Voyages for Fred Olsen's second (ex-Holland America) cruise ship Borealis (fka MS Rotterdam) went on sale, with the inaugural program 2021 including new itineraries out of homeport Liverpool England. The news follows the launch of the sistership Bolette (fka MS Amsterdam), which went on sale a week ago.
MS Borealis' maiden voyage will be a 6-night "Scottish Lochs and Isles" roundtrip from Liverpool UK on April 23, 2021. Follows a 5-night "Irish Capitals and Scottish Scenery" itinerary, before the liner ventures further to the Mediterranean, Iceland, Norway, and more.
Fred Olsen's newest fleet member will sail almost exclusively from Port Liverpool in 2021-2022 and takes on the existing itineraries originally planned for the retired in August MS Black Watch, plus 5 new itineraries.
Customers booking by September 30 (2020) any Fred Olsen Borealis cruises 2021-2022 receive free shipboard gratuities and up to GBP 100 per person in OBC (onboard credit).
Highlights of MS Borealis inaugural cruise program include:
- 6-night "Scottish Lochs and Isles" departs from Liverpool (April 23, 2021). Prices start from GBP 600 per person. Ports of call are Liverpool, Belfast, scenic cruising (Loch Torridon, Loch Broom, Loch Eriboll), Lerwick, Kirkwall, Liverpool.
- 16-night "In Search of Aurora Borealis" (Norway) departs from Liverpool on November 16, 2021. Prices start from GBP 2000 per person. Ports of call are Liverpool, Belfast, Alesund, Arctic Circle crossing, Tromso, Alta, Hammerfest, Narvik, Trondheim, Liverpool.
- 14-night "Canaries Christmas and Funchal Fireworks" departs from Liverpool on December 21, 2021. Prices start from GBP 2300 per person. Ports of call are Liverpool, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Arrecife, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, San Sebastian de la Gomera, Funchal, Liverpool.
Borealis’ itineraries were announced following the last week's launch of Fred Olsen’s flagship Bolette.