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Why are July & August so much less expensive

Old Nov 22nd, 2013, 05:28 PM
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Why are July & August so much less expensive

We are looking to take a Danube river cruise. My husband would like warm weather so am looking at May-September but no matter what river cruise company, July and August are always considerably cheaper. Any explanation? Thanks.
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Old Nov 23rd, 2013, 09:15 AM
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It's all a matter of supply vs. demand - more people prefer late spring/early summer and early to mid/fall cruises than the other times - ergo higher prices in the more popular months when demand for staterooms is high - lower prices in the least popular months in order to entice more customers.
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Old Nov 23rd, 2013, 09:31 AM
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If you like the chance of heat, book those months. I try to avoid hot months.
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