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Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Ships

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
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Fred. Olsen Ship Reviews

Braemar
Ranked #1 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
72% Loved It
  • Pro: Elegant public rooms; warm, friendly atmosphere; outstanding evening entertainment
  • Con: Certain cabins small; limited toiletries unless requested; no fridge in some cabins
  • Bottom Line: Traditional British cruising with contemporary style
  • Launched: 2001/2008; Passengers: 929
Balmoral
Ranked #2 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
68% Loved It
  • Friendly environment for mature, young at heart cruisers
  • Medium sized ship with British country house ambience
  • Excellent and caring service
  • Launched: 1988; Passengers: 1,360
Boudicca
Ranked #3 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
66% Loved It
  • Pro: Old-style cruising with traditions such as set dining times, dressing up and afternoon tea
  • Con: Passengers under 60 and families will feel out of place
  • Bottom Line: Perfect if you are of a certain age and after a quintessentially British experience
  • Launched: June 1973/refurbished for Olsen January 2006; Passengers: 856
Black Watch
Ranked #4 of 4 Fred. Olsen Ships
65% Loved It
  • Ninety percent of cabins are outsides
  • Itineraries: Asia, Australia, Europe, S. Pacific
  • Value for Money -- Fred. Olsen cruises are very affordable with a £5 per person per day drinks offer (available on bookings made until November 5, 2012)
  • Launched: 1972; Passengers: 804
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Fred. Olsen Member Reviews

68% Loved It

This was a cruise booked through Saga. Picked up from home address to Newcastle where booking in went smoothly. Cabin was for solo occupancy and the ... Read more
by Steve P
Cabin 7020 is a large cabin that has been created by joining two cabins. Cabin 7022 is missing from the deck plan. Though big there is a lot of ... Read more
by gbs1112
We chose this cruise for three reasons. Firstly we wanted to visit the Norwegian Fjords. Secondly e liked the idea that it sailed from a UK port and ... Read more
by chas1066
Fred's cruises offer a lot of what I want, selection of ports from UK, friendly small ships with interesting itineries. This was a well paced ... Read more
by 04Murphy
We chose the cruise because of the itinerary - German waterways and that was everything we hoped for. Great stops at Flensburg, Travemunde, Hamburg ... Read more
by Number34
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