Compare Contiki vs. Cosmos

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours
CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos 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

2 days ago
This was such a great taster of Europe and going in the Winter was truly a solid deci...Read more
3 days ago
Great trip! Amazing sights, good people, awesome experienceRead more
3 days ago
Our tour guide was absolutely AMAZING! There was a tropical storm whilst visiting, ho...Read more
3 days ago
Aaron was awesome!!!Read more
3 days ago
The tour was absolutely amazing! Cristian was incredibly knowledgable and made sure w...Read more
10th January 2019
The Rhine river cruise was cancelled and we were only told about that on the day of t...Read more
30th December 2018
This tour needs to have better scheduling and preferable at least one extra day added...Read more
28th December 2018
Comprehensive and inspiring comfortably paced tour of key European citiesRead more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(424 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Megs Chandler(260 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(168 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(158 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(120 reviews)
Trent Plaine(111 reviews)
Jacqui Schuetz(95 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Orsolya Kelemen(7 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
3.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.5 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 72 different countries
through 72 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 4065 reviews
4.0/5 from 384 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
8-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

642
travellers met through Contiki tours
126
travellers met through Cosmos tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$156
$139

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Videos

48 Hours on Contiki TM Vlog: Holi Festival, India48 Hours on Contiki TM Vlog: Iceland48 Hours on Contiki TM Vlog: Thai Island Hopper WestContiki USA: Better Together Best With UsJapan Unrivalled in 30secsEternal India in 30secsSouthern Spice: Let Southern India Surprise YouHawaii UnpluggedEuropean EscapadeSailing & CruiseIn-Depth ExplorerEuropean WhirlIconic EssentialsDiscovererIconic EssentialsEuropean AdventurerCroatia Island EscapeCroatian Island Hopper SouthCroatian Island Hopper NorthEuropean QuestItalian EspressoRoad to AthensGreek Island HoppingEurope Summer HeroGreat Britain and Ireland Mediterranean QuestIrelandSpain Morocco and PortugalSpanish SpreeIbiza & BeyondEuropean MagicEuropean DiscoveryEastern QuestEuropean HorizonEuropean Experience Simply ItalyEuropean HighlightsWestern RockerSki & SnowboardTravel Isn't About Where You Go...Contiki ExperiencesContiki MunchEurope Summer TeamContiki AccomodationEuropean Adventurer Mykonos & Santorini Island EscapeEuropean Whirl European Impressions Road to AthensEuropean Discovery European MagicEuropean Explorer plus Mykonos European EncounterSimply ItalyItalian Espresso Adriatic SpiritAdriatic UnearthedGreat Britain & Ireland IrelandScotlandEngland & ScotlandEuropean Explorer inc GICEuropean InspirationsEuropean VistasAdriatic HorizonsEuropean ContrastsUltimate European plus Greek Island HoppingEastern TrailEuropean QuestCroatia Island EscapeEuropean HorizonEuropean HighlightsEuropean EscapadesMediterranean Quest Greek Island hoppingEuropean PanoramaTrail to RomeEuropean TrailEastern RockerTrail to LondonWestern RockerUltimate EuropeanLondon to AthensEuropean ExperienceCroatia Island EscapeLondon to RomeWestern QuestQuest to RomeQuest to LondonEastern QuestSpanish SpreeSpain Portugal and MoroccoIbiza & BeyondTravel Style : CampingSki & SnowboardSailing & Cruise Europe Summer HeroContiki USA: Better Together Best With Us

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

88 reviews
9 days from $1166.65
42 reviews
12 days from $1667.00
366 reviews
13 days from $2299.00
104 reviews
10 days from $1067.10
114 reviews
9 days from $1294
128 reviews
8 days from $869.00
7 reviews
12 days from $1629.00
26 reviews
9 days from $1169.00
15 reviews
16 days from $1999.00
22 reviews
12 days from $2049.00
21 reviews
10 days from $1539.00
9 reviews
18 days from $2689.00

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 (144)
Rome (121)
Venice (116)
Florence (112)
Paris (109)
Dover (108)
Rome (42)
Venice (40)
London (33)
Paris (32)

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 Cosmos tours is between 8 and 99. 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.
TourRadar can request Cosmos to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

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 March 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 March 2019 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 $250 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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