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Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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Boudicca

OVERVIEW: The ship appeals to British couples and single travelers seeking a sense of space, comfortable surroundings, decent facilities, realistic pricing, and good value for money, with British food and entertainment.

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


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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe
By on 18th Oct 2014
Just returned from a cruise to France on the Balmoral we have cruised many times before but this was our first with Fred, we booked with last minute with Igloo and were given no choice of cabins or... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Mediterranean
By on 16th Oct 2014
First time with Fred Olsen. The ship was very old and although outside cabin it was very dark and dingy. Shower was awful with curtain causing the floor to flood. Food was nice but plain. Service... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Adriatic
By on 14th Oct 2014
The original Braemar was 19,000 Tons, The present is 24,000 Tons the increase approximately 5,000 Tons with no increase in the oriental facilities. The Neptune lounge for the shows was a bun... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Baltic
By on 12th Oct 2014
We sailed on the Braemar on 31st August for 13 nights, we had a wonderful time we were celebrating our 30th Wedding Anniversary and the crew couldn't of made it any more special if they tried. We... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / River Seine
By on 12th Oct 2014
JUst got back from a fred olsen cruise, down the seine, rouen, hornfleur and la pallice, it was the first time with fred and wont be the last! The crew and staff on there were great (mainly... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Iberia
By on 11th Oct 2014
Sailed on 3rd October out of Southampton heading towards Rouen on the river Seine. The port gates we were supposed to use were closed due to repairs and so we were re-directed to another set of... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / North America
By on 8th Oct 2014
Just returned from 31 night cruise on fred olsen's balmoral. this was our first cruise with fred olsen having cruised previously with p&o, princess and celebrity. we noticed the difference on... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / North America
By on 8th Oct 2014
This a review of the 'Canadian Fall with New York & Boston' cruise on Balmoral. Let me say first that the cruise was one month too soon (per guide books, internet information and local... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / North America
By on 8th Oct 2014
We sailed on Fred Olsen Balmoral from 1st September to 3rd October, Southampton to Southampton, to Canada and America visiting St Johns, Gaspe, Baie-Comeau, Quebec, Saguenay, Halifax, Bar Harbour,... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Canada
By on 6th Oct 2014
Life on board the Balmoral Staff and cruisers are fixtures, many people go back and back to Fred Olsen where the service, food, entertainment and everything else are excellent Restaurant. :... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Norwegian Fjords
By on 4th Oct 2014
Our 11th time on boudicca to norway.after 80 cruises this is our favourite small ship.very walkable for someone with mobility probllems. tintagel restaurant,first seating, choice and quality of... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Norwegian Fjords
By on 29th Sep 2014
I will try to write an honest review of our first time with Fred Olsen. Embarkation at Greenock was awful, like sheep in pens waiting to board. Could not hear the PA so rep had to shout the... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / British Isles
By on 25th Sep 2014
It's a long way from Cornwall to the Highlands and Islands so to start from Rosyth meant less time at sea getting there. It also meant a good mix of guests with many from Scotland and northern... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Caribbean
By on 24th Sep 2014
The black watch is a very friendly ship with excellent staff. I liked the smaller size of the ship rather than some we have been on that take thousands of passengers. It seems quite a few of our... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Norwegian Fjords
By on 23rd Sep 2014
Left belfast on 29 august on board fred olsen boudicca with some trepadation as we sailed before from liverpool to the canaries with the same outfit about 10 years ago and we went into a storm in... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Norwegian Fjords
By on 23rd Sep 2014
Left belfast on 29 august on board fred olsen boudicca with some trepadation as we sailed before from liverpool to the canaries with the same outfit about 10 years ago and we went into a storm in... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / British Isles
By on 13th Sep 2014
We arrived at rosyth early never been there before good directions to terminal.The car park quarter mile away regular car park used to store sections for the new bridge mini bus to... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Baltic
By on 6th Sep 2014
So pleased to have finally tried embarktion Liverpool! Took a good half to get through to check in, luckily I could sit (mobility probs) whilst my husbandstayed in queue. Cases in room promptly.... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Norwegian Fjords
By on 20th Aug 2014
First ever cruise-so chose 8 days-would go for 14 days next time. Travel from Cardiff to Southampton onto ship straightforward and hassle-free. Sea rocky and found this difficult; weather OK... Read More »
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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Europe
By on 20th Aug 2014
Your recent flier reminded us of our boudicca cruise late last year. “titan 35 year celebration” what fun we had! such entertainment – not the usual fireworks or balloons, but... Read More »
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