Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Penguin Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

8th May 2017
Accommodation was excellent. Rooms, staff and meals on board Avalon were very good. L...Read more
7th May 2017
The boat and staff were lovely but the cruise itself was disappointing. You are led t...Read more
1st May 2017
The whole Avalon cruise was beyond my expectations. The cruise crew were exceptional....Read more
23rd March 2017
Our first riverboat experience after a number of ocean cruises and it will not be out...Read more
24th June 2017
Excellent tour! Ivan and Ivo were awesome and knowledgeable guides that took us to so...Read more
18th June 2017
The transport was very comfortable. great driver.the travel gays were helpful. Organi...Read more
18th June 2017
The trip really did highlight the places I wanted to see and the tour leaders, Ivo an...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

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 29 different countries
through 12 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Cultural
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 96 reviews
4.0/5 from 20 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
38
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$196
$77

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

100%
84%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
10 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

9 reviews
15 days from $5167
8 reviews
8 days from $2144
5 reviews
11 days from $2788
8 reviews
8 days from $2680
5 reviews
8 days from $1778
11 reviews
8 days from $2144
18 reviews
14 days from $1012.18
2 reviews
8 days from $477.93
8 days from $409.94
8 days from $409.94
14 days from $1569.76

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 (94)
Paris (77)
Passau (76)
Melk (75)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Avalon Waterways tours is from 8 years. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
No group age specified

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.
Holds are not possible for Penguin Travel.

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 21 October 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 21 September 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 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 Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Penguin Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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