Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Expat Explore Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

17th August 2016
The Avalon Waterways Cruise is simply stunning. Compared to other cruise ships that...Read more
27th July 2016
Just finished the Romantic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel and everything about the tri...Read more
27th July 2016
We did our first river cruise in May last year from Budapest to Amsterdam on the Impr...Read more
27th July 2016
I did Prague to Paris trip last May, 2016. 2 beautiful cities to visit, and the Aval...Read more
3 days ago
Peter was excellent and a great tour guide. However, the tour was a lot more strenuou...Read more
13th January 2017
Best experience ever. Wonderful places. Beautiful hotels and very warm people. Carl, ...Read more
10th January 2017
I loved this trip. It was a little fast pace but that's what the bus is for. To catch...Read more
8th January 2017
Our guide Chris and our driver Graham were the best!! They were very efficient, frien...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Peter(64 reviews)
Steve Martin(59 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 27 different countries
through 42 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Cultural
Festival & Events
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 92 reviews
4.5/5 from 938 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
 age group
10-75

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
9,957
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$167
 average tour length
$102

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
13
days
 average tour length
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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12 days from $1370.00
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10 days from $1115.00
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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

Vienna (79)
Paris (70)
Lyon (63)
Arles (63)
London (24)
Venice (20)
Rome (20)
Paris (20)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 75. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 42 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 6 March 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
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 10% is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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