Compare Encounters Travel vs. Globus

GlobusMember since 24/01/2013See Globus 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

19 hours 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
1 day ago
It was the trip of a lifetime! Exceeded expectations! The tour guides were very pro...Read more
7 days ago
I enjoyed very much this tour. The guides were very nice and helpful, the tour was we...Read more
7 days ago
The tour guide and driver were both good but the city tours left a lot to be desired....Read more
8th April 2017
Our iberian vacation was great. Beatriz our guide was funny and well organized. All o...Read more
2nd April 2017
Bus transport, hotel accommodation and tour guide were all of first class. My only co...Read more
25th March 2017
Nice tour. Probably not the perfect fit for me. Im younger and single so therefore i ...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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 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 29 different countries
through 74 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 121 reviews
4.5/5 from 30 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-80
8-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

127
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
32
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$140
$224

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 days
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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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9 days from $1007
8 reviews
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3 reviews
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4 reviews
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3 reviews
7 days from $623
1 review
20 days from $4250
1 review
7 days from $1705
1 review
8 days from $2388
1 review
9 days from $2242
3 reviews
9 days from $1900
1 review
8 days from $1657

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)
Paris (40)
Rome (39)
London (39)
Venice (39)
Lucerne (24)

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 Encounters Travel tours is between 12 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Globus tours is between 8 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

Deposit

Deposit

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 25 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Globus booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 June 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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 $250 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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