Press releases • Oct 01, 2019 20:54 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest 'Boudicca' will be departing from the Port of Dover, Kent on 3rd October 2019, on the company’s longest-ever sailing – an epic 168-night ‘Grand Voyage’. Boudicca returns to Dover – after nearly six months at sea – on 19th March 2020.
Press releases • Sep 23, 2019 10:34 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is reassuring customers who have booked through Thomas Cook, Freedom Travel and Future Travel that their Fred. Olsen holiday will go ahead, following the collapse of Thomas Cook overnight.
‘The drinks are on us!’ Enjoy a free all-inclusive upgrade on 75 tempting itineraries for 2020/21 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Press releases • Sep 19, 2019 11:25 BST
Holidaymakers looking to set sail to the beautiful Baltic, the spectacular Norwegian fjords or the warmer climates of Europe with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines next year can enjoy a FREE all-inclusive upgrade on 75 regional UK departures when booked by 31st October 2019.
It’s a mystery! Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' ‘Balmoral’ makes East Anglian maiden call in Great Yarmouth
Press releases • Sep 17, 2019 18:26 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' 1,350-guest flagship 'Balmoral' has today [Tuesday 17th September 2019] made its maiden call at the East Anglian port of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, as part of its 11-night 'Mystery Cruise', which set sail from the Port of Tyne, Newcastle the preceding evening.
Press releases • Sep 11, 2019 11:35 BST
Sunseekers looking to witness the ‘Big Five’ in South Africa, see flamingos in their natural habitat in the Namib desert, and experience the vibrant culture and history of Havana can start their Fred. Olsen holiday with FREE door-to-door transfers on a selection of itineraries, when booked by 15th October 2019 inclusive.
Press releases • Sep 02, 2019 12:15 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Managing Director, Mike Rodwell, retired officially on 31st August 2019, after 15 years in the role and 31 years with the Fred. Olsen companies. Mike’s successor as Managing Director, Peter Deer – previously Commercial Director – took up his new role on 1st September 2019.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines brings taste of Suffolk to the high seas with introduction of new products local to company headquarters
Press releases • Aug 21, 2019 16:43 BST
Guests aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet of smaller, friendlier ships are to enjoy a ‘taste of Suffolk’ while on their holidays, as the company introduces a number of products produced locally to its headquarters.
Press releases • Aug 14, 2019 18:23 BST
Fred. Olsen has launched its new ‘Warmer Cruising’ campaign, offering guests special reductions of up to 40% on a selection of over 50 tempting ex-UK and fly-cruise itineraries, between October 2019 and March 2020. These great-value sailings must be booked by 15th October 2019 inclusive.
Press releases • Aug 12, 2019 09:12 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Peter Deer as its new Managing Director, with effect from 1st September 2019. Peter will take over as Managing Director from Mike Rodwell, who will be retiring from Fred. Olsen on 31st August 2019. Based in Ipswich, Suffolk, Peter will take overall responsibility for overseeing and managing the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ operation.
Fred. Olsen-related companies support the East Anglian Air Ambulance with a further £10,000 donation
Press releases • Aug 01, 2019 10:07 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to pass on a donation of £10,000 to the East Anglian Air Ambulance (‘EAAA’). This significant donation, which follows previous awards of £5,000 each in 2017 and 2018, has been brought about by the generosity of the Fred. Olsen Social Engagement Group, acting on behalf of Bonheur ASA (Bonheur) – the ultimate parent company of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.
Save an extra £100 per person with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines on almost every ocean and river sailing this August and September
Press releases • Jul 30, 2019 11:44 BST
Sun-seekers and holidaymakers looking to enjoy a last-minute getaway can save an extra £100 per person on almost every ocean and river sailing with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in August and September. This is on top of any existing offers, and applies to new bookings made by 13th August 2019 inclusive - the promotional code ‘EXTRA100’ must be quoted at the time of booking.
‘Fred. Olsen’s On the Case’! Travel agents to receive FREE case of wine for bookings in ‘Save £100 per person’ campaign, valid on almost every August and September 2019 sailing
Press releases • Jul 30, 2019 11:42 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering travel agents a FREE case of wine for bookings made onto a new ‘Save £100 per person’ offer, with the launch of its ‘Fred. Olsen’s On the Case’ campaign, for all bookings made by 13th August inclusive.
Press releases • Jul 25, 2019 16:26 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has introduced an interactive new app to assist its guests in making the most of their cruise experience, both whilst on board Fred. Olsen's four ocean ships and during their time ashore. Fred. Olsen has created the new app in response to increasing demand from its guests for more technological solutions to help to inform and enhance their cruise experience.
Enjoy a FREE tour package worth £200 on any European Brabant sailing in 2020 with Fred. Olsen River Cruises
Press releases • Jul 17, 2019 16:09 BST
The vibrant cities and charming towns that line some of Europe’s most scenic waterways could be closer than you think, as Fred. Olsen River Cruises offers a FREE tour package on all 2020 itineraries aboard its 156-guest river cruise ship, Brabant, on all bookings made by 13th August 2019 inclusive.
Press releases • Jul 11, 2019 13:54 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to pass on a donation of £10,000 to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). This significant donation has been brought about by the generosity of the Fred. Olsen Social Engagement Group, acting on behalf of Bonheur ASA (Bonheur), based in Oslo, Norway, in order to benefit the safety of passengers and staff of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.
Press releases • Jul 08, 2019 20:03 BST
Benefit from FREE flights and transfers on an enticing selection of 2019 exotic fly-cruises with Fred. Olsen, available on all new bookings made by 16th July 2019 inclusive.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines partners with CLIA to host IMO Maritime Safety Committee on board 'Braemar' in Southampton
Press releases • Jul 03, 2019 09:52 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was pleased to partner with the Cruise Lines International Association (‘CLIA’) to welcome 28 senior officials from the International Maritime Organization’s (‘IMO’) Maritime Safety Committee on board its cruise ship, 'Braemar', in Southampton in June 2019.
Only one week left to take advantage of fantastic savings on selected ocean and river cruises in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Summer Sale
Press releases • Jun 26, 2019 12:23 BST
Holidaymakers looking for great savings for their travels this year have just one week left to take advantage of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Summer Sale, offering guests discounted prices on a number of ocean and river cruises, and FREE Euros for onshore spending on selected sailings, when booked by 3rd July 2019 inclusive.
Fred. Olsen is first cruise line to pledge support to national Refill Campaign, with environmental organisation City to Sea, to encourage guests to ‘bring their own bottles’ on next holiday
Press releases • Jun 19, 2019 13:29 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today [19th June 2019] announced that it is the first cruise line to work with environmental campaigning organisation, City to Sea, as part of its Refill Campaign. Today’s announcement coincides with ‘National Refill Day’, which raises awareness of the environmental impact of single-use plastic water bottles, and encourages people to use refillable water bottles.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Boudicca' pays tribute to 250 courageous D-Day veterans, on The Royal British Legion’s historic ‘D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance’
Press releases • Jun 18, 2019 19:02 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to have played its part in hosting 250 D-Day veterans – plus their carers and companions – on a poignant pilgrimage around the UK and Normandy, France, on The Royal British Legion’s ‘D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance’ aboard 'Boudicca', from 2nd to 9th June 2019.