4 Telephone 01473 742424 or contact your travel agent Get the most from your brochure Whether you are about to take your fi rst cruise or you're an experienced sailor, you'll fi nd all the information you need in this brochure. We have detailed descriptions of our fl eet of stylish cruise ships, as well as information about the entertainment and facilities you can enjoy while you're on board. There are lots of ideas for celebrating special occasions and, of course, there are the optional Shore Tours and the chance to enjoy special interests. You'll also fi nd practical advice to help get your cruise off to the best possible start - we leave from a variety of UK ports, and have fl y- cruise departures from UK airports - and Earlysaver and Saver discounts which can off er substantial savings. And for Grand Voyage sectors, why not enjoy one of our exciting holiday options for a few days before or after your cruise at iconic hand-picked destinations worldwide? A brief selection of highlights is listed for each cruise, giving a taste of what you can choose to enjoy during your holiday. Many of these include optional Shore Tours, which must be booked and paid for separately and are subject to availability.* Additionally, a new section on pages 131- 151 provides information on every port of call, enabling you to research destinations in advance. If you're planning to visit a particular region, it might even help you decide which cruise is most appealing to you - with so much choice that won't be easy! This brochure shows why a Fred. Olsen cruise is so special and why we were the fi rst winners of the Cruise Critic Award for the line that's " Best for Seeing the World". Our ship Braemar made it a double success when it was voted " Best Refurbished Ship". Welcome aboard! How to fi nd your way around Fred. Olsen's latest guide to all that's best in world cruising * Highlights and tours details are based on information current at the time of publication, but may be subject to change at any time. Itinerary Timings Knowing the amount of time at a particular destination enables you to plan what you can see: however precise timings for each port vary from sailing to sailing and may be subject to change. For this reason, our itineraries show arrival and departure times as periods rather than exact times, as follows: Period Arrive or depart from Early am 5am - 10am Late am 10am - 12pm Early pm 12pm - 3.30pm Late pm 3.30pm - 7pm Late night 7pm onwards Please note that even these planned times may change at short notice for operational reasons. Exact arrival and departure timings will be provided during your cruise.
Keeping track of your cruise It's now much easier to keep track of your bookings and to fi nd out about future cruises on our website, www. fredolsencruises. co. uk. Using your personal username and password, you can book cruises, manage your bookings, and keep a personal record of your cruise history by logging on to My Cruises, which enables you to: ¦ Manage your future cruise bookings ¦ Research and book Shore Tours ( from four - six weeks prior to departure) ¦ Update your personal details ¦ Complete your Passenger Information Form online ¦ View your Fred. Olsen cruise history ¦ View your Oceans Club points and membership level Shore Tours, such as this, left, to Peterhof Palace near Saint Petersburg in Russia, often form a highlight of the cruise. In many cases these visits allow entry to places difficult to visit easily any other way, or occasionally exclusive access. Below; Braemar in Norwegian waters. www. fredolsencruises. co. uk 5