Compare Butterfield & Robinson vs. Encounters Travel

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

19th May 2017
Recently came back from a family Puglia trip. Unfortunately, this trip did not live u...Read more
26th November 2016
Amazing trip cycling around Puglia from Brindisi to Bari. The two guides went out of ...Read more
26th July 2016
Wow! My fiancée and I just got back from a Tuscany Self-Guided trip and we can’t sto...Read more
13th July 2016
We just came back from Family Cycling in Tuscany for the second time and loved it all...Read more
8th June 2017
My discover Egypt tour was great, my tour guide Sharif was so knowledgeable and enter...Read more
30th May 2017
Everything was very good. Just as advertisedRead more
8th May 2017
I am usually a do-it-yourself kind of traveler, so taking a five-day tour package is ...Read more
25th April 2017
The 7 day tour could easily have been condensed into 5 nights. We had a day to oursel...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
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

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 17 different countries
through 28 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure
Independent
Marine
Cultural
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 15 reviews
4.5/5 from 124 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

0
travellers met through Butterfield & Robinson tours
113
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$822
$129

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

6
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

50%
92%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

5 hours
8 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

2 reviews
6 days from $4495.00
1 review
6 days from $3995.00
1 review
6 days from $4995.00
3 reviews
6 days from $4295.00
1 review
6 days from $4595.00
1 review
6 days from $4995.00
5 reviews
8 days from $1949
7 reviews
9 days from $1023
9 reviews
9 days from $1140
4 reviews
6 days from $779
4 reviews
8 days from $760
3 reviews
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

Cairo (13)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Independent

Independent

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $1,000 to confirm a Butterfield & Robinson booking. The remaining balance is then payable 105 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 6 October 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 22 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 105 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $1,000 is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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 Butterfield & Robinson:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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