Compare Contiki vs. Cosmos

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours
CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

18 hours ago
Amazing tour! You definitely keep busy so if you're looking for a laid back pace thi...Read more
1 day ago
I was fortunate enough to have megs as our tour guide! She made the experience of tra...Read more
1 day ago
Oh man, where do I start?? My husband and I got back this week from the European Magi...Read more
1 day ago
I recently went on the European Magic tour with Megs and it was unforgettable. Within...Read more
2 days ago
If you are at all confident in independent travel then you will probably find this to...Read more
3 days ago
our adventure with cosmos travel was an extraordinary experience . Our tour director ...Read more
4 days ago
The Old South and Florida tour was great. Very well organised, good itinerary and inc...Read more
4 days ago
This Cosmos tour was well organized with a great tour director (Graham Lye) who was e...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(274 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Megs Chandler(150 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(123 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(116 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Az Gallagher(77 reviews)
James Jenkins(69 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(68 reviews)
Lisa (64 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(60 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)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(39 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(28 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(24 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(22 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Judith Lee(15 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(12 reviews)
Courtney Hutchison(10 reviews)
Aaron rogers(7 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)
Blake Franks(1 review)
Nick Papadatos(1 review)
Mark Heap(1 review)
Trav(0)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 61 different countries
through 60 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3107 reviews
4.0/5 from 41 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
8-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

600
travellers met through Contiki tours
77
travellers met through Cosmos tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$114
$148

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
14
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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2 reviews
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4 reviews
9 days from $1003
2 reviews
16 days from $1907
3 reviews
12 days from $1852
3 reviews
10 days from $974
1 review
10 days from $1585

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 (92)
Rome (85)
Venice (72)
Paris (70)
Paris (35)
Rome (33)
London (32)
Venice (31)
Lucerne (29)

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

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.
The average age for Cosmos tours is between 8 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

Deposit

Deposit

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 8 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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