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Fred. Olsen’s Boudicca commences 2019/20 cruise season from Dover

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14th February 2019 – Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines commenced its 2019/20 cruise season from Dover on 13th February 2019, with a romantic four-night ‘Valentine’s in Antwerp with Amsterdam’ getaway, aboard 880-guest Boudicca.


Following this sold-out shorter cruise, Boudicca will then reposition to the Port of Tyne, Newcastle on 18th February 2019, for two eight-night ‘Norway Winter’ adventures – utilising the strategic advantage of a northerly UK departure port – before returning to Dover on 9th March 2019, for a 14-night ‘Landscapes of the Canary Islands’ sailing.


In all, Boudicca will be operating 24 different itineraries in its 2019/20 cruise season, from February 2019 through to March 2020. These include a special seven-night ‘D-Day 75th Anniversary Voyage’, in partnership with The Royal British Legion, departing from Dover on 2nd June 2019, exclusively for D-Day veterans and their carers, and an epic 168-night ‘Grand Voyage’, setting sail on 3rdOctober 2019 – the longest, most extensive sailing ever undertaken in Fred. Olsen’s history, with the chance to visit no fewer than 61 different ports, towns and cities right across the globe!


Justin Stanton, Sales and Marketing Director for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said:


“When you cruise from Dover with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, aboard stylish, classic Boudicca, you are in for an unforgettable experience from the moment you set sail! After embarking your smaller, friendlier cruise ship, you can settle in on board, relax and watch the iconic white cliffs drift out of view, as you sail away from England’s beautiful South East coast on a memorable voyage to some of the world’s greatest destinations.


“Whichever itinerary you choose, Fred. Olsen is sure to have the ideal holiday for you, from the convenient and accessible Port of Dover.”


In 2019/20, Fred. Olsen’s diverse selection of cruises from Dover includes chances to explore breathtaking Norwegian or Greenlandic fjords; sail picturesque, size-restricted waterways to stunning cities, such as Amsterdam, Bordeaux, Hamburg and Stockholm; go in search of cultural and scenic highlights in the Baltic, and even experience the thrill of Monaco’s legendary Formula One Grand Prix.


Examples of Boudicca’s ex-Dover cruises in 2019/20 are as follows:


22-night D1910 ‘Amalfi, Tuscany & the Italian Riviera’ cruise (adult-only, 18+), departing on 25th April 2019. Prices start from £2,499 per person.


Ports of call: Dover, UK – Malaga, Spain – Mahon (Menorca), Spain – Sorrento, Italy – Naples, Italy (overnight stay) – Amalfi, Italy –Cruising Amalfi Coast & Capri – Civitavecchia (for Rome), Italy – Livorno, Italy – Portofino, Italy – Genoa, Italy (overnight stay) –Cartagena, Spain – Lisbon, Portugal – Vigo, Spain – Dover, UK


For further information: See ‘D1910 – Amalfi, Tuscany & the Italian Riviera’


13-night D1914 ‘Icelandic Wonders & Wildlife’ cruise, departing on 18th June 2019. Prices start from £1,899 per person.


Ports of call: Dover, UK – Cruising Reyðarfjörður – Eskifjörður, Iceland – Cruising Eyjafjörður – Akureyri (overnight stay) – Ísafjörður – Reykjavík (overnight stay) – Kirkwall, Orkney Islands, UK – Dover, UK


For further information: See ‘D1914 – Icelandic Wonders & Wildlife


– Nine-night D1920 ‘Scenic Fjords of Norway’ cruise, departing on 28th August 2019. Prices start from £1,299 per person.


Ports of call: Dover, UK – Bergen – Cruising by Strandafjellet Mountain – Hellesylt – Cruising past Seven Sisters Waterfall – Cruising Geirangerfjord – Olden – Flåm – Cruising Naeroyfjord – Stavanger – Eidfjord – Dover, UK


For further information: See ‘D1920 Scenic Fjords of Norway’


All prices listed are based on two adults sharing a twin-bedded, Interior Room, and include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, and port taxes.


Guests booking their holidays with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines can also benefit from its ‘Book with Confidence’ guarantee. This means that, once a booking is confirmed, Fred. Olsen guarantees that no surcharges or supplements will be added to the cruise price.


Bookings are underpinned by the security of ABTA and ATOL protection, as well as Fred. Olsen’s industry-leading ‘Enjoyment Promise’, giving real peace of mind.


What is more, all cruises, shore tours and purchases made on board Fred. Olsen’s ships are priced in Pounds Sterling – so that guests can explore the world without having to worry about exchange rates.



For further information on Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, visit the website at or call the Trade Support Team on 01473 746164.


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