Compare Contiki vs. Stray Travel

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours
Stray TravelMember since 02/08/2010See Stray Travel Tours

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

1 day ago
Such an amazing tour! Nicole and Ryan were amazing in August 2016. Such a good way to...Read more
1 day ago
I travelled on the Contiki Scandinavia and Russia Plus with tour manager Greg Colgin ...Read more
1 day ago
Greg Colgin was my trip manager for a marathon trip I did through Scandinavia and Rus...Read more
1 day ago
I had a Greg as a tour manager for the Scandinavia-Russia trip . Greg was kind, court...Read more
19th June 2017
I was very pleased with the organization and execution of the Stray tour...accommodat...Read more
6th June 2017
It's safe to say I had an amazing time with Stray, and would definitely use them agai...Read more
30th May 2017
The drivers that I have met are nice and helpful. The accommodations they provide are...Read more
29th May 2017
Had an absolute blast on stray! It's a great way to travel around this amazing countr...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(298 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Megs Chandler(153 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(119 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
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

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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 63 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3223 reviews
4.0/5 from 346 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
-70

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

671
travellers met through Contiki tours
22
travellers met through Stray Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$117
$84

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
15
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
88%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
9 hours

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

73 reviews
9 days from $1424
255 reviews
13 days from $1941
100 reviews
18 days from $2131
110 reviews
14 days from $1694
93 reviews
10 days from $1263
61 reviews
12 days from $1240
44 reviews
33 days from $1417.33
56 reviews
28 days from $1225.64
24 reviews
19 days from $820.4
13 reviews
6 days from $756.84
39 reviews
24 days from $1111.08
16 reviews
10 days from $422.45

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (94)
Rome (86)
Venice (74)
Paris (72)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Stray Travel tours is up to 70 years. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 11 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 35% to confirm a Stray Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 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 35% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Stray Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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