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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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78 Fred. Olsen Balmoral Cruise Reviews

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Baltic Cruise on Fred Olsen's Balmoral, 13 - 27 May 2011I had a leisurely drive down to Southampton finally arriving at ... Read more
05/11
Departed on 23 April 2011 from Southampton, having stayed on the previous night at the Dolphin Hotel. For anyone ... Read more
Iberia during easter anthony mcconville
05/11
The ship is of a very good standard and is always being refurbished. Our Cabin was a little on the small size but ... Read more
01/11
We have visited the Canaries before in early 2009 and due to the good offer in the press in October we decided to have ... 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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12/10
Took the train to Southampton to spend a week finishing my Christmas shopping with Fred Olsen. Not my first time on ... Read more
11/10
Walking into the top of the range Premier Suite on Fred Olsen's largest cruiser - The Balmoral - my wife Sue and I were ... Read more
08/10
ISLANDS OF THE BRITISH ISLES CRUISE - L1009 Booking We booked this last minute deal with Fred Olsen Cruises on ... Read more
First timers with Fred Olsen Line This was our 12th cruise and the first one with Fred Olsen on the Balmoral.We ... Read more
07/10
We sailed from Dover in very warm sunshine and calm seas. The "Balmoral" is an older ship but had been well maintained ... Read more

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Our cruise commenced from Dover, Kent.England. This was a 15 night cruise to Spitzbergen taking in the sights of the ... 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
Sometimes you can get lucky and score a nice cabin on an Australian Coastal leg of a "foreign" ship. This is what ... Read more
If you've never heard of Fred Olsen Cruise Lines, it's probably because it is not usually marketed to the American ... Read more
As a regular cruiser with Fred. Olsen having taken several longer cruises eg sectors of the world cruise I decided to ... Read more

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12/09
hi there i thought i would do a review of my cruise. BOOKING i booked this as a group cruise. i managed to get a ... Read more
A new cruiser and new-ish to these forums, this is my review, for good or bad! For me, like the curate's egg - the ... Read more
My husband booked a weekend cruise on The Balmoral to celebrate my 30th birthday we sailed from Dover to Belgium on a 2 ... Read more
This cruise was the Singapore / Vancouver sectors of the "Balmoral's"2009 world cruise. It was very much a destination ... Read more
03/09
We could see Balmoral berthed as we approached the Cruise terminal at Dover but were puzzled when directed to a car ... Read more

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11/08
This was my first cruise on the "Balmoral" although I have taken many cruises with Fred. Olsen. Although small (43537 ... Read more
My wife and I booked this cruise more than a year ago, whilst on a cruise with Olsen's ship the 'Braemar'. We had a ... Read more
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05/08
I have been on 20 plus cruises on Celebrity, Royal Cruise Line, Princess, First European, Fred Olsen and NCL. This by ... Read more
04/08
We had a good Thomson flight from Gatwick to Miami but after 10 hrs the hard seats were uncomfortable. Immigration at ... Read more
My Wife & I , both OAP's, and Cruise enthusiasts, have last week returned from our first ever `Fred Olsen Cruise' ... Read more

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