Are there any visa requirements I need to be aware of?

Visa and health requirements can change at any time. It is your own responsibility to ensure that you check with a professionally qualified source and comply with such requirements. UK passport holders will need visas for certain Fred. Olsen cruise holidays and will advised at the time of booking. Your cruise booking information will also detail any requirements applicable to your holiday.

It is the responsibility of all non-British passport holders to ensure that they are in possession of a valid passport and, where necessary, entry visas or permits for their chosen cruise. If you are unsure as to whether you are requires to obtain such documents, you must contact the relevant Embassy or Consulate. Failure to comply with this request may result in refusal of carriage, or the imposition of individual fines by local immigration authorities.

CIBT Visas, Fred. Olsen’s recommended visa provider, offer Fred. Olsen Cruises guests specially discounted prices for visa applications for your cruise holiday. For your convenience, CIBT Visas online portal provides dedicated visa application packs for all Fred. Olsen cruise departures that require visas in advance of departure. Please visit for more information. Alternatively, you can contact CIBT Visas via their helpline on 0207 593 6223. When calling CIBT Visas, in order to take advantage of specially discounted prices for visa applications, please ensure you quote the account name “Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines” and account reference “FREDOLS”. If you do not quote these details, you will be charged the full CIBT Visas prices.

Please click here for full details about visa requirements for your cruise. 

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