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

1 day ago
The tour was amazing. From the first minute since we got to Jordan till the minute ou...Read more
1 day ago
We had an upgrade with our accommodation so it was excellent. The greatest disappoint...Read more
7 days ago
This trip was a life long desire. I went with my wife at end of October 2018. The tr...Read more
29th October 2018
Wonderful trip. We would have liked more time in the valley of the kings.Read more
3rd November 2018
Very knowledgeable, professional, and courteous.Read more
2nd November 2018
First the cost of the tour was misleading because there were so many so called option...Read more
2nd November 2018
The safari in Kenya and Tanzania was fantastic. A once in a lifetime experience all w...Read more
29th October 2018
Let me say right up front that we were apprehensive about a 14 day bus trip. Longest...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(18 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(9 reviews)
mohamed kareem(6 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 32 different countries
through 71 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 225 reviews
4.5/5 from 205 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
8-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

114
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
45
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$145
$264

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
12
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 hours
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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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8 days from $1347
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9 days from $1309
14 reviews
6 days from $746
3 reviews
14 days from $1522
17 reviews
8 days from $659
13 reviews
7 days from $1599.00
5 reviews
10 days from $2279.00
9 reviews
13 days from $2929.00
7 reviews
7 days from $1599.00
7 reviews
8 days from $2549.00
3 reviews
11 days from $2169.00

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 (15)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (11)
Edfu (8)
Amman (7)
London (33)
Rome (32)
Venice (31)
Paris (29)
Munich (26)

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 16 January 2019 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 6 January 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 $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