Compare Contiki vs. Ultimate Travel

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

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

4 hours ago
The trip was very fast paced but definitely worth it. Our tour guide Greg was amazing...Read more
5 hours ago
Just finished European Quest and my 3rd contiki and Greg was by far the best tour man...Read more
5 hours ago
My partner and I did the European Quest between the 29th of June to the 24th of July....Read more
8 hours ago
Brianna was such an amazing tour guide. Besides her cool personality, she was hugely ...Read more
9th July 2017
Truly had the trip of a lifetime with ultimate travel! Got to see everything I wanted...Read more
26th June 2017
What an amazing week! Full of fun and things to see/do. This tour group doesn't scrim...Read more
26th June 2017
I highly recommend Ultimate Oz for your australian year ! They really do all they can...Read more
26th June 2017
Ultimate Oz really is the best way to start your working holiday in Australia. They h...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(304 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Megs Chandler(165 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(132 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Faye Turpin(11 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 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 63 different countries
through 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3288 reviews
4.5/5 from 57 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

704
travellers met through Contiki tours
81
travellers met through Ultimate Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$124
$77

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
10
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
72%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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93 reviews
10 days from $1289.00
8 reviews
11 days from $693.32
24 reviews
14 days from $1078.93
22 reviews
8 days from $685.41
3 reviews
8 days from $693.32
10 days from $693.32

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

Special Interest

Special Interest

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 Ultimate Travel tours is between 18 and 35. 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 Ultimate 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 7 September 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Ultimate Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 September 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 20% 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 Ultimate Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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