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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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Staying fit and healthy on your cruise

Staying fit and healthy on your cruise

Blog posts   •   Mar 19, 2015 09:07 GMT

Cruising is all about exploration, relaxation and having a good time. However, many people are keen to make sure that they stay reasonably active during their voyage; after all, all of that time on deckchairs and eating great food might leave a few guests feeling a little guilty! If you’re one of those people, there’s plenty you can do!

Discover Bordeaux and its Classic Wine Region

Discover Bordeaux and its Classic Wine Region

Blog posts   •   Feb 18, 2015 11:31 GMT

Whether you see yourself as a wine connoisseur in the making, or simply enjoy a quiet glass every now and then, our French River cruises are the perfect way to enjoy an educational insight into the word of wine whilst also basking in all the beauty France has to offer.

Which kind of cruiser are you?

Which kind of cruiser are you?

Blog posts   •   Feb 03, 2015 16:12 GMT

Are you all about sunshine and cocktails or do you prefer adventure and intrigue? Are you a nature lover or do you prefer exploring cities and nightlife? Just like our cruises, every person is different which is why we thought it would be fun to see what type of travellers are out there, and which destinations they are most likely to visit! Are you one of the below?

Four Amazing Themed Mini-Cruises Setting Sail In 2015

Four Amazing Themed Mini-Cruises Setting Sail In 2015

Blog posts   •   Jan 16, 2015 09:55 GMT

Cruises are a fun experience at the best of times, but imagine sharing a voyage on the open waters with people who share the same interests as you? Themed cruises are a great way to go outside of your typical holiday and experience something truly unique with like-minded people to form memories and friendships that can last a lifetime. We have some great themed mini-cruises coming your way in 2015

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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, Marquee Deck, Braemar

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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 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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