Fred Olsen have just made things a lot easier for solo cruisers by taking away the single supplement on more than 14 sailings.
It is included as a part of its new ‘Cruise Sale’ and will take place on trips between March 2019 and March 2020 as long as the new booking is made by February 28th 2019.
The solo offer means travellers can visit the Canary Islands or discover a city in Europe without any extra fee for staying in a twin-room for solo occupancy.
The line’s director of Product and Customer Service, Clare Ward, has stated: “Not only do we have amongst the highest proportion of solo rooms in the industry across our ocean fleet, including Suites, but the smaller size of our ships and the attentiveness of our crew makes the holiday experience a more comfortable and less intimidating one for those travelling solo.
We also know that many solo guests like the option of enjoying a twin room. Travel is such an exciting part of life, and we don’t want the additional cost of single supplements to prevent anyone from exploring the world!”
Guests can expect the following itineraries to include the ‘no single supplement’:
– 14-night ‘Landscapes of the Canary Islands’ cruise, ex Dover on March 9th 2019 onboard Boudicca.
Solo travellers can sail from £1,899 per person with a 0% single supplement on certain grades.
Ports of call: Dover, UK – Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal – Funchal, Madeira, Portugal – Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain – Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain – Arrecife, Spain – Lisbon, Portugal – Vigo, Spain – Dover, UK
– Eight-night ‘Isles of Scotland’ cruise, ex Liverpool on June 20th 2019 onboard Black Watch.
Solo travellers can sail from £1,399 per person, with a 0% single supplement on certain grades.
Ports of call: Liverpool, UK – Greenock, Scotland – Tobermory, Isle of Mull, UK – Cruising Sound of Mull, UK, Cruising past Duart Castle, UK – Lerwick, UK – Tórshavn, Faroe Islands – Kirkwall, UK – Liverpool, UK
– 14-night ‘Islands & Cities of the Mediterranean’ fly-cruise, ex Limassol, Cyprus (flights from London Gatwick/Manchester/Scotland) on March 5th 2020 onboard Boudicca.
Solo travellers can sail from £1,999 per person, with a 0% single supplement on certain grades.
Solo guests will find events designed exclusively with the idea to help them to get to know others cruising alone.
Fred Olsen seat solo guests together for meals and arrange companions for those wanting to venture ashore.
There will also be dance partners for solo guests, as well as different enrichment activities like Bridge and arts and crafts classes which can be enjoyed with other travellers or individually.
Ward also commented: “We know that we have a strong appeal to solo travellers, which is demonstrated by the high number of guests who choose to travel solo with us – over 10% of all of our guests.”
What do you think of the news today? Have you ever sailed solo? Would you pick Fred Olsen to sail alone with? Are you impressed with sailings that have no single supplement? Let us know below…
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