Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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Essential India.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 10th Dec 2018, by

This cruise got off to a very bad start. The difficulty being with the confusion ,and the expense of obtaining an Indian VIsa. The information from both our travel agent and Fred Olsen were not...

301 views , 8 of 18 people found this useful , 1 comment

Impressed By Fred.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Canaries

on 8th Dec 2018, by

In the last 20 years I have taken 12 cruises with the likes of P&O, RCI, NCL and MSC. I often wondered what it would be like to go with Fred Olsen who operate smaller, older, often secondhand...

442 views , 18 of 20 people found this useful , 1 comment

Cruise With Grandchildren.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe

on 8th Dec 2018, by

My granddaughter was envious of my husband and I cruising all over the world. So this summer I saw a late deal with Fred Olsen going to Belgium and Holland. After consulting mum and dad plus her...

157 views , 12 of 14 people found this useful

At Least 8.5 Out Of 10.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 5th Dec 2018, by

Just back from our 4th FO cruise - and first on Boudicca. We knew what to expect and were not at all disappointed. Boarding in Port Louis was very smooth and well managed. I can imagine that in...

671 views , 19 of 23 people found this useful , 1 comment

Wonderful Braemar’s River Seine In November.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mini Cruises

on 3rd Dec 2018, by

My reply to a former review wont go through in its entirety. PLEASE read this in conjunction with a review dated 11 November by Mr Henwood of Worthing with a very strange title I SHOULD HAVE GONE...

7890 views , 80 of 93 people found this useful , 3 comments

A Week To The War Graves On Braemar.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Europe

on 29th Nov 2018, by

We booked our 8 day break at short notice with a no frills anchor fare. We paid extra to have first sitting for dinner at 6.15pm to save any confusion about the times, as we both enjoy an early...

308 views , 20 of 25 people found this useful , 2 comments

Balmoral Mystery Cruise.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe

on 28th Nov 2018, by

We joined Fred Olsen's Balmoral for a 'Mystery Cruise' which was advertised as the chance to visit some different destinations. The ship actually visited La Coruna, Malaga, Cartagena, Gibraltar,...

382 views , 13 of 21 people found this useful , 2 comments

Not Such A Mystery (cruise) After All.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Mediterranean

on 27th Nov 2018, by

We joined Balmoral in Southampton for her Mystery Cruise on 12 November 2018. We had no idea whether we were going north or south so packing proved more difficult than normal. We were looking...

645 views , 15 of 23 people found this useful

A Mystery Cruise Really Is Great Fun!!

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Western Europe

on 26th Nov 2018, by

As I have a somewhat jaded appetite for more cruises I thought it would be fun to let Fred decide where to go next, so I booked a cabin for a Mystery cruise on Balmoral. It was an amazingly low...

1243 views , 34 of 37 people found this useful , 1 comment

Islands Of The Indian Ocean On F.o .'s Boudicca.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 22nd Nov 2018, by

Well it was well worth the wait .We were due to sail last October but when we heard there was an outbreak of the plague on the main islands of Madagascar (as opposed to the small islands) we...

646 views , 8 of 9 people found this useful , 3 comments

I Should Have Gone On Olsen.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / River Seine

on 11th Nov 2018, by

The background for choosing this cruise, was a family bereavement. The purpose was to have a relaxing cruise to somewhere new. The Braemar cruise of "cruising the Seine" to Rouen then down to...

1132 views , 24 of 52 people found this useful , 23 comments

9 Days On German Waterways.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Baltic

on 9th Nov 2018, by

Nine nights on Braemar around Northern Germany, Described as 'German Waterways' we weren't completely sure what was involved but this cruise did encompass the Kiel Canal (both ways) and the Elbe....

3702 views , 28 of 33 people found this useful , 1 comment

Historic Towns & Cities Of The Adriatic On Braemar.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Mediterranean

on 8th Nov 2018, by

Cruise on Fred Olsen Braemar. 2nd October 2018 23 nights. Historic Towns and Cities of the Adriatic Southampton to Southampton. We usually cruise on larger ships than Braemar, mainly P and O...

149 views , 13 of 15 people found this useful , 1 comment

The Cruise That Was Not A Cruise.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / River Seine

on 8th Nov 2018, by

We have just returned from a trip with Fred Olsen, I hesitate to call it a cruise because as far as we were concerned (and other passengers) this was not a cruise, we booked this quite late as we...

482 views , 32 of 45 people found this useful , 7 comments

German Waterways.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe

on 4th Nov 2018, by

My wife and I were looking for a cruise to celebrate our golden wedding anniversary and we found a cruise that fitted perfectly with the actual date to celebrate the occasion, the cruise we decided...

636 views , 14 of 17 people found this useful , 1 comment

Chilly & Interesting.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Northern Europe

on 30th Oct 2018, by

Joined the ship in Newcastle for the German Waterways and Bremen Beer Festival Cruise commencing on the 19 October 2018.Check in and boarding was quick and efficient,virtually straight onto the...

227 views , 8 of 9 people found this useful

Our Type Of Ship.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe

on 25th Oct 2018, by

Having found Boudicca somewhat disappointing 6 years ago, it was with some trepidation that we booked an Anchor Fare cruise to Belgium and Holland from North Shields (Newcastle), our local port....

307 views , 8 of 16 people found this useful

French Connection.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / River Seine

on 17th Oct 2018, by

Fred Olsen cruise to Rouen and Honfleur on the River Seine. This was our first cruise with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines after several previous cruises with Cunard. The attraction was the River Cruise...

347 views , 11 of 21 people found this useful , 1 comment

Homework First.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Baltic

on 16th Oct 2018, by

I recently went on a cruise to the heart of the Baltic on board Braemar. I had never cruised with Fred Olsen before but the ship was going to a few places I was interested in visiting & the ship...

559 views , 19 of 23 people found this useful , 1 comment

Heart Of The Baltic.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Baltic

on 14th Oct 2018, by

This 14 night cruise (14th to 28th September 2018) was our first time with this company under the anchor fare scheme. Embarkation at Southampton was so easy and staff very helpful at port and on...

246 views , 7 of 12 people found this useful
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