Compare Encounters Travel vs. Globus

GlobusMember since 24/01/2013See Globus Tours

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

12 hours ago
This fantastic holiday takes the form of a road trip from Cairo to Luxor. Over a numb...Read more
2 days ago
Enjoyed the trip to Egypt, many things to see and do, almost too many at times, would...Read more
2 days ago
I went on the Classic Israel Tour. It was a fantastic experience. Our tour consisted ...Read more
2 days ago
best experience ever.Read more
31st October 2016
Fantastic ! Wow ! I had such a fun time with Globus. Every activity, every accommodat...Read more
13th October 2016
Excellent experience! The hotels were all beautiful, all of the guides and our driver...Read more
1st October 2016
Just returned from a 10 day "Emerald Isle" tour of Ireland and had a terrific experie...Read more
30th September 2016
My husband and I had a wondeful time on the 913 Iberian Vacation. The group we were w...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 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

4.5 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 29 different countries
through 74 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 106 reviews
4.5/5 from 24 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

117
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
19
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$154
 average tour length
$220

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
11
days
 average tour length
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

84%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
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Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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1 review
9 days from $2554
3 reviews
11 days from $2583
1 review
11 days from $2924
1 review
9 days from $2212
2 reviews
9 days from $1852
1 review
10 days from $2398

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 (9)
Paris (39)
Rome (38)
Venice (38)
London (37)
Pisa (24)

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

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 9 February 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 30 January 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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