Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines - Escorted Group Sailing with John Carter
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Cruise from the UK to France and Spain with travel legend John Carter aboard BoletteWe’re delighted to announce an exclusive opportunity for you to join Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ newly-announced addition to th efleet, Bolette, on a 9-night sailing from Dover to Spain and France in April 2021, (cruise code D2107) accompanied by the former presenter of TV’s Wish You Were Here and The Holiday Programme, John Carter.
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, sole occupancy of a D grade ocean-view twin room is available at a 50% reduced sole occupancy supplement (in place of the standard 100% sole occupancy supplement).
- A free welcome group drinks party hosted by John Carter**.
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.
The friendliest of ships
Step on board Bolette next April and look forward to exploring some
of Europe’s most beautiful, culture rich regions, aboard the friendliest of
With fewer than 1,400 guests, Bolette
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
An off-the-beaten track itinerary from Dover
Historical and architectural treasures await in France: a
call at charming Honfleur, a day of scenic cruising along the river Seine and
an overnight stay on board in the picturesque port of Rouen, which will
highlight why Normandy was recently noted as one of Lonely Planet’s top
regions to visit.
Straying from the ‘beaten track’, you’ll also have the
chance to discover Spain’s more authentic side, visiting cities in some of its
most picturesque regions.
Santander, set on the gorgeous Cantabrian coast amongst
breath-taking beaches and mountains, is the gateway to a replica of the
UNESCO-listed Altamira Caves, renowned for their fascinating prehistoric
In the pretty Asturian city of Avilés, you’ll dock close
to the striking architecture of the Óscar Niemeyer International Centre, while
in the Old Town, traditional siderias and pastry shops offer a real taste of the
At La Coruña, Bolette will dock close to the heart of this historic city, while shore excursions can take
you to the spectacular city of Santiago de Compostela.
|Thu 8 April||Late pm
|Fri 9 April||Late am||Late night
|Sat 10 April||At sea|
|Sun 11 April||Early pm||Late night||Santander, Spain|
|Mon 12 April||Early am||Late pm||Avilés, Spain|
|Tue 13 April||Early am||Late pm||La Coruña, Spain|
|Wed 14 April||At sea|
|Thu 15 April||Early am||Early pm||Cruising River Seine, France|
|Thu 15 April||Early pm||Overnight||Rouen, France|
|Fri 16 April||Early pm||Rouen, France|
|Sat 17 April||Early am||Dover, UK|
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 on board 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 £1,129 pp
E grade Ocean View cabins – from £1,389 pp
C grade Superior Ocean View cabins – from £1,599 pp
TC grade – Terrace Balcony Rooms – from £1,849 pp
Discounted Group Fares - Solo cabins
Interior Single cabins – from £1,799
Ocean-view twin cabins for sole occupancy – from £2,229
* Oceans Members Club terms & conditions apply.
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.
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