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Braemar

OVERVIEW: This handsome-looking mid-size ship suits middle-aged and older UK and Scandinavian passengers who want to cruise in a casual, unstuffy environment, in a ship with British food and entertainment. It’s a refreshing change for those who don’t enjoy larger, warehouse-size ships. But it does r

Balmoral

OVERVIEW: Balmoralis best suited to British couples and single travelers wanting destination-intensive cruising in a ship that has European quality, style, and character, a sense of space, comfortable surroundings, decent facilities, and realistic pricing, and that provides good value for money.


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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Arctic
By on 26th Jul 2014
I'm an Arctic junky. I just can't get enough of the far North. Greenland is one of the places I just had to see - especially as the area will be out of bounds to cruise ships very soon... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Norwegian Fjords
By on 26th Jul 2014
My two older sisters, my husband and I embarked on this voyage of a lifetime with great anticipation and excitement, celebrating two birthdays during the 12 day holiday... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Arctic
By on 25th Jul 2014
This was our third time on the Fred Olsen Boudicca and I think things have improved considerably. We ate in the secret garden every night and the food was delicious... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Europe
By on 23rd Jul 2014
Just returned from a wonderful cruise from Liverpool to Iceland and Greenland, it was wonderful, the staff where superb the food, shows, excursions where all brilliant, the destination... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Arctic
By on 22nd Jul 2014
The cruise was Greenland Glaciers & Great Lakes departing Liverpool on the 7 July 2014, it included quite a number of sea days.The weather was mixed with one rough sea night, on the outbound sector... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Arctic
By on 22nd Jul 2014
I had sailed on the Braemar before and enjoyed it so booked this Arctic cruise but had a very different experience. I had paid a lot for a double balcony cabin for sole use only to find on boarding... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Norwegian Fjords
By on 21st Jul 2014
We have just returned from a fifteen night cruise on Black Watch from Newcastle (for Newcastle read North Shields) to Norway and Svalbard, our seventh cruise with Fred Olsen and the best yet... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe
By on 21st Jul 2014
Many many thanks to all staff and crew on Fred Olsen's Braemar. Their dedication, attention to detail and curteous service was exemplary, it made our first cruise a delightful experience and the... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Canaries
By on 20th Jul 2014
we had a excellent flight out to our cruise from bournemouth, we landed on time snd our luggage very quickly, it was'nt long before we were off to the ship which took 45 mins, on arrival, we went... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Mediterranean
By on 16th Jul 2014
Arrived at Southampton docks, after traveling through the container port and scrap metal dock, Fred Olsens Balmoral came into view, At the departure terminal we were quickly processed and allowed... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Mediterranean
By on 14th Jul 2014
We sailed from avonmouth bristol in May for 28 day cruise in the med we were on Boudicca we had cruised on Boudicca before in a suite the cabin was spacious but a bit tired the balcony was ok but it... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Mediterranean
By on 8th Jul 2014
This was our 6th cruise and the 4th on Boudicca. Being 28 nights this is the longest cruise we have done. We have always cruised with Fred Olsen as we prefer to sail from UK Ports, we have always... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Caribbean
By on 7th Jul 2014
I figured I had been everywhere I was going to go travelling alone ...and then I discovered the grand voyage. Caribbean last year, loved it so much am saving for the Far East next year... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Norwegian Fjords
By on 6th Jul 2014
Set off from Avonmouth very basic facilities, in fact it was the banana shed, we boarded quite quickly.We had an inside cabin a bit basic but adequate for our needs... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Mediterranean
By on 5th Jul 2014
We went on the Black Watch, sailing from Newcastle to the Mediterranean. In our party we had myself and my husband, both early 30s, our son, aged 5, and my parents in their late 50s... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Northern Europe
By on 5th Jul 2014
Just returned from my first cruise. This was to Iceland and the Norwegian Fjords, and I feel that I could not have chosen a better ship or a better itinerary. There were less than 700 passengers on... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Europe
By on 4th Jul 2014
On the 7th day of our cruise the most horrendous noise started up in the Beauty Salon which was opposite our cabin in the late afternoon. My husband contacted reception who said it was just a... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Norwegian Fjords
By on 3rd Jul 2014
Just come back from a Fred 0lsen cruise on The Braemar to North Cape Norway. This is our forth trip on this ship and we would highly recommend it.All the crew without exception were wonderful and... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Norwegian Fjords
By on 1st Jul 2014
No, don’t go to Iceland – empty ships means half price deals for me! Drawn to the half price 749 inside cabin deal for the 14 night Iceland and Norway Cruise on Balmoral on 31st... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Arctic
By on 27th Jun 2014
This was a 12 day cruise to Norway and the Arctic commencing on 12 June 2014 arranged via cruise .co.uk rep Tom Harding who was very efficient in dealing with our quest for an interesting cruise... Read More »
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