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Balmoral was launched in 1988 as Crown Odyssey, originally constructed for the Royal Cruise Line. It was operated by Orient Lines and Norwegian Cruise Line before being bought by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines in ...
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we left Southampton on September 1st and sailed through the Kiel canal which was lovely only smaller ships are able to ... Read more
Not for children flowers5959
The price for two cabins were over priced as we were given cabins on the front of ship with port holes only. Cabins ... Read more
I'm done with cruising
We flew to Singapore and spent the next 35 days sailing back to Southampton. This was to be a cruise of a life time ... Read more
A lovely cruise Janet Paxton
We have just returned from a great cruise to the Azores & Maderia. Thoroughly enjoyed visiting some of the islands ... Read more
This was a Norwegian Fjords cruise. Embarkation went smoothly and our luggage was in our cabin as we got there. We ... Read more
We boarded the Balmoral on 30 March 2015 in Singapore after spending 2 nights in a lovely hotel in Singapore. After ... Read more
The Far East Cruise PARDNERS 2015
I boarded the balmoral on jan 4 in southampton as a solo traveller , going thru passport control and the embarkation ... Read more
We sailed on the "Balmoral" on 21 December. The "meet and greet" parking at Southampton was very courteous and ... Read more
Embarkation was well organised and worked smoothly. The lifeboat muster was the most thorough that we have ever ... Read more
Great 7 night cruise
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
French Cruising jimthesailor
A seven night cruiser my wife and myself.  Most of the passengers were elderly and a lot had cruised many ... Read more
I have cruised many times with Fred. Olsen and several times on the "Balmoral". It was the itinerary that attracted me ... Read more
Most passengers were over 60 some with walking sticks, wheelchairs or other mobility aids and the entertainment, food, ... 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
forget the negative reviews, you'll find the ship clean, the food impeccable and the service courteous. I was slightly ... Read more
We chose this cruise primarily because we wanted to go to the Canaries at this time of year before it became too hot. ... Read more
Worst cruise ever shemotorhome
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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
Never again theway
Went on a sector of a World cruise as interesting itinerary. Embarkation was a total mix up as we were taken to wrong ... Read more
I took the second sector of the "Balmoral" 2014 world cruise from Dubai to Hong Kong. The flight from London by Virgin ... Read more
My wife and I have just returned from a cruise of Christmas markets aboard the Balmoral and we were very sadly ... Read more
Dropping Standards Sagitarius44
Very different from our previous cruises with Fred Olsen. Embarkation, a queue backed up onto the top of an escalator ... Read more
Went with Fred Olson's Balmoral in November 2013 and was very disappointed - not with the Caribbean but with the ship ... Read more
Just returned from 32 day Caribbean cruise on Balmoral. Absolutely fabulous except for the All-inclusive guests (the ... Read more
Disappointed ancient
After a care free embarkation at Southampton and a prompt delivery of our cases to our cabin we were prepared for ... Read more

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