Compare Encounters Travel vs. Starfish Adventure

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

15 hours ago
It was the trip of a lifetime! Exceeded expectations! The tour guides were very pro...Read more
6 days ago
I enjoyed very much this tour. The guides were very nice and helpful, the tour was we...Read more
9th April 2017
ISRAEL & JORDAN EXPLORER 11-20 MARCH 2017 Bottom Line First: My wife and I will...Read more
3rd April 2017
Full of enthusiasm for our first visit to Africa, we were dismayed at the outset to r...Read more
4th April 2017
Smithy is a fantastic tour guide, he's a fun guy to be around made my experience that...
30th March 2017
Smithy was a great tour guide and regional manager because he had the ability to make...Read more
28th March 2017
I had a great time and trip with Smithy. He was always there when you needed help and...Read more
22nd March 2017
I had an amazing experience whilst volunteering with Starfish! Smithy was a great gui...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Smithy(14 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
4.5 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 29 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Special Interest

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 119 reviews
4.5/5 from 82 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
3
travellers met through Starfish Adventure tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$139
$51

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

88%
56%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 days
more than 3 days

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

2 reviews
8 days from $1267
7 reviews
9 days from $1023
8 reviews
9 days from $1140
3 reviews
6 days from $779
4 reviews
8 days from $760
3 reviews
7 days from $633
17 reviews
14 days from $698.29

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 (13)
Cairo (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)
Surin (1)

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 24 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Starfish Adventure booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 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 Starfish Adventure:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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