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

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

Premium
Celebrity Edge
Symphony of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Celebrity Apex
Harmony of the Seas
Allure of the Seas
Enchanted Princess
Mariner of the Seas
Norwegian Encore
Anthem of the Seas
Luxury
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Insignia
Oceania Riviera
Azamara Quest
Oceania Regatta
Oceania Sirena
Oceania Marina
Oceania Nautica
Crystal Serenity
Seabourn Odyssey
River
Queen of the Mississippi
America
American Duchess
American Pride
AmaCello
American Harmony
American Queen
Avalon Imagery II
Avalon Impression
Viking Tor

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

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

Premium
Fort Lauderdale
Miami
Port Canaveral
Seattle
Galveston
Civitavecchia
Los Angeles
Cape Liberty
Vancouver
New York
Luxury
Miami
New York
Piraeus
Southampton
Barcelona
Civitavecchia
Los Angeles
Lisbon
Stockholm
Bridgetown
River
St Louis
New Orleans
Amsterdam
Portland
Budapest
Memphis
Basel
Deggendorf
Nuremberg
Passau

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
Costa Maya
Juneau
Charlotte Amalie
Philipsburg
Ketchikan
Basseterre
Luxury
Lisbon
Sydney
Gustavia
Castries
Cartagena
Cadiz
Panama Canal
San Juan
Kusadasi
Melbourne
River
Vienna
Budapest
Natchez
Passau
Vicksburg
Regensburg
Baton Rouge
St Francisville
Astoria
Cologne

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

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
JR Suite
Suite
Inside

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

Premium
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
5 Cabins
6 Cabins
9 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
5 Cabins

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
Most requested itinerary lengths.

Premium
7 Nights
5 Nights
4 Nights
14 Nights
10 Nights
11 Nights
12 Nights
8 Nights
9 Nights
16 Nights
Luxury
7 Nights
14 Nights
10 Nights
12 Nights
15 Nights
16 Nights
20 Nights
9 Nights
118 Nights
13 Nights
River
7 Nights
8 Nights
10 Nights
14 Nights
11 Nights
16 Nights
19 Nights
9 Nights
12 Nights
13 Nights

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

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

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

Premium
No 82%
Yes 18%
Luxury
No 79%
Yes 21%
River
No 77%
Yes 23%

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

Premium
305
Luxury
356
River
336

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