Cruise NewsMost Popular Cruise Destinations for Every Month of the Year

Most Popular Cruise Destinations for Every Month of the Year

InsureMyTrip, an authority in travel insurance, has issued a new report showing the most popular cruise destinations from January to December. Where do cruise lines sail to the most during every month of the year?  (See chart below)

The Caribbean is the top choice throughout the year with the Bahamas, Alaska, Mexico, Italy, and Canada also making the list. Results are based on all travel insurance purchases sold for cruise vacations on between January 2015 and June 2018.

  • The Caribbean islands (like Grand Cayman, Dominican Republic, and Aruba) remain the top destination for cruisers anytime during the year.
  • Domestic cruises gain popularity during October, November, and December.
  • Travel insurance customers prefer to cruise to the Bahamas during the late fall and winter.
  • April and May are the preferred months to sail through Alaska.

According to InsureMyTrip, 70 percent of cruise customers choose a comprehensive travel insurance policy for trips at sea. Comprehensive travel insurance provides a variety of benefits including trip cancellation, trip interruption, emergency medical coverage, emergency medical evacuation, 24/7 emergency assistance, travel delay and baggage protection.

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This list ranks the top five cruise destinations month by month:

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*United States refers to the 48 contiguous states. Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories are separate destinations in this report.

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Ben Souza
Ben Souza
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