Compare Encounters Travel vs. Free & Easy Traveler

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

5 days ago
Inrihim had little regard for his guests in Marrakech. He was poorly organized, alway...Read more
7 days ago
I have complaint about Encounters Travel. They ware NOT fair with me. They should hav...Read more
3rd December 2019
Good tour. Guide could have been more accommodating to let people spend some time at ...Read more
2nd December 2019
Very organized the transfer pick up was friendly. Hotel accommodations were excellent...Read more
6th November 2019
Had an amazing experience with free and easy in Indonesia! Best group leader around, ...Read more
5th November 2019
Highly recommend this trip to anyone who wants the full blown experience of Bali in a...Read more
31st August 2019
Mike was an awesome leader: soft and calm, but also very adventurous and open to new ...Read more
30th August 2019
Just finished up the 20 Days Southern Thailand - A Dose of Paradise trip with Lauren ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(31 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(16 reviews)
mohamed kareem(12 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Ben Godfrey(249 reviews)
James O'Brien(245 reviews)
Amy Webber(162 reviews)
Jesse Pratt(136 reviews)
Luke Helland(122 reviews)
Andy Fortnum(117 reviews)
Shayla Bly(116 reviews)
Cody Webber(114 reviews)
Kyle Stephens(112 reviews)
Toni Sweetland(111 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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 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 37 different countries
through 14 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Activities
Marine
Nature & Adventure
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 408 reviews
4.5/5 from 3358 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

119
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
5,599
travellers met through Free & Easy Traveler tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$175
$93

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
16
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 hour

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

29 reviews
9 days from $1124
43 reviews
9 days from $1370
57 reviews
6 days from $751
18 reviews
14 days from $1552
21 reviews
8 days from $604
7 reviews
7 days from $1203
762 reviews
20 days from $1651
460 reviews
25 days from $2094
177 reviews
20 days from $1730
110 reviews
10 days from $1111
205 reviews
40 days from $2634
120 reviews
20 days from $2005

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Cairo (19)
Luxor (15)
Aswan (13)
Agra (10)
Edfu (10)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for Free & Easy Traveler tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

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 12 February 2020 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm a Free & Easy Traveler booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 12 February 2020 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 $250 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 $400 is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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