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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
September 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
Princess Cruises
Carnival Cruise Lines
Holland America Line
MSC Cruises
Disney Cruise Line
Costa Cruise Lines
Celebrity Cruise Tours
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Cunard Line
Viking Ocean Cruises
Azamara
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Silversea Cruises
Seabourn
Crystal Cruises
PONANT
Windstar Cruises
River
Viking River Cruises
American Cruise Lines
American Queen Steamboat Company
AmaWaterways
Avalon Waterways
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Emerald Waterways
Scenic
Crystal River Cruises
Riviera River Cruises

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

Premium
Symphony of the Seas
Enchanted Princess
Harmony of the Seas
Allure of the Seas
Celebrity Apex
Celebrity Equinox
Anthem of the Seas
Norwegian Joy
MSC Meraviglia
Oasis of the Seas
Luxury
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Insignia
Oceania Marina
Oceania Nautica
Oceania Sirena
Azamara Pursuit
Oceania Riviera
Oceania Regatta
Queen Victoria
Viking Star
River
American Duchess
American Queen
Emerald Waterways Ships
Viking Mississippi
AmaStella
American Song
AmaCello
AmaSerena
American Countess
American Harmony

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

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

Premium
Fort Lauderdale
Miami
Port Canaveral
Seattle
Civitavecchia
Galveston
Los Angeles
Barcelona
Cape Liberty
Tampa
Luxury
Miami
Southampton
Barcelona
New York
Piraeus
Cape Town
Lisbon
Buenos Aires
Civitavecchia
Dubai
River
Amsterdam
Budapest
Memphis
Basel
Bucharest
New Orleans
Passau
Cairo
Clarkston
Minneapolis

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
CocoCay
Nassau
San Juan
George Town
Juneau
Costa Maya
Philipsburg
St Thomas
Basseterre
Luxury
Cartagena
Lisbon
Bora Bora
Oporto
Sydney
Walvis
Cadiz
Kusadasi
Bay of Islands
Colombo
River
Budapest
Vienna
Cologne
Passau
Strasbourg
Bratislava
Natchez
Vicksburg
Koblenz
Linz

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

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Bahamas
United States
Mexico
Virgin Islands (US)
Netherlands Antilles
Cayman Islands
Puerto Rico
Canada
Saint Kitts / Nevis
Italy
Luxury
Spain
Portugal
United States
Greece
Italy
France
United Kingdom
Bermuda
Australia
Colombia
River
Germany
Hungary
United States
France
Netherlands
Austria
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Bulgaria
Croatia / Hrvatska
Serbia

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
JR Suite
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
6 Cabins
5 Cabins
7 Cabins
10 Cabins
20 Cabins
9 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
Most requested itinerary lengths.

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

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

Premium
April 2021
March 2021
May 2021
January 2021
February 2021
November 2021
September 2021
October 2021
June 2021
December 2020
Luxury
July 2021
April 2021
June 2021
January 2022
September 2021
December 2020
January 2021
November 2020
May 2021
August 2021
River
December 2020
September 2021
November 2020
April 2021
October 2021
July 2021
August 2022
March 2021
December 2021
September 2022

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

Premium
No 82%
Yes 18%
Luxury
No 75%
Yes 25%
River
No 69%
Yes 31%

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

Premium
349
Luxury
361
River
292

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