Compare AmaWaterways vs. Encounters Travel

AmaWaterwaysMember since 08/05/2012See AmaWaterways Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

15th October 2018
We loved the overall itinerary, initial start times & pace of tours. The staff was a...Read more
3rd October 2018
The cruise was relaxing. We had the opportunity to see new places, learn about differ...Read more
7th September 2018
Fantastic trip all staff amazing Read more
30th August 2018
A trip of a lifetime!Read more
4 days ago
This trip was a life long desire. I went with my wife at end of October 2018. The tr...Read more
29th October 2018
Wonderful trip. We would have liked more time in the valley of the kings.Read more
25th October 2018
Hadi our tour leader was fun, helpful and friendly. The tour itself was great, the pl...Read more
21st October 2018
Had a great time which was made special due to are fantastic guide Sheriff. Everythi...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(18 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(9 reviews)
mohamed kareem(6 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 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

5.0 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

n/a
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 23 different countries
through 32 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 4 reviews
4.5/5 from 223 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

4-90
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

0
travellers met through AmaWaterways tours
114
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$421
$144

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

10
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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2 reviews
8 days from $2715
2 reviews
8 days from $2774.18
2 reviews
8 days from $2618
6 reviews
8 days from $1333
17 reviews
9 days from $1103
32 reviews
9 days from $1295
14 reviews
6 days from $738
2 reviews
14 days from $1506
17 reviews
8 days from $652

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Passau (31)
Vienna (31)
Melk (26)
Cairo (15)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for AmaWaterways tours is between 4 and 90. 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.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm a AmaWaterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 February 2019 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 14 January 2019 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $400 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.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for AmaWaterways: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