ROL Cruise customer experience rating 4.8/5 


Based on 3951 reviews

Always look after us

22 Jan 2019

We always use ROL because they are friendly, efficient and professional. Always looking after us

Friendly and knowledgeable

22 Jan 2019

The person I booked with was friendly and knowledgeable on the cruise I was booking, as she had travelled on it herself.

friendly efficient service

22 Jan 2019

we had had our voyage cancelled due to the vessel still being in dry dock. the staff we spoke to were very helpful in identifying a replacement around the same time and at no additional cost

good customer interaction

22 Jan 2019

the lady on the phone was very helpful and patient with my lack of computer skills. She explained how to choose a cabin. Everything was done smoothly and in a professional manner.

Helpful

22 Jan 2019

Very helpful. Knew the ship so could advise which cabin was best.

First class service

22 Jan 2019

Answered all questions and was very informative

Very good service and on a Sunday

22 Jan 2019

Very good service phoned back as promised with all details

The staff are excellent ambassadors for ROL

22 Jan 2019

They always very knowledgeable and extremely helpful

ROL Cruises.

22 Jan 2019

Very helpful. Answered all our questions efficiently. Phoned us back with prices for alternative decks. Would definitely use ROL Cruise in the future.

Easy booking process

22 Jan 2019

Spoke to a very helpful and knowledgeable operator.

Well done

22 Jan 2019

Jasmine who we book with was very helpful we were not sure what we wanted as not be on a cruise before and this is for our 40th wedding anniversary

French River Cruising

Cruise Code: 1303471 / Voyage Code: W1905

FREE all-inclusive drinks package & gratuities OR 3 Cruises for the Price of 2

The 2019/20 Ultimate Choice Promotion

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As the No.1 agent for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines we are delighted to present to you this brand new and exclusive Ultimate Choice Promotion. 

Choose from FREE All-inclusive Drinks Package & Gratuities OR 3 cruise for the Price of 2

Plus receive EXCLUSIVE FREE on board spend of up to £400 when booking an Ocean View room or above when you book with ROL Cruise

REDEEM YOUR CRUISE MILES FOR EXCLUSIVE SAVINGS*

CHOOSE FROM: FREE ALL-INCLUSIVE DRINKS PACKAGE & GRATUITIES OR 3 CRUISES FOR THE PRICE OF 2*

EXCLUSIVE FREE ON BOARD SPEND*

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Your ROL Cruise package


What's included

  • Exclusive FREE on board spend
  • Choose from: FREE all-inclusive drinks package & gratuities OR 3 Cruises for the Price of 2
  • All meals throughout your cruise - from five course a la carte dining to informal buffets and late-night snacks
  • Self service tea & coffee facilities at selected venues
  • Evening Entertainment including, cabarets and dancing, with a different show each night
  • Captain’s drinks party and Gala Buffet
  • On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment
  • The currency on board is pound sterling, so you won’t be affected by any foreign exchange rate fluctuation
  • Brexit Protection Guarantee - we guarantee the price of your holiday will not increase, plus you are fully protected by ABTA & ATOL

Experience the Difference

  • Cruise Miles; over 350,000 U.K Members

  • Award Winning; more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 10 years

  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice

  • Staff with over 1,000 years combined travel industry expertise, offering 5* service

  • 24 years as a cruise only specialist

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Overview


As the No.1 agent for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines we are delighted to present to you this brand new and exclusive Ultimate Choice Promotion. 

Choose from FREE All-inclusive Drinks Package & Gratuities OR 3 cruise for the Price of 2

Plus receive EXCLUSIVE FREE on board spend (amount varies depending on voyage, please enqure at time of booking) when booking an Ocean View room or above when you book with ROL Cruise

Your Itinerary


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    Your Ship


    Black Watch

    Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

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  • Southampton

    Day 1

    Southampton

    01 Apr 2019

    Choose from a wide selection of cruise lines and set sail for the Mediterranean, Iceland and the Norwegian Fjords and many more with our cruises from Southampton

    Destination guide
  • Day 2


    St. Malo, France

    02 Apr 2019

  • Day 3


    At Sea

    03 Apr 2019

  • La Pallice (for La Rochelle), France

    Day 4

    La Pallice (for La Rochelle), France

    04 Apr 2019

  • Bordeaux, France

    Day 5-6

    Bordeaux, France

    05 Apr 2019 to 06 Apr 2019

    Bordeaux is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it offers everything from breathtaking views and picturesque locations, to incredible museums and churches. Its current shape and form with the classical and neoclassical buildings was heavily influenced by the Age of Enlightenment during the 18th century.

    Destination guide
  • Day 7


    At Sea

    07 Apr 2019

  • Day 8


    Seine River cruising

    08 Apr 2019

  • Rouen, France

    Day 8-9

    Rouen, France

    08 Apr 2019 to 09 Apr 2019

    The spire of the vast Gothic cathedral soars over a superbly restored medieval and Renaissance old town - Ruskin's 'labyrinth of delight'.

    Destination guide
  • Honfleur, France

    Day 10

    Honfleur, France

    10 Apr 2019

    It's a place of great historic charm, notably around the Vieux Basin, where lofty slate-and-timber fronted houses overlook the colourful yacht and fishing harbour, and sloping cobbled streets recall 16th century Honfleur. Not to be missed are the 15th century wooden church and the Impressionist paintings of the Museé Eugene Boudin.

    Destination guide
  • Southampton

    Day 11

    Southampton

    11 Apr 2019

    Choose from a wide selection of cruise lines and set sail for the Mediterranean, Iceland and the Norwegian Fjords and many more with our cruises from Southampton

    Destination guide

The Ship


Black Watch is sleek, intimate and harks back to the days when cruise ships were revered for their style and charm. The ultimate home-from-home at sea; Black Watch is spacious with a friendly and familiar feel, and provides guests with a traditional cruise experience rather than gimmicks such as climbing walls and on board bumper cars. This is further enhanced by the ship's attentive staff who strive to offer Fred. Olsen's renowned personal service and remember the important things, such as your name, your favourite tipple and how you like your breakfast. Show less Having undergone a thorough refurbishment in late 2016, Black Watch features a selection of stylish suites and rooms, restaurants and spacious public rooms that provide up to 804 guests with everything needed for a comfortable, enjoyable and stress-free holiday, while retaining the elegant style of a traditional cruise ship. Black Watch has five dining venues, including the Glentanar Restaurant, the oriental-inspired Orchid Room and the new The Poolside; welcoming bars and lounges offering an extravanganza of music, dance, comedy and selection of drinks including premium gin; inviting open deck spaces; and a teak-lined promenade. What's more, smart TVs, mini-bars and an upgraded 4K, 3D cinema, mean Black Watch is better equipped for future adventures than ever before.

Black Watch


Launched: January 2009 | Occupancy: 804 passengers

Tonnage: 28,613 tons | Length: 674 ft (205.44 m)

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Cabins


* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.


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* Terms and Conditions


Terms and Conditions: Booking conditions of Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Reader Offers Limited Agency terms of business apply. Prices are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Some ports may require a tender. Advertised tours and tickets will be at an additional cost. On board spend is per room and tiered depending on room and cruise booked. Drinks package & gratuities are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Room upgrades are subject to availability at the time of booking and only applicable to selected sailings. Northern lights and wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. 3 for 2 cruises - All three cruises must be booked in one transaction with the same lead name. Further T&Cs apply. Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines Cashback T&Cs apply on applicable sailings. Enjoyment promise terms and conditions apply. Please note, Ultimate Choice promotion ends 8.30pm Thursday 28th February 2019. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

Fred. Olsen Enjoyment Promise: The enjoyment promise excludes sailings of 4 nights or less. The promise only applies to bookings made for departures more than 12 weeks ahead; The Enjoyment Promise only applies to passengers who have contracted with FOCL. To evoke the Enjoyment Promise, you will need to inform Guest Relations within 48 hours of sailing. FOCL will arrange and pay for a flight and/or transport back to the UK. FOCL will refund the cruise cost only but will not refund other costs. Voyages of 28 nights or longer will require an interim deposit. A 15% deposit will need to be paid at the time of booking and then a remaining 15% will need to be paid at 180 days prior to sailing date.

The Brexit Protection Guarantee ensures after booking your cruise holiday the price paid is final and you will be fully protected by ABTA & ATOL.

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