Compare Insight Vacations 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

26th November 2016
My wife and I recently returned in October from Insight's "Easy Pace" tour of Rome, F...Read more
26th November 2016
A great experience was enjoyed by all our fellow travelers as we toured England and I...Read more
21st November 2016
A fantastic tour that covers everything in a short span of time. The optional experie...Read more
4th November 2016
My wife and I recently returned in October from the Insight "Easy Pace" Tour of Italy...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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 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

4.5 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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 69 different countries
through 8 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 112 reviews
4.0/5 from 14 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
5-80
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

8
travellers met through Insight Vacations tours
28
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$266
 average tour length
$32

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
14
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

3 reviews
7 days from $2278
1 review
22 days from $7345
1 review
4 days from $1208.15
1 review
22 days from $4943.7
1 review
10 days from $2347
1 review
15 days from $3699
12 reviews
14 days from $934.02
2 reviews
8 days from $441.1
8 days from $514.45

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Paris (89)
London (81)
Venice (80)
Rome (75)
Lucerne (71)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Insight Vacations tours is between 5 and 80. 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 Insight Vacations 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 $200 to confirm a Insight Vacations booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 January 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 4 February 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 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.
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 Insight Vacations:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Penguin Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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