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Cruise Critic experts vote Fred. Olsen ‘Best for Itineraries’, for a record third year running!

Cruise Critic experts vote Fred. Olsen ‘Best for Itineraries’, for a record third year running!

Press Releases   •   Dec 12, 2017 10:17 GMT

Experts at world-leading independent cruise review website, Cruise Critic, have voted Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Best for Itineraries’ in its prestigious ‘UK Editors’ Picks Awards 2017’, for a record third consecutive year. The cruise line was also awarded its inaugural ‘Best for Solo Travellers’ accolade.

Free drinks or free tours in Fred. Olsen’s new ‘Cruise Sale’

Free drinks or free tours in Fred. Olsen’s new ‘Cruise Sale’

Press Releases   •   Dec 08, 2017 18:15 GMT

​Fred. Olsen’s biggest sale of the year has arrived, featuring over 100 sailings in 2018/19. Guests can explore the world on Fred. Olsen's four ocean ships – 'Balmoral', 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch' – as well as on its new river ship – 'Brabant' – and take advantage of FREE benefits, either complimentary drinks or tours, on bookings before 1st March 2018.

Fred. Olsen staff charity 'Christmas Craft Fayre and Cake Bake' hailed a huge success!

Fred. Olsen staff charity 'Christmas Craft Fayre and Cake Bake' hailed a huge success!

Press Releases   •   Dec 04, 2017 16:30 GMT

A Fred. Olsen staff charity ‘Christmas Craft Fayre and Cake Bake’ in Ipswich on Friday [December 1st] raised £350 for three local causes!

Enjoy ‘Seasonal Sailings’ with Fred. Olsen this Christmas and New Year!

Enjoy ‘Seasonal Sailings’ with Fred. Olsen this Christmas and New Year!

Press Releases   •   Nov 30, 2017 18:02 GMT

​For guests seeking sunshine or a European city break this Winter, Fred. Olsen has a selection of enchanting ‘Seasonal Sailings’ available over the Christmas period. These festive cruises offer guests the chance to escape the stresses of Christmas at home and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of smaller-ship sailing aboard one of three Fred. Olsen ships – 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch'.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 18, 2016 10:49 BST

'Black Watch' set sail from the UK on Sunday 17th July 2016, on her 26-night W1610 'Arctic' cruise. The ship's next port of call will be Kristiansund, Norway on Wednesday 20th July 2016.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 14, 2016 16:09 BST

'Black Watch' set sail from El Ferrol, Spain at ca. 11.30am today [Thursday 14th July 2016], destined for the UK.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 11, 2016 12:43 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch' is currently alongside in El Ferrol, Spain, having arrived at ca. 2.30pm on Saturday 9th July 2016. The ship is collecting supplies and undergoing further assessment‎. It is intended that 'Black Watch' will then sail north to London Tilbury later this week for further repairs. An exact time frame for this has yet to be confirmed.

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'Black Watch' Update

News   •   Jul 08, 2016 17:08 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Black Watch' set sail from Funchal, Madeira at ca. 12.30pm yesterday, and is scheduled to arrive in El Ferrol, Spain at midday on Saturday 9th July 2016.

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Our top 5 European cruises from the UK

Our top 5 European cruises from the UK

Blog posts   •   Sep 29, 2014 17:14 BST

Embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from the UK for a chance to experience Europe like never before! Departing from ten UK ports, our European cruises venture as far as the beautiful Baltic borders in the north, to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean in the south. In case you’re stuck for holiday ideas, we’ve put together a shortlist of our top 5 European cruises for you to consider.

Why classic smaller ships are great

Why classic smaller ships are great

Blog posts   •   Sep 05, 2014 09:18 BST

If you're planning a cruise holiday and are looking for a more personal experience, you should consider classic smaller ships. Built in a traditional style, smaller vessels have a classic feel that will make you feel more comfortable and at home while adventuring across the world. You will quickly get to know other passengers as well as the crew, meaning that you will enjoy a sociable atmosphere.

Why you should book your cruise early

Why you should book your cruise early

Blog posts   •   Aug 21, 2014 16:57 BST

Booking a cruise is an exciting time as you plan your journey to discover the world and create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to visit new destinations whilst only having to unpack once, travelling in comfort and convenience. It’s easy to see why cruising is more popular than ever, and if you’re unsure about whether to book early or last minute, read our ...

Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.

Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.

Blog posts   •   Aug 12, 2014 16:34 BST

So, it’s all nice and warm now, but what about the winter? None of us like the grey skies and rain so why not keep the summer spirit alive and go on a cruise in sunnier climes during the latter months of the year. A winter warmer cruise means you can set sail to some tropical cruise destinations and beat the winter blues, swapping woolly hats for shades and hot cocoa for cocktails.

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Couple sitting out on Room Balcony

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Friends enjoying drinks in the Neptune Lounge

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River Canal in Venice, Itlay

River Canal in Venice, Itlay

River Canal in Venice, Itlay

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Pool area on board Braemar, on a sunny day, Deck 8, Marquee Deck

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's joint partnership promotional video

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have unveiled a new joint promotional video, highlighting the...

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Suffolk Football Association visit Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' HQ

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Ruth Burton meets Nathan French and Gary Pinyoun from the Suffolk FA to find out more about why the two organis...

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Suffolk Football Association host a successful game of Walking Football at sea – for the first time ever!

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosted the first-ever game of ‘Walking Football at Sea’ yesterday [31st October 2016], when 804-guest ship Black...

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Experience life on board

Experience life on board

Take a look at this sample of life on board our four beautiful ships.

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