Fred Olsen Cruise Lines unveiled a new programme of cruising for 2022-2023 as the company gears up for a return to sailing, with a total of 126 new cruises taking in 82 different countries, with new regional departures from London Tilbury and Belfast.
The programme features closer to home excursions around the British Isles as well as shorter, 5-night breaks, with departures from 8 UK ports – London Tilbury, Belfast, Southampton, Dover, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Newcastle, and Edinburgh – with a number of ex-UK voyages and fly-cruise options.
Fred. Olsen's ships will sail into a number of maiden ports in 2022-2023, including Hakata (Fukuoka City) and Nagoya, Japan; Crotone, Gallipoli and Monopoli, Italy; Lyngdal, Norway and Louisbourg, Canada.
There will also be an opportunity to relive history when mv Braemar returns to the Corinth Canal, Greece in spring 2023.
The programme has already been released to Oceans members ahead of general on sale on Monday, March 15. Those booking onto a new voyage can choose between a free all-inclusive drinks package or money to spend onboard.
Highlights of Fred. Olsen's 2022-2023 programme include:
- Borealis’ 8-night ‘Scenic Isles of Scotland’ cruise, departing from Liverpool on June 9 and Belfast on June 10, 2022. Prices start from GBP 1,300 per person.
- Balmoral’s 5-night ‘Summertime Norwegian Fjords’ cruise, departing from Newcastle on August 27, 2022. Prices start from GBP 800 per person.
- Bolette’s 15-night ‘Ancient Walls of the Med with Malta’ cruise, departing from London Tilbury on November 17, 2022. Prices start from GBP 1,900 per person.
- Braemar’s 10-night ‘Corinth Canal & Ancient Greece’ fly-cruise, departing from Valletta, Malta on March 27, 2023. Prices start from GBP 2,200 per person.