Our top 5 European cruises from the UK
Embark on a Fred. Olsen cruise from the UK for a chance to experience Europe like never before! Departing from ten UK ports, our European cruises venture as far as the beautiful Baltic borders in the north, to the sunny climes of the Mediterranean in the south. In case you’re stuck for holiday ideas, we’ve put together a shortlist of our top 5 European cruises for you to consider.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines voted ‘Best Cruise Line for Groups’ for fifth consecutive year at the ‘Group Leisure Awards 2014’
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has once again triumphed at the ‘Group Leisure Awards’ after being voted ‘Best Cruise Line’ by readers of leading travel title, Group Leisure magazine, for a fifth consecutive year.
Experience Christmas with a difference on a ‘Festive Cruise’ with Fred.!
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new Christmas cruising mini-brochure for December 2014, entitled ‘Fred.’s Festive Cruising’, which features 13 cruises, including Winter sun escapes, Christmas market city breaks and four brand new festive sailings from Liverpool. There is also the chance to see the breathtaking ‘Northern Lights’, or ‘Aurora Borealis’, on a Winter sailing to Norway.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches TV campaign to highlight its longest-ever ‘Grand Voyage’ to the Far East in 2015
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a promotional TV campaign on four digital channels – Drama, Alibi, Yesterday and Home – to showcase the amazing destinations and outstanding value for money that is on offer on its 119-night L1501 'Far East Explorer' cruise, sailing from Southampton on board Balmoral on 4th January 2015. Guests will get the chance to visit a total of 51 destinations.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is voted ‘Best for Enrichment’ for the third time in the ‘Cruise International Awards’
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines was delighted to be voted ‘Best for Enrichment’, at the 2014 ‘Cruise International Awards’, held at Kensington Roof Gardens, London on 9th September 2014, having won this category previously in 2012 and 2011.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commences second cruise season from Belfast with Boudicca
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has returned to Belfast this Summer, with Boudicca’s departure on an eight-night D1415 ‘The Greatest Fjords of Norway’ cruise. This cruise calls at Norway’s Olden, Flåm, Bergen and Lerwick on the Shetland Islands, and will return to Belfast Harbour on 6th September 2014. 880-guest Boudicca will then set sail on a 10-night D1416 ‘Sun, Souks & Sultans’ cruise.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is named one of the Top 3 cruise lines in the UK and a ‘Recommended Provider’ in first-ever Which? cruise survey
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has been named one of Which?'s Top 3 cruise lines in the UK and a ‘Recommended Provider’ in its first-ever cruise survey. The influential independent consumer body conducted an online poll of 1,327 Which?members in April 2014, and Fred. Olsen was voted joint second out of the 14 cruise companies rated, receiving a customer satisfaction score of 85% out of 100%.
Why you should book your cruise early
Booking a cruise is an exciting time as you plan your journey to discover the world and create memories that will last a lifetime. It’s also the perfect opportunity to visit new destinations whilst only having to unpack once, travelling in comfort and convenience. It’s easy to see why cruising is more popular than ever, and if you’re unsure about whether to book early or last minute, read our ...
Enjoy the best of the Caribbean and Cuba with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
The first port of call is Funchal, on the ‘Garden Island’ of Madeira, before Balmoral heads across the Atlantic to Bridgetown, Barbados. Situated on the island’s only natural harbour, this paradise offers a plethora of stunning white sandy beaches and clear blue seas for sunshine and relaxation; guests can also take a tour to the very special natural phenomenon of Harrison’s Cave, formed from ...
Set sail for a warmer winter with Fred.
So, it’s all nice and warm now, but what about the winter? None of us like the grey skies and rain so why not keep the summer spirit alive and go on a cruise in sunnier climes during the latter months of the year. A winter warmer cruise means you can set sail to some tropical cruise destinations and beat the winter blues, swapping woolly hats for shades and hot cocoa for cocktails.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ launches ‘Warmer Cruising’ brochure of great-value winter 2014/15 cruises
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a new ‘Warmer Cruising’ brochure, offering a selection of tempting cruises, departing between October 2014 and March 2015. These cruises are ideal getaways for the winter and offer some excellent savings, with prices starting from just £59 per person per night, with the opportunity for cruise guests to upgrade to Fred. Olsen's ‘All-Inclusive’ drinks package...
Why take a Fred. Olsen river cruise?
If you’re looking for an intimate and immersive holiday, then booking a river cruise is the perfect opportunity for a scenic adventure that’ll leave you with memories to last a lifetime. Although oceanic cruises also offer a fantastic experience, sometimes something a little smaller in scale may be just what you need. Smaller cruises mean that you can explore smaller areas, resulting in a ...
‘A Date with Death & The Duchess’ – Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines unveils its new ‘Poison, Murder & Mystery Cruise’ in Summer 2015
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is proud to introduce a very unique cruise experience for Summer 2015, aboard its 880-guest ship Boudicca, the like of which guests will never have seen nor heard of before! Fred. Olsen will be offering an exclusive sailing, created around secrecy and suspense, with Boudicca’s 16-night D1516 'Poison, Murder & Mystery Cruise', departing from Rosyth on 10th July 2015.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Black Watch to start new cruise season from Rosyth in Summer 2014
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 804-guest ship Black Watch is to start her new cruise season from Rosyth (Edinburgh), with a ten-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords on 31st July 2014.
How to Choose a Holiday
Need help picking your perfect holiday destination? Are you feeling overwhelmed with the amount of information being thrown at you from all directions? Then fear not, as we are here with a specially devised list to help make the journey to holiday heaven that step easier. Don’t settle for second best or all-inclusive packages that take away all the fun from planning your trip – instead, ...
South America Cruise Highlights
If you’re looking for the next place to add to the list of your travels, make sure to visit South America, the exciting and dynamic continent that has it all. With diverse culture, wildlife, pre-Colombian history, pan pipes, tango and salsa, there’s so much to see and do! From the world wonders of Machu Picchu in Peru and Rio Di Janero’s Christ the Redeemer, cruises to South America bring you ...
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is fulfilling its ‘Enjoyment Promise’, according to guests!
After over six months of its ground-breaking ‘Enjoyment Promise’ being in place, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is delighted to announce that not a single guest has taken it up on its offer to fly them home and refund their cruise fare because they were not enjoying their cruise holiday! Fred. Olsen launched its unique ‘Enjoyment Promise’ in December 2013 – the biggest initiative of its kind ever to...
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ Boudicca commences its second cruise season from Liverpool
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ 880-guest ship Boudicca has commenced its second cruise season from Liverpool’s iconic Pier Head Cruise Terminal, with an 8-night sailing to the Norwegian fjords. The ship will arrive back in the city on 7th July 2014 and will then depart on a 14-night adventure cruise to Greenland and Iceland. In all, Fred. Olsen is offering 11 sailings from Liverpool in its 2014/15...
Sun, Sea and Samba await as Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches its 2016 ‘South America Explorer’ cruise
For 2016 Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ guests will have the chance to experience the excitement and vibrancy of South America on board Balmoral’s 46-night ‘South America Explorer’ cruise, L1602, which departs from Southampton on 19th January 2016. This wonderful cruise takes in 16 destinations, with seven of those ports of call in the ‘country of the moment’ – beautiful Brazil!
Take advantage of three great-value getaways this Summer with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is offering three great-value Summer getaways in the Baltic and Norway – the company’s historic homeland – on its popular Braemar and flagship Balmoral this year, from as little as £57 per person, per night.