General cruise info

Dress Code

Daytime dress code is casual although you are asked to adhere to appropriate dress codes in the main restaurants.

Formal Nights: Ladies suggested attire is a cocktail or evening dress . For gentlemen we recommend a dinner suit or smart lounge suit.

Informal Nights: Ladies suggested attire is cocktail dress, smart dress or trouser suit. For gentlemen a lounge suit or smart jacket and tie.

Casual Nights: Normally the frst and last night of your cruise the dress choice is entirely yours, however please wear appropriate attire in the restaurants.


For your greater convenience an automatic tipping system is in operation on all ships, so instead of worrying about how much or when to tip an amount of £5 per person per night will be debited to your on board account with Cruise and Maritime (this reduces to £4 per person per night on cruises of 16 nights or more). Fred Olsen ships debit £4 per person per night to your on board account.


For safety reasons luggage should not exceed 20kg, all baggage will be stored in your cabin. We would suggest one piece of luggage per person plus one piece of hand luggage.


It should be noted that cruise itineraries are subject to amendment. Should major changes to the ports of call, other than timing adjustments or the order in which they are visited become necessary we shall endeavour to notify you in advance. Please note that in the event of adverse weather or sea conditions that prevent a vessel from calling at one of the scheduled ports of call alternative arrangements will be made where possible. Rotating of the ports of call may vary due to congestion. Changes that do occur for these reasons would not be considered a material change.

Mobility/special needs

If you or a travelling companion has a mobility limitation or special need. It is essential you speak to us to discuss your requirements before you make a booking. Failure to notify us at the time of booking regarding any mobility aids may result in you being unable to board.


Each cabin on board Cruise and Maritime ships has the facility of a personal safe for your valuables and important papers. Safety deposit boxes are available at Reception on board Black Watch, a £5 refundable deposit is requested. Boudicca has a safe in each cabin . All cabins on Balmoral have an electric safe.

Shore excursions

An attractive programme of optional excursions is offered at each of our ports of call. The exact content and pricing of the programme is not yet fnalised. A shore excursion pack will be sent to you along with your pre-sailing information allowing you to pre-book before you board, alternatively tours can be booked while on board with the Shore Excursion Staff. All excursions are subject to availability and change.

Fred Olsen - Balmoral

Named after the Scottish home of the Royal Family, Balmoral is Fred.Olsen’s largest and newest ship boasting generous public areas and an extensive promenade deck.

Superior outside cabin - enjoy amazing views through your picture window on one of these well appointed cabins. Cabins have a television as well as a bathroom with bath and/or shower.

Twin outside - these cabins feature either a porthole or a picture window and have a television as well as a bathroom with bath and/ or shower. Some have two movable beds that can convert into one double.

Departure dates and prices 2018

Glentons Brochure Price in Black

Travel 55 Discount Price in Red

Tel Glentons Reservations on 0844 5766107 and quote Travel 55 Ref: GH55 + Tour Code

Departs Thursday 12 July

Twin inside

Twin superior outside

Single inside




Twin outside (porthole window)

Twin outside (picture window)



Price is per person based on two people sharing. Price includes:

Cabin as selected : all meals and snacks on board : inclusive drinks package† : Door to Door service* Free holiday insurance option

*see across for areas covered : †conditions apply

All holidays subject to Glenton Terms and Conditions

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

All holidays subject to Glenton Terms and Conditions

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Glenton Holidays
Greatest Fjords of Norway - Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

9 nights Sea Cruise - 7% Discount

Prices from only £1395

Sail from Rosyth aboard, Fred.Olsen’s Balmoral.

Take in the dramatic scenery of the spectacular fjords along with impossibly pretty towns and the Hanseatic port of Bergen.

Treats include Flam, home to an incredible railway full of zig-zags and tunnels that climbs thousands of feet passing the Kjosfossen Waterfall.

You’ll also enjoy unforgettable scenic cruising of Naeroyfjord - one of National Geographics top two Natural World Heritage Sites.

To receive our 7% discount on this 9 night Greatest Fjords of Norway holiday with Glenton Holidays call them direct on 0844 5766 107 and quote the Travel 55 discount code GH55. 

Glenton is Scotland’s only ABTA bonded coach holiday specialist. They are also bonded by ATOL providing extra financial security for all air holidays. If you book with an unbonded company you could well be risking your holiday and your hard earned money.

Glenton Holidays departing Scotland in association with Travel 55. To book call direct on 0844 5766 107 and quote Travel 55 code GH55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Glenton Holidays brochure price. 

Holiday Highlights

• Cruise Lysefjord, Hardangerfjord, Maurangerfjord and Furebergfossen

• Flam

• Cruising Naeroyfjord

• Olden

• Cruising Nordfjord

• Cruising past Seven Sisters Waterfall

• Hellesylt

• Cruising past Seven Sisters Waterfall and Sunnylvsfjorden

• Kristiansund 

• Bergen

All Glenton's Fred Olsen cruises include

  • Comfortable rooms and suites with tv, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities and individually controlled air conditioning.
    • Tempting cuisine every day throughout your cruise - with five course à la carte dinners, casual breakfast and lunch buffets and late-night snacks. 
  • Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues, morning coffee with biscuits, afternoon  sandwiches and cakes.
  • In-room sandwiches and snacks.
  • All evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, live music and dancing.
  • Captain’s Drinks Party and Gala Buffet.
  • Use of leisure facilities, including swimming pools, jacuzzis and gym.
  • A wide choice of on board activities and lectures throughout the day.
  • Luggage porterage between your room and the drop-off/pick-up point.

Inclusive drinks package

All Glenton's Fred. Olsen cruises for 2018 are "all inclusive†". Drinks are:

• In the Bars – Selection of soft drinks by the glass (post-mix on pump): Pepsi, lemonade, tonic water, juices and mineral/spring water. Selected red, white and rosé wine by the glass. Selected Cava by the glass. Selected branded beers in cans or on draught. House spirits: white rum, gin, vodka, whisky,
brandy and Irish cream. Selected cider in cans. Selected house spirits

• In the Restaurants & Buffets – Selection of soft drinks, mineral/spring water & juices by the glass. Selected red, white and rosè wine by the glass. Selected branded canned beers. Regular tea & coffee. Plus discounted drinks – Guests with “All Inclusive” can save 50% off premium and branded drinks, red and white wines (not Champagne or sparkling wine), cocktails and bottled water.

Terms & Conditions apply, please ask for details.

Door to Door Service*

Your holiday starts in style when a driver picks you up from your own front door – available to customers in the following areas:

Scotland: Within 35 miles of Glasgow, Hamilton, Edinburgh or Dunfermline (Cowal Peninsula and Bute excluded).


Brochures requested. Click here to go to the brochures page.

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