Sailings for Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines’ second new ship Borealis went on sale today, 15 September. The inaugural programme features new 2021 itineraries sailing from Liverpool. This follows the launch of Bolette, another new ship for the cruise line, which went on sale last week.
Borealis’ first cruise will be a six-night Scottish Lochs & Isles sailing, departing Liverpool 23 April 2021. This will be followed by a five-night Irish Capitals & Scottish Scenery cruise before the ship sets sail to the Mediterranean, Norway and Iceland.
The ship will sail almost exclusively from Liverpool across the 2021 and 2022 programme taking on five new itineraries as well as existing itineraries for Black Watch which was retired from the fleet in August. Guests booking any Borealis’ sailing for 2021 or 2022 by 30 September 2020 will receive up to £100pp to spend on board.
Clare Ward, Director of Product and Customer Service at Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, said:
“It is exciting to have both of our new ships on sale and to be able to showcase some incredible itineraries. In addition to taking on Black Watch’s sailings, Borealis will also take guests on a number of new cruises offering opportunities to witness the natural beauty of closer-to-home islands around the UK, seek out the Northern Lights, from where Borealis takes her name and recharge on a Spanish City Break in the run up to Christmas next year. Importantly, the new ships will still offer that Fred. Olsen experience our guests have come to know and love, with familiar venues and faces on board, but with a range of new facilities, too.
Liverpool City Council Head of City Assets, Angie Redhead said: "We are delighted that Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines has chosen Liverpool as the home port for new ship, Borealis. It is a wonderful show of commitment to our city and reinforces the already strong partnership we have with them.”
Highlights of Borealis’ inaugural cruise programme include:
Six-night S2107 Scottish Lochs & Isles cruise departing Liverpool on 23 April 2021. Prices from £599 pp.
Ports of call: Liverpool – Belfast – Cruising Loch Torridon – Cruising Loch Broom – Cruising Loch Eriboll – Lerwick, Shetland Islands – Kirkwall, Orkney Islands – Liverpool
16-night S2126 In Search of Aurora Borealis cruise departing from Liverpool on 16 November 2021. Prices from £1,999 pp.
Ports of call: Liverpool – Belfast – Ålesund, Norway – Crossing the Arctic Circle – Tromsø, Norway – Alta, Norway – Hammerfest, Norway – Narvik, Norway – Trondheim, Norway – Liverpool
14-night S2129 Canaries Christmas & Funchal Fireworks cruise, departing Liverpool on 21 December 2021. Prices from £2,299 pp.
Ports of call: Liverpool – Santa Cruz, Tenerife – Arrecife, Lanzarote – Las Palmas, Gran Canaria – Santa Cruz, La Palma – San Sebastian, La Gomera – Funchal, Madeira – Liverpool
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