Compare Encounters Travel vs. TruTravels

TruTravelsMember since 29/01/2013See TruTravels Tours

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
49 minutes ago
I had a fantastic time my tour guides were Sammy and Adam both fantastic people. They...Read more
16 hours ago
Where do I start.... The tour was out of this world, (and just to confirm, I have not...Read more
1 day ago
Ewan was an awesome guide!!!! He knew where he was going and all we did was lay back ...Read more
1 day ago
Couldn't recommend this tour enough!! If you're thinking about doing this tour DO IT!...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Harry Bradbury(287 reviews)
Luke Macdonald(284 reviews)
Amy Gray(120 reviews)
Ryan James Barlow(107 reviews)
Drew Harwood(58 reviews)
Ollie Lynch(49 reviews)
Ewan Cromie Gibson(38 reviews)
David Orso(37 reviews)
Holly Churchill(14 reviews)
Natalie Grace(13 reviews)
Andrew Pool(12 reviews)
Ben Nachman(7 reviews)
Kyle Mathé(5 reviews)
Adam Blackler(4 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

4.5 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 4 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 101 reviews
5.0/5 from 1111 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
 age group
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

117
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
8,094
travellers met through TruTravels tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$152
 average tour length
$63

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

84%
68%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
6 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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1 review
7 days from $633
567 reviews
8 days from $518.49
199 reviews
18 days from $1079.26
213 reviews
13 days from $796.21
50 reviews
16 days from $801.54
39 reviews
23 days from $1326.35
22 reviews
12 days from $733.94

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)
Karnak (7)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for TruTravels tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for 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 3 February 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a TruTravels 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 TruTravels:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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