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ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

2 hours ago
I was very nervous about the trip and Greg made it the most incredible experience tha...Read more
4 hours ago
The trip was way more than I ever expected. Nihar went out of his way to make sure we...Read more
4 hours ago
My experience is one that I will never forget. It was filled with meeting new people,...Read more
4 hours ago
Amazing experience! Read more
3 days ago
We did the 22 day Europe tour with Expates in Sept./Oct and, both being in our sixtie...Read more
7 days ago
I went on the Taste of Italy tour this past December with Peter as the tour guide! He...Read more
30th November 2016
I travelled on the Italian Delights tour with my family this fall (oct-nov 2016) and ...Read more
29th November 2016
The Europe Escape was a wonderful trip with some fantastic planning thanks to the har...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Greg Colgin(208 reviews)
Kassie Jones(183 reviews)
Trys Eddy(125 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(122 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(119 reviews)
Megs Chandler(110 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(101 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(95 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(66 reviews)
James Jenkins(65 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(59 reviews)
Grant Feddo(58 reviews)
Lisa (54 reviews)
Hailee Gypsy Atkins(54 reviews)
Tammy Coetzee(48 reviews)
Emma Chipperfield(47 reviews)
Ellie Teasdale(47 reviews)
Matt Grieves(41 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(33 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(26 reviews)
Az Gallagher(24 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(23 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(21 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(11 reviews)
Courtney Hutchison(10 reviews)
Aaron rogers(7 reviews)
Judith Lee(5 reviews)
Stephen Galloni(4 reviews)
Patrick Davis(4 reviews)
Joe Patrick(3 reviews)
jhonatan fernandez(2 reviews)
Jason Magerkorth(2 reviews)
Maïté Morelli(2 reviews)
Mark Heap(1 review)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Peter(63 reviews)
Steve Martin(47 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 61 different countries
through 43 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 2799 reviews
4.5/5 from 913 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-35
 age group
10-75

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

508
travellers met through Contiki tours
9,866
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$111
 average tour length
$88

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

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

252 reviews
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61 reviews
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100 reviews
18 days from $2131
86 reviews
20 days from $2278
105 reviews
14 days from $1694
85 reviews
10 days from $1289
154 reviews
12 days from $1275.00
60 reviews
26 days from $2705.00
61 reviews
18 days from $1975.00
40 reviews
10 days from $1080.00
45 reviews
14 days from $1430.00
47 reviews
7 days from $765.00

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (95)
Rome (82)
Venice (72)
Paris (71)
London (25)
Paris (21)
Venice (21)
Rome (21)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
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 Contiki 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 $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 January 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 21 January 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 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.
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 Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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