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What currencies will I need to take on my cruise?

The currency you need during your cruise will depend on the destinations on your itinerary. The on board currency for cash payments is Sterling.

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has partnered with City Forex, a specialist provider of foreign currency, which offers a unique service for our Guests: order any foreign currency before your cruise departs, and it will be available at Reception at the beginning of your cruise*.

This service includes the following benefits:

  • Highly competitive rates
  • No commission charges
  • No postal deliveries or cash collection from the High Street offers complete peace of mind
  • No exchange rate worries; your rate is fixed at time or order, not collection
  • Commission-free, buy-back guarantee: any unused currency can be returned on board at the same exchange rate.

To order currency for your cruise call 020 7621 0090 or visit or email Orders must be placed at least 4 working days before cruise departure.

Telephone orders can be placed with City Forex: 8.30am to 6pm Mon-Fri. Both credit and debit cards can be used as payment, however some may attract a charge levied by the card issuer. * Service may not be available where cruise embarkation is from a port outside the UK 

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