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By Smithers, Kendal on 1st Sep 2015
By Stirling, Wigan on 30th Aug 2015
Discover the world on Fred. Olsen's smaller, friendlier ships, cruising to the heart of destinations worldwide. And if you haven't cruised with Fred. Olsen before, now's the time to take advantage of the 'Enjoyment Promise'. Speak to one of our consultants today to find out all about it. Book with confidence - we are fully ATOL and ABTA bonded.
Highland Games &
23 August 2015
Islands of Portugal & the Canaries
20 September '15 - 16nts
FREE Car Parking*
Canary Island Escape
31 August 2015 - 12 Nights
Includes a Free Upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin
Las Palmas, Arrecife, Lisbon, Bristol
A Taste of France & Spain
Balmora - 19 October 2015 - 6 Nts
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Coves & Castles of the British Isles
6 Oct 2014 - 11nts
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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
By Andy Liddell - Sep 01 2015 11:23PM
Is it odd that I’ve lived around thirty miles from Edinburgh all my life, but never once prope...
By Ruth Gale - Sep 01 2015 09:32PM
It has been reported that angry cruise passengers have had to be forcibly removed from Royal Caribbe...
By Nicola Milligan - Sep 01 2015 08:37PM
As you know I have been in travel many years and have been on some amazing ships. I must say I love ...
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is all about tradition and as a family-run company with a long shipping heritage, the moment you step aboard either Balmoral, Braemar, Black Watch or Boudicca you are greeted with a personal and friendly service, which then continues throughout your cruise.
Fred. Olsen’s ships are large enough to be spacious and uncrowded, but still small enough to be the kind of place where you can feel comfortable, relaxed and able to put your feet up. Their size advantage means they can take you to places that some of the mammoth cruise ships can’t, close to the heart of some of the world’s most beautiful cities and breathtaking landscapes.
On board you'll find everything you need for an unforgettable holiday, including a selection of bars, restaurants, lounges, shops, a salon & gym, swimming pools and even golf nets, where you can practice your swing on days at sea. With fewer guests, not only will you enjoy a more personal experience, you'll find you won't be fighting for space with thousands of others.
Cruise with Fred. Olsen and you'll enjoy great value with so much included in the price. So you can relax knowing that once you've booked your cruise holiday, almost everything's covered. You'll also find that the optional on board extras that are chargeable - such as wine, drinks and salon treatments - are reasonably priced and in Sterling, so you don't have to worry about exchange rates.
Now you can save even more with Fred. Olsen's 'All Inclusive' Upgrade. Now only £10 per person per night, on many 2015/16 cruise holidays. You’ll be able to enjoy selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks all day and evening. What’s more, many premium drinks and cocktails are available at half price too so you won't have to worry about your bar bill, or having that extra drink.
Experience for yourself the Fred. Olsen difference.
By Vango, Swindon on Aug 26 2015 10:05AM
Have just returned from a 13 day cruise to the Baltics. We chose this holiday from a selection offered by FO after the cancellation of a previous cruise. It is not a destination we have considered before - silly us! The highlight was an overnight stay in St Petersburg, as we did not deliberately plan to go I was late doing my research and did not realise one needed a visa for Russia until FO called to see if we wished to book excursions. They explained it was clearly stated on the invoice - my fault I only checked, cabin number, dining etc, but as a suggestion maybe this needs to be highlighted on page 1 of the invoice instead of page 2 - page 2 is the blurb that is standard on every...
By Stirling, Wigan on Aug 30 2015 05:34PM
By Smithers, Kendal on Sep 01 2015 04:36PM
By Wright , Wellington on Aug 30 2015 12:21PM
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Fred Olsen Cruises are a cruise line which traditional British cruising better than anyone else, The ships are smaller than the mega ships of Royal Caribbean for instance which enables them to get further into ports of call than anyone else, for example they are the only cruise line who can get into the heart of the Norwegian Fjords, plus Fred Olsen retain all of the all timeless favourites, Afternoon Tea, luxury evening meals, formal dress and British Sterling onboard.
Fred Olsen cruises offer small ship, traditional cruising from various ports around the UK including Southampton, Dover, Liverpool, Harwich, Newcastle, Avonmouth (Bristol), Greenock, Rosyth and Belfast.
Fred Olsen prove they’re dedicated to the UK by making Newcastle the new home port for flagship Balmoral during the 2016/17 period.