www.fredolsencruises.com 17Start your cruise in warmer waters with a Fly-CruiseOur fly-cruises are often on private charter flights starting from London or Manchester airports, so we can offer a generous baggage allowance?. Also included in the price are meals, a complimentary bar service, in-flight entertainment and a dedicated transfer service to take you to and from your ship.Premium Seating on Braemar Caribbean fly-cruisesIf you book an Owner's or Superior Suite and you're travelling on one of our charter flights, you will be upgraded to Premium Seats, which offer additional legroom and more comfort for your journey.^ These upgrades are subject to availability, and will be confirmed at the time of booking. If you've booked a Braemar Caribbean fly-cruise in a different cabin grade, you can still treat yourself to an upgrade to Premium Seating (subject to availability) for a return supplement from £325 per person*.On selected flights to the Caribbean, subject to local authority and airline approval, you can check-in your baggage at your UK-departure airport and we'll arrange for it to be delivered straight to your cabin. That cuts out a lot of the hassle that's usually part of air travel.Winter 2011 and Spring 2012 is your final chance to enjoy one of Braemar's fabulous Caribbean fly-cruises, so if you've considered a Fred. Olsen fly-cruise before, now's the time to try one.Grand Voyage and World Cruise sector flightsOn Grand Voyage and World Cruise sectors, you can fly between the UK and your preferred cruise start and/or end point. On some sectors you can also choose to spend a few extra days ashore before and/or after your cruise. In some cases we offer in-depth Grand Tours in these destinations or we can organise the flights and hotels. Alternatively, you can book the cruise only option and make your own arrangements.? Baggage allowance and on board services may vary with scheduled airlines services. ^ Free upgrade not available on scheduled services.* Prices include APD (Air Passenger Duty); the Oceans Advance Booking Discount does not apply to APD.from Gatwick and Manchester. PortLink also provides transfers between many UK rail and coach stations and cruise terminals.. By air: For Dover, Portsmouth or Southampton departures, you can fly to one of the London Airports (or Southampton where relevant) and we will provide transfers between the cruise terminal and the airport. Please ask about prices and availability of domestic flights when you book. Our smaller ships mean we can take guests right to the heart of destinations, such as Funchal, Madeira, below.With constant attention to detail, the captains and bridge officers of the Fred. Olsen fleet ensure everything on board runs like clockwork, right.For further details of pre-departure options, including regional flight connections for UK departures, coach transfers and departure port hotels, please see pages 152-155. Whatever method of travel you use, our friendly staff will be there when you get to the port to help make your transfer as smooth as possible.
18 Telephone 01473 742424 or contact your travel agentOn selected cruises, our Vistas programme gives you the chance to find out more about a whole range of things. Maybe something that has always interested you, or possibly entirely new. With subjects as varied - and intriguing - as the history of weather-forecasting or ballroom dancing, there's something for everyone to enjoy. And it's generally available at no extra cost.*With Vistas, we're offering a much wider choice of practical and engaging activities, with expert and entertaining speakers who've been chosen because of their enthusiasm and subject knowledge. On a cruise, there's plenty of time to enjoy these talks and demonstrations. And Vistas offers the chance to bring your new-found interests to life, with special Shore Tours - Vistas cruises will usually have at least two of these. So you might visit a vineyard if you've been introduced to the delights of wine-tasting, or investigate ancient Viking sites when you've been hearing about Norse legends. The choice is yours, and as you'll see from the list on page 20, there's something for everyone. There's nothing like a Fred. Olsen cruise for broadening your horizonsThe pleasure of curiosity rewarded.Hear it from the expertsThe experts presenting the Vistas subjects (usually two for each subject) are all knowledgeable and passionate about creating a stimulating environment to help you develop your interest. There's an ideal balance of expert lectures, discussions and practical sessions, and the presenters will be only too happy to answer any questions you have. Of course, anyone travelling with you who does not share your interest is free to enjoy the cruise in their own way.Vistas: open to allVistas programmes are generally free of charge*, other than charges for materials or consumables (for instance, for a wine-tasting session). There are also charges for the optional Shore Tours.Recent speakers include: Antiques Historian, Lars Tharp; BBC Wildlife on Earth cameraman Martin Saunders; Garden designer and broadcaster Matthew Biggs; cast members of long-running radio drama The Archers; former England bowler Mike Cowan and four times British Press Photographer of the Year, Ken Lennox.Finding out moreThe current list of topics, cruises and speakers is on page 20, but we are continually developing the programme. For more details, call Fred. Olsen's cruise consultants, contact your travel agent, or see the Vistas microsite at www.fredolsencruises-vistas.com*Please note that there is a charge for Flagship Golf, made to cover the cost of green fees and the services of a golf pro.