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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year on Balmoral!
Fred. Olsen Cruises / Balmoral / Canaries
By HUGHES, Solihull on 30th Jan 2020
Our first time with Fred Olsen but have holidayed with 9 different cruise lines over the years, so interested to make comparisons. We (my husband, our son and myself) thought Balmoral was a cosy, if old, boutique hotel-type ship on which everyon ...
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Christmas Markets on the Balmoral building site
Fred. Olsen Cruises / Balmoral / Northern Europe
By Custance, Holmfirth on 17th Dec 2019
The Ship 
We knew that the ship was due for its refit, but did it have to start on the day of embarkation as we left Southampton?
Every morning the angle grinder, drill and hammer trio performed on the deck above our cabin (we were on ...
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Tried something different
Fred. Olsen Cruises / Balmoral / River Seine
By Stokes, Hereford on 6th Nov 2019
Having previously only sailed on larger ships with a balcony cabin we wanted to try something different so decided to try this French River Cruise on Balmoral with an ocean view cabin, sailing from a different port. We did miss not having a balc ...
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Service with a smile
Fred. Olsen Cruises / Balmoral / Scandinavia
By Brine, Kent on 19th Oct 2019
This was our sixth Fred Olsen cruise and our second on Balmoral and we were not disappointed. 

We opted for a B grade outside cabin on deck 6, which was perfectly adequate, although the bathroom was a litt ...
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My Fred Olsen Experiences
Fred. Olsen Cruises / Balmoral / Europe
By Hodges, Folkestone on 24th Jul 2019
I've cruised a few times now with Fred Olsen, and despite the first booking being on a bit of a whim, we have fallen in love with cruising, and especially Fred. (We've tried one other cruise line, and it was good, but not Fred). On a Fred cruise ...
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Better than Anticipated
Fred. Olsen Cruises / Balmoral / Europe
By Crabb, Edinburgh on 24th Jun 2019
We were a little worried about our first proper Fred Olsen experience. We needn't have been, because the Balmoral was excellent.
The ship might be oldish but it had been kept a lot more spruce than many more modern ships.
Sev ...
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What can you get for £99?
Fred. Olsen Cruises / Balmoral / British Isles
By Harvie, Edinburgh on 6th Jun 2019

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