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I have always wonderred why it is expensive to take a river cruise in Europe.

many thanks
Submitted by - , edinburgh - United Kingdom / Subject - All Cruises Cruise Fares
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Comment by , ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH (17 May 11 08:19) about a QUESTION by bernhard (16 May 11 23:24)
Small ships, so no economies of scale like the big companies. Expensive fuel, staff wages and port charges all add up. They do not have the scope to 'cut corners' like the ocean going companies do.
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