Now is the time to explore and discover ‘The World’s Top 50 Experiences’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Press Releases • Mar 30, 2015 16:44 BST
From April 2015, approximately 18 million people in the UK, aged over 55, will be given access to up to 25% of their pension – tax-free – for the first time; and every year, a further 320,000 people will become eligible. It is estimated that £6 billion will be spent within the first three months after April, with the number one discretionary spend predicted to be on holidays.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch to commence inaugural cruise season from Liverpool in Spring 2015
Press Releases • Mar 26, 2015 09:57 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is due to commence her first-ever cruise programme from Liverpool’s Pier Head Cruise Terminal on 31st March 2015, with a 13-night ‘Canary Islands Easter’ cruise – for what will be the company’s third season from the popular North Western port. In all, Fred. Olsen is offering 15 cruises from Liverpool in 2015/16, which is an increase on the 11...
Take in the scents and colours of the annual ‘Funchal Flower Festival’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Press Releases • Mar 23, 2015 14:32 GMT
Gardening has long been one of the top-rated hobbies for people in the UK, and many Britons choose to spend their leisure time tending to their pots, plants and lawns. In keeping with these green-fingered tendencies, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to visit Funchal, Madeira during its spectacular annual ‘Flower Festival’, running from 16th to 22nd April 2015, on board...
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests eagerly await the total solar eclipse on board Black Watch, Boudicca and Braemar
Press Releases • Mar 18, 2015 17:59 GMT
Guests on board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ three ships Black Watch, Boudicca and Braemar are eagerly awaiting the awe-inspiring total solar eclipse on Friday 20th March 2015. The ships are all heading for the exact co-ordinates off the coast of the Faroe Islands – 64.26.3N, 6.39.0W – that will give guests the very best chance of witnessing this spectacular natural phenomenon.
Press Releases • Mar 10, 2015 18:20 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is celebrating breaking its record for the highest-selling day ever, taking an amazing £2.1 million in revenue on Friday 6th March 2015, following the launch of its new 2016/17 cruise programme, which went on sale on 5th March 2015.
Sail scenic seaways, discover the world and get ‘closer to the destination’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2016/17, to a record 253 ports in 84 countries
Press Releases • Mar 05, 2015 17:42 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2016/17, its fleet of four ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – will be visiting no fewer than 253 destinations in 84 countries around the globe – more than ever before! The new 2016/17 itineraries will be unveiled to existing guests today [5th March 2015], and will go on general sale from 10th March 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 ...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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).
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.
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
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.
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!
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
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
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
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.