Fred.Olsen Cruise Lines has announced the launch of its new cruise program by river boat, unveiled in its new 'European River Cruising by Fred.Olsen' brochure. Olsen River Cruises is now offering river cruise holidays in Europe, between April 5 and November 3, 2018, onboard the 156-guest river boat, Brabant, to go on general sale on May 26, 2017.
Fred.Olsen will be operating its new river cruise program on a total of 30 departures in 2018, ranging from five to 25 nights and complemented by a selection of chargeable shore excursions. The cruises will sale along Europe's Danube, Rhine, Main and Moselle rivers.
The new cruise itineraries onboard Brabant for 2018 include: Düsseldorf, Germany to Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Düsseldorf to Nuremberg, Germany; Nuremberg to Budapest, Hungary; Budapest to Hirsova (Bucharest), Romania; Düsseldorf to Basel, Switzerland;and Hirsova (Bucharest) to Düsseldorf. Built in 2006, the 110-meter-long Brabant boasts just four decks, 80 rooms and suites and a 40-member crew.
All itineraries in the new 'River Cruising by Fred.Olsen' brochure are based on fly-cruises and include return flights to/from London airport and transfers to/from the boat. Cruise-only options are also available.
Fred. Olsen’s new river cruise program will be reinforced by its industry-leading Enjoyment Promise. If guests book at least 12 weeks in advance, on cruises of five nights or more, and find that the cruise is not for them within 24 hours of sailing, Fred.Olsen promises to arrange and pay for their flight back to the UK from the next port and repay the cost of their cruise.