Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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Around The World In 107 Days.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / World Cruise

on 6th Feb 2019, by

The Black Watch left Southampton on 5th January 2018. Due to the number of single people the number of passengers was about 650. 300 were Around the World passengers and at Lima, Sydney and Port...

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Amazon January 2019 -braemar.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / South America

on 2nd Feb 2019, by

First time cruising with Fred Olsen, smoth hassel free flight and transfer, a huge bonus having our luggage taken straight to the ship and not goung through security. Well organised by Fred Olsen...

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Festive Cruise On Boudicca. Fred Olsen Revisited.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 27th Jan 2019, by

What an interesting experience this proved to be! A number of years ago I was a fairly frequent passenger on Fred Olsen cruises, but with the passage of time my tastes have changed, and as a...

390 views , 17 of 21 people found this useful

Harassment:

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 20th Jan 2019, by

I travelled as a single person, from the United Kingdom, to embark with Fred Olsen Cruise ship, Boudicca in Mauritius. The cruise was from 12th December 2018, Indian Ocean Islands and Zanzibar,...

399 views , 6 of 32 people found this useful , 1 comment

Balmoral Christmas/new Year.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Canaries

on 17th Jan 2019, by

Fred Olsen Balmoral Xmas/New Year 2018/19 Canaries All in all, this was a most enjoyable cruise and a great way to spend both the festive season and celebrate my husbands birthday on Christmas...

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Islands Of The Indian Ocean On Boudicca.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 13th Jan 2019, by

I very rarely give a 5 star rating but feel I must for our recent cruise on Boudicca. Apart from one small issue which I will mention later, everything suited us very well. It was all my idea to...

1144 views , 28 of 36 people found this useful , 7 comments

Never Again.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Caribbean

on 10th Jan 2019, by

We have always wanted to spend Christmas cruising the Caribbean and decided to go with Fred Olsen on the Braemar, on the 20th December 2018. That was a big mistake. The cruise started badly due to...

732 views , 16 of 37 people found this useful , 3 comments

Christmas And New Year On The Balmoral.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Canaries

on 8th Jan 2019, by

The embarkation on the Balmoral was excellent and we were looking forward to a great Christmas/new year cruise but our hopes were dashed. The first few days were fine. We arrived at on Christmas...

116 views , 0 of 3 people found this useful

Cruising For A Bruising.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Marco Polo / Norwegian Fjords

on 5th Jan 2019, by

Having emigrated from the beautiful South Africa elem years ago and not having been in a cruise we decided to take our first holiday in our new country around the Btitish Isles. Great excitement...

262 views , 3 of 16 people found this useful , 2 comments

Indian Ocean Islands - Boudicca.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 4th Jan 2019, by

Indian Ocean Islands - Boudicca 15th x 29th November 2018 - D1824 We booked with a cruise agent an we had 2 days in Mauritius before our cruise. We stayed In Grand Baie which is a medium sized...

517 views , 22 of 25 people found this useful

Fred.olsen Southampton To Caribbean Cruise.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Caribbean

on 1st Jan 2019, by

My wife and I have just returned from a pre-Christmas re-positioning cruise from Southampton to the Caribbean for 17 days from 3rd December. This was our first cruise with Fred.Olsen and were...

829 views , 26 of 29 people found this useful , 2 comments

Transatlantic Repositioning On Braemar.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Caribbean

on 23rd Dec 2018, by

Deilivery to Southampton by Eavesway coach was quick and comfortable and check in and embarkation at 1330 completed in record time although by bag had still been delivered by the time that I...

655 views , 17 of 20 people found this useful , 2 comments

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...

477 views , 13 of 31 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...

760 views , 26 of 28 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...

267 views , 18 of 20 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...

840 views , 29 of 36 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...

13442 views , 122 of 145 people found this useful , 9 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...

452 views , 22 of 27 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,...

464 views , 14 of 23 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...

752 views , 18 of 26 people found this useful
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