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Editor's note: Balmoral went into dry dock on December 9, 2014, for a 10-day refurbishment included various engineering works, general refurbishment and interior and exterior painting. The ship has also had a ...
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88 Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews

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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
06/13
Having had several holidays in Norway, including excellent trips on Hurtigruten, we chose this Fred Olsen trip as it ... 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
Balmoral Voyage2013
05/13
Personal Background Information Widow of nearly 70 years who likes to travel Only had experience of 3 cruises, the ... 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
This review will be quite detailed and is only my opinion but, as I'm a bit of a compulsive note taker, I have recorded ... Read more
09/12
My wife and I are relatively new to the cruising scene. Most certainly when many of our previous fellow passengers ... 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
08/12
We like the intimacy of the Fred Olsen ships,so the Balmoral was an ideal vessel to convey us on this cruise.We had the ... Read more
08/12
Just returned yesterday from 14 night Cruise on Balmoral to the Baltics. We had an outside cabin which was ok size ... Read more
Having been left some money by my late adored mother I decided to spend some of it on a cruise ,something I hadn't done ... Read more
06/12
Embarkation was from Southampton, following a long coach journey with Portlink (which was quite pleasant). Not an ... Read more
11/12
This special charter trip was booked three years ago at great expense. Unfortunately our devoted travel agent left the ... Read more
I also just returned from this truly exceptional cruise. This was organized by the Miles Morgan agency and the ... Read more
We have just returned from the much-publicised Titanic Memorial Cruise on board the MS Balmoral and we'll never ... Read more
04/12
We like the "Balmoral" as it is large enough to have all the facilities but small enough to remain personal and ... 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
Our cruise began with a charter flight from Gatwick to Santiago which was an unpleasant experience for all concerned: a ... Read more
03/12
I Flew to Montego Bay from London (Gatwick)on a Pullmantur charter Boeing 747 in premium (business) class. Excellent ... 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
12/11
My husband and I decided to give the Balmoral a try since we like experiencing different cruise lines. We would ... Read more
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
We began our holiday at Southampton City cruise terminal. The car parking was slightly different from what we are used ... Read more
Christmas Markets Cruise -â€" Balmoral 10th to 17th November 2011 My wife and I have travelled with most of the ... Read more
Great little cruise Paul Naden
10/11
After an unscheduled overnight stay in Southampton due to technical problems with a lifeboat and its certification (why ... Read more

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