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Special offers for solo travellers in 2017/18 with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

To make cruising with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines even more attractive to solo travellers, it has introduced some great ‘twin-for-sole occupancy’ discounts. These special deals mean that a solo guest, occupying a twin room, will pay no single-supplement on bookings made from 1st February 2017 until 1st March 2017.

Neil Herbert; Head of Sales for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said:

“We know how difficult it can be to find great holidays that don’t have prohibitive single supplements. That’s why we have put together these great offers on selected twin rooms for solo travellers. Enjoy a twin room all to yourself – with no supplement!"

Fred. Olsen is offering no single-supplements for solo travellers on a range of cruise itineraries in 2017/18, including (on selected grades, subject to availability):

- Boudicca’seight-night D1708 ‘Lochs of Scotland’ cruise, ex Belfast on 8th May 2017 (adult-only)– no single-supplement for a Superior Ocean View Room / Ocean View Room. Prices start from £1,499 per person for a Superior Ocean View Room / from £1,199 per person for an Ocean View Room.

Ports of call: Belfast, Northern Ireland – Tarbert, Loch Fyne – Fort William – Cruising Loch Linnhe – Cruising Loch Shieldaig – Cruising Loch Torridon – Cruising Sound of Raasay – Portree, Isle of Skye – Cruising Sound of Raasay – Invergordon – Kirkwall, Orkney Islands – Ullapool – Cruising Loch Broom – Cruising Little Loch Broom – Tobermory, Isle of MullCruising Sound of Mull – Cruising by Duart Castle – Belfast, Northern Ireland

For further information: See http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/cities-and-waterways-of-europe-l1706?referrer=7&isback=1

- Balmoral’s 11-night L1722 ‘Scandinavian Waterways & Capitals’ cruise, ex Newcastle on 17th September 2017 – no single-supplement for a Superior Ocean View Room / Ocean View Room. Prices start from £1,899 per person for a Superior Ocean View Room / from £1,709 per person for an Ocean View Room.

Ports of call:Newcastle, UK – Copenhagen, Denmark (overnight stay) – Cruising Stockholm Archipelago – Stockholm, Sweden (overnight stay) – Cruising Stockholm Archipelago – Cruising Oslofjord – Oslo, Norway (overnight stay) – Newcastle, UK.

For further information: See http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/scandinavian-waterways-and-capitals-l1722?referrer=7&isback=1

- Black Watch’s16-night W1719 ‘Landscapes of Portugal & the Canaries’ cruise, ex Rosyth (Edinburgh) on 14th October 2017no single-supplement for an Ocean View Room. Prices start from £2,099 per person.

Ports of call: Rosyth (Edinburgh), UK – Oporto (from Leixoes), Portugal – Funchal, Madeira – Santa Cruz, La Palma – Santa Cruz, Tenerife – Arrecife, Lanzarote – Lisbon, Portugal – Vigo, Spain – Rosyth (Edinburgh), UK

For further information: See http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/landscapes-of-portugal-and-the-canaries-w1719?referrer=7&isback=1

- Braemar’snine-night M1707 ‘French River Cruising’ sail, ex Dover on 1st April 2017– no single-supplement for a Superior Ocean View Room / Interior Room. Prices start from £1,449 per person for a Superior Ocean View Room / from £1,049 per person for an Interior Room.

Ports of call: Dover, UK – Cruising River Seine – Rouen, France (overnight stay) – Cruising River Seine – La Pallice (for La Rochelle) – Bordeaux (overnight stay) – Lorient – Dover, UK.

For further information: See http://www.fredolsencruises.com/places-we-visit/cruise-holiday/french-river-cruising-m1707?referrer=7&isback=1

Prices shown include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, and port taxes.

With 10% of all rooms in the Fred. Olsen fleet being dedicated to solo travellers, it has one of the highest proportions of dedicated accommodation for solos within the industry. Overall, the Fred. Olsen fleet has 190 dedicated rooms for solo guests: Braemar offers 40, Black Watch and Boudicca each have 43, and Balmoral has 64.

Fred. Olsen has a number of room options available on each of its four ships, covering all grades, from ‘Single Interior’ and ‘Single Ocean View’ cabins, to ‘Single Balcony Suites’.

Once on board a Fred. Olsen ship, solo travellers will find exclusive gatherings for them to get to know each other, and staff on board will seat them together for dinner, and arrange companions for solo travellers when going ashore, if required. There are also Gentleman Hosts and Dance Couples on board the ships to provide dancing partners for solo guests.

The relatively small size of Fred. Olsen’s fleet of ships – Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch – and the relaxed and friendly atmosphere on board make Fred. Olsen cruises especially attractive for those travelling alone.

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.

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Line operates in the UK with four intimately sized ships for a more personal cruising experience.

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has defined and redefined the cruise experience, and judging by the number of passengers that come back time and again, we seem to have styled it to perfection

The company originated in Hvitsten, a small town on Oslofjord in Norway, in 1848 when three Olsen brothers – Fredrik Christian, Petter and Andreas – bought their first ships and began an international shipping company.

Now into the fifth generation of the family, they operate companies skilled in various aspects of the cruise and passenger shipping trade as well as aviation, ships’ crewing, shipbuilding and offshore industries.
Aside from the transportation industries, the Fred. Olsen group also has interests in the luxury hotel sector, estate management, property development, and electronics companies.

Offices for the company are spread throughout the world, although the company headquarters remain firmly in the family’s hands in Oslo and Tenerife. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is based in Ipswich in Suffolk.

Company Reg. No: 2672435
Registered Name & Office: Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ltd, 2nd Floor, 64-65 Vincent Square, London, SW1P 2NU.
Place of registration: England and Wales
VAT Number: 927 5336 08

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