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How Water Levels Impact River Cruises

by Kristen O'Neal | July 13, 2016

It’s something every river cruiser should know — if water levels along your route are too low (or too high), your ship is not going anywhere. That doesn’t necessarily mean your trip will be canceled, but it could end up looking a lot different than you expected. (Buses, start your engines.) Here’s what you need to know about how water levels can affect your cruise, and what cruise lines do when things go wrong.

Kristen O'Neal

Kristen O’Neal is a New York City-based freelance writer and editorial intern at ShermansCruise.

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