Compare Encounters Travel vs. Trafalgar

TrafalgarMember since 02/08/2010See Trafalgar Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

5 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
30th March 2017
The trip was excellent! Big Mo as our tour guide with 18 years experience gave us all...Read more
3 days ago
Our guide was excellent. The scenic highlights were Mt Fuji, the drive from Mt Fuji t...Read more
7 days ago
In was above expectations , rooms and coach was excellent. The Guide was exceptional.Read more
23rd March 2017
The trip was perfect! The accommodations were absolutely amazing. The meals included ...Read more
14th March 2017
Well organised, compact tour with Jillian an excellent guide. She gave us so much in...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lasse Damstoft(75 reviews)
Kassie Jones(14 reviews)

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
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 66 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 118 reviews
4.5/5 from 387 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-80
40-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

126
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
57
travellers met through Trafalgar tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$137
$236

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
12
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

88%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 days
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Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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5 reviews
11 days from $1984
6 reviews
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45 reviews
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11 reviews
14 days from $3013
3 reviews
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2 reviews
7 days from $1071.88

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 (78)
Venice (62)
Rome (62)
Paris (62)
Lucerne (53)

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

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.
The average age for Trafalgar tours is between 40 and 80. 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 Trafalgar 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 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Trafalgar booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 12 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 50 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 Trafalgar:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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