Compare Cosmos vs. Encounters Travel

CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

2 days ago
Took the Cosmos Canadian Train Odyssey tour in Sept 2016. What an incredible experien...Read more
4 days ago
Cosmos Tours give false promises 1 out of 5, reviewed on Jul 20, 2016, viewed 11 tim...Read more
30th November 2016
Best California tour! We loved everything about starting from our comfortable bus, to...Read more
26th November 2016
Very very impressed! first time with Cosmos, and definitely will go on another. All ...Read more
1 day ago
Enjoyed the trip to Egypt, many things to see and do, almost too many at times, would...Read more
1 day 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
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

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 60 different countries
through 29 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 27 reviews
4.5/5 from 105 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

42
travellers met through Cosmos tours
117
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$139
 average tour length
$155

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
14
days
 average tour length
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
88%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

2 reviews
9 days from $1267
2 reviews
9 days from $974
3 reviews
9 days from $974
3 reviews
12 days from $1852
2 reviews
10 days from $974
1 review
17 days from $2073
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

Paris (41)
London (38)
Venice (36)
Rome (36)
Lucerne (35)
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

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Cosmos 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 $250 to confirm a Cosmos 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.
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 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.
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 Cosmos:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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