Compare Encounters Travel vs. TruTravels

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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

19th March 2017
Jordan was absolutely fantastic and definitively a must for anyone wanting to experie...Read more
24th February 2017
An excellent tour of amazing historical cities and sights. Loved Morocco and will li...Read more
22nd February 2017
The country of Morocco was fabulous. The sights, food and people were beyond my expec...Read more
14th February 2017
First off, this was the first guided tour trip I have ever taken. All in all the dis...Read more
4 hours ago
I was terrified when I embarked by myself for my 18 day trip but my nerves were quick...Read more
7 hours ago
When I booked this tour (the 8 day Thailand experience), I booked it blindly without ...Read more
11 hours ago
Had an amazing time during full moon tour, tour guides are great and really helpful! ...Read more
16 hours ago
The best tour I've done so far! It had a perfect balance of partying and learning abo...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Luke Macdonald(315 reviews)
Harry Bradbury(292 reviews)
Amy Gray(121 reviews)
Ryan James Barlow(112 reviews)
Drew Harwood(95 reviews)
Ollie Lynch(49 reviews)
Ewan Cromie Gibson(44 reviews)
David Orso(37 reviews)
Adam Blackler(26 reviews)
shane spiller(25 reviews)
David thorneycroft(24 reviews)
Ben Nachman(20 reviews)
Daniel Romero(20 reviews)
Holly Churchill(19 reviews)
Andrew Pool(19 reviews)
Natalie Grace(13 reviews)
Mickey Yakasam(11 reviews)
Rohan Peel(10 reviews)
Jonjo Borrill(9 reviews)
Kyle Mathé(8 reviews)
Ryan Porter(7 reviews)
Maya(6 reviews)
Minnie(4 reviews)
Sapayoo Adventure(3 reviews)
Patrick Brandli(2 reviews)
Amanda Bozzi(2 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
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 29 different countries
through 3 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 114 reviews
5.0/5 from 1330 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
12-80
 age group
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

108
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
10,330
travellers met through TruTravels tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$147
 average tour length
$54

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

88%
80%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

12 hours
8 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

1 review
8 days from $1247
7 reviews
9 days from $1007
7 reviews
9 days from $1122
3 reviews
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3 reviews
8 days from $748
3 reviews
7 days from $623
606 reviews
10 days from $542.11
239 reviews
18 days from $1054.82
250 reviews
13 days from $777.99
70 reviews
17 days from $903.85
36 reviews
12 days from $717.2
48 reviews
10 days from $542.11

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 (14)
Cairo (14)
Aswan (12)
Edfu (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

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 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 27 May 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 27 May 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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