Holidaymakers looking to experience the thrill of the Monaco Grand Prix, unwind on the glorious sandy beaches of the stunning Indian Ocean Islands or explore the Garden Island of Madeira can take advantage of savings of up to 40% with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines this Black Friday weekend.
A total of 14 cruises will be included in exclusive discounts this weekend, with the offers running from this Friday, November 23rd, to Cyber Monday on November 26th.
Highlights of the Black Friday offers include:
Boudicca‘s 14-night D1826 ‘Indian ocean Islands & Zanzibar’ fly-cruise, ex Port Louis, Mauritius (flights from London Gatwick/Manchester) on 12th December 2018. Save up to 20% with prices starting from £2,199 per person, including flights and transfers.
Featuring sought-after paradise islands and lesser-known destinations found off the beaten track, this extraordinary exotic voyage is packed with unforgettable sights and experiences. You’ll get to discover a diverse range of highlights, from Port Louis’ cultural sites and Zanzibar’s historic Stone Town, to the stunning beaches of the Seychelles and the Indian Ocean’s largest lagoon in Mayotte. What’s more you’ll enjoy Christmas on board Boudicca with everything taken care of, a memorable experience in itself.
Ports of call: Port Louis, Mauritius (overnight stay) – Praslin Island, Seychelles – Victoria, Seychelles (overnight stay) – Cruising by Silhouette Island at sunset, Seychelles – Zanzibar, Tanzania – Mamoudzou, Mayotte – Port Reunion, Reunion Island – Port Louis, Mauritius
For more details: Visit D1826 ‘Indian ocean Islands & Zanzibar’
Boudicca‘s 14-night D1905 ‘Landscapes of the Canary Islands’ cruise, ex Dover on 9th March 2019. Save up to 30%, with prices starting from £999 per person.
From the rugged terrain of volcanic, lunar-like national parks to vast stretches of inviting golden sands, you’ll experience the incredible diversity of the Canaries landscapes as you sail between three of the sun-kissed archipelago’s most beautiful, attraction-packed islands.
Your Canarian adventure takes in Tenerife, home of the mysterious Pyramids of Güímar and majestic Mount Teide; Gran Canaria – famed for its warm climate and rolling sand dunes; and Lanzarote for the Fire Mountains of Timanfaya National Park and the gorgeous Jameos Del Agua Cave.
For a taste of Portugal, you’ll also visit Madeira, the gorgeous ‘Garden Island’; Leixoes for tours to Oporto, renowned for delicious port wine; and Lisbon, the culture-rich Portuguese capital. Boudicca will guide you to mainland Spain too, to round off your holiday with a relaxing afternoon in Vigo.
Ports of call: Dover, UK – Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal – Funchal, Madeira, Portugal – Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain – Arrecife, Spain – Lisbon, Portugal – Vigo, Spain – Dover, UK
For more details: Visit D1905 ‘Landscapes of the Canary Islands’
Balmoral‘s 11-night L1903 ‘Spain, Portugal & Madeira’ cruise, ex Southampton on 22nd March 2019. Save up to 40% with prices starting from £599 per person.
Experience the very best of Madeira on this rewarding escape to Portugal’s sun-kissed, fabulously floral ‘Garden Island’ on board Balmoral.
Stopping overnight in Funchal, the Madeiran capital, affords plenty of time to visit beautiful botanical gardens for a feast of vibrant colours and sweet scents; explore the levada walking trails; take in views from the remarkable Cabo Girão sea cliff; and even enjoy afternoon tea at Reid’s Hotel.
What’s more, visits to charming mainland cities offer a wealth of diverse attractions too. You can tour to the Santiago de Compostela cathedral from La Coruña in Spain; and in Portugal, tour from Leixoes to Oporto, famed for its port wine, and delve into the maritime heritage of Lisbon, the capital.
Ports of call: Southampton, UK – La Coruña, Spain – Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal – Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (overnight stay) – Lisbon, Portugal – Southampton, UK
For more details: Visit L1903 ‘Spain, Portugal & Madeira’
Braemar‘s eight-night M1907 ‘Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux’ cruise, ex Southampton on 30th March 2019. Save up to 40% with prices starting from £599 per person.
Uncover the highlights of attraction-packed cities in France and Spain with ease, thanks to smaller-sized Braemar‘s ability to dock closer to the heart of each destination on your itinerary.
In Bordeaux, your exploration begins at the end of your ship’s gangway; discover historical monuments and fascinating museums in the UNESCO-listed centre of this fabulous French city during an overnight stay.
Three gorgeous cities in Spain’s picturesque north await – visit Santander, gateway to the Picos Mountains and the Altamira Caves; Avilés for the Óscar Niemeyer centre and delicious cider; and La Coruña, starting point for tours to Santiago de Compostela.
Ports of call: Southampton, UK – Bordeaux, France (overnight stay) – Santander, Spain – Avilés, Spain – La Coruña, Spain – Southampton, UK
For more details: Visit M1907 ‘Into the Heart of Spain & Bordeaux’
Balmoral‘s eight-night L1905 ‘Cruising German Waterways’ cruise, ex Newcastle on 21st April 2019. Save up to 30% with prices starting from £799 per person.
A classic German jaunt featuring three enticing cities and unforgettable daytime scenic cruising of size-restricted waterways, this springtime escape makes for a wonderful week away.
Visit Warnemünde for a chance explore this pretty seaside city or to uncover the iconic sites of Berlin on a tour; discover the diverse attractions of cosmopolitan Hamburg; and stop at Bremen, where fascinating historic and contemporary districts are yours to explore at leisure.
During time on board Balmoral you’re in for memorable experiences too – you’ll take in the stunning scenes of the Kiel Canal, with two unforgettable journeys along this impressive, size-restricted waterway to enjoy; and sail the beautiful Weser and Elbe Rivers.
Ports of call: Newcastle, UK – Kiel Canal Transit, Germany – Warnemünde, Germany – Kiel Canal Transit, Germany – Cruising River Elbe, Germany – Hamburg, Germany (overnight stay) – Bremen, Germany – Newcastle, UK
For more details: Visit L1905 ‘Cruising German Waterways’
Black Watch‘s 18-night W1904 ‘Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries’ adults-only cruise, ex Southampton on 14th May 2019. Save up to 30%, with prices starting from £1,499 per person.
Discover an array of diverse sights and attractions, from beautiful gardens and inviting beaches to volcanic landscapes and vast mountain ranges, as you hop between five between islands situated off Africa’s Atlantic coast.
There’s calls at Madeira, with its enchanting botanical gardens and remarkable Cabo Girão sea cliff; São Vicente, for an authentic Cape Verdean experience in Mindelo; and Santiago Island, where you can explore busy markets in Praia and catch a traditional Funana dance performance.
In the Canaries, Black Watch will take you to Tenerife, where the Mount Teide and the mysterious Pyramids of Güímar are not-to-be-missed, and Lanzarote, home to the breathtaking Timanfaya National Park and gorgeous saltwater lagoon of Jameos Del Agua Cave.
Ports of call: Southampton, UK – La Coruña, Spain – Funchal, Madeira, Portugal – Mindelo, Cape Verde – Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain – Arrecife, Spain – Lisbon, Portugal – Southampton, UK
For more details: Visit W1904 ‘Exploring Cape Verde & the Canaries’
Boudicca‘s 16-night D1911 ‘Sun, Sea & the Monaco Grand Prix’ cruise, ex Dover on 17th May 2019. Save up to 40% with prices starting from £1,199 per person.
Visits to stylish Spanish cities and stunning destinations on the fabulous French Riviera offer a host of highlights on this very special Mediterranean cruise, including architectural, historical and cultural delights, and even a chance to experience the high-octane action of an iconic Formula One race.
The Monaco Grand Prix is arguably the most famous and most exciting race in the F1 calendar, and on tour from Nice, you can soak-up all the excitement of this spectacular event, from the pre-race atmosphere to all the thrills, spills and tension of the battle between the world’s best drivers.
Your time on the Côte d’Azur also includes a day in Toulon, with its fine Romanesque architecture and traditional Provencal markets, while in Spain, you’ll visit Malaga on the gorgeous Costa del Sol; Barcelona, home to the spectacular Sagrada Familia; and historic Cartagena, rich in Roman heritage.
Ports of call: Dover, UK – Leixões (for Oporto), Portugal – Malaga, Spain – Barcelona, Spain – Toulon, France – Nice, France – Cartagena, Spain – Gibraltar, Gibraltar – Dover, UK
For more details: Visit D1911 ‘Sun, Sea & the Monaco Grand Prix’
Prices above are based on two adults sharing (selected grades only), and include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, and port taxes, and returns flights and transfers where applicable.
For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit the websites at www.fredolsencruises.com, or call Reservations on 0800 0355 242 (Monday – Friday, 8am – 8pm; Saturday, 9am – 5pm; Sunday, 10am – 4pm).