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Braemar Review

4.0 / 5.0
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186 reviews
26 Awards

A Re-Positioning Cruise

Review for Braemar to Transatlantic
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tricia3704
2-5 Cruises

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Sail Date: Mar 2019
Cabin: Superior Twin Outside

We thought it would be fun to cross the Atlantic and a 16 day Re-positioning Cruise offers quite good value for money, We flew to Barbados, visited Antigua, Tortola and St Kitts and, after 6 days at sea crossing the Atlantic, stopped at Ponta Delgada in the Azores and then called in at La Coruna before docking in Southampton. We had never traveled with Fred Olsen before but had heard good reports from others. We thought the Braemar, a small ship relatively speaking, with just 900 passengers and just for grown ups (i.e. no children) would suit us well.

We had lovely weather, pretty calm seas and the staff were delightful and very attentive. Our cabin (an outside one with a picture window) was reasonably spacious and had all the facilities we would expect. Importantly, the beds were very comfortable!

When at sea I enjoyed playing Bridge and we liked the Quizzes. Some of the talks were interesting but the selection of films in the cabin was not so good.

Cabin Review

Superior Twin Outside

Cabin B

Clean, quite spacious, comfy beds, All facilities as expected,

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