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  • Traditional British-style cruising
  • Friendly atmosphere and efficient service
  • Departing from several UK ports to worldwide destinations
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31 Fred. Olsen First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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As seasoned travellers with many years of road tripping under our belts (to most parts of the UK, Europe, Eastern ... Read more
Cruise to Norwegian Fjords SuccessfulSteve
05/15
We booked last October for a cruise of the fjords. At embarkation, our luggage was delivered to outside our cabin on ... Read more
05/15
This was our first cruise so we did not know what to expect. Fred Olsen customer service is terrible, I booked by ... Read more
We travelled from Liverpool to Ireland on Friday 8th May 2015 and had cabin number 9912. The room was very clean and ... Read more
Elvis is on board..!!!!! cruiseing Chris
04/15
Embarkation couldn't have been any easier..our first time on a cruise I was a nerves reck but once on board and ... Read more
Elvis is on board..!!!!! cruiseing Chris
04/15
Embarkation couldn't have been any easier..our first time on a cruise I was a nerves reck but once on board and ... Read more
Not rated
01/15
I took my wife on our first cruise to see if she could be treated like a lady. British hotels are going to the dogs, in ... Read more
We booked the cruise via Saga, and were told that it was All Inclusive. The list included all on board gratuities. ... Read more
Great 7 night cruise chrissylob@btinternet.com
10/14
Had a great 7 Night cruise to France our first time on Fred Oulson we have cruised mostly with P and O must say we ... Read more
Norway - Rivers and Railways cruise. First time cruisers so make of this what you will. Service, was good throughout ... Read more
We booked this cruise as a last minute holiday and therefore got a very good deal. (Less than half the original cost) ... Read more
04/14
We came down a day earlier because previous week there were a lot of flooding, we found a nice B & B in Southampton ... Read more
Snooze Cruise margaretm8814
12/13
First ever cruise and we were very happy overall. We selected Fred Olsen as the passengers seemed to be of the age ... Read more
Just returned from my first and probably last cruise. Norway itself, the scenery, the inner passage and most of the ... Read more
A superb cruise itinerary 13 to 27 March with most time spent up at Troms and Alta. Lots of superb snow and with good ... Read more
We hadn't cruised before, being under 50 we really thought that cruising was for older people. That's certainly true ... Read more
Cruise Virgins shropshiregal17
09/12
We were encouraged to try a cruise after friends visited the Fjords last year and loved it. So as a sort of last ... Read more
First cruise experiance notsointrepidtraveller
01/12
We booked on-line after seeing an offer. We were attracted by the price. We booked a superior outside cabin and ... Read more
Simply excellent Graham Read
01/12
Various friends keen on cruising had suggested that we try it and so, after years of travelling abroad by plane and ... Read more
Cocoon! JANET BATTERSBY
12/11
After extensive research I chose Fred Olsen and the BALMORAL Canaries Cruise departing Southampton 17.11.11 due to it ... Read more
10/11
First timer's so should we stay close to home or go for it. We looked at booking the Hebridean Princess but for the ... Read more
SWMBO had been pestering me to go on a cruise for years. She has been on several without me due to various work ... Read more
We booked an 8 night cruise to the Norwegian Fjiords and I was really looking forward to it and my husband was going to ... Read more
We are the sort who holiday in the quietest, remotest areas so we were nervous but decided this was the way to see the ... Read more
First Time Cruising Luckystrike
06/11
After considering many options decided to go for Fred Olsen as it has a reputation for old fashioned British style ... Read more

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