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

2nd August 2017
The trip was good, the guide was really friendly and knowledgable. Some days are a...Read more
10th July 2017
I have enjoyed my trip in Morocco I learnt all the history about Morocco and Berber....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
2 days ago
By-and-large the tour was well organised, with accommodation in comfortable, and cent...Read more
2 days ago
The Best of the British Isles What a magnificent trip. More than we had expected, ho...Read more
6 days ago
I had a wonderful trip and it was because our tour Director and driver Peter and Eio...Read more
14th August 2017
This was my first trip overseas & traveling alone & I would do it again in a heartbea...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Janice Love(2 reviews)

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
4.0 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 29 different countries
through 73 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 126 reviews
4.5/5 from 62 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
8-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

121
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
48
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$139
$220

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

1 hour
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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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
5 reviews
7 days from $633
3 reviews
7 days from $1705
2 reviews
14 days from $3314
1 review
8 days from $2027
1 review
14 days from $3451
4 reviews
9 days from $1822
1 review
11 days from $1949

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)
Petra (6)
Rome (38)
Venice (38)
Paris (37)
London (36)
Munich (32)

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 5 and 99. 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 22 October 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 12 October 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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