Compare Busabout vs. Encounters Travel

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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

8 hours ago
We had a great 9 days Thai West tour with busabout. Ryan was a great tour guide and I...Read more
10 hours ago
Loved the Vietnam Adventure so much! It's so good to explore outside of the main city...Read more
11 hours ago
The trip was short and sweet with some decent activities and accomodation. I was luck...Read more
15 hours ago
Alvaro was the greatest trip leader I have ever had He was so passionate, knowledgabl...Read more
14th November 2016
For a men getting no younger who have wanted to see then Pyramids and The Valley of t...Read more
14th November 2016
Accomodation could be more central. Thought that the entire tour group should be in o...Read more
7th November 2016
We had a group of fourteen ranging in ages from 24 to 89 from all over the world and ...Read more
3rd November 2016
The Discover Egypt tour was completely fabulous. Every day was a unique adventure.Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Rose Brown(193 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(162 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
Ivan ┼ávacov(57 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(46 reviews)
Lauren Goodheart(35 reviews)
Emma Emerson(31 reviews)
Michael Coelho(30 reviews)
Carlos De Gouveia(28 reviews)
Seb Szymeczko(28 reviews)
Jacqui Schuetz(26 reviews)
John Beaumont(25 reviews)
Kelly Ferschl(23 reviews)
Ryan Robson(23 reviews)
Alvaro Calderon(20 reviews)
Emma Conaghan(19 reviews)
Emma Paton(17 reviews)
Ainsley Noon(16 reviews)
Benjamin Duff(16 reviews)
Lauren Kiddie(16 reviews)
Megan Mcdowell(16 reviews)
Shannon Beulke(11 reviews)
Adam Bazeley(9 reviews)
Lana Zantis(8 reviews)
Emma Cairns(8 reviews)
Amy Alcorn(7 reviews)
Milly Tamati(4 reviews)
Poppy Solomou(4 reviews)
Tim Cusson(4 reviews)
Melissa Patience(3 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(3 reviews)
Susie Byrd(3 reviews)
Clara Ko(3 reviews)
Angela Hunter(2 reviews)
Emily Meades(2 reviews)
Gerard Altura(2 reviews)
John Beaumont(2 reviews)
Morgane Schupp(2 reviews)
Pana Karasavvas(2 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(2 reviews)
Busabout Will(2 reviews)
Clare Vm(2 reviews)
Adam Dobson(1 review)
Adam Farrell(1 review)
Alana Scott(1 review)
Amanda Thai(1 review)
Dorota Kochaniak(1 review)
Filip Liovic(1 review)
Holly Drinkwater(1 review)
Holly Pratt(1 review)
Jordi Balastegui(1 review)
Marysol Blaumann(1 review)
Mick Lomers(1 review)
Rowan McIntyre(1 review)
Sarah Agnew(1 review)
Stef Hopfner(1 review)
Tom 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

4.5 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 28 different countries
through 29 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1487 reviews
4.5/5 from 101 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-70
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

67
travellers met through Busabout tours
117
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$14
 average tour length
$157

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
29
days
 average tour length
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
84%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

35 reviews
8 days from $744
32 reviews
14 days from $1067
26 reviews
9 days from $646
509 reviews
9 days from $469
14 reviews
12 days from $1773
29 reviews
180 days from $1469
6 reviews
9 days from $1023
1 review
9 days from $1306
4 reviews
8 days from $1169
2 reviews
6 days from $779
2 reviews
7 days from $760
1 review
7 days from $633

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Split (17)
Munich (15)
Berlin (14)
Prague (13)
Madrid (12)
Cairo (13)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Busabout tours is between 18 and 70. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
No group age specified

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Busabout to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm a Busabout booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 January 2017 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 4 February 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 $100 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 Busabout:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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