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

7 days ago
My husband and I had a really great time. However we felt as if the price of the trip...Read more
7th September 2017
Jordan has always been on my bucket list. So glad I've been. 4 days of our tour were...Read more
28th August 2017
The trip was great well organized, lot see, the accomodations were good. Would defini...Read more
2nd August 2017
The trip was good, the guide was really friendly and knowledgable. Some days are a...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 31 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 129 reviews
4.5/5 from 82 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

122
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
14
travellers met through Starfish Adventure tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$144
$39

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
29
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
68%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
2 days

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
8 days from $1234
7 reviews
9 days from $997
10 reviews
9 days from $1158
4 reviews
6 days from $759
4 reviews
8 days from $740
5 reviews
7 days from $617
15 reviews
15 days from $1018.81
11 reviews
15 days from $679.66
7 reviews
15 days from $679.66
17 reviews
15 days from $844.13
21 days from $1267.9
29 days from $842.77

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 (14)
Luxor (14)
Aswan (12)
Edfu (9)
Karnak (6)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Encounters Travel tours is between 5 and 99. 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 21 November 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 21 November 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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