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What should I wear on formal night?

Depending on the length of your cruise holiday there will be one or more formal evenings whilst you are on board. This is your chance to ‘dress to impress’ and add glitz and glamour to your dining experience.

Most men opt to wear either a dinner jacket, or dark suit and tie. Ladies are often seen looking fabulous in anything from a cocktail-style dress to a full-length ball gown.

All Fred. Olsen cruise ships feature a casual dining experience for those guests who do not wish to join the formal evenings. Dress code for these restaurants is smart casual every evening. These restaurants are The View Restaurant (Bolette and Borealis) and Palms Café (Balmoral)

The exact number of formal nights will be highlighted on your cruise ticket. Below is a guide to the number of formal nights you can expect to enjoy on cruises of various durations.

3 nights or less Smart casual throughout
3 – 4 nightsCaptain’s Welcome Party, but no formal nights
5 – 6 nightsCaptain’s Welcome Party + 1x formal night
7- 12 nightsCaptain’s Welcome Party + 2x formal nights
13- 20 nightsCaptain’s Welcome Party + 3x formal nights
22 nights +Captain’s Welcome Party + 1x formal night each week

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