Cruise lovers who relish the classic pleasures of ocean travel aboard an elegant ship and visiting far-flung lands few Australians have even heard of are being offered savings and bonus spending money as part of a new fly/cruise package from South Africa to England released by Australian small ship cruising specialist, Cruise Traveller, in partnership with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.
Australians who book the relaxing voyage in January 2024, aboard the boutique ship, Bolette, before 31 July 2023, will save A$490 per couple and also receive an onboard spending credit of up to 200 British pounds per person.
UK cruise line, Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, boasts a fleet of smaller, more intimate ships which showcase traditional seafaring heritage and the calming pleasures of classic cruising.
Cruise Traveller’s exclusive, new 26-night ‘South Africa to South England’ fly-cruise package begins on 25 January 2024, with an included flight from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Cape Town and a night in Cape Town before guests board Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ stylish 1,338-guest ship, Bolette, for a 24-night voyage from Cape Town to Southampton in England via remote and rarely visited countries along Africa’s west coast.
Able to access smaller and more remote ports bigger ships cannot reach, Bolette will take guests to nine destinations including Namibia, the tiny island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, plus the countries of Benin, Togo, Ghana and Senegal as well as visits to the lush Canary Islands and also Portugal before the cruise ends in Southampton. Fourteen days of the voyage will be spent at sea, allowing guests to laze in a deckchair by the pool with a cocktail, stroll along the Promenade Deck, relax in a lounge and enjoy a sumptuous lunch onboard as well as an afternoon nap, aided by the soothing sound and motion of the sea.
A night in London and an included flight back to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth ends the holiday.
Snapshot of inclusions and features – ‘South Africa to South England’ package:
- 26-night package from 25 January 2024
- Flight from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Cape Town and a night in Cape Town
- 24-night voyage from Cape Town to Southampton aboard Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ ship, Bolette
- One night in London and a flight back to Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth
- Included onboard drinks package and onboard spending credit of between 100 and 200 British pounds per person, depending on cabin booked
Cruise Traveller’s 26-night cruise package is available from A$11,565 per person, twin-share, in an Inside Cabin – a saving of A$245 per person. An upgrade to an Oceanview Cabin is available from just A$37 per person per day extra. An onboard spending credit of between 100 and 200 British pounds per person is also available, depending on cabin booked. The savings and spending credit apply to bookings made with Cruise Traveller by 31 July 2023.
SOURCE: Cruise Traveller