On board our river ship

What happens when I first get on board?
On arrival at the port, you will be greeted by a member of our friendly team who will ensure your cases are carried on board the ship for you. At Reception you will be welcomed aboard Brabant and directed to your room.
What's the Tipping and Gratuities Policy?
Gratuities are not included in the cost of your holiday. However, we pride ourselves on the service offered to our guests, and are confident that you’ll wish to reward staff on board for this service, although tipping is entirely at your discretion.
What is the disembarkation process?
Disembarkation will be after breakfast on the last day of your river cruise. We request that guests vacate their room by 08.00hrs, and disembark by 09.00hrs.
What kind of view will my room have?
Standard Rooms offer a limited view, with a panoramic window positioned high towards the ceiling.
What's the dress code?
We want you to feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible while enjoying your European river cruise, therefore the dress code on board Fred. Olsen’s Brabant is smart casual.
Do you have a Smoking Policy?
We operate a strict ‘no smoking’ policy in all inside areas on board Brabant, smoking will only be permitted outside on Mozart Deck 3, aft.
Can I view the layout of the rooms on board?
Yes, you can view the layout of all room grades on board Brabant. Click the links below to take a look at the layout of the available rooms:
What facilities will my room have?
Each room on board Brabant has a safe, hair dryer, telephone, TV and controllable air conditioning.
Can I request a dining time, or table size for dinner?
There's no need to request a dining time or table size for dinner as the Panorama Restaurant on board Brabant operates open seating dinner, served at 19.00. This offers you the flexibility to enjoy the company of new, like-minded friends each night, or dine with those you met early on in your cruise. The tables in the Panorama Restaurant each seat six guests, perfect for a sociable and enjoyable dining experience.
Do you have a Gym?
Brabant features a Fitness Room which is open round the clock, so you can work out to your heart's content and stay in shape at any time that suits you.
Is there a Doctor or Nurse on board?
Unfortunately there isn't a Doctor or Nurse on board Brabant, however you will never be too far from land in case of an emergency.
Are there any bikes which can be hired?
Yes, there are 5 bikes on board Brabant which are available for use when in port. Use of these bicycles is complementary and includes safety helmets, which must be used at all times while riding the bikes.
Are towels provided?
Yes, we provide towels in all rooms on board. These include seperate towels for bathroom use and pool use.
Do you have a Spa?
We aim to ensure that every moment of your Fred. Olsen river cruise is a relaxing and rejuvenating experience, which is why Brabant has everything you need to refresh and revitalise your mind, body and spirit during your time away from it all.
Can I request a fridge in my room for medication?
We have a limited number of mini fridges available on board for medication use only. If you require use of a fridge for medical purposes, please be sure to request this at the time of booking.
What type of plug sockets are on board?
European-style 2 pin plug sockets are fitted on board Brabant, so you may need to use plug adaptors.
Will there be any entertainment on board?
Occasional musicians and local entertainment will be available to enjoy on your river cruise, depending on the port of calls being visited. You will be advised of any entertainment and performances once you board.
Is room service available?
Unfortunately, room service is not available on board Fred. Olsen river cruises.