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Cruises: Cruise to Nowhere for £199.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Cruise to Nowhere – Whether you’re new to cruising and want to experience Fred. Olsen’s intimately sized ships, or are a regular guest looking for a relaxing break, this getaway is the perfect antidote.

Bullet Points: Whether you’re new to cruising and want to experience what life on board Fred. Olsen’s smaller, friendlier ships is like, or a regular guest looking for a short relaxing break, this is the perfect getaway. Although you won’t be heading to any exotic destinations, you’ll share the same experience on board with your friends, family and fellow guests that you would on any other Fred. Olsen sailing. You can relax in the Jacuzzi, indulge with traditional afternoon tea, treat yourself to a massage at the Atlantis Spa and much more, all before enjoying delicious dinners and fantastic entertainment; how you make the most of your time at sea is up to you.

Offer Price: £199.00

Cruises: Cruising German Waterways for £799.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Cruising German Waterways – Embark on a German exploration which includes a transit of the size restricted Kiel Canal and calls in to three diverse ports. An overnight call in to Hamburg affords the opportunity to explore this vibrant city by night while Warnemunde offers a gateway to the German capital city of Berlin.

Five days of this seven-night cruise will be filled with unforgettable sights and experiences, both during hours of scenic river and canal cruising on board smaller-sized Boudicca and during time spent ashore exploring charming cities and seaside resorts. Enjoy memorable journeys along the size-restricted Kiel Canal en route to and from Warnemünde, where you’ll have a day to uncover the city’s white sand beaches and historic sites, or even tour Berlin. The River Elbe is your route into Hamburg, a city showcasing a mix stunning Hanseatic architecture and contemporary attractions; while a cruise along the Weser River will lead you into Bremen, renowned for its impressive Gothic-style structures and medieval Schnoor district.

Offer Price: £799.00

Cruises: Dutch City Break for £299.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Dutch City Break – Escape to the Netherlands in the spring on a rewarding mini cruise and uncover the delights of two captivating cities, Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Your two days ashore will be filled with highlights and memorable sights, from famous tulips gardens to unique architectural wonders.

Escape to the Netherlands for a rewarding spring break and uncover an array of attractions in two captivating cities – Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Take your pick of world-famous sites, from Anne Frank House to the beautiful tulip gardens of Keukenhof, during a full-day stay in Amsterdam, the vibrant Dutch capital. In Rotterdam, an eclectic mix of architecture treasures await; particular highlights are the 1970s Cube Houses and modern Markthal are particular highlights. The iconic windmills of Kinderdijk are within reach too.

Offer Price: £299.00

Cruises: Wintertime Norway for £1349.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Wintertime Norway – Discover Norway in winter and witness this beautiful country at its snow-covered finest. Departing from Newcastle, you’ll reach your first port of call in just two days. Experience husky sled ridding, snowmobiling and your chance to witness the Northern Lights.

Five days of unforgettable Arctic exploration filled with spectacular scenery, jaw-dropping wonders and incredible experiences feature on this 11-night itinerary, thanks to Newcastle’s convenient proximity to Norway. You’ll visit Narvik for an opportunity to encounter Arctic wildlife such as bears, lynx and reindeer at the Polar Park; spend two days in Alta, with time to visit the Sorrisniva Igloo Hotel, Alta Museum and more; stop at Tromsø, with its iconic Arctic Cathedral; and take in beautiful Bodø. During your extended stay in Alta – considered one of the best places on earth to see the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis – you might be lucky enough to see Mother Nature’s magnificent light display in all its colourful glory, too.

Offer Price: £1349.00

Cruises: Highlights of the Low Countries for £699.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Highlights of the Low Countries – Enjoy four enticing destinations sandwiched between scenic cruising of historic waterways in the Netherlands and Belgium. You’ll be afforded time to explore in every port, so you can to take an evening canal boat tour in Amsterdam and search for gems in Antwerp’s diamond district.

Uncover a host of the Low Countries’ highlights on this wonderfully rewarding week away; Black Watch will divert inland in the Netherlands and Belgium to bring you diverse scenery and the attractions of four captivating cities. Sail straight into Amsterdam via the Nordzeekanaal and take advantage of an overnight stay in Dutch capital to visit Anne Frank House, take a boat tour of the iconic canals and more. The architectural wonders of Rotterdam – the Netherlands’ second city – await you too. Three days in Belgium will be packed with highlights – discover the famous landmarks of Ghent; cruise the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal and the Western Scheldt River; and stop overnight at Antwerp for diamond, chocolates and intricate architecture.

Offer Price: £699.00

Cruises: Islands of the Caribbean & the Azores for £1149.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Islands of the Caribbean & the Azores – This transatlantic cruise offers the perfect blend of relaxation and Caribbean island discovery. Experience English Harbour in Antigua or ride the St Kitts railway in Basseterre and more before starting your transatlantic return calling in the Azores and Spain en route to Southampton.

Indulge yourself with a slice of the paradise lifestyle on this early spring escape to the sun-kissed Caribbean, where visits to a string of beautiful islands will present you with charming cities, inviting beaches and clear-blue waters, and stunning natural wonders. Begin your holiday in Barbados before cruising to St Lucia, home to the soaring Twin Pitons and the Diamond Botanical Gardens; St Kitts, for its famous scenic railway; Antigua, boasting 365 gorgeous beaches and interesting historical sites; and dual-controlled St Maarten, for diverse cultural highlights. Sailing back to the UK across the Atlantic – one of the great cruising routes – will be an unforgettable experience too, taking in the awe-inspiring Azorean island of São Miguel before visiting the laidback Spanish city of La Coruña.

Offer Price: £1149.00

Cruises: Islands & Cities of the Mediterranean for £1399.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Islands & Cities of the Mediterranean – Embark on a Mediterranean cruise which takes in two beautiful Greek ports. From Piraeus you can visit historical Athens and uncover a host of world-famous ancient sites, and learn about Crete’s 5000 year history from Heraklion. Calls to Majorca, Cartagena, Malaga and Oporto complete your Med adventure.

Sail west from Cyprus through the sun-kissed Mediterranean aboard Boudicca on a cruise packed with historical, architectural and natural delights, highlighting the rich diversity of one of the world’s most captivating and beautiful regions. A weekend in Greece will offer you the chance to delve into Crete’s extensive, over 5000-year-old history during a call at Heraklion, and tour to Athens from Piraeus to uncover world-famous ancient sites such as the ruins of the Acropolis, the mighty Parthenon and Agias Apostoli. You can also delight at the sight of the UNESCO-listed Grand Harbour in Valletta, Malta’s capital; and in Spain, visit the traditional Mallorcan village of Valledemossa from Palma; explore the Roman sites of Cartagena; and discover the diverse Andalusian attractions of Malaga.

Offer Price: £1399.00

Cruises: Fred. Olsen’s Canary Island History for £1499.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Fred. Olsen’s Canary Island History – Visiting five beautiful islands, you’ll learn of Fred. Olsen’s historic links with the Canaries. You can visit attractions owned by the Olsen family, such as the Hotel Jardin Tecina and the Pyramids of Güímar; and find out about Fred. Olsen’s influential role in the Canarian export trade.

As Black Watch guides you between gorgeous destinations, you’ll learn of Fred. Olsen historical links to the Canary Islands with chances to visit attractions owned by the Olsen family and find out about Fred. Olsen’s influential role in the Canaries’ thriving export trade. Highlights include the Olsen family-owned Hotel Jardin Tecina in La Gomera and the mysterious Pyramids of Güímar in Tenerife. You could also learn about how Fred. Olsen developed the Banana trade between Tenerife and London’s Canary Wharf. Indulge in pure relaxation and rewarding exploration too – you can delight in the volcanic wonders of La Palma and Lanzarote; relax at the rolling sand dunes of Masapalomas in sun-soaked Gran Canaria; and immerse yourself in the springtime sights and scents of Madeira’s beautiful botanical gardens.

Offer Price: £1499.00

Cruises: Caribbean, Central America & the Azores for £2599.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Caribbean, Central America & the Azores –

Immerse yourself in the rich history, heritage and culture of diverse South and Central American destinations, and indulge in a slice of paradise in the idyllic Caribbean on this epic 30-night adventure. Visits to incredible destinations in Belize, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia will offer plenty of unforgettable experiences – highlights include chances to see the impressive Panama Canal in action; explore captivating Cartagena de Indias; and go in search of wonderful wildlife from Puerto Limón. For glorious sunshine and spectacular sights, Braemar will take in a collection of stunning Caribbean islands. Jamaica, St Lucia – home to the soaring Twin Pitons, Barbados, St Kitts – with its world-famous scenic railway, St Maarten and Antigua, boasting 365 gorgeous beaches, all await you.

Offer Price: £2599.00

Cruises: Western Caribbean & Central America for £1549.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Western Caribbean & Central America – Join Braemar in the Dominican Republic and set sail on an epic journey taking in diverse countries, stunning cities and breathtaking islands in the Western Caribbean and the Americas. Visit incredible destinations in Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Mexico and Jamaica on this Caribbean cruise adventure.

Join Braemar in the Dominican Republic and set sail on an epic journey taking in diverse countries, stunning cities and breathtaking islands in the Caribbean and the Americas. Visits to incredible destinations in Belize, Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia will offer plenty of unforgettable experiences – highlights include chances to see the impressive Panama Canal in action; explore captivating Cartagena de Indias; and go in search of wonderful wildlife from Puerto Limón. For glorious sunshine and spectacular sights, your smaller, friendlier ship will take you the beautiful Mexican island of Cozumel, home to remarkable Mayan ruins and the world’s second largest coral reef; Curacao in the idyllic Caribbean; and historic Santo Domingo.

Offer Price: £1549.00

Cruises: Ancient Sites of Oman, Jordan & the Med for £2749.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Ancient Sites of Oman, Jordan & the Med – Experience the very best of the Middle East and the Med with calls into Oman, Jordan, Israel and Greece. Discover magnificent ancient architecture in Aqaba, Athens and Muscat – and relax on a Suez Canal transit.

Countless iconic and inspirational sights await you on this incredible cruise through Arabia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean aboard Remarkable ‘lost cities’, magnificent ancient wonders and fascinating holy sites are just a few of the highlights on this incredible journey. You could explore the beautiful Musandam Fjords, see Muscat’s palaces and mosques, and discover the Lost City of Ubar in Oman; visit ancient Petra – one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World – in Jordan; and take tours to Jerusalem and Bethlehem from Ashdod, Israel. In the Mediterranean, you can delve into Crete’s over 5000-year-old history and seek-out Athens’ iconic ancient wonders; delight in the sight of Valletta’s UNESCO-listed Grand Harbour in Malta; and uncover the attractions of three stunning Spanish cities, Palma de Mallorca, Cartagena and Malaga.

Offer Price: £2749.00

Cruises: Ancient Sites of Oman, Jordan & Israel for £1499.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Ancient Sites of Oman, Jordan & Israel – Set sail from stunning Dubai on an exploration of authentic Arabia. Explore the spectacular Musandam Fjords on a boat trip from Khasab and marvel and the mosques and palaces in Muscat. From Petra take the opportunity to visit the Lost City of Petra while Ashdod is ideally located for tours to Jerusalem.

With chances to dig deeper and immerse yourself in centuries of extraordinary history at some of the world’s oldest, most famous and best-preserved ‘lost cities’ and holy sites, there’s much more to this exciting cruise than the ports listed on the itinerary. In Oman, you can explore the spectacular Musandam Fjords on a boat trip from Khasab; marvel at the mosques and palaces of Muscat; and discover the Lost City of Ubar on tour from Salalah. Another of Arabia’s lost cities also awaits you in Jordan; Aqaba is your gateway to spellbinding Petra. After a cruise along Egypt’s Suez Canal, Boudicca will also head to the beautiful Mediterranean Coast of Israel and call at Ashdod. Here you’ll be ideally located for tours to Jerusalem – a spiritual treasure for Jewish, Muslim and Christian pilgrim – and Bethlehem, birthplace of Jesus Christ.

Offer Price: £1499.00