Compare Bus2alps vs. Encounters Travel

Bus2alpsMember since 02/08/2010See Bus2alps 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

9th July 2018
It would have been nice to be picked up earlier so we had some time at sorrento and a...Read more
26th June 2018
This is definitely the best way to do the Amalfi Coast if you are 25 and under. The ...Read more
10th June 2018
All what they did ...I can do by myself . They did nothing. And was not too caring ...Read more
3rd May 2018
I had the unfortunate experience to almost break my ankle before arriving to Nice. Ye...Read more
31st August 2018
Waleed was the best tour guide and we travel often. He is fun, friendly, knowledgeabl...Read more
16th August 2018
Very, very disappointing. The service during the sale was very good and I had high e...Read more
13th August 2018
The tour was fantastic, Sherif was the best guide ever! You could tell he was absolut...Read more
4th August 2018
mohammed,, and i assume it is the same mohammed i had was very good (and funny), whi...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Gary Misner(28 reviews)
Erin Pace Stegman(27 reviews)
Jarrett Nixon(21 reviews)
Marlee Newman(20 reviews)
Tyler Young(15 reviews)
Scott Heptonstall(4 reviews)
Will Ferguson(2 reviews)
Matt McDonald(1 review)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(18 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(7 reviews)
mohamed kareem(5 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 16 different countries
through 33 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 401 reviews
4.5/5 from 208 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-30
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

292
travellers met through Bus2alps tours
113
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$49
$155

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

5
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 hours

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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

Rome (22)
Munich (17)
Prague (14)
Cairo (16)
Luxor (15)
Aswan (13)
Edfu (10)
Amman (7)

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 Bus2alps tours is between 18 and 30. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Encounters Travel tours is between 5 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Bus2alps booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 November 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 November 2018 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 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bus2alps:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Encounters Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America