Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils next wave of funding with Suffolk Community Foundation through dedicated ‘Fred. Olsen Community Fund’
Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced a second round of grant funding for local causes in partnership with Suffolk Community Foundation for 2023.
Last year, the cruise line, based in White House Road, set up a £17,000 ‘Fred. Olsen Community Fund’ with Suffolk Community Foundation, following a donation from parent company Bonheur.
The fund was open to grant applications that
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils brand new programme of sailing for 2024/25, with focus on history and culture, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and natural phenomena
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today unveiled a brand new programme of cruising for 2024/25, featuring a host of specially-timed sailings to coincide with natural wonders and destination events, chances to encounter native wildlife and uncover rich and vibrant histories across the planet.
The new programme, unveiled on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ website, includes opportunities to follow natural b
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship Bolette arrives in Newcastle for inaugural season of sailing from the city
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has returned to Newcastle for a season of spring and summer sailings, offering departures from the city aboard flagship Bolette for the first time.
Smaller ship Bolettehas set sail on her inaugural cruise from Newcastle – ‘In Search of the Northern Lights in Nine Nights’ – with other voyages venturing to Norway, Iceland, Amsterdam, Latvia, Estonia, the Arctic and Swede
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils brand new 82-night ‘Discovering Asia with the Holi Festival’ Grand Voyage for culture and nature enthusiasts
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today unveiled a brand new 82-night Grand Voyage, offering the chance to discover the culture-rich lands of Asia on a journey timed specially to coincide with the Holi Festival.
The sailing, aboard Fred. Olsen’s smaller-sized Balmoral, features calls into Myanmar and Cambodia, known for their ancient civilisations and rich histories, where guests can explore the tem
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils brand new 106-night ‘Voyage of Exploration Around the World’ cruise, inspired by journeys of historic and fictional explorers
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has announced a brand new World Cruise for 2025, inspired by journeys taken by famous historical explorers.
Departing from Southampton on 6th January 2025, flagship Bolette will follow a similar route to the first world circumnavigation by explorers Magellan and Elcano in 1519.
The cruise, which will take guests to destinations including Brazil, Argentina, French Pol
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Borealis follows in footsteps of Phileas Fogg as she sets sail on ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ adventure from Southampton
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Borealis has set sail on her ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ voyage from Southampton, an adventure following as closely as possible in the footsteps of fictional character Phileas Fogg.
Following her departure from Southampton, Borealis will arrive in Lisbon on 26thFebruary, before making calls in to Brindisi and Port Said in Egypt where gues
Last chance to enjoy dedicated solo savings as end of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Cruise Sale approaches
Solo travellers looking to plan their next adventure have until the end of February to take advantage of great savings in Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Cruise Sale, offering solo sailings from just £699 plus a free all inclusive drinks package or credit to spend on board.
The campaign, available on selected sailings when booked by 28thFebruary inclusive, features journeys to the cultural capitals o
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Cruise Sale just got bigger – for this weekend only save up to an extra £500pp on selected cruises in 2023
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering additional savings of up to £500 per person on selected sailings as part of its Cruise Sale - for this weekend only – in addition to a free all inclusive drinks package or credit to spend on board.
The cruise line has added additional savings on 12 sailings for new bookings made by 21st February inclusive, with cruises starting from £649 per person when book
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils 20-night Cultural Adriatic Discovery as part of new 2024-25 programme
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have unveiled a brand new 20-night cultural exploration of the Adriatic and Mediterranean from their upcoming 2024-25 programme.
Setting sail on 30th May 2024, guests on board Borealis will have the chance to enjoy the cultural and historical gems of the region and soak up the remarkable landscapes, local culture and traditions of these fascinating Mediterranean and Adr
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines extends Cruise Sale into February, as more guests than ever choose to sail with the family-run line
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have extended their Cruise Sale into February after what has been the line’s most successful January on record – with more guests than ever choosing to book with the family-run company than ever before.
In January, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines saw a record number of bookings, including a 50% rise in those trying the line for the first time compared to January 2020.
Over 4,400 wildlife sightings made by marine conservation charity ORCA from Fred. Olsen ships in 2022
Guests aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ fleet made more than 4,400 wildlife sightings with the help of marine wildlife charity ORCA in 2022.
It came as part of ORCA’s Cruise Conservationist programme, hosted aboard the Fred. Olsen fleet.
The most frequent wildlife spotted was the common dolphin, sighted 296 times - with the total number of individual dolphins spotted being 1,996. Other sight
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral arrives in South America marking the start of the first of three 2023 grand voyages
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Balmoral is the first of the fleet’s three ships to set sail on a 2023 grand voyage and has arrived in Bermuda after leaving Portsmouth on 5th January for a 78-night ‘Exploration of South America and the Antarctic’ cruise.
During the circumnavigation of South America, Balmoral will be calling in to destinations including Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Brazil and for the first