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VIPs visit Fred. Olsen’s 'Balmoral' in Edinburgh to celebrate inaugural cruise season

VIPs visit Fred. Olsen’s 'Balmoral' in Edinburgh to celebrate inaugural cruise season

Press Releases   •   May 17, 2018 15:59 BST

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has welcomed a delegation of VIPs on a visit to its 1,350-guest 'Balmoral' at the Port of Rosyth, to celebrate the start of its flagship’s inaugural turnaround season from Edinburgh on 16th May 2018.

Fred. Olsen launches inaugural 'Balmoral' cruise season from Edinburgh

Fred. Olsen launches inaugural 'Balmoral' cruise season from Edinburgh

Press Releases   •   May 14, 2018 09:16 BST

Fred. Olsen's flagship, 'Balmoral', will be commencing her inaugural cruise season from Edinburgh (Rosyth) on 16th May 2018, on a 10-night ‘Swedish Waterways & Cities’ sailing. 'Balmoral' will be offering a record nine sailings from Edinburgh (Rosyth) during the 2018/19 cruise season, between May and July 2018, an increase on the eight departures on board Black Watch from the Port in 2017.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosts two-day ‘Closer 2018’ Trade Conference

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosts two-day ‘Closer 2018’ Trade Conference

Press Releases   •   May 09, 2018 13:52 BST

​Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has hosted its first dedicated travel trade conference in over a decade, at The Belfry Hotel & Resort in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham. The highly-successful ‘Closer 2018’ Trade Conference attracted over 150 delegates, from a wide range of travel agents and tour operators across the UK, as well as a number of non-UK resellers.

Fred. Olsen to commence 2018/19 cruise seasons from Newcastle and Liverpool

Fred. Olsen to commence 2018/19 cruise seasons from Newcastle and Liverpool

Press Releases   •   Apr 24, 2018 15:27 BST

​Fred. Olsen will be commencing its 2018/19 cruise seasons from the ports of Newcastle and Liverpool on Thursday 26th April 2018. 1,350-guest flagship 'Balmoral' will be setting sail from Newcastle on a seven-night ‘German Cities & the Kiel Canal’ cruise, and 804-guest 'Black Watch' will be departing from Liverpool on an eight-night ‘Fjords, Mountains & Glaciers’ itinerary around Norway.

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Our top 5 European cruises from the UK

Our top 5 European cruises from the UK

Blog posts   •   Sep 29, 2014 17:14 BST

Embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from the UK for a chance to experience Europe like never before! Departing from ten UK ports, our European cruises venture as far as the beautiful Baltic borders in the north, to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean in the south. In case you’re stuck for holiday ideas, we’ve put together a shortlist of our top 5 European cruises for you to consider.

Why classic smaller ships are great

Why classic smaller ships are great

Blog posts   •   Sep 05, 2014 09:18 BST

If you're planning a cruise holiday and are looking for a more personal experience, you should consider classic smaller ships. Built in a traditional style, smaller vessels have a classic feel that will make you feel more comfortable and at home while adventuring across the world. You will quickly get to know other passengers as well as the crew, meaning that you will enjoy a sociable atmosphere.

Why you should book your cruise early

Why you should book your cruise early

Blog posts   •   Aug 21, 2014 16:57 BST

Booking a cruise is an exciting time as you plan your journey to discover the world and create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to visit new destinations whilst only having to unpack once, travelling in comfort and convenience. It’s easy to see why cruising is more popular than ever, and if you’re unsure about whether to book early or last minute, read our ...

Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.

Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.

Blog posts   •   Aug 12, 2014 16:34 BST

So, it’s all nice and warm now, but what about the winter? None of us like the grey skies and rain so why not keep the summer spirit alive and go on a cruise in sunnier climes during the latter months of the year. A winter warmer cruise means you can set sail to some tropical cruise destinations and beat the winter blues, swapping woolly hats for shades and hot cocoa for cocktails.

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Couple sitting out on Room Balcony

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Black Watch Balcony Room

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River Canal in Venice, Itlay

River Canal in Venice, Itlay

River Canal in Venice, Itlay

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Pool area, Marquee Deck, Braemar

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Pool area on board Braemar, on a sunny day, Deck 8, Marquee Deck

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution's joint partnership promotional video

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) have unveiled a new joint promotional video, highlighting the...

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Suffolk Football Association visit Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' HQ

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines' Ruth Burton meets Nathan French and Gary Pinyoun from the Suffolk FA to find out more about why the two organis...

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and the Suffolk Football Association host a successful game of Walking Football at sea – for the first time ever!

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines hosted the first-ever game of ‘Walking Football at Sea’ yesterday [31st October 2016], when 804-guest ship Black...

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Experience life on board

Experience life on board

Take a look at this sample of life on board our four beautiful ships.

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