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Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 24th May 2016
We joined this cruise due to it's itinary sailing close into ports of interest of France and Spain and we weren't disappointed, the beauty about Fred Olsen ships are their ability to get close into... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / North America
By on 23rd May 2016
I refer to the Balmoral cruise Old England to New England - a complete disaster, remembered for negative issues rather than the joy and experiences it should have brought. Within 48 hours... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Africa
By on 18th May 2016
Around Africa & Indian Ocean Islands with Fred Olsen on Boudicca 5th January to 21st March 2016 We chose this cruise purely on the basis of its fantastic itinerary - an anti-clockwise... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Baltic
By on 18th May 2016
We have just returned from a Mystery Cruise aboard Fred Olsen's MS Braemar. We are Fred's regulars, but it's some years since we last went on Braemar,- but we will be back soon! The food and... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Scandinavia
By on 17th May 2016
Have just returned from the Black Watch Scandinavian city breaks cruise. We had a super cabin in the newly formed deck 7 with a balcony on to the promenade deck which we found to be excellent and... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 16th May 2016
This mystery cruise aboard to Braemar took us to Larvik in Norway, Hindersted, Nyborg and Fredricia Denmark, and Lysekil in Sweden. These were all maiden ports for Fred Olsen. We enjoyed all... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Northern Europe
By on 14th May 2016
This 10 day cruise went to Hamburg, Copenhagen and Oslo, overnight in each port and a day cruising the Fjords. We had glorious warm weather which made the cruise much more pleasurable. The Black... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Northern Europe
By on 12th May 2016
My first cruise! A spur of the moment event - lets do it! A time of the year which could have been poor, we were spoiled with the sunshine, which made all the stops even more spectacular. We are... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Norwegian Fjords
By on 6th May 2016
We enjoyed our cruise to Norway, excellent service and great food. The only thing that spoilt it a bit was that our cabin no 4149 was near the engines and very noisy at night. I was awake the... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Mini Cruises
By on 2nd May 2016
I booked this cruise with FRED OLSEN CRUISE LINE DIRECT, it was a repositioning from SOUTHAMPTON to FALMOUTH. PRE CRUISE. SUNDAY 10th APRIL 2016. After going to the CRUISE SHOW ay KEMPTON PARK I... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Canaries
By on 27th Apr 2016
I am writing this review on behalf of myself (age 38) and my Mum (very active 72). I'll split it into themes to make it easier to read. EMBARKATION The worst we've ever experienced... arrived at... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Canaries
By on 27th Apr 2016
Sailed from Falmouth on the !2 April for 12 days on the Boudicca. Nice little port Falmouth, but a long way from Cheshire. Booked an inside double category 1. Number 3027. Cabin was a bit small... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 27th Apr 2016
This was my first cruise on a small ship having cruised the bigger ones previously. I was accompanying my mother on the French River cruise. I was expecting an older age group, a ship that was... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Canaries
By on 16th Apr 2016
We had booked a cabin low down and it was very comfortable. However once we commenced sailing there was a loud and penetrating hum that affected our ability to sleep. We spoke to Guest Relations... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 15th Apr 2016
We have not been on a Fred Olsen ship for nearly 5 years, although we have been on all their ships in the past. The Balmoral is the largest in their fleet and we were pleasantly surprised how... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Atlantic
By on 13th Apr 2016
Well done Fred. We have cruised for over 20 years on lots of different types of ship but never before with Fred Olsen. What a delight our recent cruise on the Boudicca to the Azores, Cape Verde,... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 6th Apr 2016
This was our first time on this ship and indeed our first time with Fred Olsen. We had been upgraded to Cabin 1021 which is one of the best on the ship - more like a Studio Flat than a cabin!... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / River Guadalquivir
By on 5th Apr 2016
We were first time Fred. cruisers having previously cruised with P&O and Princess. Embarkation from Dover was good, starting promptly as promised at 2pm. We had an outside cabin twin beds... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles
By on 5th Apr 2016
In all the reviews of Fred that I’ve read, everyone has said how wonderful the food is. Even people who don’t rate the line highly in other areas praise the grub! Well, all I can say... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Africa
By on 3rd Apr 2016
Grand Voyage around Africa & the Indian Ocean This was our 4th long voyage on Boudicca and as always, we had a wonderful time. We chose the cruise rather than the ship but it just seems that... Read More »
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