Cruise | Fred Olsen Unveils New Ships and Sailings for 2022

A total of 16 sailings aboard new ships Bolette and Borealis will depart in early 2022

While UK borders remain tightly restricted, the cruise industry is sailing ahead with risk-free deposit bookings for 2022. By then, it’s hoped GCC-based travellers will be able to access connecting flights to join sailings.

Fred Olsen’s new cruises include a 34-night sailing to the Caribbean and a 15-night Mediterranean discovery, as well as shorter sailings, from a five-night scenic Ireland sailing to sailings to the Norwegian fjords with opportunities to witness the Northern Lights.

Durations range from two to 38 nights, with departures available from Southampton and Liverpool in the UK.

Guests can choose between an all-inclusive drinks package or up to £250 per person to spend on board.

Clare Ward, director of Product and Customer Service, said: “Now, more than ever, people are dreaming of their holidays and yearning to get their travels booked in for 2022. Our journey planners have worked exceptionally hard in curating these new sailings, placing as much focus on the joy of the journey as the destinations themselves.

“Whether you want to explore the streets within the historic city walls of Dubrovnik, seek out the Northern Lights in Norway or gain an insight into many ancient civilisations on a longer voyage to the Caribbean and the Americas, there is sure to be a cruise to suit you.

“These sailings will also be a great opportunity for us to showcase our new ships, which is why we are pleased to offer an all-inclusive drinks package or onboard spending credit, to help our guests make the most of the newly-refurbished bars on board.”

Fred Olsen Cruise Lines is offering ‘risk-free deposits’ on all new bookings for 2021, 2022 and 2023 as part of its Plain Sailing Guarantee. This means that guests can have peace of mind that they can move their deposit to any other cruise within 12 months of their original sailing, so long as it’s before the final balance has been paid. All guests can also have a ‘no quibbles refund’ should Fred Olsen need to cancel their cruise.

Highlights of the new 2022 programme:

Borealis: 34-night S2202A ‘Cultural Caribbean and the Americas’ cruise
Departure: from Liverpool on 4 January and from Southampton on 6 January 2022
Price: from $5,645 per person with $350 daily credit per person to spend onboard


  • Liverpool/Southampton, England
  • Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores, Portugal
  • St John’s, Antigua and Barbuda
  • Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis
  • Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands
  • Santa Marta, Colombia
  • Colon, Panama
  • Puerto Limón, Costa Rica (overnight stay)
  • Belize City, Belize
  • Cozumel, Mexico
  • Kings Wharf, Bermuda (overnight stay)
  • Liverpool/Southampton, England

Bolette: 14-night T2202A ‘In Search of the Northern Lights’ cruise
Departure: Southampton on 30 January 2022
Prices: from $2,540 per person with $283 credit per person to spend onboard; all-inclusive drinks upgrade available


  • Southampton, England
  • Trondheim, Norway
  • Alta, Norway (overnight stay)
  • Tromsø, Norway (overnight stay)
  • Bodø, Norway
  • Ålesund, Norway
  • Southampton, England

For more information, visit


Share article

View Comments

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.