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22 Fred. Olsen First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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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

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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

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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

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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
Myself and my husband are brand new to cruising and thought we would try a mini cruise to 'test the water'. Fred Olsen ... Read more
05/11
Although first impressions are good I was very disapointed overall in my experience as a first time cruiser on the ... Read more
First Time Cruisers Karen Brown
01/11
This was the 1st time my husband and myself had been on a cruise. So we thought we would enjoy a smaller ship, but that ... Read more
12/10
Balmoral! Where do I begin,!? My husband and I had never done a cruise till this one.We had booked another one due to ... Read more

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10/10
We chose to cruise on the Braemar for our first ever cruise as the dates suited, we loiked the idea of no flying and I ... Read more
Our first cruise was almost four weeks long and covered ten ports in the Mediterranean. Our cabin was clean, roomy and ... Read more

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