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Overview: A multitude of choices, including many dining options, add up to a very attractive vacation package, highly suitable for families with children, in a floating leisure center that provides ample facilities for enjoyment. The dress code is very casual – no jacket and tie ...

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Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises - Black Watch

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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Northern Europe

on 2nd Dec 2016, By

Was wondering how healthy are these cruises? The taste of lead in my mouth from the fumes billowing down from the funnel on to our balcony left me feeling none too good. The boat was built in the...

326 views , 6 of 28 people found this useful , 2 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Northern Europe

on 1st Nov 2016, By

Embarkation was really quick as was disembarkation here it felt that they just wished to get rid of everyone as quickly as possible though. We were given a Cabin with two single beds though which...

589 views , 3 of 19 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Europe

on 31st Oct 2016, By

We have cruised for over 30-years with all the major cruise lines such as: Royal Caribbean, Princess, P&O, Celebrity, Cunard,Costa, MSC (food is rubbish!), CMV, etc. etc. but never before on a...

554 views , 12 of 14 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Europe

on 31st Oct 2016, By

We have cruised for over 30-years with all the major cruise lines such as: Royal Caribbean, Princess, P&O, Celebrity, Cunard,Costa, MSC (food is rubbish!), CMV, etc. etc. but never before on a...

1684 views , 20 of 21 people found this useful , 2 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Norwegian Fjords

on 14th Sep 2016, By

We sailed on the Black Watch in August to the Norwegian Fjords and Iceland. The first problem we encountered was finding the cruise terminal. The signposts seemed to disappear as we got closer to...

981 views , 13 of 22 people found this useful , 3 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Arctic

on 25th Aug 2016, By

Review of Cruise W1610 Black Watch: Arctic Adventure and Exploration July 17th- August 12th “Not again, even with discounts….” PART 1 THE REVIEW: This is at best a mixed reaction...

2690 views , 34 of 71 people found this useful , 23 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Arctic

on 21st Aug 2016, By

As it was a 26 night cruise I'll try to make it concise - the cruise did get off to a bad start as the ship was waiting in Dover and the passengers were in Tilbury! Anyway after a long coach ride...

10582 views , 38 of 43 people found this useful , 1 comment

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Canaries

on 1st Jul 2016, By

My last cruise was last year with Fred Olsen on the Blackwatch, which I choose as it was departing from Bristol which was great for us especially with my elderly parents. I have never been so...

1992 views , 9 of 52 people found this useful , 4 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Mediterranean

on 15th Jun 2016, By

We have just returned from our first cruise. We chose Fred Olsen as we wanted to travel on a smaller, traditional cruise liner rather than a 'glitzy block of flats'. We also liked the...

1566 views , 13 of 15 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Norwegian Fjords

on 15th Jun 2016, By

This cruise was just a week, booked as part of last year's "buy 3, get 1 free"..excellent promotion! Weather superb for Norway. We had not been on Black Watch for 3 years as we live near Dover...

934 views , 5 of 26 people found this useful , 2 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Scandinavia

on 17th May 2016, By

Have just returned from the Black Watch Scandinavian city breaks cruise. We had a super cabin in the newly formed deck 7 with a balcony on to the promenade deck which we found to be excellent and...

959 views , 11 of 15 people found this useful , 4 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Northern Europe

on 14th May 2016, By

This 10 day cruise went to Hamburg, Copenhagen and Oslo, overnight in each port and a day cruising the Fjords. We had glorious warm weather which made the cruise much more pleasurable. The Black...

2566 views , 14 of 24 people found this useful , 1 comment

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / South America

on 19th Feb 2016, By

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...

1837 views , 34 of 37 people found this useful , 4 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Canaries

on 18th Feb 2016, By

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...

1137 views , 7 of 16 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Canaries

on 7th Jan 2016, By

Our first Christmas and New year away and what a great cruise. We sailed from Liverpool which was a bonus for us as we live on the Wirral. The ship was beautifully decorated for the festive season....

1313 views , 23 of 23 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Mini Cruises

on 24th Dec 2015, By

The main dining food was excellent as was the service on this wee mini trip to dublin .the inside cabin , as always cosy ,warm and very well equipped with the infamous black watch l shaped single...

1379 views , 9 of 11 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Mini Cruises

on 21st Dec 2015, By

SAGA PEARLii. We tried Saga as they offered exactly what we wanted and when we wanted it. After in excess of 35 cruises , this was a new product and we were very impressed. Pearl ii is a lovely...

1091 views , 12 of 23 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Baltic

on 19th Oct 2015, By

We decided to take advantage of saving the air fares to the mainland and took the Black Watch cruise to the Baltic, sailing from Belfast. Arriving at the port, the local taxi-driver didn't know...

1935 views , 16 of 19 people found this useful , 2 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Canada

on 5th Sep 2015, By

We have sailed on all 4 of Fred Olsen's ships previously, as well as 26 other cruise lines and 37 ships on 54 cruises and this was the first time we have had to change cabins. We originally booked...

2442 views , 9 of 21 people found this useful , 6 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Canada

on 30th Aug 2015, By

Joined the ship in Liverpool on the 14 August 2015 for the Rugged and Rural Canada 16 day Cruise.The check in was fast and efficient and after a short wait we were boarded.My cabin was nice with...

1862 views , 24 of 27 people found this useful
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