Compare Expat Explore 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

5 days ago
What an amazing experience. Although it wasn't a vacation and more like a travel boot...Read more
6 days ago
This was one of the best trips I have ever taken! It was my second coach trip, and I ...Read more
6 days ago
Had a great time.Tour was well organised and scheduled on time which was necessary as...Read more
7 days ago
It was definitely a whirlwind, but we went straight to the best places & didn't have ...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
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

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(63 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
4.0 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

4.0 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
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 42 different countries
through 12 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 969 reviews
4.0/5 from 15 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

10-75
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

10,627
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours
28
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$112
$72

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
10
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
84%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

173 reviews
12 days from $1430.00
60 reviews
26 days from $2640.00
62 reviews
18 days from $1910.00
41 reviews
10 days from $1035.00
49 reviews
14 days from $1430.00
55 reviews
7 days from $730.00
13 reviews
14 days from $942.99
2 reviews
8 days from $445.33
8 days from $381.14
8 days from $381.14
14 days from $1462.39

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (24)
Venice (19)
Rome (19)
Paris (19)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
No group age specified

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel 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 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 6 June 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 24 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
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 Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Penguin Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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