Compare Encounters Travel vs. Free & Easy Traveler

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

5 days ago
My husband and I had a really great time. However we felt as if the price of the trip...Read more
7th September 2017
Jordan has always been on my bucket list. So glad I've been. 4 days of our tour were...Read more
28th August 2017
The trip was great well organized, lot see, the accomodations were good. Would defini...Read more
2nd August 2017
The trip was good, the guide was really friendly and knowledgable. Some days are a...Read more
27th August 2017
This trip was absolutely amazing! You truly do step off the beaten path and get to se...Read more
18th August 2017
I loved my trip with Free & Easy. Some of it was unexpected but I embraced every mome...Read more
25th July 2017
I took the 20 day, "A Dose of Paradise" Tour with Landan and Orry, it was the most un...Read more
9th July 2017
I went on the beaches beyond beautiful tour for 20 days with some of the most amazing...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Ben Godfrey(225 reviews)
James O'Brien(218 reviews)
Amy Webber(154 reviews)
Jesse Pratt(119 reviews)
Cody Webber(112 reviews)
Andy Fortnum(110 reviews)
Luke Helland(109 reviews)
Shayla Bly(106 reviews)
Toni Sweetland(106 reviews)
Kyle Stephens(96 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 31 different countries
through 15 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 129 reviews
4.5/5 from 3069 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

122
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
6,967
travellers met through Free & Easy Traveler tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$143
$97

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
17
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
8 days from $1234
7 reviews
9 days from $997
10 reviews
9 days from $1158
4 reviews
6 days from $759
4 reviews
8 days from $740
5 reviews
7 days from $617
433 reviews
40 days from $2403
709 reviews
20 days from $1596
428 reviews
25 days from $2004
166 reviews
20 days from $1757
191 reviews
40 days from $2802
102 reviews
20 days from $2004

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 (15)
Luxor (15)
Aswan (13)
Edfu (10)
Karnak (7)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Encounters Travel tours is between 5 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Free & Easy Traveler tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.
TourRadar can request Free & Easy Traveler to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card 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 19 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Free & Easy Traveler booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 November 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 $200 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Free & Easy Traveler:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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