Fred.\ holidays for the discerning traveller

About Fred.\

  • Welcome
  • Why Fred.\ Holidays?
  • Fred.\ Holidays Philosophy

Tailor-made holidays, tours, and cruises

Fred.\ Holidays can offer a variety of different holidays to a range of exciting world regions. Our experts know the destinations inside out and are always happy to talk through your options.

Fred.\ Holidays offers hotels and tailor made city breaks throughout Europe. Many of our hotels are selected via DERTOUR and are personally visited by their specialist contract team. This site also offers the exclusive 4* Hotel Jardin Tecina on the island of La Gomera. With its 18 hole golf course and upgrade options to Half or Full board, Hotel Jardin Tecina provides a perfect base for exploring the Canaries.

Fred.\ River Cruises offers a wide selection of itineraries throughout Europe, Africa, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia and the US. Wake up in a different city every day and see wonders from the comfort of your own cabin. There are also has a range of theme cruises available featuring fascinating subjects such as wine, chocolate and history. Why not book one of our Christmas River Cruises where you can visit charming European towns where so many festive traditions began.

Fred.\ Expeditions gives you the chance to step into the wilderness and take part in some real once in a lifetime experiences. From chasing the northern lights across the Arctic sky to discovering enormous penguin colonies on the Antarctic Peninsula, there are so many amazing adventures to uncover.

Fred.\ Cruises has sourced some great value Ocean cruises. When you cruise, all of your meals and many activities are included within the price; making cruising reasonably cheap compared to a hotel holiday where similar facilities and meals are included. Travel from port to port with an exceptionally good value cruise from Fred.\ Holidays

Fred.\ Holidays offers over 35 Christmas Markets in 8 countries which feature traditional favourites such as Cologne, Nuremberg and Vienna. We also include the delightful Christmas Village of Aachen in Germany where you can taste the local speciality of 'Aachen Printen'- a kind of gingerbread. Not to be missed is the 'living nativity scene' in the town of Worms.

Fred.\ Holidays understands that people like to book their holiday secure in the knowledge that they are travelling with a reputable company. As part of one of the UK's most established travel companies - Fred. Olsen Travel - you can be sure that you are travelling with a company who, over 25 years, have successfully sold holidays and built their reputation on delivering outstanding customer service.

We look forward to welcoming you on a Fred.\ Holidays holiday soon.

Call Fred.\ Holidays free on 0808 159 5256, email or visit your local travel agent for more information.

We look forward to welcoming you on a Fred.\ Holidays holiday soon.

With Regards,

Fred.\ Holidays


Fred.\ Holidays’s team of holiday experts have the speciality knowledge of the travel industry needed to ensure that every trip you go on is perfect in every way. Whether you are planning a romantic weekend break to one of Europe’s most iconic cities or an extended fun-filled cruise around the world for the whole family, Fred.\ Holidays can offer a helping hand. The Fred.\ Holidays Travel team have personally experienced the destinations on offer, making many of the recommendations you see throughout the website and the brochures truly invaluable!

Best Value
We know that the holiday of a lifetime doesn’t always come cheap, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t some great value for money to be found. With exciting late deals, exclusive up-to-the-minute offers and regular fantastic discounts, Fred.\ Holidays can find the best holiday for you at the best price for you - leaving you with much more spending money in your pocket and a big smile on your face.

Everyone needs a little friendly advice when booking a holiday. Where’s the best place to stay? What exciting activities I can do while I’m there? Which places should I definitely not miss? Fred.\ Holidays can answer all of these questions and more. Our experts regularly visit the destinations we offer in order to research everything there is to know about the places we may be sending you to - meaning you won’t miss out on anything whilst you’re there.

Tailor-Made Service
We are all individuals, and so we all want different things from our holidays. What might be right for someone else is not necessarily right for you, so Fred.\ Holidays can offer a bespoke service in planning a trip away that is tailor-made for you and the rest of your party. You can’t fail to have a wonderful time when a holiday is made specifically for you, so tell us exactly where you want to go, what you want to see and do, and when you want to do it, and we’ll do the rest!

Highly Selective
Fred.\ Holidays doesn’t just offer any holiday experience. Instead, your options are carefully selected and of the highest standard. By choosing only the holidays that Fred.\ Holidays would personally recommend, you can be sure that from the moment you pick up the phone, you are taking the first step towards an unforgettable experience.

Peace of Mind
For most people, going away on holiday is all about relaxing and escaping their everyday life for a bit, and therefore they want the booking process to be just as easy-going. Trusting the company that you book with is of utmost importance, so knowing that Fred.\ Holidays is a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA), and that all holiday and cruise products are protected by ATOL will give you great peace of mind. What’s more, as part of the Fred. Olsen Travel group, Fred.\ Holidays benefits from over 25 years’ experience of trading within the British travel industry, working alongside some of the most well-known and well-respected holiday providers in the industry.

Who is Fred.\
A family man? One half of a couple? A solo traveller seeking adventure? Perhaps he holidays regularly with friends? Or maybe he is a business man looking for an escape from daily life? The truth is, Fred.\ Holidays can be anyone you want him to be! That’s the beauty of a unique operator agent like Fred.\ Holidays A man with many hats, his passion, versatility and penchant for organising city breaks & cruises to suit any type of holidaymaker, is what sets him apart from the rest!

Fred.\ is on a mission…
To provide great value holidays and cruises for discerning travellers seeking an unforgettable holiday experience.

Fred.\ has passion…
Travel isn't just a job to Fred.\ Holidays It’s a way of life! Whenever you deal with Fred.\ Holidays whether over the phone, via email or in person, this will become clear. What’s more, what Fred.\ Holidays doesn't know about European breaks, Ocean or River Cruising, isn't worth knowing!

Fred.\ is creative…
Fred.\ understands that every holidaymaker has different needs, which is why the emphasis is very much on tailor-making holidays to match the interests and desires of each and every valued customer. Rest assured that every booking you make through Fred.\ Holidays will be bespoke, interesting and exceptional in every way.

Fred.\ ALWAYS goes the Extra Mile!
Fred.\ Holidays knows that providing superior customer service is all about going the extra mile – offering nothing less than the BEST for families, couples, friends and individuals searching for their perfect holiday or cruise - whatever ‘perfect’ means to them! If you are looking for a:

  • Hotel with a window view of the Eiffel Tower? – Fred.\ Holidays can do that!
  • Expedition to the North Pole? – Fred.\ Holidays can do that!
  • Transatlantic cruise with three days in the Azores? – Fred.\ Holidays can do that too!
  • Return trip to Mars? – Come on, not even NASA can do that yet!
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