Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new ‘Plain Sailing Guarantee’ to offer guests reassurance over revised refund, transfer and payment policies
Press releases • Apr 28, 2020 14:44 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new ‘Plain Sailing Guarantee’ to offer reassurance to guests with upcoming cruise bookings in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Press releases • Apr 22, 2020 10:41 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has confirmed that it will be extending its pause in sailings beyond 23rd May 2020 in the wake of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches new ‘Virtual Cruising’ programme to make the joys of discovering the world available to guests at home
Press releases • Apr 15, 2020 16:10 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a programme of ‘Virtual Cruising’ to bring the joys of small ship sailing and discovering the world to guests who are self-isolating in their homes.
Press releases • Apr 09, 2020 12:45 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ocean fleet has taken up temporary residence in Scotland’s Firth of Forth, just outside the Port of Rosyth, during the company’s pause in cruise operations which is running until 23rd May 2020.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines confirms new fleet reunion – ‘Four Fred.s in Lisbon’ - in October 2021 after cancellation of Funchal event
Press releases • Apr 06, 2020 16:03 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today confirmed that it’s third historic fleet get together will be ‘Four Fred.s in Lisbon’ in October 2021. It comes after the cruise lines’ ‘Four Fred.s in Funchal’ event, which was due to take place on 4th April on the garden island of Madeira, was cancelled due to the current coronavirus pandemic.
Press releases • Apr 03, 2020 17:58 BST
Crew members from across Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ocean fleet have today issued a moving rendition of ‘Heal the World’, recorded from their homes across the world, in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Press releases • Apr 02, 2020 15:02 BST
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been working with its Port Agent in Barbados, Caribbean, PLATINUM PORT AGENCY INC, and the Barbados Port to support local charities with a donation of fresh produce from a container of food supplies intended for its ship, Braemar, which was left in Bridgetown after the port call had to be cancelled.
‘We are still here for you’ – Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines share working from home pictures in show of support for guests and trade
Press releases • Mar 30, 2020 09:34 BST
Teams from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Suffolk-based headquarters have shared images of themselves working from home as the company reassures its guests and trade partners ‘we are still here for you’.
Press releases • Mar 10, 2020 22:12 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was proud to win the ‘PR Campaign of the Year’ award at the inaugural ‘TravMedia Awards 2020’ in London on the evening of 10th March 2020, for its historic 'D-Day 75 Voyage of Remembrance' with The Royal British Legion in June 2019, on board 'Boudicca'.
‘Small ships for a big world’ – Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils new-look ‘Worldwide Cruise Holidays 2021-2022’ brochure, showcasing 224 destinations in 73 countries
Press releases • Mar 04, 2020 22:39 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is excited to announce that, in 2021/22, its fleet of smaller, more intimately-sized ocean ships – 'Balmoral', 'Braemar', 'Boudicca' and 'Black Watch' – will be visiting no fewer than 224 destinations in 73 countries, on 93 different itineraries, with durations between three and 153 nights, including 88 different areas of scenic cruising.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ‘Booking Reassurance Guarantee’ offers peace of mind over Coronavirus with ability to cancel and reschedule 2020 cruises
Press releases • Mar 03, 2020 23:01 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new ‘Booking Reassurance Guarantee’ for guests who are concerned about their travel plans as a result of Coronavirus, allowing them to cancel their cruise with no penalty and change to another sailing in the same year, for all new bookings made by 5th May inclusive.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines confirms inaugural nine-cruise whale-watching programme with marine conservation charity ORCA for 2020
Press releases • Feb 17, 2020 12:03 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has confirmed a nine-cruise whale-watching programme as part of its first official year in partnership with marine conservation charity ORCA in 2020.
Press releases • Feb 05, 2020 16:57 GMT
Holidaymakers looking to banish the February blues by booking their next holiday can enjoy savings of up to £300 per person on more than 170 ocean and river sailings with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in 2020, when booked by 2nd March 2020 inclusive.
Fred. Olsen staff walk, run, swim and cycle distance to Norway head office to raise funds for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices’ EACH Mile Counts campaign
Press releases • Feb 03, 2020 11:58 GMT
Suffolk-based Fred. Olsen staff have travelled the distance from their Ipswich offices to their international headquarters in Oslo, Norway – a total of 894 miles – in support of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices and its EACH Mile Counts campaign, raising over £450 in the process.
Enjoy FREE Dining Drinks and tips, FREE tours or No Single Supplement offers on selected Brabant sailings as part of Fred. Olsen’s annual Cruise Sale
Press releases • Jan 21, 2020 17:01 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering holidaymakers a number of incentives when booking a river cruise aboard Brabant in 2020, including a FREE Dining Drinks upgrade with tips, a FREE tours package or a ‘no single supplement’ offer on selected sailings, when booked by 4th February inclusive.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines sees strong start to 2020 with trade boost as part of annual Cruise Sale campaign
Press releases • Jan 15, 2020 14:25 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has seen a strong start to 2020, with trade sales as part of its annual Cruise Sale campaign up by more than 30% than the first two weeks of 2019.
Press releases • Jan 13, 2020 13:48 GMT
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is pleased to announce the appointment of Pop Up Entertainment as the new production show company aboard its ocean ship, Braemar, with effect from 1st June 2020.
Fred. Olsen guests, staff and crew raise £5,000 to support relief efforts in Australia and Kangaroo Island following devastating bushfires
Press releases • Jan 10, 2020 15:23 GMT
Guests, staff and crew aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ classic ship Boudicca and at its Head Office, Fred. Olsen House in Ipswich, have raised £5,000 to help fund relief efforts in Kangaroo Island following on from devastating bush fires across much of the country.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 'Elmer's Travel Trunk' sets sail on South American adventure, following donation of £15,000 to St Elizabeth Hospice
Press releases • Jan 07, 2020 10:06 GMT
Crew, staff and guests aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ flagship Balmoral have been joined by a very special guest for its inaugural 2020 sailing, as 'Elmer's Travel Trunk' sets sail on his first adventure with the Suffolk-based firm, to raise awareness of St Elizabeth Hospice.
Press releases • Jan 03, 2020 16:06 GMT
New for 2020, as part of its immersive onboard enrichment programme, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is giving guests the chance to create their own bespoke gin during their cruise holidays, with guidance from expert gin-makers, Nigel and Debbie Wright.