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Fred. Olsen World Cruise Reviews

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Cape Wrath, Sutherland
Premier Suite
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Many missed ports

Review for Balmoral to World Cruise

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The happy wanderers
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We chose this cruise for the chance to see LA and San Francisco. what did we see . More sea than expected. All went well until we exited the Panama canal then an argument with a fishing net ( we lost) reduced our speed to 8 knots and our itinerary was lost as well , missed ports, reduced time in port and more tendering . LA no chance ,San Francisco 3 days down to 1and a half , We went to El ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Superior Suite


Round trip UK - West Coast US. A long trip with some great people

Review for Balmoral to World Cruise

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AdeAfloat
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We usually travel with P&O during the January - March period to escape the British winter but they had nothing new this year so we thought a return to Fred Olsen with a different itinerary would be different. We travelled on Balmoral 10 years ago and she has been sympathetically updated since and is very well maintained. The problem we had last time still exists unfortunately - she is just not ...
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Sail Date: January 2019

Cabin Type: Superior Suite


A dissappointing cruise on a ship that appears to be past its sell by date

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WIMBORNE81
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

I have been on the Black Watch twice before including a cruise around Africa and always had a most pleasant and enjoyable time. This last trip had too many things imposing on ones pleasure which made it at times an ordeal. There were leaks all over the ship including one in my cabin after a rough crossing of the Bay of Biscay, At times there were so many repairs being made, it was ...
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Sail Date: January 2016

Cabin Type: Balcony


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