Compare Encounters Travel vs. Globe Drifters

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

5 days ago
I liked the tour overall, but there were too many shopping places we had to stop (sto...
Morocco on a Shoestring
5th June 2018
The tour was a great overview of Morrocco. Would pick a non-mixed language tour tour...Read more
2nd June 2018
Our trip was 12 day customized tour of "Moroccan Melodies". We paid extra in order to...
Moroccan Melodies
18th May 2018
I really enjoyed my Jordan tour. The itinerary was planned well... everyday was great...Read more
17th January 2018
I recently returned from my first Globe Drifters tour experience with Jodie through...Read more
11th December 2017
I went to Thailand with Globe Drifters in a couple of years ago, so this review is lo...Read more
2nd October 2017
Cuba is amazing! Loved the classic car tour in and around Havana and the tobacco farm...Read more
30th September 2017
I recently returned from an unforgettable trip to Cuba via Globe Drifter's. Let me j...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(14 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(3 reviews)
mohamed kareem(2 reviews)
Mohamed Kareem(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 33 different countries
through 13 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 186 reviews
5.0/5 from 16 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

69
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
0
travellers met through Globe Drifters tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$157
$212

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

8 hours
2 days

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
16 days from $2332
5 reviews
8 days from $1189
25 reviews
9 days from $1285
11 reviews
6 days from $738
2 reviews
14 days from $1506
10 reviews
8 days from $652
10 days from $2496
14 reviews
9 days from $2304
2 reviews
15 days from $3072
11 days from $3360
10 days from $4320
15 days from $3456

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 (12)
Luxor (11)
Aswan (10)
Edfu (7)
Amman (7)

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 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 Globe Drifters tours is between 18 and 99. 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 19 September 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Globe Drifters booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 September 2018 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 20% 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 Globe Drifters:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America