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Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Atlantic
By on 30th Jul 2016
Second time cruising with Fred. Nice ship great staff very attending. Food was superb. Excellent choice. Even late night supper was fab. All we did was eat. We were all inclusive. Which was well... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 30th Jul 2016
Why this was our final Fred Olsen cruise Our first cruise with Fred Olsen, indeed our first ever cruise, was 6 years ago. Since then, we have cruised for 208 nights with Fred at a cost of just... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / British Isles
By on 25th Jul 2016
Just back from a round Britain cruise with Fred (we have only been on Fred cruises so cannot compare to others but we are trying P&O Britannia later this year which will be very different and... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 20th Jul 2016
This was our first time on Fred Olsen, as we had heard many negative comments about it, so had avoided booking, although it often leaves on our doorstep, living in Newcastle. It was a last-minute... Read More »
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25 of 28 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 8th Jul 2016
Our second experience of Fred Olsen's Balmoral was the June round Britain cruise from Newcastle. Travelling to Newcastle from Kingussie in the north of Scotland was a delight - get on the train at... Read More »
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11 of 17 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 8th Jul 2016
Having cruised with fred olsen previously (on the boudicca) my wife and i had high expectations of our june cruise on the balmoral and we were not disappointed. the cruise was around the british... Read More »
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10 of 13 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 7th Jul 2016
Yet again, a wonderful cruise on Braemar. The vast alterations of the QE2 Terminal have simplified the initial check-in procedure but why Southampton Port Authorities have now made the procedure in... Read More »
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11 of 12 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 6th Jul 2016
We did this Round Britain cruise last year on Boudicca and enjoyed it so much we decided to repeat the trip. Some ports were different but the plus was that we were able to sail from Newcastle. An... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Norwegian Fjords
By on 3rd Jul 2016
This was our second trip on Braemar this year (the first was on the French waterways at the end of April). Although we’ve enjoyd sailing on some of the bigger ships some destinations are... Read More »
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15 of 18 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Canaries
By on 1st Jul 2016
My last cruise was last year with Fred Olsen on the Blackwatch, which I choose as it was departing from Bristol which was great for us especially with my elderly parents. I have never been so... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean
By on 30th Jun 2016
This must have been the sixth time on the Braemar and many things were still the same such as the friendliness of all the staff; many of whom I'd met previously. First stop was Aviles which is one... Read More »
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23 of 27 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean
By on 27th Jun 2016
We went on the Stepping in Spain cruise in June 2016. I intend to write a 100% honest and true review of my first cruise from my personal viewpoint. We arrived at 11.10am - too early for the... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Iberia
By on 26th Jun 2016
Just returned from "Stepping Out Into Spain" cruise on the Braemar. After efficient embarkation at Southampton we relaxed and enjoyed the very interesting itinerary calling at places we have not... Read More »
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29 of 32 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean
By on 20th Jun 2016
I have been cruising for 5 years with Fred Olsen and my favourite ship is Braemar. I have just returned from a 2 week cruise around Spain with an overnight stay in Seville, after sailing up the... Read More »
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13 of 39 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Mediterranean
By on 15th Jun 2016
We have just returned from our first cruise. We chose Fred Olsen as we wanted to travel on a smaller, traditional cruise liner rather than a 'glitzy block of flats'. We also liked the... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Norwegian Fjords
By on 15th Jun 2016
This cruise was just a week, booked as part of last year's "buy 3, get 1 free"..excellent promotion! Weather superb for Norway. We had not been on Black Watch for 3 years as we live near Dover... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Scandinavia
By on 13th Jun 2016
Our embarkation on to the Balmoral at Newcastle was very easy and stress free. The Port of Tyne can be recommended. From driving into the car park to our luggage being delivered to our cabin all... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 9th Jun 2016
Everything was pretty standard Fred Olsen fare on our Balmoral cruise, not much outstanding, but nothing really bad. The entertainment was certainly above average, especially John Smithson in the... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Norwegian Fjords
By on 4th Jun 2016
Fred olsen balmoral: 5 night cruise from newcastle in may was wonderful. although it was short it did its job. living in the north of england sailing from newcastle was a dream, drove to the... Read More »
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8 of 10 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Canaries
By on 1st Jun 2016
Living in Mid-Cornwall, the chance to cruise from Falmouth was too good to miss, so we booked our places on Boudicca for her cruise to Madeira, the Canaries and Lisbon. We travelled to Falmouth by... Read More »
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