Compare Life Before Work Travel vs. Penguin Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

6 hours ago
The Wonders of Peru trip was great, we saw so much of Peru from rainforest to desert ...Read more
6 hours ago
Overall the trip was more than what I expected. Endless activities to do with a great...Read more
8 hours ago
I went on the Best of Central Tour with Des! It was a fantastic trip. Des always mad...Read more
10 hours ago
Amazing! Best experience ever, des kept the trip fun and exciting with his energy eve...Read more
20th May 2017
I have just come home from the Balkan tour with Zdravko as a guide, and it was over m...Read more
3rd May 2017
I went on the most recent tour - 8 to 21 April 2017 - with my youngest brother. Sad...Read more
17th December 2016
Eight country, thirteen day Balkan Kaleidoscope tour this October definitely exceeded...Read more
4th November 2016
I have not long finished the Balkan Kaleidoscope tour with penguin tours. I had a gre...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Bryce Hancharyk(21 reviews)
Supandi Dewantoro(10 reviews)
Spicy Spice(9 reviews)
Desmond O'Dell(5 reviews)
Kristyn Moseman(4 reviews)
Mike White(3 reviews)
Paul Barazzuol(2 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 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 11 different countries
through 12 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure
Marine
Cultural
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 159 reviews
4.0/5 from 17 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-30
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

204
travellers met through Life Before Work Travel tours
32
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$87
$74

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
10
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

92%
84%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

9 hours
1 day

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

26 reviews
21 days from $1390.62
62 reviews
42 days from $2072.18
18 reviews
19 days from $1426.51
5 reviews
8 days from $1282.92
12 reviews
8 days from $1355.21
1 review
19 days from $1426.51
15 reviews
14 days from $957.53
2 reviews
8 days from $452.39
8 days from $387.47
8 days from $387.47
14 days from $1484.98

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Adventure (158)
Sailing (23)
Beach (16)

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Life Before Work Travel tours is between 18 and 30. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
No group age specified

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Life Before Work Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 29 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Penguin Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 29 July 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 10% 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 Life Before Work Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Penguin Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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