CruiseCompete.com has tabulated the ratings that consumers give ships for family travel during reviews of ships. It's released its bi-annual survey of results for the "20 Most Popular Family Cruise Ships" for January through June 2014.
In descending order, the ships cited by CruiseCompete.com's customers as best for family travel are:
- Royal Caribbean International's Oasis of the Seas
- Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Eclipse
- Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas
- Holland America Line's Eurodam
- Princess Cruises' Island Princess
- Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Solstice
- Holland America's Ryndam
- Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Epic
- Royal Caribbean's Navigator of the Seas
- Princess Cruises' Ruby Princess
- Holland America's Rotterdam
- Disney Cruise Lines' Disney Fantasy
- Princess Cruises Crown Princess
- Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas
- Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas
- Royal Caribbean's Majesty of the Seas
- Royal Caribbean's Mariner of the Seas
- Princess Cruises' Caribbean Princess
- Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Summit
- Carnival Cruise Lines' Carnival Conquest
Consumers who visit the www.cruisecompete.com site, find a cruise, create a quote request, and then compare cruise offers and ratings of travel agents.
If the customer likes a particular offer and agent, he or see then contacts the agent directly for information or to book. More than 500 travel agents work with CruiseCompete.com.