on 28th Feb 2017
By Balaga, Stoke on trent
We went on our first cruise with fred olsen and it was a great experience. we sailed on balmoral, which is the biggest fo ship but it is smaller than usual cruise ship which allows fo to visit smaller ports. the atmosphere...
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on 21st Feb 2017
By Barnett, Ipswich
I travelled on the balmoral in cabin 6105. it was the aft of the ship, and next to the restaurant. this was a worry, but we had no noise from the restaurant at all. the cabin was of a good size, and easy to get around from...
589 Views, 4 likes, 1 Comment
on 29th Jun 2015
By Cutteridge, Aberdeen
First time on the balmoral and it's quite a nice ship. the staff were generally good but some of them shouldn't have been there. the ship was only half full but felt just about right. i wouldn't like to be onboard when...
7045 Views, 15 likes, 42 Comments
on 7th Sep 2011
By Richard, Lee-on-the-solent
It had been some years since i cruised with fred olsen and on the first occasion i had not been over impressed. indeed, had it not been for a certain challenge by a member on the forum side of this website i may never...
13427 Views, 82 likes, 37 Comments
on 2nd Apr 2013
By Lord, Redditch
My wife and i have cruised since 1999 with p&o and its sister operators princess and ocean village. a friend who is a keen and frequent cruiser had been telling us that since she discovered fred olsen she would not...
17095 Views, 156 likes, 10 Comments
on 28th Mar 2015
By White, Barnsley
As younger travellers we were initially concerned about travelling on a fred olsen cruise as we had heard that they were for the older person. however, the price was too good to pass up so, having bitten the bullet, we...
9499 Views, 126 likes, 6 Comments
on 26th Oct 2011
By Hill, Boston
My husband took me on a baltic cruise on fred olsens balmoral on september 12th to celebrate my forthcoming birthday. we had wanted to see this region for some time and we were not disappointed.check in was slick and...
13655 Views, 91 likes, 17 Comments
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