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Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line July 26th, 2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
I don't know the exact size, but people do swim...

I don't know the exact size, but people do swim in it regularly.

And, King Neptune uses it at certain times;)
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line July 15th, 2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Black Watch update

From the FO website:

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines can confirm that Black Watch set sail from El Ferrol, Spain at ca. 11.30am today (Thursday 14th July 2016). The ship is destined for Dover, UK and...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line July 6th, 2016, 05:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,439
From everything I've read, FO has been very fair...

From everything I've read, FO has been very fair with the compensation offer and have dealt with the situation properly.

Let's hope all the passengers get home safely and as promptly as possible. ...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line July 1st, 2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Reckon they did you all a favour!!!

Reckon they did you all a favour!!!
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line May 19th, 2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,373
Thanks, I've used this service on a few occasions...

Thanks, I've used this service on a few occasions and it's very good. Disappointing it's now restricted, I'm sure I've changed back other currencies. Still a decent service, though.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line May 15th, 2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,247
Have been on BW a few times and would choose it...

Have been on BW a few times and would choose it again, but I agree about the Prom deck 'balconies'.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line May 9th, 2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,270
It's on the BBC now, so must be serious:mad: ...

It's on the BBC now, so must be serious:mad:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-36245284

We were on Balmoral last summer and there were loads of fellow passengers making a point of not...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line April 5th, 2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,739
Thank you. How can Fred do this:) Also, my...

Thank you. How can Fred do this:)

Also, my compliments to your wife on her impeccable taste.;)

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line April 5th, 2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,739
Thanks for the info, all they say is 'selected...

Thanks for the info, all they say is 'selected branded beers'. I'll check direct with FO.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line April 4th, 2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,739
Sorry to hijack this thread, but I've been...

Sorry to hijack this thread, but I've been meaning to ask:

Is there a list of what's included and, more importantly, what's not included. My drink of choice is Guinness - is this included in the...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line March 21st, 2016, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,001
Sorry to hear of your loss. I'm now in the ...

Sorry to hear of your loss.

I'm now in the same position and, having done a good few Fred cruises over recent times, I'd be quite confident in travelling solo.

More expensive, of course, but I...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line January 19th, 2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Well done Captain and crew. wft

Well done Captain and crew.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line November 1st, 2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,193
Interesting, As you say, many ports...

Interesting,



As you say, many ports are at tender so I can't understand that as a reason for cancellation.

Just out of interest, when you say there is a lot of availability on other...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line October 16th, 2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,389
We've been on a number of FO cruises and also one...

We've been on a number of FO cruises and also one cruise on Celebrity Eclipse. They are so different it's difficult to compare. Celebrity is much bigger, there is a noisy central area when you walk...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 24th, 2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,254
I think that's right. Those on our last 2 cruises...

I think that's right. Those on our last 2 cruises have been better than some we've seen previously.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 22nd, 2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,458
I guess we're talking principally about the...

I guess we're talking principally about the island of San Miguel and it's capital, Ponta Delgada. It's a regular stopping place when returning from the Caribbean.

We've stopped there on numerous...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 21st, 2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,383
Fair enough, but the spaces offered are generally...

Fair enough, but the spaces offered are generally on the owners property (or in their block of flats), rather than impersonal big car parks, as ever, DYOR.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 19th, 2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,383
I have no experience of cruising from Liverpool,...

I have no experience of cruising from Liverpool, but have used these people on 3 separate occasions for other ports:

https://www.justpark.com/

It's always worked well for us - just check that...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 10th, 2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,889
That's all good news. Thanks for the update....

That's all good news.

Thanks for the update.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 8th, 2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,044
Seems that Fred has got on top of the problem...

Seems that Fred has got on top of the problem since the Norway cruise at the beginning of July. Fingers crossed that will continue to be the case.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 6th, 2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,105
We've used the laundry service, mainly for dress...

We've used the laundry service, mainly for dress shirts and have had trousers dry cleaned.

It's good value, particularly when it means I don't have to spend precious time ironing.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 5th, 2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,487
We've always found plenty to do on the sea days.

We've always found plenty to do on the sea days.
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line August 3rd, 2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
No experience with P&O, but Balmoral is Fred's...

No experience with P&O, but Balmoral is Fred's flagship.

"Worth considering the drinks package @ £10 a day, a couple of glasses of wine with dinner and a couple of other drinks during the day and...
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line July 30th, 2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 975
Thanks for posting. Must have been a wonderful...

Thanks for posting. Must have been a wonderful sight.

wft
Forum: Fred. Olsen Cruise Line July 30th, 2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,889
......... unfortunately I saw people who couldn't...

......... unfortunately I saw people who couldn't be bothered to wash their hands so it seems it was necessary to have these measures...............

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Unfortunately...
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