Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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Fred Olsen Poor Customer Relations, Beware.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Panama Canal

on 21st Apr 2019, by

RE: L1902 CARIBBEAN, MEXICO &USA Cruise Boarding 19th January 2019. Booking I am disabled by many conditions and this cruise was booked the last minute as I had a window of good (well good for...

83 views , 3 of 14 people found this useful

America In One Day?

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Europe

on 8th Apr 2019, by

My husband and I enjoyed a Mystery Cruise on board Fred Olsen's Boudicca. It was great fun trying to guess the destinations before we left home and joined the like-minded passengers on board to...

1134 views , 21 of 24 people found this useful

Amazon Adventure.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / South America

on 23rd Mar 2019, by

I chose the Fred Olsen Braemar cruise including the River Amazon followed by time in the Caribbean. I was initially worried about the age of this ship but I needn't have worried. Braemar is easily...

2192 views , 27 of 29 people found this useful

Nice Mystery Cruise.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe

on 9th Mar 2019, by

We started this 12 night mystery cruise departing Southampton. It was great fun guessing which ports wed end up at which really got people talking on board as a nice ice breaker. As long as it...

957 views , 16 of 22 people found this useful

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...

327 views , 15 of 15 people found this useful

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...

166 views , 5 of 6 people found this useful

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...

635 views , 21 of 27 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,...

530 views , 10 of 38 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...

198 views , 8 of 9 people found this useful

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...

1302 views , 31 of 39 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...

873 views , 21 of 45 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...

206 views , 1 of 8 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...

329 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...

640 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...

910 views , 28 of 31 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...

711 views , 20 of 23 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...

551 views , 13 of 34 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...

880 views , 28 of 30 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...

316 views , 20 of 22 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...

925 views , 30 of 37 people found this useful , 1 comment
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