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Celebrate St. George’s Day with a free drinks package on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines!

Press release   •   Apr 20, 2017 13:20 BST

Raise a glass on St. George’s Day by taking advantage of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ celebratory weekend offer! To mark England’s patron saint day, on 23rd April, guests booking one of two specific Fred. Olsen UK sailings, from Friday 21st April to Monday 24th April 2017 inclusive, will be treated to a free upgrade to its 'all-inclusive' drinks package, on selected drinks.

To benefit from this fantastic offer, guests must simply quote ‘STGEORGE’ at the time of booking their UK sailing. Fred. Olsen guests can then relax and enjoy designated house wines by the glass, selected beers, spirits and soft drinks all day and evening – without having to pay a penny!

The two Fred. Olsen cruises featuring the St. George’s Day drinks offer are as follows:

1) Braemar’s 10-night M1722 ‘The Historic Castles & Highland Games’ cruise, departing from Southampton on 29th August 2017. Prices currently start from £1,299 per person (for an interior room).

An incredible circumnavigation of Great Britain featuring many destinations harbouring intriguing links to royalty. Stroll the ’Royal Mile’ in Edinburgh during a rewarding overnight stay; head to Glamis Castle and the Royal Castle of Mey – both former residences of the Queen Mother; and don’t miss the chance to see the annual Braemar Highland Games, attended each year by The Queen and Prince Philip.

Ports of call: Southampton, UK – Leith (for Edinburgh), Scotland (overnight stay) – Dundee – Invergordon – Scrabster – Cruising Sound of Mull – Cruising past Duart Castle - Oban, Argyle & Bute – Belfast, Northern Ireland – Southampton, UK.

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2) Balmoral’s eight-night L1717 ‘From the Highlands of Scotland to the Lizard Peninsula’ cruise, departing from Newcastle on 6th August 2017. Prices are from £899 per person (for an interior room).

This carefully-constructed itinerary features destinations – and even scenic cruising highlights – with links to iconic TV and film locations.‎ Guests can head to the setting for 'Winterfell' in the TV blockbuster, Game of Thrones; explore the epic surroundings featured in Poldark and Broadchurch; immerse themselves in the majestic Harry Potter series at the Glenfinnan Viaduct; and more.

Ports of call: Newcastle, UK – Oban, Scotland – Cruising by Duart Castle – Cruising Firth of Lorn – Belfast, Northern IrelandDublin, Ireland(overnight stay) – Falmouth – Portland Newcastle, UK.

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Fred. Olsen’s St. George’s Day deal follows hot on the heels of the success of last month’s St. Patrick’s Day drinks offer.

Running alongside this is a separate ‘Free Drinks Package’ offer for guests booking Boudicca’s D1708 eight-night ‘Lochs of Scotland’ cruise this weekend.

Guests who book this specific cruise, between Friday 21st April to Monday 24th April 2017 inclusive, and quote the promotion code ‘SCOTLAND’, will also be treated to a free upgrade to a Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines 'all-inclusive' drinks package, on selected drinks.

-Boudicca’s eight-night D1708 ‘Lochs of Scotland’ cruise, departing from Belfast on 8th May 2017 (adult only). Prices are from £549 per person (for an ocean view room).

One of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ most popular itineraries from previous programmes takes on a whole new dimension of beauty, with even more scenic wonders and awe-inspiring experiences than before. There are chances to hunt for the legendary Loch Ness Monster and spot a variety of local wildlife, all the while surrounded by almost endless majestic sights, from gloriously unspoilt countryside to mountainous landscapes, with stunning lochs galore.

Ports of call: Belfast, Northern Ireland – Cruising Loch Fyne – Tarbert, Loch Fyne, Scotland – Pass through Corran NarrowsCruising Loch Linnhe – Fort William – Cruising Loch Linnhe – Pass through Corran Narrows – Cruising Loch Linnhe – Cruising Loch Shieldaig – Cruising Loch Torridon – Cruising Sound of Raasay - Portree, Isle of Skye - Cruising Sound of Raasay – Invergordon –Kirkwall, Orkney Islands – Ullapool – Cruising Loch Broom – Tobermory, Isle of Mull – Cruising Sound of MullCruising past Duart Castle – Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Prices above are based on two adults sharing a twin-bedded room (selected grades only), and include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, and port taxes.

For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit the website at Book online, or call Reservations on 0800 0355 242 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm; Saturday, 9am to 5pm; Sunday, 10am to 4pm), or visit an ABTA travel agent.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Line operates in the UK with four intimately sized ships for a more personal cruising experience.

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