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

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
8th May 2017
I am usually a do-it-yourself kind of traveler, so taking a five-day tour package is ...Read more
25th April 2017
The 7 day tour could easily have been condensed into 5 nights. We had a day to oursel...Read more
19th June 2017
We have just finished our second tour with Globus. This time we did the Italian Trea...Read more
19th June 2017
Tour was better than expected, great scenery, plenty of history. Our tour guide “B”wa...Read more
4th June 2017
Good varied tour with just the right amount of activities to cater for a range of tas...Read more
1st June 2017
The tour covered so much ground in such a short period I felt a bit rushed more often...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 28 different countries
through 73 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 124 reviews
4.5/5 from 39 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
8-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

113
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
41
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$130
$211

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

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

6 hours
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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
3 reviews
7 days from $633
3 reviews
7 days from $1705
1 review
14 days from $3246
1 review
9 days from $2184
3 reviews
9 days from $1873
1 review
11 days from $1929
1 review
8 days from $1619

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 (39)
Venice (39)
Rome (39)
London (38)
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

No group age specified
The average age for Globus tours is between 8 and 99. 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 27 August 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 17 August 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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