Single Supplement (Outside Cabin): £49 

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