Find Your Cruise...


  • Choose a date

berlitz logo

Navigator of the Seas

 

Overview: Navigator of the Seasis a large, floating leisure resort. It provides a host of facilities, rather like a small town, with plenty of entertainment for all ages, yet offers a healthy amount of space per passenger. The food focuses on quantity rather than quality unless you are prepared to p


berlitz logo

Free Berlitz Guide to Cruising 2014

Write a review & get your own copy worth £17.99
  • In-depth reviews ratings of 285 cruise ships
  • Tips in choosing the right cruise
  • Insight into types of cruising
  • How to find the best facilities


Top Rated Photos

 

Submitted byFord, Lee On Solent

Celebrity Eclipse in Geiranger September 2014 Azura Skjolden Norway me and the wife out shopping in iceland alaska Humpback Whale Fluke Azura alongside in Olden Norway Britannia
View more or submit your own cruise photos

Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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!
Read Our Real Cruiser Reviews
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe
By on 25th Oct 2014
A few years ago we gave Fred Olsen a try, sailing on the Balmoral. We were impressed with the general standards and friendly service, though the food was not top-class. Since then we have done a... Read More »
153 views
4
6 of 6 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Iberia
By on 22nd Oct 2014
We recently returned from a cruise on Fred Olsen's Black Watch and had a lovely holiday. The staff were very pleasant and the ship is kept very clean with hand sterilising gel everywhere. I had... Read More »
402 views
2 comments
4
5 of 8 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Canaries
By on 21st Oct 2014
On arrival in our cabin on the Braemar, we found that there was not enough storage space for our clothes and only one bedside table, although the cabin itself was spacious. On returning to our... Read More »
555 views
1 comment
2
12 of 16 people found this useful
FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Canaries
By on 21st Oct 2014
The cruse departed from the QE2 terminal at Southampton. We leave our car with parking4 cruises in preference to the on port parking. They are very efficient picking your car up on site and... Read More »
421 views
5
10 of 12 people found this useful
P&O prices slashed
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 »
1215 views
6 comments
1
4 of 20 people found this useful
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 »
627 views
3
10 of 14 people found this useful
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 »
544 views
2 comments
3 of 19 people found this useful
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 »
368 views
1 comment
5
6 of 7 people found this useful
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 »
2357 views
5 comments
5
39 of 44 people found this useful
2015 Cruises P&O
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 »
153 views
5
2 of 3 people found this useful
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 »
3000 views
4 comments
5
52 of 55 people found this useful
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 »
465 views
1 comment
4
13 of 14 people found this useful
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 »
423 views
1 comment
3
8 of 8 people found this useful
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 »
620 views
5
5 of 19 people found this useful
Royal Caribbean Save up to £600
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 »
453 views
6 of 11 people found this useful
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 »
951 views
3
18 of 28 people found this useful
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 »
562 views
5
7 of 8 people found this useful
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 »
494 views
1 comment
3
0 of 10 people found this useful
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 »
503 views
6 of 9 people found this useful
Celebrity Cruises Free Drinks, Tips, Parking & On Board Spend
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 »
282 views
5
1 of 1 people found this useful

We can tailor make a cruise to your specific needs

Talk to our consultants

Talk to the team for friendly advice or to book your cruise

0800 408 6228

  • Opening Hours:
  • Monday-Friday 8.00am - 10.00pm
  • Saturday 8.00am - 10.00pm
  • Sunday 9.00am - 10.00pm
  • Open Everyday Except:
  • Christmas Day, Boxing Day New Years Day

For more content and advice discover our

Cruise Community

Not found the Cruise Line infomation you need?

Cruise Line Homepages

Click here for live chat
Click here for live chat