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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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39 Fred. Olsen First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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Judy82
1 Review
Member Since 2016
We have just returned from our first ever cruise. We went to the Caribbean on the Braemar and I had no idea what to ... Read more
cadizcruiser
1 Review
Member Since 2016
10/15
Some things on the cruise were terrific. The waiting staff were. The food generally was of a high standard, at times ... Read more
mojoys
1 Review
Member Since 2015
On board the Black Watch is like stepping back in time. The decor and fittings are very 1970s although clean, there is ... Read more
JONAH27
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise and it exceeded expectations. Boudicca was spick and span, cleanliness was a top priority, ... Read more
Harry and Pat
1 Review
Member Since 2015
the title says it all, really. It was our first cruise and, within a few days we were hooked. The food was good and ... Read more

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Andrew.Kennedy
1 Review
Member Since 2015
Having worked for four years in P&Os iconic ss Canberra, including her farewell cruise in 1998 prior to her being ... Read more
Jacquelinecarol1960
1 Review
Member Since 2015
I was desperate the see the Norwegian Fjords, which by the way were spectacular, so my sister and I booked a trip with ... Read more
Donkeylady
1 Review
Member Since 2015
The ship was fantastic, small but very friendly as you got to know lots of people. The food the entertainment and all ... Read more
Dewi S
1 Review
Member Since 2015
As seasoned travellers with many years of road tripping under our belts (to most parts of the UK, Europe, Eastern ... Read more
SuccessfulSteve
1 Review
Member Since 2015
We booked last October for a cruise of the fjords. At embarkation, our luggage was delivered to outside our cabin on ... Read more

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Jackie 41
1 Review
Member Since 2015
This was our first cruise so we did not know what to expect. Fred Olsen customer service is terrible, I booked by ... Read more
jonever
1 Review
Member Since 2014
5 Forum Posts
We travelled from Liverpool to Ireland on Friday 8th May 2015 and had cabin number 9912. The room was very clean and ... Read more
cruiseing Chris
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
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
cruiseing Chris
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
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
supapete
2 Reviews
Member Since 2015
11 Forum Posts
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

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windycr
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We booked the cruise via Saga, and were told that it was All Inclusive. The list included all on board gratuities. ... Read more
chrissylob@btinternet.com
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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
StevieMK14
1 Review
Member Since 2014
Norway - Rivers and Railways cruise. First time cruisers so make of this what you will. Service, was good throughout ... Read more
schoolmaam
1 Review
Member Since 2014
We booked this cruise as a last minute holiday and therefore got a very good deal. (Less than half the original cost) ... Read more
Lorraine d
1 Review
Member Since 2014
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

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margaretm8814
1 Review
Member Since 2013
First ever cruise and we were very happy overall. We selected Fred Olsen as the passengers seemed to be of the age ... Read more
lightfield
1 Review
Member Since 2013
Just returned from my first and probably last cruise. Norway itself, the scenery, the inner passage and most of the ... Read more
Lights
1 Review
Member Since 2013
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
Gizmosmum1
1 Review
Member Since 2013
We hadn't cruised before, being under 50 we really thought that cruising was for older people. That's certainly true ... Read more
shropshiregal17
1 Review
Member Since 2012
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

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