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Fred. Olsen Spain Cruise Reviews
Cruiser Rating
3.6
Average
5 reviews
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Poor food, greedy tipping policy, downmarket
"My elderly mother cannot fly because of health issues and wanted to visit her home country.This was the only cruise that called at ports we wanted to call at. Our experience of the cruise started poorly when..."Read More
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Josegoumal

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

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Spain & Portugal

Review for Braemar to Spain

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Norfolk Women

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

We choose this cruise to celebrate our 40th wedding Anniversary and the special offer price was too attractive to turn down. We were let down by Guest Services in Suffolk regarding this but the staff on board more than made up it. Stephen and Gustie in the Thistle were great. The food was better than expected with lots of choice. Our Cabin stewardess Patti offered service above expected and ...
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Sail Date: April 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Twin Inside

2 Helpful Votes


Fallen Standards of Fred Olsen

Review for Balmoral to Spain

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jdohants

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

Previous wonderful experience with Fred Olsen over the past fifteen years. Sadly, will go with them no more unless they get back to their previous excellence. It appears that the ' Bean Counters ' have taken charge. Cruise prices have rocketed by up to 70% ( beware ' Anchor Fares ' you will be second class guests even having to pay a large sum for a couple of clicks on a computer to change your ...
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Sail Date: March 2019

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Inside

43 Helpful Votes


Massive loyalty from Fred Olsen customers marred by minor penny pinching

Review for Balmoral to Spain

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happybri

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

We chose this cruise as it covered the destinations we wished to see. Unfortunately a Pilot strike at the Portugase ports prevented us from docking at Porto.so we only docked at 3 instead of 4 destinations. Not the fault of Fred Olson. Fred Olson passengers must be some of the most loyal and supportive of any customers in any business in the world. I never heard any compaints at all. My ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Balcony

6 Helpful Votes


Poor food, greedy tipping policy, downmarket

Review for Braemar to Spain

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Josegoumal

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

My elderly mother cannot fly because of health issues and wanted to visit her home country.This was the only cruise that called at ports we wanted to call at. Our experience of the cruise started poorly when initial arrangements were badly handled and information had to be submitted several times.I let that go as one of those things. Once on board , every time I bought anything whether in ...
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Sail Date: March 2018

Departure Port: Kusadasi

Cabin Type: Superior Balcony Suite

32 Helpful Votes


ABSOLUTELY SUPERB!

Review for Balmoral to Spain

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londonlady2

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

forget the negative reviews, you'll find the ship clean, the food impeccable and the service courteous. I was slightly nervous bearing in mind my previous experience on Black Watch and the reviews this year - but I loved everything about this cruise. So much so we've booked on the same ship for next year. Whilst the 3 restaurants are fine - we were in Avon and the views were wonderful, we ate ...
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Sail Date: July 2014

Departure Port: Kusadasi

17 Helpful Votes


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