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By Dobson, Gillingham, beccles on 5th Sep 2015
By Suzerthecruiser, Bournemouth on 2nd Sep 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
>> Upgrade to All Inclusive for just £10pp per day
Coves & Castles of the British Isles
6 Oct 2014 - 11nts
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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 Grace Mitchell - Sep 04 2015 11:00PM
August has been a very busy month and booking so many long haul destinations and this year I have be...
By Lesley Millward - Sep 04 2015 12:00PM
The choice of ships in the cruise market are vast. More and more cruise lines are building more ship...
By Nik Burling - Sep 04 2015 07:50AM
Having been very lucky to have worked on ships for many years, I have pretty much ticked off many of...
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 Wright , Wellington on Aug 30 2015 12:21PM
Well, what can I say? So much that is excellent about Fred Olsen & we will definitely travel with them again. Based on this recent cruise - our first 'longer' cruise with them - 13 nights to the Canaries, the ship (Balmoral) is lovely with a very friendly atmosphere onboard - the large majority of staff are always helpful, smiling & polite & will always say 'Hello' to you as you are walking around the ship. There are plenty of bar waiting staff - you never have to wait for bar service be it sat on your sunbed or in the bar area. Drink package is good value at £10 per day (not mini cruises) with a good variety of included drinks & 50% off any premium drinks...
By Smithers, Kendal on Sep 01 2015 04:36PM
By Suzerthecruiser, Bournemouth on Sep 02 2015 12:00PM
By Stirling, Wigan on Aug 30 2015 05:34PM
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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.