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Alternatively, you could opt to take a seat at the welcoming Morning Light Pub and socialise with fellow guests and new-found friends; or even stop-by the large Card Room for a challenging game of Bridge. Balmoral offers something for everyone; what you choose to do during your time on board is completely up to you. Please note that some of these facilities may incur an extra charge. Although the Foreign Office currently have placed no restrictions on travel to this destination we recommend when travelling abroad anywhere you check the Foreign Office website for up to date information, this website can be reached on the following link. https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-office We also recommend that you check with you doctor for up to date information regarding any inoculations that might be recommended. We do not issue insurance, but you must have travel insurance. If you require a quote please phone Planet Earth on 0800 037 1321. 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This fabulous itinerary includes: • 9nts on board Fred Olsen Balmoral in an inside cabin • FREE drinks package OR up to £600pp on board spend Ports of call: Newcastle, United Kingdom; Ålesund, Norway; Tromsø, Norway; Narvik, Norway; Bodø, Norway; Newcastle, United Kingdom Oceanview from £1447 Balcony from £2597 Suite from £2747 Whether you're visiting far-flung destinations on an epic Grand Voyage or taking a relaxing short trip to European cities, dining on board Balmoral is always a highlight of any cruise. With six fantastic dining venues to choose from, you'll always find there's a tempting selection of dishes, all perfectly prepared by our expert chefs. DINING & RESTAURANTS Take a seat in the beautiful Ballindalloch, Spey and Avon restaurants to start the day with a breakfast cooked just the way you like it, or indulge with a mouthwatering five-course á la carte dinner every evening; and help yourself to the tempting buffet at the Palms Café. For an extra special treat, The Grill offers cooked-to-order steaks; while al fresco dining at its finest can be enjoyed at the newly installed The Poolside. BARS & LOUNGES Whether it's watching the evening show at the beautifully refurbished Neptune Lounge; taking in stunning views over a traditional Afternoon Tea at the Observatory Lounge; sampling premium gins at the Lido Bar; or having a refreshing pint at the Morning Light Pub, you'll find there are plenty of places to unwind on board Balmoral. The ship features several stylish, spacious and comfortable bars and lounges, providing plenty of choice and variety. Each venue has ample room to relax and never feels overcrowded, an advantage of cruising on board a smaller cruise ship, so it's always a pleasure to enjoy the fantastic entertainment and share a drink or two with new-found friends. ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT While you won't find gimmicks such as climbing walls and wave machines on board Balmoral, the largest ship in the Fred. Olsen fleet offers plenty to keep guests entertained as they discover the world in style. Insightful talks and lectures, as well as interactive hobby classes take place during the day, and fantastic live performances – including cabaret, stand-up comedy and intimate shows from resident bands and singers – bring the ship to life in the evenings. With spacious open areas on Marquee Deck and Lounge Deck featuring pools, jacuzzis and plenty of sunloungers, you might prefer to spend your sea days outdoors, relaxing and enjoying views of the ever-changing scenery. Alternatively, you could opt to take a seat at the welcoming Morning Light Pub and socialise with fellow guests and new-found friends; or even stop-by the large Card Room for a challenging game of Bridge. Balmoral offers something for everyone; what you choose to do during your time on board is completely up to you. Please note that some of these facilities may incur an extra charge. Although the Foreign Office currently have placed no restrictions on travel to this destination we recommend when travelling abroad anywhere you check the Foreign Office website for up to date information, this website can be reached on the following link. https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-office We also recommend that you check with you doctor for up to date information regarding any inoculations that might be recommended. We do not issue insurance, but you must have travel insurance. If you require a quote please phone Planet Earth on 0800 037 1321. Please note that due to the high volume of tickets in high season our company ticketing policy is that tickets will be dispatched 7 days prior to departure. 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Departing

Tue 15th March 2022

Returning

Thu 24th March 2022

Board

Full Board

Flying From

Newcastle

Flying To

In Search of The Northern Lights

Fred Olsen Balmoral

From £1,197
Per Person

About this offer

Balmoral, carrying up to 1,350 guests is small enough to navigate narrow waterways such as Kiel Canal and bring inspirational sights and experiences closer to you.

Like the rest of the fleet, Balmoral retains a warm, welcoming atmosphere and features comfortable accommodation and lounges, stylish restaurants and plenty of open-deck space.

This fabulous itinerary includes:
• 9nts on board Fred Olsen Balmoral in an inside cabin
• FREE drinks package OR up to £600pp on board spend

Ports of call:
Newcastle, United Kingdom; Ålesund, Norway; Tromsø, Norway; Narvik, Norway; Bodø, Norway; Newcastle, United Kingdom

Oceanview from £1447
Balcony from £2597
Suite from £2747

Whether you're visiting far-flung destinations on an epic Grand Voyage or taking a relaxing short trip to European cities, dining on board Balmoral is always a highlight of any cruise. With six fantastic dining venues to choose from, you'll always find there's a tempting selection of dishes, all perfectly prepared by our expert chefs.

DINING & RESTAURANTS
Take a seat in the beautiful Ballindalloch, Spey and Avon restaurants to start the day with a breakfast cooked just the way you like it, or indulge with a mouthwatering five-course á la carte dinner every evening; and help yourself to the tempting buffet at the Palms Café. For an extra special treat, The Grill offers cooked-to-order steaks; while al fresco dining at its finest can be enjoyed at the newly installed The Poolside.

BARS & LOUNGES
Whether it's watching the evening show at the beautifully refurbished Neptune Lounge; taking in stunning views over a traditional Afternoon Tea at the Observatory Lounge; sampling premium gins at the Lido Bar; or having a refreshing pint at the Morning Light Pub, you'll find there are plenty of places to unwind on board Balmoral.

The ship features several stylish, spacious and comfortable bars and lounges, providing plenty of choice and variety. Each venue has ample room to relax and never feels overcrowded, an advantage of cruising on board a smaller cruise ship, so it's always a pleasure to enjoy the fantastic entertainment and share a drink or two with new-found friends.

ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
While you won't find gimmicks such as climbing walls and wave machines on board Balmoral, the largest ship in the Fred. Olsen fleet offers plenty to keep guests entertained as they discover the world in style. Insightful talks and lectures, as well as interactive hobby classes take place during the day, and fantastic live performances – including cabaret, stand-up comedy and intimate shows from resident bands and singers – bring the ship to life in the evenings.

With spacious open areas on Marquee Deck and Lounge Deck featuring pools, jacuzzis and plenty of sunloungers, you might prefer to spend your sea days outdoors, relaxing and enjoying views of the ever-changing scenery. Alternatively, you could opt to take a seat at the welcoming Morning Light Pub and socialise with fellow guests and new-found friends; or even stop-by the large Card Room for a challenging game of Bridge. Balmoral offers something for everyone; what you choose to do during your time on board is completely up to you.

Please note that some of these facilities may incur an extra charge.

Although the Foreign Office currently have placed no restrictions on travel to this destination we recommend when travelling abroad anywhere you check the Foreign Office website for up to date information, this website can be reached on the following link.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/foreign-commonwealth-office

We also recommend that you check with you doctor for up to date information regarding any inoculations that might be recommended.

We do not issue insurance, but you must have travel insurance. If you require a quote please phone Planet Earth on 0800 037 1321.

Please note that due to the high volume of tickets in high season our company ticketing policy is that tickets will be dispatched 7 days prior to departure.