Compare Penguin Travel vs. Topdeck

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
Wow! What a tour. If you have two weeks spare and interest in finding out about Balka...Read more
1 day ago
Starting from the pick up at the airport, and even before with the emails and communi...Read more
1 day ago
Do it, you won't regret it! I have just finished the Balkan Kaledoiscope tour and it ...Read more
2 days ago
I'm really flabbergasted after reading the review of GG. I'm in the same group and a...Read more
15 hours ago
I just got home after 11 weeks away and the Red Star Special was the ultimate way to ...Read more
18 hours ago
Had a great time on the Britain + Ireland trip with Ash as the trip leader. Compared ...Read more
1 day ago
The tour was good for the most part. The coach was very comfortable and we did not fe...Read more
1 day ago
Definitely the best tour of my life with Sarah, she is the best tour leader. The plac...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Elise Tait(245 reviews)
Barry Gallagher(171 reviews)
Anthony Di Donato(170 reviews)
Piotr Liskiewicz(165 reviews)
Jody Judes Douglass(76 reviews)
SARAH JASMINE LABIB(61 reviews)
Ruta Arminaite(60 reviews)
Hugh Fitzpatrick(54 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 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 12 different countries
through 73 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 27 reviews
4.5/5 from 2380 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-80
18-39

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

39
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours
67,499
travellers met through Topdeck tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$78
$119

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

10
days
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

88%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

7 hours
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Videos

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

25 reviews
14 days from $1020.68
2 reviews
8 days from $481.94
8 days from $412.38
8 days from $412.38
14 days from $1581.95
72 reviews
24 days from $2736
103 reviews
14 days from $1680
144 reviews
28 days from $3408
96 reviews
20 days from $2299
64 reviews
11 days from $1339
94 reviews
11 days from $1243

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 (107)
Rome (80)
Venice (63)
Prague (61)

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 Penguin Travel tours is between 18 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Topdeck tours is between 18 and 39. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

Holds are not possible for Penguin Travel.
TourRadar can request Topdeck to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

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 18 October 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 47 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 5 October 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 47 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Penguin Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Topdeck:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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