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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new flagship Bolette sets sail for Dover ahead of inaugural Maiden Voyage

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new flagship Bolette sets sail for Dover ahead of inaugural Maiden Voyage

New flagship Bolettehas set sail for the first time in her Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines livery, and will soon make her way to Dover ahead of her Maiden Voyage next month.
The 1,338-guest ship, which was purchased by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines last summer, has been in lay-up in Scotland for 10 months while the team carried out a refurbishment to Bolette’s internal and external areas.
Bolette, nam

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils new South American & Antarctica Grand Voyage in 2023

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils new South American & Antarctica Grand Voyage in 2023

A 78-night South American exploration, offering the chance to sail the mountainous Chilean fjords and wonder at the Antarctic Peninsula’s rugged, icy coastline has been unveiled by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines today.
Balmoral’s epic, hand-crafted adventure will set sail from Southampton on 5th January 2023 to circumnavigate South America and – for the first time in the company’s history – cruise t

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines achieves ‘zero to landfill’ for refurbishment of new ship Borealis with support from the Binn Group

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines achieves ‘zero to landfill’ for refurbishment of new ship Borealis with support from the Binn Group

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to announce that it has achieved its aim of sending ‘zero to landfill’ in the refurbishment of Borealis.
Fred. Olsen purchased the now 1,360-guest ship Borealis last September, and has conducted a large refurbishment, including upgrades to public areas and guest cabins and the replacement of a number of bathrooms.
Working with the Binn Group, based in Pert

Borealis completes inaugural sailing with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines as she prepares for rest of ‘Welcome Back’ programme from Liverpool

Borealis completes inaugural sailing with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines as she prepares for rest of ‘Welcome Back’ programme from Liverpool

‘Amazing’, ‘beautiful’ and ‘wonderful’ were just some of the words used to describe Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ new ship Borealis as she returned into Liverpool today at the end of her Maiden Voyage.
Borealis set sail on her first cruise with Fred. Olsen on Monday, to a backdrop of fireworks put together by Liverpool Cruise Terminal. During the three-day cruise, Borealisoffered scenic sailing of

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines resumes sailing with Maiden Voyage aboard new ship Borealis

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines resumes sailing with Maiden Voyage aboard new ship Borealis

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is resuming sailing today, with new ship Borealis to depart on her Maiden Voyage from Liverpool this afternoon (Monday, 5th July).
It is the first time that the 1,360-guest ship will set sail with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, and marks the launch of the line’s ‘Welcome Back’ programme of UK summer sailings.
Borealis brings a number of new venues and facilities to the

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils brand new sailings aboard new ships Bolette and Borealis in 2022

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils brand new sailings aboard new ships Bolette and Borealis in 2022

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today unveiled 16 brand new sailings aboard new ships Bolette and Borealis departing in early 2022.
The new cruises include a 34-night sailing to the Caribbean and a 15-night Mediterranean discovery, as well as sailings closer to home with a five-night scenic Ireland sailing and a two-night ‘no port’ short break. Also included are scenic sailings to the Norwegian f

Enjoy an all inclusive drinks upgrade and your tips covered or no single supplement on a selection of UK sailings with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Enjoy an all inclusive drinks upgrade and your tips covered or no single supplement on a selection of UK sailings with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

Holidaymakers looking to make the most of a UK break this summer can enjoy a free all inclusive drinks package or no single supplement on a selection of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Welcome Back’ sailings, for all new bookings made this weekend.
There are six cruises on offer aboard new ships Borealis and Bolette, with departures available from Liverpool or Dover. Included are scenic sailings of

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates year of award-winning Virtual Cruising as it looks ahead to a return to sailing this summer

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines celebrates year of award-winning Virtual Cruising as it looks ahead to a return to sailing this summer

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is today celebrating one year since it set sail on its first Virtual Cruise, as it looks ahead to a return to sailing with a new-look fleet this summer.
Fred. Olsen set sail on its first virtual cruise on 9th April 2020 on a Norwegian fjords voyage that celebrated the line’s heritage. Since then, it has set sail on 51 further virtual cruises, with destinations includin

Marine wildlife charity ORCA to join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines for Welcome Back ‘no port’ scenic sailings this summer

Marine wildlife charity ORCA to join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines for Welcome Back ‘no port’ scenic sailings this summer

Guests aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘no port’ scenic sailings this summer will be joined by experts from marine wildlife charity ORCA, who will be offering wildlife-spotting tips, hosting sessions from the deck and giving guests the chance to assist in vital conservation research.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has unveiled its plans to resume sailing from this summer, and will welcome ORCA expe

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils series of British Isles and scenic sailings as it prepares for July restart

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils series of British Isles and scenic sailings as it prepares for July restart

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today unveiled a brand new ‘Welcome Back’ programme of cruises to showcase the best of the British Isles this summer, with scenic-only cruises and those with ports of call featured aboard its smaller ships.
The 11-cruise programme includes departures from Dover and Liverpool, with scenic sailings taking in the best of the British Isles, including the Shetland and O

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils brand new programme of cruising for 2022/23, including NEW regional departures

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils brand new programme of cruising for 2022/23, including NEW regional departures

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has today unveiled a brand new programme of cruising for 2022/23 as the line gears up for a return to sailing, with 126 new voyages taking in 82 countries, with NEW regional departures from Belfast and London Tilbury.
The programme includes closer to home excursions around the British Isles and shorter, five-night breaks, with departures from eight UK ports – London Ti

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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines

At Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines we are very proud of our smaller ships – Bolette, Borealis and Balmoral - and the imaginative and unusual itineraries they allow us to offer. Every cruise is hand-crafted from scratch by our team of in-house Journey Planners to make sure you are not only visiting the best destinations, but at the best time to experience them.

For us, it’s not just about where we go but how we take you there. We put as much time into planning scenic cruising as we do in choosing the destinations themselves. On board, our Signature Experiences showcase the history, culture, nature and flavours of the destinations you’ll visit – from Treats of the Region, where you can enjoy local delicacies, to our Sky at Sea star-gazing sessions where you can relax with a hot toddy out on deck while our astronomer talks you through the night sky.

Plus, with each ship carrying 1,300 guests or less, our ships are small enough for us to offer a warm, friendly and personal service where nothing is ever too much trouble, as we visit a host of exciting ports in every corner of the globe.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
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