Compare Encounters Travel vs. Growth International Volunteer Excursions

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

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
8th May 2017
I am usually a do-it-yourself kind of traveler, so taking a five-day tour package is ...Read more
6 hours ago
Volunteering in Laos was an amazing experience and helped to open my eyes to some of ...Read more
18 hours ago
There are no words to describe how life changing my experience was with GIVE. No amou...Read more
22 hours ago
This summer I decided to go out on a limb and travel to Thailand and Laos completely ...Read more
22 hours ago
If I had to compile a list of moments that had an impact on my life while I was in Th...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 29 different countries
through 4 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Special Interest
Activities

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 125 reviews
5.0/5 from 468 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

120
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
113
travellers met through Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$141
$142

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%
88%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

10 hours
1 day

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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
4 reviews
7 days from $633
163 reviews
15 days from $1945
156 reviews
14 days from $2140
78 reviews
14 days from $1750
42 reviews
14 days from $1750
26 reviews
7 days from $1263

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Luxor (12)
Cairo (12)
Aswan (10)
Edfu (7)
Petra (6)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

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 21 September 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Growth International Volunteer Excursions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 September 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 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 Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Growth International Volunteer Excursions:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • N. America
  • L. America
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