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CruiseCompete CruiseTrends™
September 2021

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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
MSC Cruises
Holland America Line
Disney Cruise Line
Virgin Voyages
Celebrity Cruise Tours
Luxury
Oceania Cruises
Viking Ocean Cruises
Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Crystal Cruises
Azamara
Seabourn
Silversea Cruises
Cunard Line
Windstar Cruises
PONANT
River
American Cruise Lines
Viking River Cruises
Avalon Waterways
American Queen Voyages
AmaWaterways
Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Crystal River Cruises
Scenic
Amadeus River Cruises
Emerald Cruises

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

Premium
Oasis of the Seas
Celebrity Edge
Harmony of the Seas
Celebrity Apex
Symphony of the Seas
Allure of the Seas
Odyssey of the Seas
Norwegian Encore
Mariner of the Seas
Anthem of the Seas
Luxury
Oceania Marina
Oceania Riviera
Queen Mary 2
Crystal Symphony
Crystal Serenity
Oceania Insignia
Viking Orion
Seven Seas Mariner
Azamara Quest
Oceania Nautica
River
American Jazz
America
American Countess
American Duchess
American Queen
Victory I and II
AmaLea
Avalon Envision
Avalon Expression
Avalon Impression

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

Premium
Caribbean
North America
Central America
Europe
Mediterranean
South America
Scandinavia
Australia/New Zealand
Tahiti/South Pacific
Asia/Far East
Luxury
Europe
Caribbean
Mediterranean
North America
South America
Africa
Scandinavia
Asia/Far East
Central America
Tahiti/South Pacific
River
Europe
North America
Mediterranean
Africa
Asia/Far East
Russia/Central Asia
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
Los Angeles
Cape Liberty
Galveston
Civitavecchia
Barcelona
Tampa
Luxury
Miami
Barcelona
Venice
Civitavecchia
Istanbul
Athens
Bridgetown
Piraeus
San Juan
Southampton
River
Amsterdam
Budapest
Memphis
New Orleans
Nashville
Passau
Basel
Nuremberg
Vienna
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
Nassau
CocoCay
Costa Maya
Juneau
San Juan
Philipsburg
Ketchikan
Charlotte Amalie
Skagway
Luxury
Gustavia
Philipsburg
Castries
Monte Carlo
Marseilles
San Juan
Barcelona
St Georges
Bridgetown
Dubrovnik
River
Vienna
Budapest
Passau
Cologne
Amsterdam
Nuremberg
Regensburg
Bamberg
Wurzburg
Bratislava

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
Dominican Republic
Honduras
Puerto Rico
Cayman Islands
Aruba
Luxury
Spain
Italy
Greece
France
United States
Netherlands Antilles
Saint Lucia
Bermuda
Portugal
Saint Barthelemy
River
Germany
United States
Austria
Hungary
Netherlands
France
Slovak Republic / Slovakia
Switzerland
Bulgaria
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
JR Suite
Inside
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
17 Cabins
11 Cabins
8 Cabins
10 Cabins
Luxury
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins
4 Cabins
6 Cabins
5 Cabins
River
1 Cabin
2 Cabins
3 Cabins

Most Popular Cruise Itinerary Lengths
Most requested itinerary lengths.

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

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

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

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

Premium
No 81%
Yes 19%
Luxury
No 73%
Yes 27%
River
No 75%
Yes 25%

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

Premium
219
Luxury
315
River
269

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