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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
August 2020

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CruiseTrends™ reports are compiled based on actual consumer quote requests and transactions taking place via CruiseCompete.com, the premier online cruise marketplace since 2003. Consumers request an average of more than 25,000 cruise quotes per month via CruiseCompete.

Most Popular Cruise Lines
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each particular line in the given month

Premium
Royal Caribbean International
Celebrity Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line
Carnival Cruise Lines
Princess Cruises
Holland America Line
MSC Cruises
Disney Cruise Line
Costa Cruise Lines
Virgin Voyages
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Viking Ocean Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Cunard Line
Azamara
Seabourn
Silversea Cruises
Windstar Cruises
PONANT
River
American Cruise Lines
Viking River Cruises
American Queen Steamboat Company
Scenic
Avalon Waterways
Crystal River Cruises
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Emerald Waterways
Tauck River Cruising
AmaWaterways

Most Popular Cruise Ships
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each ship.

Premium
Celebrity Apex
Oasis of the Seas
Celebrity Equinox
Celebrity Edge
Harmony of the Seas
Symphony of the Seas
Quantum of the Seas
Norwegian Epic
Norwegian Joy
Carnival Mardi Gras
Luxury
Oceania Riviera
Crystal Serenity
Oceania Marina
Azamara Quest
Queen Elizabeth
Oceania Sirena
Seven Seas Splendor
Viking Orion
Crystal Symphony
Seven Seas Mariner
River
American Harmony
American Countess
American Duchess
Queen of the Mississippi
American Queen
America
Emerald Waterways Ships
Viking Mississippi
Viking Radgrid
American Empress

Most Popular Cruise Regions
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each region.

Premium
Caribbean
North America
Europe
Central America
Mediterranean
South America
Scandinavia
Australia/New Zealand
Asia/Far East
Russia/Central Asia
Luxury
Europe
North America
Mediterranean
Caribbean
South America
Australia/New Zealand
Scandinavia
Central America
Asia/Far East
Russia/Central Asia
River
Europe
North America
Mediterranean
Asia/Far East
Africa
Middle East
Russia/Central Asia

Most Popular Cruise Departure Ports
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each departure port.

Premium
Fort Lauderdale
Miami
Port Canaveral
Los Angeles
Galveston
Barcelona
Cape Liberty
Civitavecchia
Tampa
New York
Luxury
Miami
Piraeus
Barcelona
Southampton
Vancouver
San Juan
Venice
Athens
New York
Lisbon
River
New Orleans
Amsterdam
Budapest
Paris
St Louis
Red Wing
Memphis
Basel
Cairo
Clarkston

Most Popular Cruise Ports Visited
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each port visited during cruise itineraries. (Excludes departure ports).

Premium
Cozumel
Nassau
CocoCay
San Juan
Basseterre
Philipsburg
George Town
Oranjestad
Key West
Costa Maya
Luxury
Gustavia
Kusadasi
Castries
Ketchikan
Sitka
Venice
Corfu
Kotor
Monte Carlo
Split
River
Natchez
Vicksburg
Baton Rouge
Memphis
Vienna
Paducah
Passau
Budapest
Koblenz
St Louis

Most Popular Countries Visited
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each country visited during cruise itineraries. (Excludes countries of departure).

Premium
Bahamas
United States
Mexico
Netherlands Antilles
Virgin Islands (US)
Saint Kitts / Nevis
Puerto Rico
Cayman Islands
Aruba
Dominican Republic
Luxury
United States
Greece
Spain
Italy
France
Saint Barthelemy
Croatia / Hrvatska
Turkey
Saint Lucia
Canada
River
United States
Germany
Austria
France
Netherlands
Hungary
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
United Kingdom
Belgium
Luxembourg

Most Popular Cabin Types
Ranked by the total number of quote requests for each cabin type.

Premium
Balcony
Inside
Outside
JR Suite
Suite
Luxury
Balcony
Outside
Inside
Suite
JR Suite
River
Balcony
Outside
Inside
JR Suite
Suite

Number of Cabins Requested
Most popular numbers of cabins per request.

Premium
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
8 Cabins
5 Cabins
7 Cabins
6 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
6 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
Most requested itinerary lengths.

Premium
7 Nights
10 Nights
14 Nights
12 Nights
4 Nights
11 Nights
5 Nights
8 Nights
9 Nights
15 Nights
Luxury
7 Nights
10 Nights
12 Nights
14 Nights
11 Nights
21 Nights
18 Nights
17 Nights
9 Nights
16 Nights
River
7 Nights
10 Nights
8 Nights
14 Nights
12 Nights
9 Nights
11 Nights
6 Nights
13 Nights
15 Nights

Most Popular Sailing Months Requested
Most requested months for consumer travel.

Premium
April 2021
March 2021
May 2021
January 2021
February 2021
July 2021
November 2020
June 2021
December 2020
September 2021
Luxury
December 2020
July 2021
August 2021
October 2020
November 2020
May 2021
April 2021
December 2021
September 2021
November 2021
River
September 2020
November 2020
May 2021
June 2021
October 2020
July 2021
October 2021
April 2021
September 2021
November 2021

Requested Travel Insurance
Percentage of consumers indicating they would like to purchase travel insurance.

Premium
No 84%
Yes 16%
Luxury
No 82%
Yes 18%
River
No 78%
Yes 22%

Booking Window
The average number of days between the date the cruise was booked and the date it sails.

Premium
334
Luxury
369
River
684

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