Cruise Reviews - Fred. Olsen Cruises

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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...

485 views , 12 of 23 people found this useful , 4 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....

3527 views , 26 of 30 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...

101 views , 12 of 13 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...

425 views , 30 of 41 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...

569 views , 11 of 14 people found this useful

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...

194 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....

264 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...

305 views , 9 of 18 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...

527 views , 17 of 21 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...

218 views , 6 of 10 people found this useful

What’s The Story In Tobermory, We'd Like To Know.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / British Isles

on 14th Oct 2018, by

My wife had always wanted to visit Tobermory after watching Balamory with our grandchildren. We booked the Black Watch cruise to Lochs of Scotland leaving Liverpool on the 15th September. The drive...

210 views , 13 of 14 people found this useful

Island Hopping To Petra.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Mediterranean

on 6th Oct 2018, by

We had always wanted to cruise through the Suez Canal and this cruise on Boudicca allowed us to achieve this. In addition this cruise Island Hopping to Petra, was part of Fred Olsens Four Ships...

256 views , 9 of 11 people found this useful

River Seine Sojourn On Fred. Olsen's Braemar.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / River Seine

on 4th Oct 2018, by

It has been 17 years to the month since we were last on Braemar , although we have been on all the other Fred Olsen ships, including Black Prince, since then. How well Braemar is looking since she...

159 views , 4 of 6 people found this useful

Four Fred's To Aqaba On Board Boudicca.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Middle East

on 3rd Oct 2018, by

Four Fred's in Cadiz as part of this event we sailed from Dover on the 5th September to Aqaba Jordan. After a speedy check in we were ready to start our holiday to stay with our son,daughterinlaw...

260 views , 9 of 12 people found this useful

Fred Olsen Is Unique.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Boudicca / Indian Ocean

on 21st Sep 2018, by

Im going on Boudicca around India in October. My experience of Fred Olsen is five cruises. Ive been on loads of other brands and theyre all different, so difficult to compare. But for me two things...

547 views , 3 of 19 people found this useful , 7 comments

Chance To See The Scottish Northern Isles.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / British Isles

on 19th Sep 2018, by

A five day break to see Inverness,Orkney and Shetland. It was a no brainer and we booked , took a gamble on the deal as cabin was allocated later bit did choose late dining and paid extra for that...

2348 views , 29 of 32 people found this useful , 1 comment

Whales Were In The Wrong Place.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Black Watch / Atlantic

on 16th Sep 2018, by

This cruise was from Liverpool to the Azores, then back via Madeira, Four Captains in Cadiz and Lisbon. Arrival and check in at Liverpool was very easy and quick. Suitcases were in the cabin...

3669 views , 34 of 38 people found this useful , 3 comments

Not What I Was Expecting.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Europe

on 2nd Sep 2018, by

Have just returned from a 5 night cruise to Scottish Highlands aboard Fred Olsen Balmoral. The cruise was booked purely for the designation of getting to the Shetland Isles and friends had teased...

6324 views , 87 of 90 people found this useful , 4 comments

Brilliant Balmoral.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Balmoral / Scandinavia

on 26th Aug 2018, by

We were concerned that the refit of Balmoral might have spoilt it-but no, it is the same beautiful vessel. Generally the standard seemed higher-for food, speakers, entertainment and so on. Balcony...

853 views , 24 of 29 people found this useful

Braemar To Iceland.

FRED. OLSEN CRUISES / Braemar / Northern Europe

on 12th Aug 2018, by

We have just returned from a 13 nt cruise on Fred Olsen's Braemar from Southampton to Iceland via Torshavn in the Faroe Islands. We sailed on the Braemar eight years ago to the Caribbean and Cuba...

255 views , 6 of 11 people found this useful
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