Compare Encounters Travel vs. TruTravels

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3 days ago
The 7 day tour could easily have been condensed into 5 nights. We had a day to oursel...Read more
4 days ago
This trip was absolutely amazing. Our Egyptologist, Aboudy, made the trip incredible!...Read more
4 days ago
It was the trip of a lifetime! Exceeded expectations! The tour guides were very pro...Read more
18th April 2017
I enjoyed very much this tour. The guides were very nice and helpful, the tour was we...Read more
1 minute ago
Aido was a boss tour guide. He was fun and great to be around, and he made the effort...Read more
6 hours ago
i really liked the way the tours were organized and our guide himself (rohan). The am...Read more
11 hours ago
Thankssss Aido for making the tour more enjoyable and for making an effort to speak t...Read more
1 day ago
We completed the Southern Thailand tour and could not recommend it more. Being slight...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Luke Macdonald(326 reviews)
Harry Bradbury(292 reviews)
Amy Gray(122 reviews)
Ryan James Barlow(113 reviews)
Drew Harwood(102 reviews)
Ollie Lynch(49 reviews)
Ewan Cromie Gibson(44 reviews)
Adam Blackler(39 reviews)
David Orso(37 reviews)
shane spiller(34 reviews)
Daniel Romero(32 reviews)
David thorneycroft(26 reviews)
Andrew Pool(20 reviews)
Ben Nachman(20 reviews)
Holly Churchill(19 reviews)
Mickey Yakasam(17 reviews)
Rohan Peel(17 reviews)
Amanda Bozzi(16 reviews)
Natalie Grace(13 reviews)
Maya(13 reviews)
Ismail IZI Öksüz(12 reviews)
Jonjo Borrill(11 reviews)
Ryan Porter(10 reviews)
Kyle Mathé(8 reviews)
Sapayoo Adventure(8 reviews)
Minnie(8 reviews)
Aido Fitzpatrick(8 reviews)
Patrick Brandli(6 reviews)
Alexander Nicholas(6 reviews)
Lawrie(5 reviews)
Pimm(4 reviews)
allie(4 reviews)
Mark(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 4 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Nature & Adventure
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 121 reviews
5.0/5 from 1431 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

127
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
10,759
travellers met through TruTravels tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$139
$61

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
76%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 days
12 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
8 days from $1247
7 reviews
9 days from $959
8 reviews
9 days from $1122
3 reviews
6 days from $767
4 reviews
8 days from $748
3 reviews
7 days from $623
640 reviews
8 days from $559.82
252 reviews
18 days from $1088.25
261 reviews
13 days from $802.37
71 reviews
17 days from $932.36
40 reviews
12 days from $739.61
74 reviews
10 days from $559.82

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)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

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 28 June 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 28 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 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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