Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines waves a fond farewell to Lol Nichols after 43 years in travel!

Press Releases   •   Nov 24, 2015 15:57 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruises Lines prepares to wave a fond farewell to Lol Nichols, the company's General Sales Manager, after 21 years of loyal service. Lol is leaving in January 2016 to pursue a sunshine retirement in Mallorca, indulge in his love of travel, and enjoy some hard-earned leisure time with his family and friends.


Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca to undergo refurbishment at Bremerhaven’s Lloyd Werft in November 2015

Press Releases   •   Nov 17, 2015 16:38 GMT

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca will be entering dry dock at the Lloyd Werft shipyard in Bremerhaven, Germany in November 2015, in preparation for the forthcoming 2016/17 cruise season. The 880-guest ship will undergo engineering works, general refurbishment including interior & exterior painting and have 28 Lido Deck 7 cabins fitted with terrace balconies.


Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines releases five new exotic fly-cruises for 2016

Press Releases   •   Nov 11, 2015 16:27 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests five newly released exotic fly-cruises in early 2016 aboard Black Watch, with prices from just £59 per person, per night (cruise only). These exciting adventures include a 19-night ‘Australia & the Landscapes of Indonesia’ cruise; a 27-night ‘Beautiful Burma and Bustling Bombay’ discovery and a 30-night ‘South Pacific Sail-Away’ holiday.


Watch F1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton defend his title at the 2016 Monaco Grand Prix with Fred. Olsen

Press Releases   •   Nov 09, 2015 16:15 GMT

On Fred. Olsen’s ‘Sun, Sea & Monaco Grand Prix’ cruise, which departs on 21st May 2016 from Dover aboard Black Watch, guests can experience the undisputed jewel in Formula 1’s crown and the race that every driver wants to win – the Monaco Grand Prix – on an unforgettable tour from Nice.


Three great reasons to book a Fred. Olsen Canaries getaway this Winter – free flights, tips and tipples!

Press Releases   •   Nov 04, 2015 16:49 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving guests three added-value benefits on two Canary Islands escapes this Winter – free flights, free drinks upgrade and all gratuities covered!


Fred. Olsen enhances its industry-leading 'Enjoyment Promise' to showcase its commitment to attracting new guests

Press Releases   •   Nov 02, 2015 16:21 GMT

After nearly two years of its industry-leading ‘Enjoyment Promise’ being in place, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has just made the offer even better! Fred. Olsen guests sailing on their first-ever cruise can now book their next holiday whilst on board the ship, for just a £1 per person deposit!


The World Is Not Enough on a Fred. Olsen cruise in 2016/17

Press Releases   •   Oct 30, 2015 11:57 GMT

This week, Britain’s most iconic and much-loved secret agent returns to the big screen, with the release of Spectre – the latest film in the James Bond franchise. To celebrate this ‘007’ news, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has put together its Top 10 James Bond ‘set-jetting’ cruises for 2016/17.


‘See Europe’s Alluring Cities, Lochs & Rivers’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2016

Press Releases   •   Oct 28, 2015 14:06 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ latest new brochure – ‘See Europe’s Alluring Cities, Lochs & Rivers’ – highlights 12 getaways in 2016 that offer unique scenic cruising experiences, along with exciting city break stopovers.


Special offers for solo travellers in 2015/16 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   Oct 22, 2015 15:21 BST

To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo guests, the cruise line has introduced some great-value ‘twin-for-sole occupancy’ discounts. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin cabin, will pay either no single-supplement or receive up to 50% off the supplement cost, depending on the selected cruise.


Set sail for sunshine on a winter escape to the Canary Islands with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   Oct 15, 2015 09:17 BST

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to escape the cold, dark winter nights of the UK and set sail on a 'Canaries Fly-Cruise', with prices starting from just £699 per person. Fred. Olsen’s 929-guest ship Braemar will be offering a programme of five sunshine cruises, departing from Santa Cruz in Tenerife, starting with a 13-night ‘Canaries & Madeira Winter Warmth’ adventure on ...

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About Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has defined and redefined the cruise experience, and judging by the number of passengers that come back time and again, we seem to have styled it to perfection

The company originated in Hvitsten, a small town on Oslofjord in Norway, in 1848 when three Olsen brothers – Fredrik Christian, Petter and Andreas – bought their first ships and began an international shipping company.

Now into the fifth generation of the family, they operate companies skilled in various aspects of the cruise and passenger shipping trade as well as aviation, ships’ crewing, shipbuilding and offshore industries.
Aside from the transportation industries, the Fred. Olsen group also has interests in the luxury hotel sector, estate management, property development, and electronics companies.

Offices for the company are spread throughout the world, although the company headquarters remain firmly in the family’s hands in Oslo and Tenerife. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is based in Ipswich in Suffolk.

Company Reg. No: 2672435
Registered Name & Office: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ltd, 2nd Floor, 64-65 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2NU.
Place of registration: England and Wales
VAT Number: 927 5336 08


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