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Central America & the Mardi Gras 4th February 2017 • 46 nights • Sails from Southampton • Balmoral • CRUISE ID: L1703 From only £3,999 per person The vibrant Mardi Gras in New Orleans heads a host of incredible experiences, all packed into one truly stunning holiday. Taking in the Caribbean, North America and Central America, this fantastic trip takes you to some of the world’s most beautiful, exciting and interesting destinations on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure you will never forget. Cruise to the warm, crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean and swim with sea turtles in Barbados; enjoy the sounds of steelpan drums in St. Lucia; sip rum punch on one of Antigua’s many beaches; and learn about Tortola’s rich pirate history; before calling into the rhythmic island of Jamaica. Honduras, Belize and Mexico all follow to offer up Latin culture, fascinating indigenous history and the chance to bathe in tropical sunshine. Little can match two nights in New Orleans though, especially as this is perfectly timed so you can join the fun at the annual Mardi Gras carnival where the entire city becomes one cacophonous celebration. Collect symbolic colourful beads as the revellers (known as ‘krewes’) parade their hand-crafted floats and costumes. There’s even time to discover the city’s picturesque French Quarter and Garden District or take a cruise on a traditional Southern steamboat along the muddy Mississippi. In Florida, enjoy Fred.’s maiden call into Tampa for theme parks, museums and aquariums galore, followed by the party atmosphere, relaxed mindset and endless beaches of Key West, Miami and Port Canaveral. This is the chance to explore floral national parks, Florida’s spectacular Everglades, the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and two awe-inspiring, worldfamous rocket launch sites – the Kennedy Space Centre and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Heading up the coast, a stop in Jacksonville provides access to America’s oldest city, St. All of the following included from only £87 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities • Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym Choice of live evening entertainment • 7 formal nights • Two-night stay in New Orleans Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. Augustine, and its historic Spanish fort. Then, swap the fiercely modern architecture of Jacksonville with the gentler Georgian buildings of Charleston – a ride in a horsedrawn carriage provides a relaxing way to see the sights. And from the Southern charm here, it’s then on to the British charm of enticing Bermuda. A leisurely journey back home allows you time to enjoy all the facilities of Balmoral, as well as swapping stories of your explorations with like-minded guests. The Mardi Gras Up to £250 per person FREE On Board Spend* (amount varies by grade) *On board spend is non-refundable and non- transferable. No cash alternative will be given for unused spend. Special Event Grand Voyages Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £16 | Balcony Room: Sold Out | Suite: Limited | Single Rooms from > £7,599 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 46 Date Arrive Depart Destination FEBRUARY 2017 Sat 04 PM Southampton Sun 05-Tue 07 Cruising Wed 08 early am late pm Funchal, Madeira Thu 09-Tue 14 Cruising Wed 15 early pm late night Bridgetown, Barbados Thu 16 early am late pm Castries, St. Lucia Fri 17 early am late pm St. John's, Antigua Sat 18 early am late pm Road Town, Tortola Sun 19-Mon 20 Cruising Tue 21 early am late pm Falmouth, Jamaica Wed 22 Cruising Thu 23 early am late pm Banana Coast (Trujillo), Honduras Fri 24 early am late pm Belize City, Belize D Sat 25 early am late pm Cozumel, Mexico Sun 26 Cruising Mon 27 late pm New Orleans, LA, USA Tue 28 New Orleans, LA, USA MARCH 2017 Wed 01 early pm New Orleans, LA, USA Thu 02 Cruising Fri 03 early am late night Tampa, FL, USA Sat 04 Cruising Sun 05 early am late pm Key West, FL, USA Mon 06 early am late pm Miami, FL, USA Tue 07 early am late pm Port Canaveral, FL, USA Wed 08 early am late pm Jacksonville, FL, USA Thu 09 early am late night Charleston, SC, USA Fri 10-Sat 11 Cruising Sun 12 early am late pm Hamilton, Bermuda Mon 13-Fri 17 Cruising Sat 18 early am early pm Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, Azores Sun 19-Tue 21 Cruising Wed 22 AM Southampton D Anchor Port For adult travellers only This cruise is for guests aged 18 and above only. Visit fredolsencruises.com, contact your travel agent or call 0800 0355 105


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