Compare Encounters Travel vs. Globus

GlobusMember since 24/01/2013See Globus Tours

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

4 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
2 days ago
The tour guide and coach driver were both great. The Sheraton in Boston could use so...Read more
4 days ago
This was an excellent way to see a lot of the Republic of Ireland in a short period o...Read more
4th July 2018
Excellent tour, but way more walking than I expected. Wore me out.Read more
1st July 2018
Bus was fine. Driver was great. “Customer Care” was deplorable. Poor communication ab...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)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Janice Love(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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 33 different countries
through 72 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 186 reviews
4.5/5 from 127 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
8-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

69
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
60
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$156
$243

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
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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
3 reviews
7 days from $1697.00
3 reviews
10 days from $2599.00
8 reviews
13 days from $3209.00
5 reviews
7 days from $1859.00
3 reviews
8 days from $2659.00
3 reviews
11 days from $3329.00

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)
Amman (7)
Petra (7)
Sydney (46)
Rome (43)
Venice (41)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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 Globus tours is between 8 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

Holds are not possible for Encounters Travel.
TourRadar can request Globus to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card 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 18 September 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Globus booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 8 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 50 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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