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

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

Premium
Allure of the Seas
Oasis of the Seas
Celebrity Equinox
Symphony of the Seas
Carnival Mardi Gras
Celebrity Apex
Norwegian Joy
Anthem of the Seas
Norwegian Bliss
Brilliance of the Seas
Luxury
Oceania Marina
Oceania Riviera
Oceania Sirena
Oceania Nautica
Queen Mary 2
Oceania Regatta
Azamara Quest
Crystal Serenity
Seven Seas Splendor
Seven Seas Navigator
River
American Duchess
AmaVerde
Viking Radgrid
American Countess
Avalon Panorama
AmaLucia
AmaMagna
America
American Empress
American Melody

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

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

Premium
Fort Lauderdale
Miami
Port Canaveral
Cape Liberty
Galveston
Civitavecchia
Los Angeles
Vancouver
Seattle
New York
Luxury
Miami
Southampton
Lisbon
New York
Bridgetown
Piraeus
Buenos Aires
Cape Town
Barcelona
Civitavecchia
River
Vienna
Budapest
New Orleans
Bucharest
Paris
Amsterdam
Cincinnati
Louisville
Portland
Cairo

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
Costa Maya
San Juan
Philipsburg
Basseterre
Charlotte Amalie
George Town
Juneau
Luxury
Gustavia
Sicily
Castries
Lisbon
Marseilles
Montevideo
Barcelona
Cadiz
Penang
San Juan
River
Vienna
Budapest
Passau
Cologne
Belgrade
Melk
Natchez
Nuremberg
Regensburg
Vicksburg

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

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

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
Suite
JR Suite
Inside
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
5 Cabins
15 Cabins
9 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
5 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
3 Cabins
2 Cabins

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
Most requested itinerary lengths.

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

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

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

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

Premium
No 85%
Yes 15%
Luxury
No 80%
Yes 20%
River
No 71%
Yes 29%

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

Premium
297
Luxury
393
River
358

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