• Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines launches ‘All Inclusive Cruises 2013’ Brochure for ‘National Cruise Week’

    To mark ‘National Cruise Week’ (15th – 23rd September 2012), Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has launched a special brochure of cruises to the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Northern Europe, the Arctic, Iceland and Norway, from a choice of regional UK ports. Guests booking any of these attractive cruises by 30th September 2012 will qualify for a FREE upgrade to the new ‘All Inclusive’ package, which means that selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks will be included in the cruise price. The upgrade applies to the first 100 bookings on each departure.

    In addition to this generous offer, guests booking by 30th September 2012 will be protected by Fred. Olsen’s ‘Price Pledge’, so that if the price of their cruise should fall, they will receive benefits or a refund to the same value.*


    Nathan Philpot, Sales and Marketing Director for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said: “There really has never been a better time to book a Fred. Olsen cruise; we have more choice of departure ports and more exciting destinations than ever before, coupled with the fantastic ‘All Inclusive’ drinks upgrade and the reassurance of our ‘Price Pledge’.


    “We are very proud to support ‘National Cruise Week’ with the launch of this great brochure and we would urge agents to maximise bookings while these offers last.”


    As well as established departure ports, such as Dover and Southampton, the brochure also includes cruises from Fred. Olsen’s new regional ports for 2013, Liverpool and Harwich.


    Some of the great offers available in the new ‘All Inclusive Cruise 2013’ brochure are:


    Boudicca’s D1309 nine-night ‘Norwegian Experience’ cruise, departing from Liverpool on 14th May 2013
    This cruise visits the bustling fishing port of Bergen, for an overnight stay, then Eidfjord, in the heart of the majestic Hardangerfjord, the pretty town of Stavanger and, en route back to Liverpool, Kirkwall in the Orkney Isles of Scotland. Prices start from £1,019 per person, and there is also a very fitting theme of ‘Norway’ through Fred, Olsen’s onboard enrichment programme, Vistas, at no extra cost.


    Black Watch’s W1313 15-night ‘Canary Islands’ cruise, departing from Newcastle on 30th July 2013
    Guests from Newcastle can join for a stunning summer cruise to La Coruna in Spain, and the islands of La Palma, Tenerife, Gran Canaria and Lanzarote, as well as Lisbon in Portugal. Prices start from £1,499, plus this cruise offers an additional incentive of £100 per cabin FREE on board spending credit on outside cabin grades and above.


    Black Watch’s 17-night W1307 ‘Undiscovered Lapland & St. Petersburg' cruise, departing from Harwich on 29th May 2013
    Another exciting itinerary from a new departure port for Fred. Olsen, this cruise visits some of the most exciting ports in the Baltic, with calls into Warnemünde in Germany (for tours to Berlin), Nynashamn, Sweden (for tours to Stockholm), Mariehamn, Vaasa and Kemi (all Finland), Tallinn (Estonia), St. Petersburg (Russia) for an overnight stay, Rønne (Bornholm, Denmark) and Copenhagen (Denmark). Prices start from only £1,879 per person. In addition, this cruise offers £100 FREE onboard spending credit on outside cabin grades and above.

    All prices are quoted per person, based on two adults sharing an inside, twin cabin, Grade ‘I’. Included in the great-value cruise price are:

    - Comfortable en suite accommodation with TV, hairdryer, safe and individually-controlled air conditioning
    - All meals throughout the cruise – from five-course à la carte dining, to casual buffets and late-night snacks
    - Drinks, including selected beers, wines and spirits – but only if the cruise is booked by 30th September 2012
    - Tea and coffee throughout the day and early evening, including morning coffee with biscuits, afternoon tea with sandwiches and cakes, and in-cabin sandwiches and snacks

    - All evening entertainment, including dancing and cabaret shows
    - Onboard leisure facilities including gym, swimming pools and Jacuzzis
    - A choice of daily onboard activities
    - Talks and lectures as part of Fred. Olsen’s award-winning onboard enrichment programme, Vistas
    - ‘Welcome Drinks Party’ and ‘Gala Buffet’
    - Baggage porterage to the cabin
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