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Star Clipper

 

Overview: This tall ship suits couples and singles who would probably never even consider a ‘normal’ cruise ship, but who enjoy sailing and the thrill of ocean and wind, with everything packaged to include accommodation, decent food, like-minded companions, interesting destinations, and an almost un


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Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Mini Cruises
By on 21st Dec 2014
Just got back from the xmas mini cruise with fred olsen on the black watch to bruges xmas shopping This was my first time I am in a wheelchair we arrived and had all the checks and were take to... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Europe
By on 21st Dec 2014
My First time cruising experience aboard Fred. Olsen's Boudicca: Six of us on a family break just before Christmas: a mini cruise from Liverpool to Dublin. I had no pre conceived ideas of what to... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Caribbean
By on 20th Dec 2014
Having arrived at Southampton at 1300 hours by Eavesway Coaches, excellent journey. We boarded Balmoral at 1400 hours. First impression of the ship was excellent, we had an outside cabin on... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Caribbean
By on 17th Dec 2014
This was our first time in the Caribbean and hopefully not the last. Particularly attractive in choosing this particukar cruise was the stop in Havana, but more of that later. First stop was... Read More »
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Last Minute P&O Cruises
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Northern Europe
By on 15th Dec 2014
(Fred Olsen Fjords Cruise May 6th to May 17th 2014} Mid-May 2014, I joined a Fred Olsen cruise to the fabulous Norwegian Fjords. Seven intriguing ports of call were on the itinerary.... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Caribbean
By on 10th Dec 2014
It was bad start when we arrived at Southampton, the so called "Meet and Greet" parking service by the port was nothing like it. We had to unload the luggage ourselves and then drive the car to a... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Caribbean
By on 10th Dec 2014
The worst part of boarding the Balmoral was the insufficiency of the security people. A bit of power seems to go to some people's heads!! Once on board everything was fine. Cabin was on the 3rd... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Mediterranean
By on 4th Dec 2014
Having previously sailed on Saga's mystery cruises we were keen to see how the first mystery cruise from FO compared. Firstly - the ports. FO chose to sail to mainstream cruise ports (Vigo,... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Europe
By on 1st Dec 2014
With tribulations, my first cruise on my own since loosing my husband, I travelled from Scotland to Liverpool by train (3 changes) I have been disabled since 1992 but everything went smoothly with... Read More »
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25 of 30 people found this useful
Royal Caribbean All Inclusive is Back
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 1st Dec 2014
This was our first time cruising with Fred Olsen and we were pleasantly surprised. The staff were polite and helpful. The food was excellent. The prices were good in the Spa and the treatments... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 1st Dec 2014
I went on this mini cruise as my husband and I often have different criteria for a cruise and I wanted to find out how I could cope with travelling on my own. I had been told by several people how... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 27th Nov 2014
After having many cruises with P & O and Cunard with a couple of Princess & RCI we decided to try a short cruise on Fred Olsen. We chose the the short trip to Rouen which was... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 25th Nov 2014
Having cruised on many of the large cruise fleets (Celebrity, Royal Caribbean,Princess) etc, when an offer to join Victoria Travel for their 30th Anniversary on the Braemar came up we thought it a... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / River Seine
By on 25th Nov 2014
As very experienced 'cruisees' having enjoyed some 18 cruises over the past 20 years with a variety of cruise lines including fred olsen (4), cunard (8), celebrity (1) and p&o (2) which... Read More »
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Anthem Competition
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 24th Nov 2014
We chose this mini-cruise to Rouen as there was a taste of river cruising up the Seine to Rouen,and we are interested in doing a Rhine river cruise.The cruise was just 3 nights so we were... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mini Cruises
By on 24th Nov 2014
This was our first cruise on Braemar and the experience did not disappoint. We have been on the other 3 Fred. O ships but as Braemar is usually docked in Dover, we jumped at the chance to go on her... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mini Cruises
By on 24th Nov 2014
Similar to another recent review on here we embarked on a mini cruise to Rouen in France as a taster to see what Fred. Olsen cruises were like. The bootleg Beetles were performing for 2 nights so... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 23rd Nov 2014
My husband and I have sailed on several cruise lines before, but never with Fred Olsen. We have beeen a bit disappointed on the last couple of cruises on the bigger ships so decided to try the... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Canaries
By on 18th Nov 2014
The cruise started in a bad storm and the Braemar is the worst ship in this weather as it has a flat bottom. My wife and I didn't move from the cabin all day because it was so rocky. When the... Read More »
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14 of 17 people found this useful
2015 Cruises P&O
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Canaries
By on 13th Nov 2014
Just returned from a fourteen night cruise on fred olsen braemar,visiting the canaries,lisbon,madeira,and morocco,as we booked late the only cabins left were on deck 2,ours being 2101,a small... Read More »
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15 of 18 people found this useful

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