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31 Aug 2017

Discover The Fred. Olsen Fleet


The flagship of the Fred. Olsen fleet, Balmoral is also the largest. Despite this, she is still relatively small in modern standards, carrying just over 1,200 passengers. Balmoral has four restaurants. The main dining room is the Ballindalloch restaurant on Deck 6 and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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26 Apr 2017

Black Watch – Cruise Ship Review


As most of you probably know, Fred. Olsen's 'Black Watch' recently has gone through a re-fit. A couple of weeks back, Sally from our sales team went onboard for a mini cruise to Rouen! We thought it would be a great idea to show you some first hand experience of what has changed. This is what Sally had to say...

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14 Nov 2016

Black Watch Refurbishment


Cruisers’ favourite ship “Black Watch” will undergo a multi-million pound refurbishment on the 20 November 2016 to get ready for the 2017/2018 cruises. The ship will be undertaking upgrades to the public areas as well as the cabins, also the usual maintenance work will take place. As Mike Rodwell, Managing Director of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said:

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Customer Review

Mr Black

The MS Jane Austen is newly commissioned in 2015. She was in perfect condition and had every convenience available to the passengers. The entire crew from captain down made us feel comfortable and relaxed. The food was of an excellent standard at all meals with such a variety of dishes to choose from. What a great holiday.

Cruise Line: Riviera Travel

Destination: Danube

Cruise Ship: MS Jane Austen