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

14th November 2016
For a men getting no younger who have wanted to see then Pyramids and The Valley of t...Read more
14th November 2016
Accomodation could be more central. Thought that the entire tour group should be in o...Read more
7th November 2016
We had a group of fourteen ranging in ages from 24 to 89 from all over the world and ...Read more
3rd November 2016
The Discover Egypt tour was completely fabulous. Every day was a unique adventure.Read more
20th November 2016
I signed up for this excursion on a whim but was reciprocated with much warmth and we...Read more
29th October 2016
Not a day goes by where I don't think about my experience with GIVE in the magnificen...Read more
19th October 2016
My trip to Tanzania this summer completely changed my life. I fell in love with the c...Read more
19th October 2016
When I was in college I took what was then my first trip out of the country with GIVE...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 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

4.5 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 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Special Interest
Activities

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 101 reviews
5.0/5 from 358 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

117
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
103
travellers met through Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$152
 average tour length
$142

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%
82%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
1 day

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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143 reviews
15 days from $1945
128 reviews
14 days from $2140
49 reviews
14 days from $1750
22 reviews
14 days from $1750
15 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

Cairo (13)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (9)

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 3 February 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 3 February 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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