Fred Olsen is launching line's new 108-night ‘Around the World’ cruise, setting sail onboard Black Watch on January 8, 2021, via ‘FREE On Board Spend & Tips’ of up to GBP 600 per person, for reservations made by May 31, 2019.
The voyage is offered exclusively to the company's loyalty membership scheme, Oceans, before going on general sale on February 26. It will give passengers the choice to board from either Liverpool or Southampton, the first time ever that a World Voyage has departed from the Merseyside port in line’s history.
Passengers can depart from Liverpool on January 6 and disembark there on April 29, 2021. Destinations include Portugal, with calls to Oporto, from Leixoes, and the ‘Garden Island’ of Madeira, prior to moving to the Canary Islands and on to the Caribbean. Guests can also explore the islands of Bora Bora and Fiji, sail over Gatun Lake (one of the ‘Seven Wonders of the Modern World’), and visit the largest Buddhist temple in the world in Borobudur, Java. Next in line are 9 Pacific islands, Australia, and 4 maiden calls including Fakarava, French Polynesia, Surabaya.
Ports of call include Southampton, Oporto (from Leixoes), Funchal, Santa Cruz, Bridgetown, St John’s, Road Town, Grand Turk, Havana, Colon, Cruising Panama Canal, Puerto Caldera, Nuku Hiva, Fakarava, Papeete, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Crossing the International Date Line, Nuku’alofa, Savusavu, Mystery Island (Inyeug), Noumea, Sydney (two-night stay), Burnie, Melbourne, Albany, Perth (from Fremantle), Surabaya (overnight stay), Singapore (overnight stay), Sabang (Weh Island), Colombo, Kochi, Mormugao, Mumbai (overnight stay), Aqaba, Cruising Suez Canal, Haifa (overnight stay), Limassol, Valletta, Malaga, Southampton UK.
Prices for the 108-night W2102 ‘Around the World’ cruise, ex Southampton on January 8, 2021 start from GBP 10,799 per person. Guests who choose to set sail from Liverpool on January 6, 2021, will have to pay an additional GBP 200 per person.