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By Vango, Swindon on 26th Aug 2015
By Arnott, Dalgety bay on 18th 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
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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: Black Watchis a comfortable but not luxurious ship best suited to the older traveler who wants a British cruise environment, wearing relatively formal attire. Cruises are well organized, with interesting itineraries and free shuttle buses in many ports of call.
By Serena Sixsmith - Aug 27 2015 11:36PM
So here we are having now experienced a day aboard the Celebrity Silhouette I can now tell you all a...
By Freddie Moser - Aug 27 2015 09:56AM
As we draw closer to the end of summer, I can’t help but think back to March and April when th...
By Jo Cunningham - Aug 27 2015 09:05AM
As a cruise agent I am always being asked whether seasickness is a problem when cruising and unfortu...
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 Morgan, Wakefield on Jun 11 2015 08:17PM
Just back from the Bamoral cruise to the Orkneys and back. We had a deck 6 outside cabin, large picture window and lots of space. We thought that we were short of storage until we found two big drawers under the bed. Plenty of room for cases under the rest of the bed. Dinner, 1st sitting in Ballindarock - surprised at paper menus and not sat / pepper sellers but this was all down to anti Norovirus measures. Food fully up to Fred's normal standards. Day 1 was Guernsey - tendering ashore and a really tricky return to the ship - full marks to the tender crew. Then it was past the Scillies into a force 12 which delayed arrival in Tobermory. Tendering somewhat easier. On to Kirkwall...
By Yates, Milton keynes on May 13 2015 04:37PM
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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.