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Cruises: Transatlantic Crossing & a Caribbean Christmas for £2849.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Transatlantic Crossing & a Caribbean Christmas – Cruise across the Atlantic to the Caribbean for a simply unforgettable festive season. Hop between idyllic Caribbean islands, including Barbados, Antigua, St Lucia, St Kitts and Tobago, with plenty of opportunities to indulge in hours of pure relaxation and wonderfully rewarding exploration.

Escape from the typically gloomy British winter weather, as well as the usual stress of the busy Christmas period, and cruise across the Atlantic to the Caribbean for a simply unforgettable festive season. Almost three weeks of this 30-night voyage will be spent hopping between idyllic Caribbean islands, including Barbados, Antigua, St Lucia, St Kitts and Tobago, affording you plenty of opportunities to indulge in hours of pure relaxation and wonderfully rewarding exploration. You’re in for simply unforgettable Christmas and New Year celebrations too – you’ll visit Aruba on Christmas Eve; enjoy all the fun, food and festivity of Christmas Day at sea; spend Boxing Day in Grenada; and, on New Year’s Eve, call at Road Town, Tortola to welcome the arrival of 2020 in style.

Offer Price: £2849.00

Cruises: Voyage to the Islands of the Caribbean for £1149.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Voyage to the Islands of the Caribbean – Leave behind the British winter and embark on a transatlantic cruise to the sunnier climes of the Caribbean. You’ll have plenty of time to relax on board as Braemar heads for St. Maarten. Calls to Antigua, St Kitts, St. Lucia and Grenada complete your Caribbean adventure.

Leave the pre-Christmas stress and the cold, wet weather of winter behind and escape to the sun-soaked Caribbean to indulge yourself with well-earned rest, relaxation and wonderfully rewarding exploration. En route to the Caribbean, you’ll enjoy a memorable Transatlantic crossing, sharing this exciting cruise experience with hundreds, not thousands of like-minded guests; and visit the Azores to whet your appetite with São Miguel Island’s Sete Cidades Volcano and Terra Nostra Gardens. Your Caribbean island-hopping adventure takes in St Maarten; Antigua, famed for its 365 beautiful beaches and historical sites; St Kitts, for one of the world’s great scenic railways; St Lucia, home to the soaring Twin Pitons; the ‘Spice Island’ of Grenada; and beautiful Barbados.

Offer Price: £1149.00

Cruises: Christmas Markets for £999.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Christmas Markets – Embark on a Christmas Markets cruise aboard Balmoral and experience some of Europe’s most picturesque cities at the most wonderful time of the year – particular highlights are the famous markets of Hamburg, Rostock and Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens.

What better way to prepare for the festive season than to visit enticing cities in Belgium, Norway, Denmark and Germany as they sparkle with holiday spirit at the ‘most wonderful time of the year’. Every stop of this magical cruise presents opportunities to delight in the traditional decorations, huts, and tempting flavours of fairytale-esque Christmas markets – particular highlights are the famous markets of Hamburg, Rostock and Copenhagen’s Tivoli Gardens. A host of other attractions await you too, such as Hamburg’s unique Miniatur Wunderland; the authentic Belgian chocolate shops of Bruges; Oslo’s Vigeland Sculpture Park and National Gallery – home of Edvard Munch’s The Scream; and the impressive palaces of Copenhagen.

Offer Price: £999.00

Cruises: Discovering Indonesia & Iconic Australia for £4749.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Discovering Indonesia & Iconic Australia – Embark on an epic discovery of Indonesia and Australia, including the chance to see in the New Year in Sydney. Tour to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, see iconic landmarks in Sydney or go in search of the infamous Dragon on Komodo Island. You will also enjoy calls to Singapore and Thailand.

Combining calls at stunning Indonesian islands and diverse destinations in the land ‘Down Under’, this incredible voyage packs in plenty of highlights, from beautiful landscapes and beaches to Australian icons including native wildlife, world-famous landmarks and legendary New Year’s Eve celebrations. Your exploration of Indonesia includes chances to explore Weh Island’s fauna-rich jungle and warm, clear waters; visit Java Island’s sensational Borobudur Temple; marvel at the Gunung Rinjani volcano on Lombok Island; go ashore at Komodo Island; and sample paradise at beautiful Bali. In Australia, you’ll visit beautiful Broome, Fremantle – for tours to Perth – and historic Albany on the west coast; sail the south coast, stopping at Kangaroo Island, Melbourne and Hobart; and visit Sydney on New Year’s Eve, cruise the Great Barrier Reef and stop at Townsville along the east coast.

Offer Price: £4749.00

Cruises: Indonesia Island Discovery for £1749.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Indonesia Island Discovery – Embark on an Asian adventure taking in stunning Indonesian islands, beautiful beaches in Thailand and stunning architecture in Singapore. An extensive exploration of the world’s largest archipelagic country will offer a mix of natural wonders, incredible fauna and flora, and unspoilt landscapes throughout.

Featuring a number of Indonesia’s scenic islands, this extensive exploration of the world’s largest archipelagic country aboard Boudicca will offer a mix of natural wonders, incredible fauna and flora, breathtaking beaches and diverse, unspoilt landscapes throughout. Visit Weh Island for its dense jungle, inviting white sands and fauna-rich waters; stop at Semarang for a chance to visit Java Island’s remarkable Borobudur Temple; uncover the volcanic sites of Lombok Island; see the world’s largest dragons at Komodo Island; and sample paradise in beguiling Bali. You’ll also enjoy time on the idyllic Thai Island of Phuket, the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’ before setting sail; and visit Singapore for a change of pace, with an overnight stay affording time to explore the city-state’s bustling Financial and Chinatown districts and enjoy high tea at the famous Raffles Hotel.

Offer Price: £1749.00

Cruises: Spain, Portugal & Morocco for £1099.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Spain, Portugal & Morocco – Get set for inspirational sights and cultural delights as Black Watch takes in the highlights of Morocco, Spain and Portugal. Countless landmarks await in Casablanca, then in Cádiz, you’ll find traditional tapas bars and ancient monuments galore. Lisbon and Oporto boast attractions aplenty too.

You’re in for inspirational sights and cultural highlights galore, as Black Watch takes you to diverse destinations in Morocco, Spain and Portugal to reveal countless ‘must-visit’ attractions in a collection of magnificent cities. After a relaxing sail south from Liverpool, enjoy five-consecutive days filled with highlights including interesting museums, ancient and architectural wonders, world-famous religious sites and much more besides. You can climb the iconic rock in Gibraltar; marvel at Casablanca’s majestic Hassan II Mosque, or tour to magical Marrakech; enjoy traditional tapas in Cádiz, which is also your gateway to Jerez – ‘sherry capital of the world’; and uncover the monuments and landmarks of Lisbon and Oporto in Portugal.

Offer Price: £1099.00

Cruises: French, Belgian & Spanish City Overnights for £899.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – French, Belgian & Spanish City Overnights – Embark on a European cruise with a difference with three overnight calls in to three stunning cities. Sail the Gironde and Garonne rivers to the heart of Bordeaux. Experience the diamond district in Antwerp and tour to the Altamira Caves from Santander.

In just nine nights, you’ll visit three different European countries; enjoy overnight stays in engrossing cities; and experience hours of memorable scenic cruising, all on one captivating cruise on board In Belgium, you can unearth the treasures of Antwerp, including the Cathedral of Our Lady and the famous Diamond District; before Santander in northern Spain serves as your gateway to the breathtaking Picos Mountains and the remarkable Altamira Caves. Scenic cruising of the Gironde and Garonne rivers and a stop at beautiful Bordeaux brings a French flavour to your cruise – highlights such as Cathédrale Saint-André, the Grand Théâtre and Cité du Vin will be the length of the gangway away from your ship’s docking location in Bordeaux.

Offer Price: £899.00

Cruises: The Warmth of the Canary Islands for £1499.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – The Warmth of the Canary Islands – Enjoy some winter sun on a Canary Islands cruise incorporating Madeira, Portugal and Spain. Experience gorgeous gardens in Funchal while the islands of the Canaries offer diverse landscapes, beautiful beaches and fascinating natural wonders.

You’ll experience the many sides of Spain and Portugal as Balmoral guides you to a collection of diverse destinations. Volcanic landscapes, gorgeous gardens, astonishing natural wonders and more await at five stunning islands, before the delights of two charming mainland cities are revealed. During four days in the Canaries, you can uncover highlights such as La Palma’s San Antonio Volcanic Park; magnificent Mount Teide – Spain’s highest peak – in Tenerife; the rolling, sun-bathed sand dunes of Gran Canaria; and Lanzarote’s Timanfaya National Park, home of the Fire Mountains. At Madeira, Portugal’s beautiful ‘Garden Island’, you’ll be afforded time to explore enchanting botanical gardens and the levada walking trails; or head to Cabo Girão for spectacular ocean views. On the mainland, be sure to try authentic tapas in Cádiz and seek-out Lisbon’s architectural gems.

Offer Price: £1499.00

Cruises: Tropical Archipelagos of Asia for £3099.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Tropical Archipelagos of Asia – Your journey of discovery starts in the Indian Ocean and ends with an exploration of some of Asia’s most beautiful islands. Five ports in Indonesia offers the chance to uncover the true beauty of this country while the contrasting cultures of Singapore and Thailand add to the intrigue of this epic cruise.

In just under a month, you’ll visit sun-kissed scenic islands in the Indian Ocean, the Andaman and Indonesia in search of impressive natural and man-made wonders, captivating wildlife, postcard-perfect beaches and more – an incredible way to forget about cold and gloom back home in the UK. Meet Boudicca in the Seychelles, where you’ll spend time in Mahé and Praslin Island; visit the Maldives for idyllic atolls and tropical resorts; call at Colombo, Sri Lanka’s picturesque, culture-rich capital; and bask in the astounding beauty of the Andaman Islands and Idyllic Phuket. Your Indonesian exploration includes chances to explore Weh Island’s fauna-rich jungle and warm, clear waters; visit Java Island’s sensational Borobudur Temple; marvel at the Gunung Rinjani volcano on Lombok Island; go ashore at Komodo Island; and sample paradise at beautiful Bali.

Offer Price: £3099.00

Cruises: The Seychelles, Maldives & Andaman Islands for £1749.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – The Seychelles, Maldives & Andaman Islands – Escape to the Indian Ocean for winter and visit in some of the world’s most stunning islands. In the Seychelles take the opportunity to see Giant Tortoises in their natural habitat or visit the UNESCO listed Valle de Mai. You’ll have plenty of time to relax on beautiful beaches in the Maldives.

Instead of suffering the cold, wet weather back home as winter approaches, you’ll be hopping between a string of paradise islands in the Indian Ocean and the Andaman Sea. Postcard-perfect beaches, beautifully unspoilt island landscapes, iconic scenes and much more awaits you. During a week of Indian Ocean island exploration, you can visit UNESCO-listed Vallée de Mai and relax at Anse Lazio – one of the world’s best beaches – in the Seychelles; seek-out idyllic Maldivian atolls during a call at Malé; and take in Colombo’s collection of diverse attractions in Sri Lanka. In the Andaman Sea, bask in the breathtaking natural beauty of the Andaman Islands and Phuket, the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. You’ll have chances to visit fauna-rich national parks; seek-out some of Asia’s most spectacular beaches; and even ride a speedboat to legendary Phang Nga Bay.

Offer Price: £1749.00

Cruises: You Choose Your Cruise for £1699.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – You Choose Your Cruise – Every vote counts on this very special cruise. Along with your fellow guests, you’ll choose from a selection of attraction-packed islands and cities in Spain and Portugal – including Barcelona, Lisbon, Ibiza and Cádiz – to create your own unique itinerary. Classic Black Watch will deliver it all.

Every vote counts on this very special cruise, which offers you and your fellow, like-minded guests on board Black Watch an opportunity to create a unique itinerary of your own choosing. You’ll have a selection beautiful islands and attraction-packed cities in Portugal and Spain to choose from – will you make the most of your chance to ‘steer your ship’ to a few of your favourite destinations, or perhaps places you’ve never visited before? Decide between Portugal’s capital and second city, Lisbon and Oporto; the Andalusian delights of Cádiz and Malaga; beautiful Barcelona and historical Tarragona; the sun-kissed islands of Ibiza and Mallorca; ancient Cartagena and classical Alicante; and the Galician gems of Vigo and La Coruna.

Offer Price: £1699.00

Cruises: Waterways of Holland & Belgium for £699.00

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cruise Offer – Waterways of Holland & Belgium – Cruise the waterways of Belgium and the Netherlands on this 7-night sailing and experience four fascinating ports of call and hours of scenic cruising. Sample delicious chocolate in Belgium and visit amazing architecture in Amsterdam.

Calls at four compelling cities and scenic cruising of beautiful waterways bring you the best of Belgium and the Netherlands, from picturesque countryside and pretty canals to engaging museums and stunning architecture. Sail the Nordzeekanaal to Amsterdam, where world-famous attractions such as Anne Frank House and the Canal Ring await during an overnight stay in the Dutch capital; and cruise Nieuwe Maas after visiting stylish Rotterdam. In Belgium, you’ll visit medieval Ghent for famous landmarks including the UNESCO-listed Belfry; cruise the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal; and stop overnight in Antwerp, famed for its legendary diamond district and artisan chocolatiers.

Offer Price: £699.00