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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines wins five top accolades in the  Cruise Critic ‘UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards 2015’

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines wins five top accolades in the Cruise Critic ‘UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards 2015’

Press Releases   •   Feb 23, 2015 15:25 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is delighted to win five major awards in Cruise Critic’s prestigious ‘UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards 2015’, chosen entirely by cruise guests, in two ‘Mid-Size’, and three ‘Small Ship’ categories, for Balmoral and Black Watch respectively. Notably, Black Watch scooped the maximum five out of five rating in the ‘Best Small Ship for Service’ category, and was awarded the ...

Free ‘Tips & Tipples’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – book by 2nd March 2015!

Free ‘Tips & Tipples’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – book by 2nd March 2015!

Press Releases   •   Feb 20, 2015 14:07 GMT

With Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ free ‘Tips & Tipples’ offer, guests can step on board and relax, knowing that almost everything is covered! As part of its ‘Cruise Sale’ – running until 2nd March 2015 – Fred. Olsen is offering a free upgrade to its ‘all-inclusive’ package on selected drinks* (normally worth £10 pppn) and all gratuities paid for by Fred. Olsen*, on sixteen great-value 2015 sailings.

Fred. Olsen’s ‘Top Five’ themed cruises setting sail in 2015

Fred. Olsen’s ‘Top Five’ themed cruises setting sail in 2015

Press Releases   •   Feb 18, 2015 18:36 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is committed to offering its guests so much more than just a ‘sun tan’, and has created a number of fun, ‘experiential’ sailings in 2015, incorporating a range of special and unique themes, including comedy, gardening, history and even Elvis!

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.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to be recognised as a Feefo ‘Gold Trusted Merchant’ for the second year in a row

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to be recognised as a Feefo ‘Gold Trusted Merchant’ for the second year in a row

Press Releases   •   Feb 16, 2015 14:48 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been awarded the coveted ‘Gold Trusted Merchant Accreditation’ by independent review site Feefo for the second year in a row. This is the second year that Feefo has run this accreditation to highlight those merchants that have consistently delivered great customer service, and is based on genuine feedback received directly from customers.

Experience a ‘Scandinavian Adventure’ in 2015 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Experience a ‘Scandinavian Adventure’ in 2015 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 18:00 GMT

With it proud Norwegian heritage, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure – ‘Fred.’s Scandinavian Adventure’ – showcasing the breadth of amazing sights, cultures and natural wonders that are waiting to be discovered in the cruise line’s historic homeland, as well as across Northern Europe, with prices starting from just £84 per person, per night.

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?

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ to commence third cruise season from Harwich, on board Braemar

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ to commence third cruise season from Harwich, on board Braemar

Press Releases   •   Feb 03, 2015 15:28 GMT

Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is due to commence its third cruise season from Harwich International Port, Essex on 4th April 2015, on board 929-guest Braemar, with a seven-night ‘Easter City Getaway’ cruise (M1508), with overnight stays in Hamburg (Germany) and Amsterdam (Netherlands), as well as a full day to explore Antwerp (Belgium).

Venture further, for longer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Extraordinary Explorations’

Venture further, for longer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Extraordinary Explorations’

Press Releases   •   Jan 29, 2015 17:56 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure – 'Extraordinary Explorations' – showcasing the amazing breadth of destinations and experiences to be enjoyed on a longer cruise in 2015. Featuring a selection of voyages, with durations from 25 to 46 nights, the new brochure includes holidays to the Adriatic, Greenland, Norway, New York, Canada, the Caribbean and Brazil.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at sea with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at sea with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Press Releases   •   Jan 21, 2015 17:52 GMT

A Fred. Olsen cruise is the perfect way to celebrate Valentine’s Day, 14th February – the tranquil days at sea, exotic and exciting destinations to visit and the chance to experience outstanding service & delicious food. Plus, with the relaxing spas on board all four of its smaller, more traditional cruise ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – guests can indulge in some special ...

Get ready to be inspired! Find out more about Fred. at the ‘London CRUISE Show 2015’ – Stand B22, Olympia, Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th February 2015

Get ready to be inspired! Find out more about Fred. at the ‘London CRUISE Show 2015’ – Stand B22, Olympia, Saturday 14th / Sunday 15th February 2015

Press Releases   •   Jan 19, 2015 18:02 GMT

Award-winning Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will have a team of experts on hand on stand B22 at the ‘London CRUISE Show 2015’, to be held at Olympia, London on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th February 2015, ready to inspire and inform visitors about the right kind of Fred. Olsen cruise for them. Set sail with Fred. and explore the unknown.

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

10 Fantastic Cruises From 10 UK Ports

10 Fantastic Cruises From 10 UK Ports

Blog posts   •   Jan 14, 2015 17:21 GMT

Enjoying an unforgettable trip away has never been so easy, with an abundance of different departure locations across the UK offering you the chance to sample some of the greatest sights and experiences the world has to offer.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines makes it even easier to enjoy an ‘Around UK’ getaway

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines makes it even easier to enjoy an ‘Around UK’ getaway

Press Releases   •   Jan 12, 2015 18:14 GMT

​Since a proportion of the UK population does not hold either a valid passport or photo card driving licence, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has amended its policy to widen the appeal of an 'Around UK' cruise, to include anyone who can produce other acceptable forms of photographic identification at Check-in.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines promotes ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign –  featuring Mr. Fred. Olsen Junior himself!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines promotes ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign – featuring Mr. Fred. Olsen Junior himself!

Press Releases   •   Jan 05, 2015 11:26 GMT

Fred. Olsen has launched a promotional sales campaign on 18 digital TV channels, which will run until 24th January 2015, to showcase its ‘The more you book, the more you save’* cruise sale, its innovative ‘Enjoyment Promise’* and its wide range of regional UK departures. Fred. Olsen’s TV campaign is also supported by a comprehensive mix of print, radio, online and social media promotional activity

Group Travel Tips

Group Travel Tips

Blog posts   •   Jan 02, 2015 11:38 GMT

Although travelling in a group may seem like a simple and straightforward affair, without the right amount of planning your group could soon find itself heading in separate directions in pursuit of individual holiday agendas. Luckily we’ve got some great group travel tips to steer you on the right path, and make sure that your voyage goes as smooth as can be.

Book your ‘All Inclusive Holiday’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2015/16

Book your ‘All Inclusive Holiday’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2015/16

Press Releases   •   Dec 30, 2014 11:16 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new brochure – 'All Inclusive Holidays' – targeted specifically at the 'yet to cruise' market. The brochure contains simple, all inclusive pricing, based on one cabin type, and tackles some of the perceived challenges of cruising head on, using more familiar mainstream holiday vocabulary, such as 'Ocean View Room', rather than 'Outside Cabin'.

Enjoy a ‘Canaries New Year & the Caribbean’ Winter sun getaway with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in December 2014

Enjoy a ‘Canaries New Year & the Caribbean’ Winter sun getaway with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in December 2014

Press Releases   •   Dec 23, 2014 11:46 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' guests can take advantage of a last-minute Winter sun getaway on Braemar's 13-night M1434 'Canaries New Year & the Caribbean' fly-cruise – and celebrate the arrival of the New Year in style – sailing from Santa Cruz, Tenerife on 30th December 2014.

Join ‘Best Value for Money’ Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines at the Telegraph Cruise Show London 2015 | ExCeL, 9th to 11th January 2015, Stand 820

Join ‘Best Value for Money’ Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines at the Telegraph Cruise Show London 2015 | ExCeL, 9th to 11th January 2015, Stand 820

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2014 16:32 GMT

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – voted ‘Best Value for Money’ in 2014 by experts at influential consumer website Cruise Critic, for the third consecutive year – will have a team of experts on hand at the Telegraph Cruise Show, to be held at ExCeL London on Friday 9th, Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th January 2015, ready to inspire and inform visitors on the right kind of Fred. Olsen cruise for them.

Last chance to book to see the total solar eclipse and 'Northern Lights' with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Spring 2015

Last chance to book to see the total solar eclipse and 'Northern Lights' with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in Spring 2015

Press Releases   •   Dec 17, 2014 16:40 GMT

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the last chance to join their choice of three exciting two-week adventures, destined for the awe-inspiring total solar eclipse in Spring 2015. Lucky cruisers will surely experience a holiday like no other – a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see this spectacular natural phenomenon!