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Fred Olsen offers free flights on South African cruises from Cape Town for 2019

Fred Olsen has included its Cape Town cruise departure in 2019 in its free flights promotion, which offers complimentary flights from the UK to the ship for a range of cruise itineraries in 2019, as long as the booking is made before July 16th.

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As well as free flights, passengers will also enjoy other Fred Olsen advantages, including flexible flight options; free transfers to and from the airport and port; itineraries offering authentic experiences, and more time ashore to explore, reports Cruise Trade News.

Fred Olsen Cruise Line returns to Cape Town with 2019 departure aboard Boudicca

The deal is applicable to Boudicca’s Cape Town departure in 2019

“A Fred Olsen fly-cruise is among the most exciting and rewarding ways to discover the very best of the world’s iconic, far-flung destinations,” said Jackie Martin, Fred Olsen’s sales and marketing director.

“Inspired by Fred Olsen’s passion for showing you the world, these carefully crafted fly-cruise holidays take you closer to the sights and highlights of incredible places around the globe,” she added.

Included among the cruise options offering this deal is Fred Olsen’s 15-night cruise from Cape Town to Victoria in the Seychelles aboard Boudicca. The fly-cruise package departs 30 October 2019 from London Gatwick. Prices start from £1,949 pp and passengers will save £1,250pp with free flights going there and coming back.


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“Ultimate safari adventures in South Africa’s National Parks, the natural habitat of ‘Big Five’ game; encounters with Madagascar’s famous endemic wildlife; pure, indulgent relaxation in the Seychelles, Maldives and the Andaman Islands; chances to learn about traditional school and farm life in the Caribbean; and much more – it’s all within your reach,” says Martin.

Other cruise itineraries featuring Cape Town that include the free flight option are:

Exploring the Islands of the Atlantic – Sailing from Dover, this 28-night fly-cruise aboard Boudicca on 3 October 2019 sails to the Atlantic Islands before finishing in Cape Town, South Africa. Passengers will benefit from free return flights from Cape Town into London Gatwick. Prices start from £2,749pp. Total savings are £650pp with free flights.

Atlantic Islands and Desert Junes – Boudicca’s 21-night Atlantic Islands & Desert Dunes fly-cruise from London Gatwick on 10 October 2019 journeys via Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain, and returns from Cape Town, South Africa. Prices start from £2,199pp. Passengers will save £800pp with free flights to and from London Gatwick.

All prices are based on two adults sharing a twin-bed interior cabin, but include accommodation, all meals and entertainment on board, plus port and airport taxes, flights and transfers.

According to Fred Olsen, the offer is valid for new bookings made until July 16th, 2019, inclusive, on a fly-cruise basis on selected 2019 Boudicca and Braemar cruises.

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