Compare Encounters Travel vs. Growth International Volunteer Excursions

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

4 days ago
The 7 day tour could easily have been condensed into 5 nights. We had a day to oursel...Read more
4 days ago
This trip was absolutely amazing. Our Egyptologist, Aboudy, made the trip incredible!...Read more
5 days ago
It was the trip of a lifetime! Exceeded expectations! The tour guides were very pro...Read more
18th April 2017
I enjoyed very much this tour. The guides were very nice and helpful, the tour was we...Read more
27th March 2017
GIVE Wild is a great program that lets you have a blast and prepares you for emergenc...Read more
24th March 2017
I volunteered with GIVE in Tanzania 2 years ago and have been extremely involved with...Read more
22nd March 2017
GIVE WILD was an extremely special experience. I made incredible friends and learned ...Read more
22nd March 2017
I feel extremely prepared to handle emergency situations in the Wilderness. GIVE has ...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
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Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
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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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 121 reviews
5.0/5 from 381 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-80
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

127
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
110
travellers met through Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$139
$122

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%
84%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 days
1 day

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
8 days from $1247
7 reviews
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8 reviews
9 days from $1122
3 reviews
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4 reviews
8 days from $748
3 reviews
7 days from $623
149 reviews
15 days from $1915
132 reviews
14 days from $2107
55 reviews
14 days from $1723
22 reviews
14 days from $1723

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)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Special Interest

Special Interest

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.
No group age specified

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 29 June 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 29 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 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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