www.fredolsencruises.com 15Celebrate onboard with us!Let us make your special occasion even more specialMake your birthday and wedding anniversaries extra-special by celebrating on a Fred. Olsen cruise. We love to share your enjoyment and can help you celebrate in style. If your cruise is to celebrate a silver, pearl, ruby, golden, emerald or diamond anniversary, or an 18th, 21st, 30th, 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th, 80th, 90th or even 100th birthday, let us know and we will make sure there'll be a celebration just for you - with our compliments*. And if you're celebrating a 65th birthday in 2012, don't miss our Baby Boomer celebration - see the box on the right. Celebrate in styleEven if your wedding anniversary or birthday is not one of those mentioned above, you can still enjoy it with a Fred. Olsen celebration package. Our Anniversary Celebration includes fl owers or chocolates in your cabin when you arrive, champagne and canapés, an anniversary gift and a celebration cake. And our on-board professional photographer will take a special photo to remind you of your special day. The package costs just £90 per couple.For Birthday celebrations, our package starts with a champagne breakfast for two served in your cabin. We'll keep the treats coming all day, ending with a celebration cake, served at dinner. The cost, which also includes a birthday gift, card and souvenir photograph, is just £50.You can celebrate in all sorts of other ways too. For a friend or loved one, we have several ways you can mark a special event - you don't even have to be on the cruise with them, although it would be great if you could be there. Our treats range from on board spending credit vouchers, fl owers, fruit baskets, champagne and hand-made chocolates, right up to a full celebration package. To fi nd out more about our Celebration Packages or special treats, talk to our Passenger Services Department on 01473 292444. * For wedding anniversary celebrations, please send us a copy of your marriage certifi cate in advance. For relevant birthdays, please ask when you make the booking. 1947 was the peak of the post war baby boom and 2012 will see a record number of British people celebrate their 65th birthday. If you were one of these Baby Boomers, our congratulations: you were born in austere post-war Britain, you've survived the Swinging Sixties, the Three-Day Week, the Miners' Strike, Black Wednesday and Y2K and - if you're a man - you are now hopefully looking forward to getting your Old Age Pension!We really don't want to miss all these birthday parties, so we'd love you to celebrate on board one of our ships. And if your 65th birthday falls during a 2012 cruise, we'll give you all this to help you celebrate:. £50 on board spending voucher. Reprint of newspaper from your day of birth (subject to availability). Special champagne breakfast for two. Complimentary pre-dinner cocktails for two. All participants will also qualify to enter a prize draw - a chance to win 65 days' worth of free cruising - which will be drawn in January 2013: that's something else to look forward to.Your Celebrate Sixty-Five package must be pre-booked at least 28 days prior to departure: and if you would like to bring along family and friends, ask about special group prices and free places on your chosen cruise!Each of the company's four ships has its own professional show company bringing the glitz and vitality of London's west end to your cruise, above and bottom left.Gala nights are a great opportunity for the ship's chefs to exhibit their skills, centre left65in 2012?
16 Telephone 01473 742424 or contact your travel agentOnce you are on board, you can relax: but we want you to be completely at ease from the time you leave home to the time you return, so we'll help you get to your ship and into your cabin as quickly and effortlessly as possible. That way, you will experience the Fred. Olsen difference right from the start.Departure ports around the UKDuring the 2012 and 2013 seasons, our ships leave the UK from Dover, Portsmouth, Southampton, Newcastle, Greenock and Rosyth - the point of embarkation depends on the cruise. We're always working hard to make boarding as stress-free as possible. Both Dover and Southampton have facilities for fast and efficient check-in, with comfortable lounges and cafés where you can relax while waiting to board and smart washrooms. Let someone else take care of the baggageFor cruises that leave from Dover, Southampton and Portsmouth - which covers most of our sailings - you can now travel to and from the ship without having to carry your bags with you. Instead, they can be collected from your home before you leave, transferred securely to the ship on the day of departure and taken back to your home on your return. The service is provided by The Baggage Handling Company and you can make a booking directly with this family-run business by calling 02380 873111, quoting the reference "FRED". www.thebaggagehandlingcompany.comWe'll help make your cruise a pleasure right from the startStress-free - all the wayGetting to and from the port. By rail: For most ports of departure, we offer coach connections between the port and local main-line rail stations. . By car: If you drive to the terminal, remember to book your parking space in advance. . By coach: PortLink is a convenient coach service that picks up from points across north-east, north-west and south-west England, and South Wales, taking you in comfort to and from Dover, Portsmouth or Southampton. This is in addition to our long-standing arrangement with National Express for services to Dover, Portsmouth and Southampton, as well as fly-cruises from Gatwick and