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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new great-value ‘All 2015 Inside Twin Cabins only £50 per person, per night’ campaign
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched an exciting new promotional campaign – ‘All 2015 Inside Twin Cabins only £50 per person, per night’ – showcasing great-value deals on all Inside Twin cabins on selected cruises in 2015, which go on general sale from 15th September 2015*. These attractive offers will be available on departures between 30th September 2015 – with Black Watch’s 16-night W1527 ‘Scandinavian Capitals’ cruise, ex Belfast – and 18th December 2015 – with Black Watch’s two-night W1524 ‘Dublin Mini-Cruise’, ex Liverpool.
This new Fred. Olsen campaign offers some excellent savings on Winter getaways to the Caribbean, Canary Islands, the Mediterranean, Scandinavia, Cape Verde and the Azores, plus a host of Mini-Cruises, which are ideal for guests who would like to try a ‘taster’ cruise holiday for the very first time. Guests can also choose to upgrade to Fred. Olsen’s ‘all-inclusive’ package on selected drinks for just £10 per person, per night**.
Fred. Olsen is also offering 50% off its ‘all-inclusive’ drinks package for those guests who wish to book Outside Cabins and above on the cruises featured in the new campaign, meaning that they can take advantage of selected house wines, spirits, beers and soft drinks all day – with many premium drinks half price – all for just £5 per person, per night***.
Examples of the excellent Fred. Olsen cruises available in the ‘All Inside Twin Cabins from £50 per person, per night’ campaign include:
- Black Watch’s16-night W1527 ‘Scandinavian Capitals’ cruise, ex Belfast on 30th September 2015. Prices start from £800 per person.
This Baltic cruise covers seven countries and seven different cities. The first port of call is vibrant Amsterdam(Netherlands), where guests can stroll through the streets and past pretty canals.
Next comes Stockholm(Sweden), for an overnight stay. Set on 14 islands at the start of an archipelago, which stretches out into the Baltic, the city’s ‘Old Town’ – ‘Gamla Stan’ – is a delight of narrow streets.
Black Watch continues to Estonia’s picturesque capital, Tallinn, before arriving in St. Petersburg (Russia), ‘Gem of the Baltic’, where guests can take time to visit the Hermitage, Catherine’s Palace and the Peterhof.
Next, the cruiseheads to Helsinki(Finland), for Art-Nouveau buildings and fascinating museums.
Then, it is onto the stunning city of Copenhagen (Denmark), which has something for everyone; from the fun-filled Tivoli Gardens, to the former sailors’ district of Nyhavn, with its gabled houses and outdoor restaurants.
The final ‘Scandinavian Capital’ is Oslo (Norway), where guests can visit the National Museum, which houses Edvard Munch’s iconic painting, ‘The Scream’.
- Boudicca’s 11-night D1522 ‘Myths & Legends’ cruise, ex Newcastle on 6th October 2015. Prices start from £550 per person.
This ‘Around the UK & Ireland’ cruise arrives first in Portsmouth(England); guests can take a tour to explore Stonehenge, one of the best-known prehistoric monuments in Europe.
Next is a call to Falmouth(England)– where guests can visit Tintagel Castle, which is shrouded in mystery and thought to be the birthplace of King Arthur.
Boudicca then arrives in Cobh (Republic of Ireland), from where guests can visit the historic Blarney Stone and inherit ‘great eloquence’!
Next, guests can listen to the stories of Molly Malone and Leprechauns in the city of Dublin (Republic of Ireland), or take a tour to Louth – ‘Land of the Legends’.
A visit to Belfast (Northern Ireland)is next, to discover the tales and myths of the impressive Giant’s Causeway, an exceptional natural sculpture in the Irish Countryside.
Once Boudicca has cruised past Fingal’s Cave, guests will have the chance to visit the beautifully-preserved Neolithic village of Skara Brae, in Kirkwall.
The mystery of the Loch Ness Monster follows, with a call into Invergordon (Scotland). Travel along the Great Glen to Inverness – ‘Capital of the Highlands’ – to listen to stories of the legendary ‘Nessie’!
Boudicca will then visit Edinburgh (Scotland) where, on a shore tour, guests can learn more about the numerous theories, myths and legends of Rosslyn Chapel – star of the Da Vinci Code.
- Braemar’s 14-night M1531 ‘Canaries & the Cape Verde’ fly-cruise, ex London Gatwick / Manchester via Santa Cruz, Tenerife on 26th November 2015. Prices start from £700 per person, cruise only / £950 per person, fly-cruise (includes flights, airport taxes and transfers to / from the ship).
After enjoying time in Tenerife’s colourful capital, Santa Cruz, guests will arrive in San Sebastian (La Gomera) – also known as the ‘Isla Colombina’, for its historic links to Christopher Columbus.
Next come two calls in the Cape Verde Islands: first to Praia – where guests can visit the Ethnographic Museum to admire the many artefacts on display; and then onto Mindelo, whereguests can relax on the beaches or explore the Camara Square.
Guests can then spend a lazy day relaxing in Arrecife (Lanzarote), or – for the more adventurous – experience a camel ride through the hissing rocks of ‘Fire Mountain’ in the Timanfaya National Park.
A call into Agadir (Morocco) follows – a Winter holiday favourite, with over 300 days of sun a year.
Braemar then spends a day in Las Palmas (Gran Canaria), where cruise guests can soak up the mix of Renaissance, Gothic and Neo-Classical architecture.
Final call is to the capital of La Palma, Santa Cruz, where guests can visit the fantastic Renaissance-style Church of El Salvador and the Church of Santo Domingo.
All prices are based on two adults sharing an Inside twin-bedded cabin, and include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, plus port taxes.
Fred. Olsen is pleased to have been awarded the ‘Gold Trusted Merchant’ status by independent review site Feefo in 2015, for the second year in a row. This accreditation is based on genuine customer feedback and, to date, Fred. Olsen has received over 12,000 reviews, with 95% of these being in the ‘Good’ or ‘Excellent’ categories.
*Based on two adults sharing a Twin cabin.
**Package must be added at the time of booking. £29 per person, per night on Mini-Cruises and cruise M1528.
***Package must be added at the time of booking.
For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit the website at www.fredolsencruises.com Book online, call Reservations on 0800 0355 242 (Monday to Friday, 8am to 8pm; Saturday, 9am to 5pm; Sunday, 10am to 4pm), or visit an ABTA travel agent.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Line operates in the UK with four intimately sized ships for a more personal cruising experience.
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