Compare Bus2Alps vs. Encounters Travel

Bus2AlpsMember since 02/08/2010See Bus2Alps Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

9th November 2016
I went on the Florence 2 Western Loop trip for fall break. I highly regret it and enc...Read more
8th November 2016
The trip was not what I expected. There were a lot more people on the trip than I was...Read more
24th October 2016
Our bus was late so we spent an hour in the parking waiting for it. No apologies were...Read more
2nd October 2016
I do not recommend this tour for solo travellers! I came alone to find that the whole...Read more
17 hours ago
Enjoyed the trip to Egypt, many things to see and do, almost too many at times, would...Read more
19 hours ago
I went on the Classic Israel Tour. It was a fantastic experience. Our tour consisted ...Read more
1 day ago
best experience ever.Read more
1 day ago
My trip to Egypt was an exciting time with my friends and family. The group in which ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Gary Misner(27 reviews)
Erin Pace Stegman(26 reviews)
Jarrett Nixon(21 reviews)
Marlee Newman(20 reviews)
Tyler Young(15 reviews)
Scott Heptonstall(4 reviews)
Will Ferguson(2 reviews)
Matt McDonald(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
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 24 different countries
through 29 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 390 reviews
4.5/5 from 105 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-20
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

427
travellers met through Bus2Alps tours
117
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$38
 average tour length
$155

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
4
days
 average tour length
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
88%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

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Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Rome (64)
Munich (47)
Prague (38)
Cairo (13)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Bus2Alps tours is between 18 and 20. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
No group age specified

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $0 to confirm a Bus2Alps booking. The remaining balance is then payable 999 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 September 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 7 February 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 999 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $0 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bus2Alps:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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