Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises - Braemar

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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Atlantic

on 8th Dec 2016, By

We traveled on a spacious Evesway coach from Manchester airport to Southampton, and I do hope that F.O do more fly back to Manchester cruises, and having arrived at Sot€˜n in the early...

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FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Canaries

on 4th Dec 2016, By

Been on Fred Olsen many times and Braemer lived up to expectations as a small friendly well laid out ship. Food excellent, entertainment of a high standard, always plenty to do on board on sea...

201 views , 2 of 7 people found this useful , 2 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean

on 28th Nov 2016, By

Disappointment over the flight which was a Thomas Cook charter from Gatwick 2 couples travelling and myself and my wife had to sit separately as you could not book seats. Upon boarding the plane...

683 views , 3 of 31 people found this useful , 5 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / River Seine

on 29th Sep 2016, By

We sailed in Fred Olsen's BRAEMAR on what was described as French Rivers Cruise. It was our first time sailing in BRAEMAR and we have decided that despite the short comings of a very inadequate...

1438 views , 10 of 28 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe

on 13th Sep 2016, By

This was our first time that we cruised with Fred Olsen, it didn't disappoint!!The French River cruise on Braemar from Southampton was just perfect, the beautiful weather was an added bonus. The...

656 views , 14 of 18 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Western Europe

on 12th Sep 2016, By

We've just finished a great cruise with Fred Olsen. Cabins are a little smaller than some lines but are fine with plenty of storage space. The showers are quite small so could be a little awkward...

1420 views , 14 of 22 people found this useful , 3 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mini Cruises

on 1st Sep 2016, By

Just returned from a fred oslen mini cruise found some staff very rude and not friendly at all . food wasn;t great very poor lunch time and evening wasnt much better . we purchased a drink packed...

907 views , 5 of 47 people found this useful , 1 comment

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mini Cruises

on 31st Aug 2016, By

My wife and I are not big fans of the short break 2 or 3 night cruises across the Channel, as our previous experiences have found them to be full of stag and hen parties. Having said that, we...

623 views , 16 of 17 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mini Cruises

on 30th Aug 2016, By

This was the 2nd time we have done this same cruise and both times on Braemar. A nice belated wedding anniversary gift to each other. Everything was great, check in was early and with the usual...

2368 views , 13 of 15 people found this useful , 3 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Dutch Waterways

on 15th Aug 2016, By

Done Mystery cruise on Breamar in May 2016 which went in the main to Denmark. The ports of call were excellent and the welcome we received at each port was fantastic. Planning packing for a...

656 views , 10 of 15 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe

on 30th Jul 2016, By

Why this was our final Fred Olsen cruise Our first cruise with Fred Olsen, indeed our first ever cruise, was 6 years ago. Since then, we have cruised for 208 nights with Fred at a cost of just...

2259 views , 45 of 81 people found this useful , 15 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / British Isles

on 25th Jul 2016, By

Just back from a round Britain cruise with Fred (we have only been on Fred cruises so cannot compare to others but we are trying P&O Britannia later this year which will be very different and...

1856 views , 50 of 52 people found this useful , 2 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe

on 7th Jul 2016, By

Yet again, a wonderful cruise on Braemar. The vast alterations of the QE2 Terminal have simplified the initial check-in procedure but why Southampton Port Authorities have now made the procedure in...

1029 views , 11 of 13 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Norwegian Fjords

on 3rd Jul 2016, By

This was our second trip on Braemar this year (the first was on the French waterways at the end of April). Although we’ve enjoyd sailing on some of the bigger ships some destinations are...

1075 views , 15 of 18 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean

on 30th Jun 2016, By

This must have been the sixth time on the Braemar and many things were still the same such as the friendliness of all the staff; many of whom I'd met previously. First stop was Aviles which is one...

805 views , 23 of 27 people found this useful

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean

on 27th Jun 2016, By

We went on the Stepping in Spain cruise in June 2016. I intend to write a 100% honest and true review of my first cruise from my personal viewpoint. We arrived at 11.10am - too early for the...

1315 views , 4 of 26 people found this useful , 11 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Iberia

on 26th Jun 2016, By

Just returned from "Stepping Out Into Spain" cruise on the Braemar. After efficient embarkation at Southampton we relaxed and enjoyed the very interesting itinerary calling at places we have not...

828 views , 29 of 32 people found this useful , 3 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean

on 20th Jun 2016, By

I have been cruising for 5 years with Fred Olsen and my favourite ship is Braemar. I have just returned from a 2 week cruise around Spain with an overnight stay in Seville, after sailing up the...

1175 views , 13 of 39 people found this useful , 4 comments

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe

on 24th May 2016, By

We joined this cruise due to it's itinary sailing close into ports of interest of France and Spain and we weren't disappointed, the beauty about Fred Olsen ships are their ability to get close into...

886 views , 10 of 12 people found this useful , 1 comment

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Baltic

on 18th May 2016, By

We have just returned from a Mystery Cruise aboard Fred Olsen's MS Braemar. We are Fred's regulars, but it's some years since we last went on Braemar,- but we will be back soon! The food and...

915 views , 9 of 9 people found this useful , 3 comments
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