Compare CostSaver vs. Encounters Travel

CostSaverMember since 02/08/2016See CostSaver 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

20 hours ago
I have chosen Britain and Ireland Delight from 8-15 April 2017 with 3 of my friends. ...Read more
7 days ago
Greatest tour and very relaxed time throughout the 40 years married anniversary trave...Read more
28th October 2016
Had a great time on this tour! Lovely mix of people, very knowledgeable tour guide an...Read more
4th October 2016
The hotel accomodations were excellent. Unfortunately half of the group became violen...Read more
1 day ago
The 7 day tour could easily have been condensed into 5 nights. We had a day to oursel...Read more
1 day ago
This trip was absolutely amazing. Our Egyptologist, Aboudy, made the trip incredible!...Read more
2 days ago
It was the trip of a lifetime! Exceeded expectations! The tour guides were very pro...Read more
18th April 2017
I enjoyed very much this tour. The guides were very nice and helpful, the tour was we...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

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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 34 different countries
through 29 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 54 reviews
4.0/5 from 121 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
12-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

31
travellers met through CostSaver tours
127
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$148
$140

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
92%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 days

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

6 reviews
9 days from $1128
4 reviews
7 days from $1008
2 reviews
12 days from $1464
3 reviews
10 days from $1627
1 review
15 days from $1704
5 reviews
16 days from $1776
3 reviews
8 days from $1247
7 reviews
9 days from $1007
8 reviews
9 days from $1122
3 reviews
6 days from $767
4 reviews
8 days from $748
3 reviews
7 days from $623

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

London (47)
Venice (39)
Paris (39)
Rome (37)
Lucerne (34)
Cairo (13)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for CostSaver tours is between 5 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Encounters Travel tours is between 12 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 CostSaver 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 $200 to confirm a CostSaver booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 June 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 26 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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