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A Freighter Cruise

Freighter cruises, as you might expect, take place on freighters (generally large container ships) instead of regular cruise ships. Because cargo ships are very unlike the ships operated by cruise lines, trips taken on freighter cruises are fundamentally different experiences than standard cruise vacations. A freighter cruise is like a regular cruise in approximately the same way a school bus is like a limousine, although this perhaps paints an unduly negative picture of freighter cruises (and freighter cruise enthusiasts would probably resist the comparison too). Since a trip on a freighter cruise is an oft-overlooked travel option, we decided to compile some basic information about them below. Read more [...]