Compare Encounters Travel vs. Growth International Volunteer Excursions

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
For the hotel, it seems they never change the bed sheet when last guest checked out, ...Read more
7th January 2019
We loved the whole trip. Our guide Adi (Adnane Snoussi) was in particular extremely ...Read more
5th January 2019
I loved my trip visiting all of the historical sites. Nothing to dislike. I apprecia...Read more
4th January 2019
Great tour guide. He was very knowledgeable.Read more
1 day ago
This is my second time traveling and volunteering with GIVE and yet again, it was unb...Read more
6 days ago
In a lifetime, a person may encounter experiences that shape the rest of their lives ...Read more
7 days ago
One of the best experiences of my lifeRead more
7 days ago
I am a,ready planning on going back to get my rescue certification and to continue wo...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Waleed kamouna(19 reviews)
Sheriff Hassan(9 reviews)
mohamed kareem(8 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 30 different countries
through 6 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Cultural
Special Interest
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 237 reviews
5.0/5 from 787 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-75

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

104
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
139
travellers met through Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$140
$151

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
2 hours

Videos

Tours

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Most popular tours

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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)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Special Interest

Special Interest

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 Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours is between 18 and 75. 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 17 March 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Growth International Volunteer Excursions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 March 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 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 Growth International Volunteer Excursions:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America