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Tenerife to Africa Cruise Reviews

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4.4
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AMAZIN CRUISE EXPERIENCE

Review for Braemar to Africa

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chrisbev

10+ Cruises

Age 50s

Just got back from west Africa cruise on the Fred Olsen Braemar, What a fantastic cruise experience it was.We have cruised with many cruise lines including P&O, Celebrity, Princess, Thomsons, NCL,The service was excellent, nothing is ever too much trouble for any of the crew, really friendly, wonderful people,THE Waiters we had in the Grampian restaurant were fantastic, we were on table 31, and ...
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Sail Date: April 2014


Excellent cruise

Review for Braemar to Africa

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VictorMeldrew

10+ Cruises

Age 70s

We are regular Fred. Olsen cruisers and this was one of the best experiences we’ve had with them. Let’s get the negative out of the way first – charter flights with Monarch are never good news! So little leg room. We had a late flight, arriving at the Braemar in Tenerife at about 9.00 p.m., and we had to load our own luggage onto the coach and off at the other end. Not a good start. Our late ...
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Sail Date: March 2014


OUR FAVOURITE CRUISE SHIP TO DATE!

Review for Braemar to Africa

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Prof de F

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

We have just returned home from a lovely cruise on Fred Olsen's Braemar to Cape Verde, The Gambia and Senegal and fully understand why people travel more than once on this ship. We certainly will! Having previously travelled on P and O, Princess cruises, Holland and America, Ocean Village and Thomson we found that "Fred" comes up trumps! Our cabin was an outside cabin on deck 4 with a picture ...
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Sail Date: March 2014


Unusual destinations on a lovely little ship

Review for Braemar to Africa

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Bollinger_Babe

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

My husband and I are veteran cruisers and this was our second time on FOCL's Braemar. We have been on all the 'Fred' ships and the Braemar is my own personal favourite as she is just the right size to make a more personal experience. We were allocated balcony cabin 7050 and this was perfectly fine. Clean, comfortable and quiet, with twin beds and two chairs, a sunlounger and a table on the ...
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Sail Date: January 2014


A little disappointing

Review for Braemar to Africa

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Maudash

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

Fred Olsen flew us to Tenerife via Monarch from Manchester. We couldn't book seats in advance as there was some kind of tension between Monarch and Fred Olsen. The Monarch plane was appalling. Extra seats had been installed and there was no leg room and no air supply for some seats as they were out of sync with the new seating. You could book extra leg room on a few rows on check-in for £30 each ...
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Sail Date: January 2014


Cape Verdi and West Africa

Review for Braemar to Africa

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keithhanson

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

Having just been on a cruise with Fred starting at Tenerife to Cape Verdi and west Africa an back to Gran Canaria and Fuertaventura I am going to give it 5 star rating. The ship is good. It is not as glitzy as some but is neat, tidy and easy to move around. Cabin was clean and comfortable and adequate although not oversized. We were on deck 4 outside with a window and it was very convenient and ...
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Sail Date: January 2014


Cape Verde West Africa

Review for Braemar to Africa

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eremenkosboot

First Time Cruiser

Age 60s

We have just returned from our Cape Verde cruise on board the Braemar, this was our second with Fred Olsen, the last one on the Boudicca. We have cruised around seven times with Thomson, and been on all their ships, so we thought we would give Fred another go, the first one being slightly disappointing. Firstly,the ship is lovely I cannot fault her at all, always plenty of space.Food was ...
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Sail Date: February 2013


West Africa Cruise - First Timer

Review for Braemar to Africa

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Gizmosmum1

First Time Cruiser

Age 50s

We hadn't cruised before, being under 50 we really thought that cruising was for older people. That's certainly true for the Braemar but many guests told us about other cruise lines who cater for a younger audience so I'm happy to stand corrected. My husband is terrified of water and to get him to go I had to book a cabin with a balcony above a lifeboat! Within a couple of days he was quite ...
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Sail Date: January 2013


A good little ship

Review for Celestyal Majesty to Africa

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mrs moneypenny

First Time Cruiser

Age 70s

Just arrived back from our cruise to Tenerife visiting the Canary Islands and Madeira and Morocco. On arrival we went through the usual passport terminal without a hitch and swiftly to our cabin which was on deck 6. It was clean and re upholstered but so tiny. The wardrobe is only suitable for a single person so we had difficulty storing all our clothes as we were to stay an extra week in Tenerife ...
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Sail Date: December 2012


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