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Atlantic Islands
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Far East
Indian Ocean
Middle East
N Europe
N Europe/Med
Panama Canal
S America

Origin: UK Profile: 50+
Passenger Mix: Mainly British Share Scheme: Yes
Gentlemen Hosts: Yes Supplement below 50%: No

Fred Olsen is a traditional British operator providing mainly ex UK cruising, Canary Island fly cruises and some worldwide voyages. This family operated line offers well designed itineraries, a friendly ambience and year round consistent quality.  Cruises are traditional and tend towards the formal. Cuisine is good and consistent and service is friendly.

Fred Olsen operates four older ships that are comfortable and welcoming. Balmoral, the largest in the fleet, carries only 1,340 passengers, whilst the other four all carry under 1,000 passengers. Click the picture or ship name to get more details about the ship and its calendar of cruises.

63 single cabins
43537 tonnes
Rating: Superior
Built: 1988
Black Watch
42 single cabins
28613 tonnes
Rating: Superior
Built: 1972
42 single cabins
28388 tonnes
Rating: Superior
Built: 1973
27 single cabins
24344 tonnes
Rating: Superior
Built: 1993


Southampton to Falmouth
31 March 2017
From 79 cruise only
for 1 nights

Canary Islands with Lisbon & Madeira
01 April 2017
From 1249 cruise only
for 12 nights

French River Cruising
01 April 2017
From 999 cruise only
for 9 nights

Islands of the Mediterranean
05 April 2017
From 1999 cruise only
for 17 nights

Scenic Fjords of Norway
10 April 2017
From 899 cruise only
for 8 nights

Discovering the Amalfi Coast
13 April 2017
From 1979 cruise only
for 16 nights
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