Compare Encounters Travel vs. Topdeck

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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

9th January 2017
The most carefree guided tour I've ever had (in 40+ countries). Every little detail w...Read more
10th December 2016
This fantastic holiday takes the form of a road trip from Cairo to Luxor. Over a numb...Read more
8th December 2016
Enjoyed the trip to Egypt, many things to see and do, almost too many at times, would...Read more
8th December 2016
I went on the Classic Israel Tour. It was a fantastic experience. Our tour consisted ...Read more
1 day ago
The overall trip experience was awesome. The travel by coach does eat up a lot of pro...Read more
2 days ago
Outstanding trip, was everything that I expected and more. Great transport by coach, ...Read more
2 days ago
This trip was amazing! I loved the experience! Going on this trip enable me to see an...Read more
3 days ago
Wow.. mumajudes, she is one little buz of energy and knowledge, with a load of histor...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Elise Tait(244 reviews)
Barry Gallagher(169 reviews)
Anthony Di Donato(161 reviews)
Jody Judes Douglass(72 reviews)
Ruta Arminaite(60 reviews)
Hugh Fitzpatrick(53 reviews)
Kriszti Imre(46 reviews)
Monika Rank(38 reviews)
Giedre Armine(37 reviews)
Rebecca Kelly(29 reviews)
Amanda Bunn(26 reviews)
Jennifer Oebel(24 reviews)
Victoria(21 reviews)
Megan Aston(19 reviews)
MARTINA HOSTAR(14 reviews)
Squatter Craig(8 reviews)
Jen(4 reviews)
Marta Aizpurua(4 reviews)
Tom Gallagher(3 reviews)
Shantel Petty(2 reviews)
Lauren Ellam(2 reviews)
Sally Brealey(1 review)
Kata Zsurzs(1 review)
Russell Kelaart(1 review)
Blake Marshall(1 review)
lana(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 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 74 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 107 reviews
4.5/5 from 2181 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
 age group
18-39

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

118
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
67,621
travellers met through Topdeck tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$153
 average tour length
$121

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
11
days
 average tour length
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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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)
London (109)
Rome (80)
Venice (63)
Paris (61)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for Topdeck tours is between 18 and 39. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.
TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

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 22 March 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 42 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 March 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 42 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Topdeck:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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