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Sail aboard the Newest Ships in the Fred. Olsen fleet, Bolette & Borealis*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 13 nights
  • Departs 21 Dec 2022
  • Sails from Tilbury, UK
  • Ship Bolette
  • Cruise code ‍1796875
  • Voyage code ‍T2232

Your Itinerary

Cruises from London Tilbury

Tilbury, UK Wed 21 Dec 2022

Cruises from London Tilbury

Tilbury is a town in the borough of Thurrock, Essex, England. The present town was established as separate settlement in the late 19th century, on land that was mainly part of Chadwell St Mary. It contains a 16th century fort and an ancient cross-river ferry.

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At Sea Thu 22 Dec 2022

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Bergen, Norway

Bergen, Norway Fri 23 Dec 2022

Bergen, Norway

Amidst rolling mountains and striking fjords, is vibrant Bergen. Founded more than 900 years ago, with roots in the Viking Age, the once-capital of Norway exudes dynamic charm.

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At Sea Sat 24 Dec 2022

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★Spend Christmas Day relaxing at sea★ Sun 25 Dec 2022

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Alta, Altafjord, Norway

Alta, Altafjord, Norway Mon 26 Dec 2022

Alta, Altafjord, Norway

Alta lies at the head of the Altafjord and on the banks of the Alta. Despite being in the North of Norway, its enjoys a relatively mild climate. The Alta Museum with its ancient petroglyphs, is a must-see, and the nearby Sautso-Alta Canyon is a sight to behold. The world's first Northern Light observatory was built here at the end of the nineteenth century and has earned Alta the name, ‘The Town of the Northern Lights’.

Honningsvag, Norway

Honningsvag,Norway Wed 28 Dec 2022

Honningsvag, Norway

Honningsvåg, on Norway’s North Cape, a fishing community characterised by its charming, pastel-shaded wooden buildings, attracts tourists from all over the world. Often referred to as the top of Europe, Honningsvåg is framed by dramatic rugged mountains and the remoteness of the Arctic Ocean. Honningsvåg is the gateway to the Nordkapp (North Cape), Europe’s most northernmost point. Its rocky coastlines, picturesque villages, endless cliff faces and vast snow-capped mountains are a joy to explore. For two months of summer, the sun is visible 24 hours a day from Nordkapp, and when the sun does set on this extraordinary landscape, the Aurora Borealis lights up the Polar sky. More on these wonderful seasonal changes can be experienced in the North Cape Hall visitor centre, which offers wide-screen film presentations about this Arctic region. Honningsvåg was completely destroyed during the Second World War, but rapidly rebuilt. The Artico Ice Bar in the city centre – made entirely of ice sourced from the natural lakes of Norwegian Lapland – is worth a visit. While the sea views from the Kompasset Restaurant, and the freshly baked waffles of the Grotten Bar – a huge cave cut into the face of the Cape cliff, both need discovering.

Hammerfest

Hammerfest, Norway Thu 29 Dec 2022

Hammerfest

Laying claim to being the world’s most northerly ‘town’, Hammerfest in Norway is also one of the country’s oldest, but has undergone extensive modernisation, resulting in a colourful town on the island of Kvaløya. Thanks to its location within the Arctic Circle, Hammerfest experiences the ‘midnight sun’ phenomenon between May and July, during which the sun never sinks below the horizon. These long days throughout summer provide the perfect opportunity to explore the region’s rugged landscape, with hiking and fishing popular activities to enjoy. The town itself has some interesting sights, including The Museum of Reconstruction for Finnmark and Northern Troms, which details the town’s colourful history, and The Polar Bear Society, which, in addition to housing stuffed polar bears, provides information on the town’s early life. Hammerfest is also home to one of 10 monuments that form the Struve Geodetic Arc, a chain of markers that stretch from Norway down to the Black Sea. These UNESCO-recognised monuments helped astronomers Friedrich Georg Wilhelm Struve to work out the size and shape of the planet.

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At Sea Fri 30 Dec 2022

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Alesund, Norway

Alesund, Norway ★New Year’s Eve★ Sat 31 Dec 2022

Alesund, Norway

The enchanting port town of Ålesund offers a quintessentially Norwegian experience, with its rugged mountains, captivating fjords and welcoming fish restaurants.

Alesund, Norway

Alesund Sun 01 Jan 2023

Alesund, Norway

The enchanting port town of Ålesund offers a quintessentially Norwegian experience, with its rugged mountains, captivating fjords and welcoming fish restaurants.

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At Sea Mon 02 Jan 2023

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Cruises from London Tilbury

Tilbury, UK Tue 03 Jan 2023

Cruises from London Tilbury

Tilbury is a town in the borough of Thurrock, Essex, England. The present town was established as separate settlement in the late 19th century, on land that was mainly part of Chadwell St Mary. It contains a 16th century fort and an ancient cross-river ferry.

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  • No-Fly, No Hassle Small Ship Cruising from a UK port
  • Full-board cruising aboard the Newest Ships in The Fleet
  • FREE On Board Spend up to £200 when you book by 8pm 23rd August 2023
  • An all-weather swimming pool with a retractable roof
  • A wide choice of restaurants, lounges and bars
  • More space throughout the ships and wider range of balcony cabins & suites
  • Culinary demonstration and wine tasting venues
  • A classic two-tiered theatre
  • Additional spa facilities including a thermal suite, hydrotherapy pool and more treatment rooms
  • A truly British cruise experience with all English speaking crew
  • FREE tea and coffee on board (at selected venues)
  • Every night a different show – from comedians, to musicians, to the ship’s own show company
  • Captain’s drinks party and Gala Buffet
  • All current port supplements and taxes
  • The currency on board is pound sterling, so you won’t be affected by any foreign exchange rate fluctuation
  • Original artwork and premium décor
  • Book with ROL Cruise and earn exclusive Cruise Miles® + your Ocean Club rewards with Fred. Olsen
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  • ABTA & ATOL Protection
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Interior Cabin

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The Interior cabins can be found on Decks 1, 2 and 3, and are approximately 183 square feet in size. The room consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features a shower only.

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Superior Interior Cabin

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The Superior Interior cabins can be found on Decks 2, 3 and 6, and are approximately 183 square feet in size. The room consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features a shower only.

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Single Interior

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Our Single Interior cabins can be found on Deck 1 and are approximately 183 square feet in size. Each room features two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed and shower.

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Single Superior Interior

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Our Single Superior Interior cabins can be found on Decks 2 and 7 and are approximately 183 square feet in size. Each room features two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed and shower.

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Superior Ocean View Cabin

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Our Superior Ocean View cabins are found on Deck 3. All featuring a large ocean view window. These cabins are approximately 214 square feet in size. The bedroom consists of two single beds which can be converted into one queen-size bed, while the bathroom has both a bath and shower.

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Ocean View Cabin with Porthole

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Situated forward and aft on Coral Deck 2 and Marina Deck 1, Bolette's F Grade Ocean View cabins feature porthole windows that not only bathe the interior in natural light, but also provides guests with fantastic ocean views. Deck(s): Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 140-160 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with bath and shower over bath (unless indicated as shower only) Porthole windows

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Ocean View Cabin

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These Ocean View cabins can be found on Decks 1 and 2 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. These cabins feature large picture windows. The bedrooms consist of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed while the bathrooms feature both a bath and shower.

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Single Ocean View

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Situated on deck 3, 2 and 1, Bolette's K Grade Single Ocean View cabins provide guests with the comfort of soothing natural light, as well as wonderful ocean views, thanks to their large picture windows. Deck(s): Promenade Deck 3, Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 214 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Large picture window

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Superior Ocean View Wheelchair Adapted

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These Superior Ocean View adapted cabins can be found on Decks 3 and 6 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. The rooms consist of two single beds that can be converted into a queen-size bed, with the bathroom featuring a roll-in shower only.

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Ocean View Wheelchair Adapted

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Situated forward and aft on Marina Deck 1, Bolette's FD Grade Ocean View Adapted cabins feature porthole windows that not only bathe the interior in natural light, but also provides guests with fantastic ocean views. Deck: Marina Deck 1 Size: 214 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with roll-in shower Porthole windows

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Terrace Cabin

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The Terrace Cabins can be found on Deck 3, midship and are approximately 218 square feet. The bedroom features two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom has a shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck.

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Premier Suite

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At approximately 568 to 644 square feet in size, Bolette's Premier Suites are spacious and stylish, and feature all the amenities guests need for a comfortable, restful stay, as well as a few extra touches that help make for a even more special experience. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 658-644 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with king-size bed Separate sitting and dressing areas Bathroom with bath and shower Private balcony with large table, chairs and sun loungers Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

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Olsen Suite

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As the largest of Bolette’s suites and cabins, the elegantly appointed Olsen Suite offers the most space and amenities of all the guest accommodation on board our flagship. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 1,181 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with king-size bed Separate sitting, dining and dressing areas Bathroom with oversize bath and separate shower Private balcony with large table, chairs and sun loungers Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to pantry, mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

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Balcony Suites

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Our Balcony Suites are located on Deck 6 and are approximately 283 square feet in size. The bedroom feature two single beds that can be converted into one queen-size bed, while the bathroom features a bath & shower (unless indicated as shower only). There is a sitting area with floor to ceiling windows that lead to a private balcony. A mini-bar and refrigerator are also included in our Balcony Suites.

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Junior Balcony Suite

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Bolette's Balcony Junior Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck: Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

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Single Balcony Suite

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Bolette's Single Balcony Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck: Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

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Premier Suite Wheelchair Adapted

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At approximately 568 to 644 square feet in size, Bolette's Premier Adapted Suites are spacious and stylish, and feature all the amenities guests need for a comfortable, restful stay, as well as a few extra touches that help make for a even more special experience. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 658-644 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with king-size bed (single side approach to bed) Separate sitting and dressing areas Bathroom with bath and roll-in shower Private balcony with large table, chairs and sun loungers Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

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Balcony Junior Suite Wheelchair Adapted

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Bolette's Balcony Junior Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck: Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

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The Ship - Bolette

  • Occupancy1,338
  • Tonnage62,735 tons
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Joining the Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines fleet in 2021, Bolette will be taking on itineraries from retired ship, Boudicca. She will slot into the fleet perfectly thanks to her size and traditional feel - a feel that Fred. Olsen guests know and love.

Experience the Difference

  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
  • Award winning Cruise Miles® loyalty programme; with over 400,000 UK members
  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
  • The UK's No.1 Independent Cruise Specialist; delivering impartial advice
  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.9/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
  • Flexible Payment Options Available
  • Celebrating over 25 years as a cruise-only specialist
  • Insurance Guidance - ROL Cruise will assist you with obtaining insurance cover, including Covid-cover.
  • Key strategic partner with the major cruise lines
  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
  • Ambassadors representing us and guiding our customers onboard and at key locations on their holidays

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines FAQs

Do Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines have a Flexible Cancellation Policy?

If guests test positive within 14 days of departure they are to contact Fred. Olsen to discuss their booking and their options.

Fred. Olsen wants you to have complete peace of mind when booking a cruise with us. That's why all new bookings for cruises in 2022 come with their ‘no-risk deposit’ as standard.

This means you can move your deposit to any other cruise within 12 months of your original sailing - with no transfer fees. All you have to do is let us know before your final balance has been paid (or before your interim payment on a longer cruise).


Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Fred. Olsen ship?

Yes, you will need to be fully vaccinated, including your booster dose, with the last date of your last dose administered at least ten days prior to sailing.

  • Guests aged 12 and over are required to be fully vaccinated, including a booster dose. Your booster dose must be administered at least 7 days prior to embarkation. 
  • Children aged 12 and over will be required to have both of their vaccinations, with the last administered date a minimum of 14 days prior to embarkation
  • If more than 9 months have passed since the second dose, a booster vaccine will be required at least 7 days prior to embarkation. 
  • If you have had your second dose less than three months before your cruise departs, you will not need a booster dose. Your last administered date will need to be at least 14 days prior to embarkation. 

For cruises departing in 2022 the following will apply:

  • All guests will be tested on their arrival at the port, prior to check-in, before joining the ship.
  • Whilst it is not a requirement for you to have a test prior to your arrival, Fred. Olsen recommends that you follow the Government’s latest guidance on taking lateral flow tests regularly at home.
  • If you receive a positive lateral flow result in the days leading up to your cruise, please do not travel to the port.
  • If you need to notify Fred. Olsen of a positive result, please contact the Guest Services team on 0800 0355 145.

From 8th July - cruises L2218A, T2215 and S2218 onwards; in order to offer a quicker and more enjoyable check-in experience for guests, Fred. Olsen will no longer carry out pre-departure Covid-19 testing as part of the check-in process.

All guests are now required to take their own Lateral Flow Test at home within 24 hours of the departure date of the cruise and bring the proof of a negative test result to show at check-in. Accepted proof is the test cassette showing a negative test result or an email, letter or text confirmation from the test kit provider confirming a negative test result. 

Lateral Flow Test kits are readily available at most high street chemists and online.You can also order a Lateral Flow Test via our test kit partner Bupa at https://bupatesting.everythinggeneticltd.co.uk/index.php and record your result at https://my.everythinggeneticltd.co.uk/self_reporting

If you arrive at the port without confirmation of a negative result, you will be asked to complete a test at the terminal, which will result in a delay at check-in. Testing at the terminal will be charged at £25 per test and will be added to your on board account.

A small number of guests will be randomly re-tested at check-in. These guests will not be required to pay for their tests and their testing will be prioritised.


What is included in my cruise fare?

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offer incredible value via inclusive fares. The following will be included in the price of your cruise: comfortable cabins with tv, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning, tempting cuisine, self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, in-room sandwiches and snacks, evening entertainment, Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet, use of leisure facilities including pools and gym, a vast range of on board activities, all UK port taxes, luggage porterage at embarkation and disembarkation and flights (as part of fly-cruises).


What isn’t included in my cruise fare?

There isn’t much Fred. Olsen doesn’t include in the price of their cruises! But do bear in mind the following (unless stated otherwise): travel to/from your port or airports, car parking, all drinks on board, Shore Tours and RIB Tours, hairdressing, health & beauty treatments and selected fitness classes, personal laundry and dry cleaning, WiFi, passport and visa costs, holiday insurance, discretionary gratuities, evening dining in premium restaurants, premium Traditional Afternoon Tea and games of Blackjack and Roulette.


Is there a dress code on board?

Yes, there is a dress code on board. Most evenings, your chosen ship will have a smart casual dress code. For men, trousers, chinos or smart dark jeans with a shirt or polo shirt are required. For ladies, outfits range from tailored trouser suits/casual separates to stylish dresses. Depending on the length of your chosen cruise, there may be one or more formal evenings. On these occasions, men wear either a dinner jacket or dark suit and tie while ladies may wear cocktail-style dresses or full-length ball gowns.


What dining options are available on board?

Upon arrival, you’ll find a Restaurant Seating Card in your cabin which will detail your evening dining time and allocated table number for the duration of your cruise. Dining times consist of two sittings; First Sitting (18:15) and Second Sitting (20:30). For guests on Freedom Fare, you will be offered the choice of your preferred slot at the time of booking, subject to availability. While guests on Saver Fares can select their dining time for a nominal supplement in advance of sailing. Informal open seating is offered to evening diners in Palms Café on Balmoral and Braemar. On selected evenings, The Grill restaurant offers premium speciality dining (for a small supplement) in exclusive indoor or al fresco locations. Here, expect to dine on succulent steaks and seafood as well as world cuisine inspired by the waters you sail in.


Are drinks packages available?

Yes, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines offer an All Inclusive Drinks Upgrade package. From only £24.99 per person, per night (£35 per person, per night on cruises of five nights or less and Speciality Sailings), you can enjoy selected white, red and rosé wine by the glass and selected house beers, house spirits and soft drinks all day, every day throughout your cruise. This package also extends to the restaurants on board where you can choose from a selection of soft drinks, a choice of wines by the glass and selected branded beers in cans.


What entertainment is available in the evenings?

Each evening you can enjoy a live show after dinner courtesy of resident and guest entertainers. From music to magic, cabaret to comedy, there’s so much to keep you entertained during your time on board - all you need to do is sit back and enjoy it all with your tipple of choice.


How do I pay for gratuities?

Gratuities (applicable to youths aged 12 to 17 and all adults) will be applied to your on board account. The amount (around £5 per person, per night) is not compulsory and can easily be altered by visiting Guest Services on board. You are welcome to tip personally if you prefer. You can also pre-pay gratuities before travelling (please ask at the time of booking).


Last Updated: 21/03/2022

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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 rooms, and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Drinks package is per room & subject to T&Cs. Wildlife & northern lights sightings cannot be guaranteed. Applicable to new bookings only made between Tuesday 16th and Tuesday 23rd August 2022. On Board Spend applies to 1st and 2nd guest only. On board spend is based on 2 people sharing a cabin and tiered depending on cabin grade booked and voyage. Saver PLUS and Saver fares: full payment is required at time of booking. 100% cancellation charges apply and guests cannot transfer their booking to an alternative cruise. No cabin number – and on Saver Fare, no cabin grade – will be provided at the time of booking (cabin number will be advised on the cruise ticket). Additional discounts, including Oceans Loyalty discounts, do not apply. Dining time will be allocated automatically and cannot be changed; table sizes cannot be requested when booking a Saver PLUS or Saver fare. Not combinable with any other offer. Bolette and Borealis are new to the Fred.Olsen fleet, they are not new ships. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE. 

5% Oceans Member Discount is applicable to Oceans Members, is tiered depending on membership level and is subject to T&Cs.

John Lewis Gift Card is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only when booking an Oceanview or above by 8pm 25th August 2022. The amount is tiered on cabin grade booked.

Our ABTA membership and ATOL license protects your holidays booked through ROL Cruise, so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected. *Please note ATOL protection is only applicable to Fly Cruises*

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