The Cruise Critic Cruisers Choice Awards 2013 has now been finalized and we can now see which are the best large, mid-size and small cruise ships in 2013. These rankings have been based on ratings that were given by website members in the UK, and were based on cruise reviews from 2012, which had to be submitted by February 1, 2013.
There are three categories to look at here, these are the best, large, mid-size and small ships, and from the looks of it Disney Cruises has done very well in the first category.
In the top five for the best larger ships in the Cruise Critic Cruisers Choice Awards 2013 are the Disney Fantasy, Celebrity Eclipse, Allure of the Seas, Disney Dream and Celebrity Solstice.
You will notice the top five mid-size ship results are a little random, as they include the Noordam, Marina, Thomson Dream, Norwegian Spirit and the Norwegian Sun. It does seem strange to see a couple of those ships there when you consider there are newer ships with no mention.
The best overall small ships are the Azamara Quest, Azamara Journey, Wind Surf, Crystal Serenity and Paul Gauguin.
You can see the complete list here, but we have to say we are very surprised by some of the results, because there are some obscure, older ships in the results. However, it just means that you do not need to throw a huge amount of money into a ship to make it a popular choice with the public.