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Editor's note: Braemar went into dry dock on November 12, 2014, for an eight-day refurbishment, which as well as various engineering works, general refurbishment and interior and exterior painting, included ...
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102 Fred. Olsen Braemar Cruise Reviews

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Real Sailors Weather! agathachristiefan
10/14
A great cruise - Ship gets you right into the ports, Antwerp, Amsterdam and Rouen. So if you are used to doing your own ... Read more
10/14
A near perfect 8 night cruise from Southampton. The first time with Fred Olsen to see if smaller ships deliver...and ... Read more
What a treat! Dan'n'Sue
10/14
Just got back from a fantastic cruise on the Braemar. We are in our mid thirties and the youngest by far. Not that it ... Read more
8/14
Right from the start this inaugural river cruise was beset with problems. From the second day we had the Norovirus ... Read more
Hubby and I made he long journey to Dover for this cruise. We've done a few before including one on the Balmoral. We ... Read more
What a Pity Miss Fortune
8/14
This was the maiden voyage down the Loire followed by a further river trip down the Garonne to Bordeaux. Someone came ... Read more
My partner were on our first cruise. The car parking and check-in at Dover were excellent; we were given clear ... Read more
We cruised on the Braemar for the first time in July/August 2014 to Svalbard and were very pleasantly surprised by the ... 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
BACKGROUND INFORMATION This was an unusual cruise – 8 nights away, but never getting more than 175 miles from the ... Read more
I had never been to the Baltics before and wanted to see what I had been missing, especially cities like St Petersburg ... Read more
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6/14
Disappointed that had to park away from previous on site parking. Cabin small but had all needed. Had packed way too ... Read more
5/14
On the positive side, the cruise was very enjoyable, with the more unusual Canary Islands being visited - La Palma ... Read more
4/14
We have done 23 cruises in all but this was the first with Fred Olsen. We enjoyed the cruise very much but we think ... Read more
4/14
Just got back from west Africa cruise on the Fred Olsen Braemar, What a fantastic cruise experience it was.We have ... Read more
3/14
Being from Canada, this was our first British style cruise. We are British ex-pats. The itinerary was not the most ... Read more
I have just come back from cruising to Cape Verde, Gambia and Senegal on the Braemar and had a wonderful cruise. As a ... Read more
Excellent cruise VictorMeldrew
3/14
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 have just returned home from a lovely cruise on Fred Olsen's Braemar to Cape Verde, The Gambia and Senegal and fully ... Read more
We booked "cruise only" as we live too far from Manchester or Gatwick to book flights with indeterminate timings. Flew ... Read more
2/14
We have cruised 20 plus times before on both small and larger ships but I have to say Fred Olsen is our least favourite ... Read more
Mixed feelings young64
1/14
Back again after 2 years attracted by intinerary which included Panama and Colombia. First mistake was not to book ... Read more
My husband and I are veteran cruisers and this was our second time on FOCL's Braemar. We have been on all the 'Fred' ... Read more
1/14
Fred Olsen flew us to Tenerife via Monarch from Manchester. We couldn't book seats in advance as there was some kind of ... Read more
Cabin to avoid shainracy
1/14
Our trip to Cape Verde, Gambia & Senegal...was not as warm and rougher seas than many on board had hoped for, still ... Read more

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