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Queen Mary 2

 

Overview: Queen Mary 2 (QM2)offers the pleasures of crossing the North Atlantic comfortably on a regular schedule. It is really suited to couples and solo travelers who enjoy the cosmopolitan setting of a floating city at sea with an unequaled maritime heritage. Scores given are averaged for all acc


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Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

Read Our Real Cruiser Reviews All of these cruise reviews are written by REAL cruise passengers are their opinion & we DO NOT moderate or change any of the review. You can agree or disagree by posting up your own comment. Plus Receive a FREE Berlitz Guide to Cruising when you write your own cruise review!
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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32 of 36 people found this useful
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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18 of 21 people found this useful
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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35 of 38 people found this useful
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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27 of 32 people found this useful
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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23 of 28 people found this useful
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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36 of 41 people found this useful
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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36 of 40 people found this useful
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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15 of 19 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Norwegian Fjords
By on 3rd Apr 2016
The journey to Southampton was delay-free and the ABP parking service was good as ever. Checking-in was a trifle slow but once this was over I boarded the ship as soon as it was ready, aided by my... Read More »
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23 of 25 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Mini Cruises
By on 30th Mar 2016
First let me say we usually love Fred Olsen, but we were disappointed in the drop in service. it seems as though there are less waiters, service was slower, and had to ask for water to be topped... Read More »
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12 of 23 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Transatlantic
By on 19th Mar 2016
The cruise was the "Caribbean to the UK" from Barbados to Dover departing on the 3 March 2016.My flight was from Manchester with Thomas Cook Airlines in Premium Class.At the flight gate was a Fred... Read More »
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29 of 35 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean
By on 9th Mar 2016
Cruise was named Sail to the Sun. was looking forward to the break but I think we had all weathers except the sun. but unfortunately we never saw it until I caught my train back home from Edinburgh... Read More »
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5 of 51 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Canaries
By on 24th Feb 2016
Only found out about the cruise just over a week before we went I had entered a silent auction on line and had forgotten about it when I received a call saying my bid had been accepted I was a bit... Read More »
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67 of 82 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / South America
By on 19th Feb 2016
We recently returned from the first leg of the world cruise on Black Watch from Southampton to Callao via the Azores, Caribbean and Panama. Changes we noticed since our last cruise on Black... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Canaries
By on 18th Feb 2016
For the last eight year I have been away on a cruise over Christmas and into the new year. The majority of years being with my other half but nowadays as a solo cruiser. Since two years of being... Read More »
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6 of 15 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Panama Canal
By on 11th Feb 2016
Went on F O Braemar 43 day cruise Tenerife, Caribbean Cuba and Columbia. Flights Ok with Thomas Cook, pleasantly surprised !!!. Reception insisted we had done 3 back to back cruises, although we... Read More »
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10 of 22 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Canaries
By on 23rd Jan 2016
Fred Olsen ships go to really interesting places so we wanted to like cruising with them. The cruise we went on was a last minute booking as we needed the break and it was one of the few going... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe
By on 23rd Jan 2016
Southampton port is very straightforward and so much easier than flying. Having dropped our bags we didn't have long to wait before boarding and finding our bags already inside the cabin. Security... Read More »
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