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By Smith, Letchworth garden city on 23rd Nov 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.
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Overview: The ship appeals to British couples and single travelers seeking a sense of space, comfortable surroundings, decent facilities, realistic pricing, and good value for money, with British food and entertainment.
By Stacey Williams - Nov 26 2015 07:33PM
I have just returned from a lovely trip to London. I have had this booked since April, it was my Mu...
By Rosie Taylor - Nov 26 2015 07:00PM
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By Gemma Coles - Nov 26 2015 09:53AM
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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 Stirling, Wigan on Aug 30 2015 05:34PM
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 lots of wardrobe space big enough even for my 2 cases,it had tea and coffee making facilities,a TV and a lockable drawer for personal effects,the shower room always had very hot water. There was quite a few sea days in it which were relatively calm with only one rough sea day.There was a good lecture programme and other activities to keep you occupied with some of them geared to the area we visited.Also a superb show team who put on some great shows,with a special Britannia show for the British...
By Stewart, Portstewart on Oct 19 2015 07:06PM
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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.