Pricing Policy

We have two pricing options available, which give you the opportunity to make the right choice for you when booking your cruise. Anchor Fares offer excellent value for money, although have some limitations and restrictions. Freedom Fares offer the best choice, benefits and flexibility, including choosing your room number and dining time. Where cruises are available with Anchor Fares, you can still book a Freedom Fare if you would prefer more flexibility.

Cruise Fare Types

The table below gives a list of all that's included with Freedom Fares and Anchor Fares, so you can make the right cruise choice for you.

BENEFITS BY FARE TYPEFREEDOM FARES ANCHOR FARES
Restaurant - confirmed at time of booking*YesNo
Dining time - confirmed at time of booking*YesNo - £2 per person, per night charge to choose dining time
Dining choice - table size may be requested (not guaranteed)YesNo
Room categoryYesYes
Room grade - chosen at time of bookingYesNo**
Room number - chosen at time of bookingYesNo
Deposit (bookings before 90 days of departure)15% 100%
Standard cancellation feeStandard100%
Oceans Discount - as applicable, based on membership levelYesNo
Booking transferable to another cruise (once only per booking) ♥YesNo
Oceans benefits on boardYesNo
Priority for room upgrades (complimentary or charged, when available)YesNo
Priority booking for pre-booked Shore Tours♥YesNo
Free Fred. Olsen shuttle bus to local centre (where operating)►YesNo
Priority embarkation in UK departure portsYesNo
Priority debarkation at end of cruise (available on request, not guaranteed)YesNo

* Subject to availability
** Grade can be chosen on selected cruises, please ask at time of booking
♦ Subject to Oceans Club terms and conditions
♥ Subject to availability, terms and conditions apply
☻ Room upgrades are subject to availability and may be complimentary or payable
► Free shuttle bus is to the local centre and is not offered where the local centre is within walking distance. Excludes shuttle buses charged for by the port.

We reserve the right to change or withdraw cruise prices, offers and/or itineraries on this website or in our brochures, at any time without prior notice.  Prices may go up or down, and prices may rise in subsequent editions of our brochures, at any time up to the departure date of a cruise.

Promotional offers from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and/or travel agents depend on a variety of factors such as the date of booking, popularity of the cruise and travelling period. 

Freedom Fares

Freedom Fares are designed so that our guests can benefit from the best choice of rooms and relax knowing their holiday is planned out. 

Freedom Fares offer the best in choice, benefits and flexibility, including being able to choose your room number. Please see below for a list of all that's included:

  • Your choice of restaurant is confirmed at time of booking*
  • Your choice of dining time is confirmed at time of booking*
  • Your table size at dinner can be requested (but not guaranteed)
  • Room grade can be chosen at time of booking
  • Room number can be chosen at time of booking
  • 15% deposit on bookings before 90 days of departure
  • Standard cancellation fee
  • Oceans Discount - as applicable, based on membership level**
  • Booking transferable to another cruise (once only per booking)
  • Priority booking for pre-booked Shore Tours*
  • Oceans benefits on board*
  • Priority for room upgrades (complimentary or charged, when available)*
  • Free shuttle bus to local centre (where operating)
  • Priority embarkation in UK departure ports
  • Priority debarkation at end of cruise (available on request, but not guaranteed)

* Subject to availability
** Subject to Oceans Club terms and conditions
Room upgrades are subject to availability and may be complimentary or payable. Free shuttle bus is to the local centre and is not offered where the local centre is within walking distance.

Anchor Fares

Fred Olsen Anchor FaresAnchor Fares have been designed to offer our guests a simplified pricing structure and clear update on the latest promotional prices available from Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.

As Anchor Fares offer guests specially reduced prices, the following terms and conditions are applicable:

  • Full payment is required at the time of booking
  • 100% cancellation charges apply - no refunds are permitted
  • Non-transferrable to any other cruise once booked
  • No room number and / or room grade is provided at the time of booking (room number will be advised on the cruise ticket)
  • Oceans Cruise Club discounts are not combinable with Anchor Fares. Oceans points will be earned however.
  • Dining sitting will be allocated at our discretion and will be advised within the cruise ticket. Anchor Fare guests can choose to book a specific dining sitting at the time of booking for a supplement of £2.00 per person per night.
  • Table sizes cannot be requested when booking on an anchor fare.

Other bookings changes are permitted subject to our standard terms & conditions.

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