Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines - Escorted Group Sailing with John Carter
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Sail from the UK to France and Spain with travel legend John Carter aboard Borealis – cruise S2122We’re delighted to announce an exclusive opportunity for you to join one of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ newest addition to their fleet, Borealis, on an 11-night sailing from Liverpool to ports for La Rochelle and Bordeaux in France, then for Bilbao in Spain’s Basque Country before calling at St Malo and Honfleur in France on your way back to Liverpool. You’ll sail in the company of travel legend John Carter, who’ll be pleased to share stories from his time as presenter of TV’s Wish You Were Here and The Holiday Programme, and many other travel experiences.
Save up to 15% plus extra benefits
- There’s 10% group discount** for everyone and if you have sailed with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines before, an extra 5% reduction for Oceans Club members*.
- For single travellers, N or M grade interior rooms of K grade ocean-view rooms are available from £1,999 per person.
- A free welcome group drinks party hosted by John Carter** will introduce you to the cruise and your fellow passengers.
The most likeable of TV travel legends
John’s easy-going, natural charm attracted huge audiences as he
travelled the world for both ITV and the BBC back in the day, and his
compassionate and intelligent take on life continue to make him the very best
of company today. As patron of Silver
Travel Advisor, he contributes regular columns, and you can read more of his wit
and wisdom here.
Join John on this 9-night trip, and you’ll sail to three
fascinating Spanish cities, two in French Normandy and enjoy a day’s scenic cruising
along the River Seine. During your
voyage, John will regale you with tales from his long and varied life in travel
and TV at talks on board, he’ll welcome you to a special group reception party,
and he’ll dine with this special group in Bolette’s dining room on most evenings.
A tempting itinerary from and back to Liverpool
Join John on this 11-night trip, and you’ll sail to some of the most beautiful and culturally rich regions of France and Spain, with the chance to explore the wine lands of Bordeaux, take in the fairytale island of Mont St Michel, explore historic Honfleur and take a tour of Bilbao, home to the city’s celebrated Guggenheim Musuem, or Avilès not for its Asturian cider. During your voyage – which includes time spent cruising the lovely Gironde and Garonne rivers – John will regale you with tales from his long and varied life in travel and TV at talks on board, he’ll welcome you to a special group reception party, and he’ll dine with this special group in Borealis' dining room on most evenings.
The friendliest of ships
Step on board Borealis this September and look forward to exploring some
of Western Europe’s most noted destinations aboard the friendliest of
With fewer than 1,400 guests, Borealis
offers a home-from-home ambience, ample space, bars and lounges and the warm,
personal service that has made Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines such a favourite for
|Sun 26 Sep||Late pm
||Sail from Liverpool|
|Mon 27 Sep||At sea|
|Tue 28 Sep||am||pm||La Palace (for La Rochelle), France|
|Wed 29 Sep||Cruising Gironde & Garonne rivers|
|Wed 29 Sep||pm||Overnight||Bassens (for Bordeaux), France|
|Thu 30 Sep||pm||Bassens (for Bordeaux), France|
|Thu 30 Sep||Cruising Gironde & Garonne rivers|
|Fri 1 Oct||am||pm||Getxo (for Bilbao), Spain|
|Sat 2 Oct||am||pm||Gijon, Spain|
|Sun 3 Oct||At sea|
|Mon 4 Oct||am||pm||St Malo, France|
|Tue 5 Oct||am||pm||Honfleur, France|
|Wed 6 Oct||At sea|
|Thu 7 Oct||am||Arrive in Liverpool|
For full details of this sailing, please click here.
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ships
adhere to the highest sanitisation measures at all times. The health and safety
of our guests and crew is their utmost priority, and they are currently working
with other cruise operators, the Department for Shipping and industry bodies to
help shape their onboard protocols moving forward. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines
will continue to monitor the latest guidance from the UK Government and Public
Health England for all of their sailings.
Please also be assured that if in
the unlikely event that this 2021 cruise should need to be cancelled by Fred. Olsen, you would have the choice of a full
refund or to transfer to another Fred. Olsen cruise without penalty. Guests booking this 2021 departure are covered
under the current Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines terms & conditions attached,
which are also displayed on the Fred. Olsen website. These terms &
conditions include the benefit of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ‘Enjoyment Promise’. Please click
here to see full details.
Discounted Group Fares - Twin cabins
I grade Interior cabins – from £1,439 pp
E grade Ocean View cabins – from £1,619 pp
C grade Superior Ocean View cabins – from £1,889 pp
TC grade – Terrace Rooms – from £2,609 pp
BJ Grade – Suite – from £3,059 pp
Discounted Group Fares - Solo cabins
N and M grade interior and K grade ocean view Single cabins – from £1,999
Terms and conditions apply. Fares quoted
are after the 10% group saving has been deducted. This 10% group saving is not combinable with
the Silver Travel Advisor affinity membership discount. The extra 5% Oceans
Members discount for past guests is as per the terms & conditions of the
Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Oceans Club. The complimentary welcome group drinks party
is subject to a minimum number of 15 guests.
Read more about Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.
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