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Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Announces 2019-2020 Deployment

By ,   March 10, 2018 ,   Cruise Industry

Fred Olsen's fleet of 4 ships will visit a total of 219 destinations in 75 different countries around the world, covering 79 regions of scenic cruising throughout 2019-2020.

Complementing the UK departure ports of Liverpool, SouthamptonNewcastle, Edinburgh and Dover, there is an expanded program of fly-cruises.

Fred Olsen ocean cruises include 13 maiden calls: Agios Nikolaos, Alotau, Ambon, Broome, Ermoupoli, Galway, La Romana, Lembar, Patras, Penneshaw, Sabang, Sumatra, Svolvaer, and Wewak.

In 2019-2020, ‘closer’ cruising is still at the fore of Fred Olsen cruise experience, according to managing director, Mike Rodwell. Signature Norwegian fjords itineraries are offered in 2019-2020, along with Greenland fjords, and Musandam fjords in Oman, accessible on dhow boat voyage. Fred Olsen is also operating 5-night ‘taster’ sailings from all 5 UK ports, along the Seine and to the Norwegian fjords. The UK-based cruise operator is expanding the program on Brabant in 2019-2020 to feature the Rhine, Main, Moselle and Danube rivers.

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Examples of Fred Olsen ‘Best Time To Go’ itineraries 2019-2020 include:

  • 14-night ‘Mediterranean with Lavender in Provence’ onboard Braemar in July 2019;
  • 14-night ‘Baltic with Tallinn Song & Dance Festivals’ (cultural events which only take place every 5 years) onboard Boudicca;
  • 12-night ‘Spain & Portugal with the Seville Fair’ onboard Braemar in May 2019,
  • 14-night ‘Northern Norway with Sami National Day’ onboard Black Watch in January 2020, featuring ‘yoik’ folk choirs and traditional festivities.