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33 Fred. Olsen Senior Cruise Reviews

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09/14
Most passengers were over 60 some with walking sticks, wheelchairs or other mobility aids and the entertainment, food, ... Read more
09/14
My partner were on our first cruise. The car parking and check-in at Dover were excellent; we were given clear ... Read more
Object of the cruise was to get as far north as possible and this was achieved - having said that there were several ... Read more
It was our first time with Fred Olsen. We boarded at Southampton, it was quite slow considering the size of the ship, ... Read more
Worst cruise ever shemotorhome
Not rated
05/14
I'm a single lady who was on the last leg of this world cruise. Was given a very old fashioned cabin (6100) inside that ... Read more

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Excellent cruise VictorMeldrew
04/14
We are regular Fred. Olsen cruisers and this was one of the best experiences we’ve had with them. Let’s get ... Read more
We booked "cruise only" as we live too far from Manchester or Gatwick to book flights with indeterminate timings. Flew ... Read more
Cabin to avoid shainracy
02/14
Our trip to Cape Verde, Gambia & Senegal...was not as warm and rougher seas than many on board had hoped for, still ... Read more
Best ever cruising phildiver
02/14
We have done several cruises with Fred Olsen line on the Balmoral and compared to other cruise lines we have used , ... Read more
Mugged on Dover Docks lincscruisers
12/13
As a regular and loyal Fred Olsen cruiser I would like to add my comments about this cruise. I chose this cruise to ... Read more

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In May, 6 of us travelled on the Balmoral to Norway as first time cruisers and we are now really hooked on cruising. ... Read more
Balmoral Experience tyneside foyboatman
06/13
We have experienced 12 cruises previously, with a variety of cruise lines at different times of the year in different ... Read more
Our cruise began with a charter flight from Gatwick to Santiago which was an unpleasant experience for all concerned: a ... Read more
It was by pure chance that we booked the cruise. I was scanning the advertisements for a cruise around the British ... Read more
09/12
We went on the Boudicca for a 12 day trip from Newcastle to Baltic ports, during September 2012. We booked last minute, ... Read more

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Travelled with my wife, this was our first experience with Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, after having done the obligatory ... Read more
04/12
From the long queues at embarkation, despite being given staggered boarding times, this proved to be an old-fashioned, ... Read more
Small is beautiful. Mike Smith
11/11
Smooth and well organised embarkation, nice welcome from staff as we entered the ship. The cabin was spacious with ... Read more
We went on the Ramblers "Cruise and Walk" on the Braemar. These holidays are a partnership between Fred Olsen and ... Read more
10/11
we got a last minute cruise and paid for an inside cabin on the lowest deck because we have had some big bills this ... Read more

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We late booked this cruise on the Boudicca as it included Iceland as well as the Norwegian Fjords. We definitely were ... Read more
Half a stone heavier elizabeth hannam
09/11
Just arrived home this morning from a memorable trip on this wonderful ship. The ship was full with mainly over 50's. ... Read more
09/11
We returned last week from a Canaries Cruise on board Fred. Olsen's 'Braemar'. Let me say straight away that we have ... 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 would consider ourselves to be experienced cruisers who go for the itinerary rather than the ship. If the ship is a ... Read more

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