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Atlantic Islands
East US/Canada
Indian Ocean
Middle East
N Europe
N Europe/Med
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


Scenic Spain
07 May 2017
From 499 cruise only
for 8 nights

Lochs of Scotland
08 May 2017
From 899 cruise only
for 8 nights

French River Cruising
12 May 2017
From 799 cruise only
for 9 nights

Scenic Norway & Celebrations
15 May 2017
From 899 cruise only
for 9 nights

Icelandic Wonders & Wildlife
16 May 2017
From 799 cruise only
for 10 nights

Sun, Sea & Monaco Grand Prix
19 May 2017
From 999 cruise only
for 16 nights
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