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

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
4th November 2016
I have not long finished the Balkan Kaleidoscope tour with penguin tours. I had a gre...Read more
3rd November 2016
It's been less than a week since I returned from my tour of the Balkans with Penguin ...Read more
30th October 2016
Fantastic experience touring the Balkans. Our group of 15 were so much fun (20s - 70s...Read more
27th October 2016
Unfortunately I must agree with the below comments. Tour bus was in very bad conditio...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

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Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

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Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

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Meals average rating

Meals average rating

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Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

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About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 27 different countries
through 8 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Cultural
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 92 reviews
4.0/5 from 14 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
28
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$160
 average tour length
$32

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
13
days
 average tour length
10
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

8 reviews
15 days from $4092
7 reviews
8 days from $2484
8 reviews
15 days from $4289
5 reviews
11 days from $2300
8 reviews
8 days from $1803
11 reviews
8 days from $1657
12 reviews
14 days from $929.96
2 reviews
8 days from $439.18
8 days from $512.22

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

Policies

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 7 March 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 5 February 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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