The cruise lines that sail out of Los Angeles are: Azamara, Carnival, Celebrity, Crystal, Cunard, Holland America, Norwegian, Princess, Regent Seven Seas, Royal Caribbean, Seabourn and Silversea. The variety is an advantage because it offers styles of ships to meet any taste.
Azamara Club Cruises: luxury cruise line that specializes in longer stays in port. They offer Sea of Cortez, Panama Canal and California coast cruises out of LA.
Carnival Cruise Line: frequent short cruises to Baja Mexico. They also have one-week Mexican Riviera cruises and two-week Hawaii cruises. Carnival is casual and inexpensive; ideal for families and young couples.
Celebrity Cruises: the modern luxury cruise line. Sleek, sophisticated ships.
Crystal Cruises: the most award-winning ships in the industry. Luxury voyages for discerning adults. Out of Los Angeles they offer cruises along the California coast, to Mexico and to Hawaii.
Cunard Line: a large-ship luxury cruise line. Their large ships ooze British style.
Holland America Line: premium cruise line returns to LA in 2018. Traditional style for discerning adults.
Norwegian Cruise Line: known for "freestyle cruising". The ships are super-relaxed and casual. Their voyages include trips to the Mexican Riviera and through the Panama Canal.
Oceania Cruises: a premium cruise line. They offer cruises to Florida and Italy.
Princess Cruises: sails more ships out of Los Angeles than anyone. This cruise line has a long history in southern California, and was famously the host of "The Love Boat" television series. They offer cruises to Mexico, the California Coast, Hawaii, South America, and around the world.
Regent Seven Seas: all-inclusive luxury cruises. Their all-suite ships sail to New Zealand, New York, Tahiti, and around the world from LA.
Royal Caribbean: casual, affordable, family-friendly cruises. They offer a few cruises through the Panama Canal out of LA.
Seabourn: ultra-luxurious small ships. They offer a round-trip cruise to Hawaii and a cruise through the Panama Canal.