Compare Encounters Travel vs. Free & Easy Traveler

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

4 days ago
Overall very good trip, accommodation was great in Amman, less so in Petra. Our Guide...Read more
12th February 2019
Overall, this was an excellent tour. I have only got good things to say about the tou...Read more
10th February 2019
We bought the tour on a groupon and what a deal it was. I have done Viking River Cru...Read more
30th January 2019
The Discovery Egypt tour has been well put together covering the best of Egypt in 9 d...Read more
7 days ago
I had a fun time. No problems.Read more
7 days ago
It was well organized and the events were a lot of fun.Read more
13th February 2019
All good! Except it’s making me review a different Ben. I had Ben marsh.Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(20 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(10 reviews)
mohamed kareem(8 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Ben Godfrey(247 reviews)
James O'Brien(245 reviews)
Amy Webber(161 reviews)
Jesse Pratt(136 reviews)
Luke Helland(122 reviews)
Andy Fortnum(117 reviews)
Shayla Bly(116 reviews)
Cody Webber(114 reviews)
Toni Sweetland(110 reviews)
Kyle Stephens(106 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 34 different countries
through 14 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 249 reviews
4.5/5 from 3320 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

71
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
5,464
travellers met through Free & Easy Traveler tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$126
$88

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
15
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 hours
n/a

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

35 reviews
9 days from $1309
21 reviews
6 days from $746
9 reviews
8 days from $824
7 reviews
14 days from $1522
19 reviews
8 days from $697
4 reviews
8 days from $998
757 reviews
20 days from $1474
454 reviews
25 days from $1862
173 reviews
20 days from $1717
115 reviews
20 days from $1853
205 reviews
40 days from $2619
122 reviews
10 days from $802

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 (16)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (12)
Edfu (9)
Petra (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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 $99 to confirm a Encounters Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 April 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 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 23 April 2019 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 $99 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 $99 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