Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Encounters Travel

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

17th December 2018
We had some trouble because the level of the river was low, and so a lot of our tour ...Read more
1st December 2018
Amazing experience with flawless service. Our guides in Vietnam and Cambodia were so ...Read more
30th November 2018
It's not the operator (Avalon) it is Tour Radar You do less than the bare minimum fo...Read more
15th November 2018
Low water and motor coach use for part of the trip were the only issues. Avalon did ...Read more
22 hours ago
The tour itself was good. The organisation before i landed was not. My friend fortun...Read more
3 days ago
The Guesthouse in Amman was lovely accommodation. Khalid was a very kind and patient ...Read more
5 days ago
This was a great tour for anyone seeking adventure! But if you are looking for a five...Read more
10th January 2019
For the hotel, it seems they never change the bed sheet when last guest checked out, ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(19 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(9 reviews)
mohamed kareem(8 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

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 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 26 different countries
through 30 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 150 reviews
4.5/5 from 240 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
104
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$134
$140

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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12 days from $5063
29 reviews
8 days from $2975
29 reviews
8 days from $2974
29 reviews
8 days from $2879
20 reviews
9 days from $1103
32 reviews
9 days from $1295
18 reviews
6 days from $738
5 reviews
14 days from $1506
19 reviews
8 days from $690
4 reviews
8 days from $988

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Vienna (271)
Budapest (255)
Paris (232)
Passau (231)
Melk (227)
Nuremberg (215)
Cairo (15)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)
Amman (7)

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 Avalon Waterways tours is between 8 and 99. 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 Avalon Waterways 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 $250 to confirm a Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 April 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 22 March 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 $250 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 Avalon Waterways: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