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Fred Olsen’s Balmoral To Embark On 62 Night US West Coast Adventure In 2019

Fred Olsen will be sending their flagship of the fleet on a 62 night roundtrip cruise from Southampton to the west coast of the USA in 2019.

Departing on 19th January in Southampton, the ship will have 18 ports of call on the 62 night adventure with calls to San Diego, Los Angeles and  San Fransisco being particular highlights whilst she will also transit the Panama Canal twice.

Head of Sales at Fred. Olsen Cruise Line, Neil Herbert said in a statement:

“We are very excited to be offering this special cruise for the first time ever in 2019. Every year we work hard to come-up with new holidays and experiences for our guests and we think this cruise is going to be extremely popular. The itinerary, which features many maiden calls for Fred. Olsen reads like a ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ backpacking adventure, yet with all the comfort and home-from-home surroundings of our flagship, Balmoral.”

The 62 night mammoth cruise is now on sale and passengers who book before the 1st March 2017 can also select one of three added benefits; a free upgrade to ‘all-inclusive’ drinks package, free door to door transfers upto range of 250 miles or £350 onboard spend per person.

Fares start from £5999 per person based on two sharing an interior cabin and full range of ports are:

Southampton, UK –Funchal, Madeira, Portugal (overnight stay) – Bridgetown, Barbados – Kralendijk, Bonaire – Cartagena de Indias, Columbia – Colon, Panama – Cruising the Panama Canal – Acajutla, El Salvador – Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico – Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico – Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico – San Francisco, California, USA (two-night stay) – Los Angeles, California – San Diego, California – Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico – Puntarenas, Costa Rica – Cruising the Panama Canal – Oranjestad, Aruba – Philipsburg, St Maarten – Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores – La Coruña, Galicia, Spain – Southampton, UK.

Source: Statement from Fred Olsen.

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Nearly 30 year old who has had an interest in cruising since 8 years old. Since then I have cruised on over 43 cruises sailing around the world visiting places such as the USA, Japan, Hong Kong, Egypt, Europe and many other places. Have also worked in the cruise industry with Carnival UK, Celebrity Cruises and Planet Cruise.

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