Browse Cruise Lines
If you’ve never taken a cruise before, you may think there’s little differentiating one cruise line from the next. However, each line brings its own flair, style, focus, and itineraries to the table. When choosing a cruise line, it’s important to know the kind of cruise you’re looking for.
Are you in the market for cozy candlelit dinners under a Caribbean sunset? Looking for immersive port exploration along European rivers? Fancy a family-friendly fun ship with plenty of action and entertainment onboard?
Browse our featured cruise lines to meet your new go-to line, or to get reacquainted with faithful old favorites.
Explore your options at a glance
We’ve organized our featured cruise lines to maximize ease of comparison. On our Cruise Lines page, you can easily see how many ships each line has, the average price per day, and the maximum current price drop. You also have the opportunity to see details about the cruise line and current and upcoming itineraries.
You can also search for a particular cruise line by using our search filters to focus your results on sailings operated by that line.
Get to know each cruise line
Read up on what makes each line special by clicking on the cruise line name or on the “Show Details” button. Here you can find descriptions of what cruises on this line tend to be like, as well as special features and amenities. You’ll also find information on the line’s main destinations, ports, and regions.
In the cruise line description, you can also find a catalog of ships, including key performance indicators (KPIs) like the average customer rating, current price drop, and quality score. If you’d like to learn how to get the most out of the detailed ship descriptions, click here.
Which line is right for me?
It may be tough to determine which cruise line fits your needs best. We’ve made it easy for you to receive automatic updates about sailings we think will fit your needs best - all you need to do is set up your preferences in your MyCruisewatch account.
For a first look, however, take a look at these general cruise line categories:
|Mainstream Cruises||Premium Cruises||Luxury Cruises||Small Ship & Expedition Cruises||River Cruises|
|Carnival Cruise Lines||Azamara Club Cruises||Crystal Cruises||Hurtigruten Cruise Lines||AmaWaterways|
|Celebrity Cruises||Cunard||Ponant||Star Clippers||Avalon Waterways|
|Costa Cruise Lines||Oceania Cruises||Regent Seven Seas||Crystal River Cruise Lines|
|Disney Cruise Line||Windstar Cruises||Seabourn||Uniworld River Cruise Lines|
|Holland America Line||SeaDream Yacht Club||Viking River Cruise Lines|
|MSC Cruises||Silversea Cruises|
|Norwegian Cruise Line||Viking Ocean Cruises|