Indonesia: The Borobudur Temple
Many backpackers, Indonesian locals, and Buddhists come here in search of peace and meditation on their pilgrimage - the views aren’t half bad either!
New Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ research shows itinerary and destination more important than price
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has conducted a survey of its guests post-cruise to determine their motivation in booking, and has found that, out of approximately 20,000 responses itinerary and destination are more important factors than the low price of the cruise holiday, scoring 39% and 16% respectively. In addition, the convenience of regional departure ports has also proven to be a key factor ...
New Area Sales Executive for Scotland and Northern Ireland, Allison Graham, joins Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has appointed Allison Graham as its new Area Sales Executive for Scotland and Northern Ireland. As Fred. Olsen’s new Area Sales Executive, Allison Graham will cover Scotland, North Cumbria and Northern Ireland, and will report into Regional Sales Manager – North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, Mike Evans.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new ‘Fly-Cruises Worldwide 2014/2015’ brochure
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new ‘Fly-Cruises Worldwide 2014/2015’ brochure, offering a host of tempting getaways to destinations far and wide, on board Balmoral, Braemar and Black Watch. These varied, exotic and sun-drenched fly-cruises, with prices starting from just £699 per person, can take guests straight to their chosen destination in a shorter time and importantly, for those...
Take an ‘Arctic Adventure & Exploration’ on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca in summer 2015
The Arctic is one of the most magnificent and hard-to-reach regions in the world, but, in 2015, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to experience this unspoiled destination on a 27-night ‘Arctic Adventure & Exploration’ voyage. Departing from Newcastle on 2nd August 2015, this cruise, on smaller, more intimate Boudicca, will allow guests to cross the Arctic Circle, witness...
Discover Iceland, ‘The Land of Fire and Ice’, from all corners of the UK with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering guests the chance to explore ‘The Land of Fire and Ice’ on not one, not two, but four incredible exploration cruises to Iceland. Sailing from four regional departure ports – Southampton, Bristol (Avonmouth), Liverpool and Newcastle – from May to August 2014, on board Black Watch, Boudicca or Balmoral, guests living all over the UK will have ample opportunity...
Start your Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ holiday from Bristol early with a free hotel stay and tickets to Brunel’s ss Great Britain
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will be commencing its first-ever season of cruises from Bristol (Avonmouth) in 2014, offering four cruises on 880-guest Boudicca to ‘Canaries & Portugal’, ‘France & Spain’, ‘Undiscovered Adriatic’ and ‘Iceland & Norwegian Fjords’, from April to June. To celebrate this inaugural cruise season, Fred. Olsen is offering guests the chance to start their holiday early with...
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines returns to Belfast Harbour in 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘bringing the world closer’ to the people of Belfast, with two exciting cruise itineraries in August and September 2014. Sailing on board 880-guest Boudicca, guests will have the opportunity, for the second year in a row, to embark on Fred. Olsen cruises from Belfast, without having to endure an expensive flight or long ferry crossing to reach the ship.
Cruise the world with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ inspirational ‘Grand Voyages’ in 2016 – visit 70 destinations in 42 countries!
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is launching two new ‘Grand Voyages’ in 2016: Boudicca's 76-night ‘Around Africa and into the Indian Ocean’ cruise, D1601, departing from Southampton on 5th January 2016 - the cruise line’s first ever sailing of this kind on board Boudicca – and Black Watch's 115-night 'Around the World with the South Pacific' cruise, W1601, departing from Southampton on 8th January 2016.
Get ‘closer to the destination’ on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ smaller ships to 245 ports in 81 countries in 2015/16
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2015/16, it will be visiting no fewer than 245 destinations in 81 countries around the globe, including 42 countries on its 2016 ‘Grand Voyages’ alone. The Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Launch Brochure’ for the new 2015/16 itineraries will be unveiled to existing guests on 18th March 2014 and the cruises will go on general sale from 24th March.
Specials for solos with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2014/15
To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo guests, the cruise line has introduced a ‘no single supplement’ on certain grades of twin cabins for sole occupancy, on a selection of 2014/15 cruises. These special 'singles cruises', which come into effect from 1st March 2014, mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin cabin, will pay the same per person rate...
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines wins top accolades in the Cruise Critic ‘UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards 2014’
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is delighted to win two major awards in Cruise Critic’s prestigious ‘UK Cruisers’ Choice Awards 2014’, chosen entirely by cruise guests. Fred. Olsen’s 929-guest cruise ship, Braemar, has been recognised as the ‘Best Small Ship for Embarkation’, with a score of 4.7 out of a total of 5, and 804-guest Black Watch has been named ‘Best Small Ship for Shore Excursions’.