Compare Encounters Travel vs. Globus

GlobusMember since 24/01/2013See Globus Tours

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

2 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
1 day ago
Tour good. Tourradar and Globus - thumbs downRead more
2 days ago
The local guides were good, tour director Abbadi & driver Josea were superb. However ...Read more
4 days ago
This was our 4th Globus tour. This itinerary was really excellent. The Globus Escapes...Read more
6 days ago
We booked a tour of Austria and Switzerland for October 2019. Globus notified me yest...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)
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 34 different countries
through 71 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 249 reviews
4.5/5 from 226 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
8-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

71
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
45
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$126
$261

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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9 days from $1309
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8 days from $824
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8 days from $697
4 reviews
8 days from $998
13 reviews
7 days from $1629.00
5 reviews
10 days from $2279.00
7 reviews
7 days from $1599.00
7 reviews
8 days from $2549.00
5 reviews
9 days from $2099.00
8 reviews
7 days from $799.00

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 (16)
Luxor (13)
Aswan (12)
Edfu (9)
Petra (9)
Munich (38)
Rome (33)
London (33)
Venice (32)
Lucerne (30)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

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 21 April 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 11 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 $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