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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

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’

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 ...

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.

Free ‘Tips & Tipples’ with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines – book by 2nd March 2015!

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.

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’s ‘Top Five’ themed cruises setting sail in 2015

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

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.

Experience a ‘Scandinavian Adventure’ in 2015 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

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.

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).

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ to commence third cruise season from Harwich, on board Braemar

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).

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.

Venture further, for longer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines ‘Extraordinary Explorations’

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.

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 ...

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at sea with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

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

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.

​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 makes it even easier to enjoy an ‘Around UK’ getaway

​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 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

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines promotes ‘Turn of Year’ sales campaign –  featuring Mr. Fred. Olsen Junior himself!

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

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'.