Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Contiki

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

17th August 2016
The Avalon Waterways Cruise is simply stunning. Compared to other cruise ships that...Read more
27th July 2016
Just finished the Romantic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel and everything about the tri...Read more
27th July 2016
We did our first river cruise in May last year from Budapest to Amsterdam on the Impr...Read more
27th July 2016
I did Prague to Paris trip last May, 2016. 2 beautiful cities to visit, and the Aval...Read more
5 hours ago
Great trip...Greg was so organised and chilled that we never had to worry about a thi...Read more
22 hours ago
Absolutely amzing trip...unforgettable and honestly one of the best trips iv been on!...Read more
1 day ago
The experience I had with Greg as our tour guide was great! He was very professional ...Read more
1 day ago
The last two weeks i spent on contiki were unforgettable. Our tour manager Greg was a...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

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Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Greg Colgin(248 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Trys Eddy(125 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(122 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(119 reviews)
Megs Chandler(110 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(109 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(107 reviews)
Az Gallagher(76 reviews)
James Jenkins(67 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(66 reviews)
Lisa (61 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(59 reviews)
Grant Feddo(58 reviews)
Hailee Gypsy Atkins(56 reviews)
Matt Grieves(54 reviews)
Ellie Teasdale(48 reviews)
Tammy Coetzee(48 reviews)
Emma Chipperfield(47 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(33 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(26 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(23 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(21 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(11 reviews)
Courtney Hutchison(10 reviews)
Aaron rogers(7 reviews)
Judith Lee(5 reviews)
Stephen Galloni(4 reviews)
Patrick Davis(4 reviews)
Joe Patrick(3 reviews)
jhonatan fernandez(2 reviews)
Jason Magerkorth(2 reviews)
Maïté Morelli(2 reviews)
Mark Heap(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

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5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

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4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 27 different countries
through 62 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Independent

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 92 reviews
4.5/5 from 2953 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
 age group
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
549
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$171
 average tour length
$108

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
13
days
 average tour length
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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15 days from $4607
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8 days from $2639
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8 days from $2591
252 reviews
13 days from $1902
100 reviews
18 days from $2088
86 reviews
20 days from $2232
106 reviews
14 days from $1660
85 reviews
10 days from $1237
42 reviews
9 days from $917

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (93)
Rome (82)
Venice (71)
Paris (70)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 5 March 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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