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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 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.

Why take a Fred. Olsen river cruise?

Why take a Fred. Olsen river cruise?

Blog posts   •   Jul 30, 2014 15:13 BST

If you’re looking for an intimate and immersive holiday, then booking a river cruise is the perfect opportunity for a scenic adventure that’ll leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Although oceanic cruises also offer a fantastic experience, sometimes something a little smaller in scale may be just what you need. Smaller cruises mean that you can explore smaller areas, resulting in a ...

How to Choose a Holiday

How to Choose a Holiday

Blog posts   •   Jul 15, 2014 13:55 BST

Need help picking your perfect holiday destination? Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information being thrown at you from all directions? Then fear not, as we are here with a specially devised list to help make the journey to holiday heaven that step easier. Don’t settle for second best or all-inclusive packages that take away all the fun from planning your trip – instead, ...

South America Cruise Highlights

South America Cruise Highlights

Blog posts   •   Jul 09, 2014 11:35 BST

If you’re looking for the next place to add to the list of your travels, make sure to visit South America, the exciting and dynamic continent that has it all. With diverse culture, wildlife, pre-Colombian history, pan pipes, tango and salsa, there’s so much to see and do! From the world wonders of Machu Picchu in Peru and Rio Di Janero’s Christ the Redeemer, cruises to South America bring you ...

Why you should visit Norway

Why you should visit Norway

Blog posts   •   May 27, 2014 18:32 BST

For many people, the prospect of a cruise conjures up images of shimmering waters, bright sun, deckchairs and sunglasses. Whilst this is the case for many trips, there are also cruises which take a different route to explore natural splendour in some of the most beautiful locations on the planet. Norway is a very popular cruise destination as it offers adventure, incredible panoramic views, ...

Why solo cruises are great!

Why solo cruises are great!

Blog posts   •   May 19, 2014 12:35 BST

A solo cruise doesn't have to mean that you can’t have double the fun! Travelling alone can be a liberating and exciting experience where you can meet people during your adventure, both offshore and on board! You can go where you like and can take your time while soaking up whatever local highlights your destinations have to offer. Travelling alone is also the perfect opportunity to meet ...

Honeymoon Cruise Ideas

Honeymoon Cruise Ideas

Blog posts   •   May 06, 2014 14:42 BST

After getting married, a cruise is a great way to spend a relaxing, romantic and memorable holiday with your new partner. As well as pampering yourselves with our on-board spa treatments, visit these beautiful and inspiring places to start off your married life in style.

5 Amazing Sun Cruise Destinations

5 Amazing Sun Cruise Destinations

Blog posts   •   Apr 15, 2014 11:55 BST

Have you spent the last year pondering where to go for your next holiday? Does your checklist consist of sun, sun and more sun? Well, if it’s some lovely heat you’re looking for, here is a rundown of some seriously sunny destination ideas to inspire your next trip on the seas.