Compare Encounters Travel vs. Life Before Work Travel

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

2 days ago
This was a great trip! Jordan was wonderful, especially Petra! Our guide, Sammy, was ...Read more
30th October 2017
An excellent tour with an experienced and helpful guide, Hilik Silfin, who not only e...Read more
11th October 2017
Our 10 day tour of Israel revealed the astounding layers of history (modern and ancie...Read more
4th October 2017
my girl friend and i went on a 2 week vacation with encounters travel. 1st thing to k...Read more
7 days ago
I had an amazing time traveling with Life Before Work to Thailand! I highly recommend...Read more
7 days ago
Going into the trip I was super anxious because I have never traveled before and neve...Read more
9th November 2017
The Blissful Bali tour was an amazing experience that was even better than I could ha...Read more
7th November 2017
I was really impressed with LBW. This was my first tour with them and I'm already pla...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Desmond O'Dell(85 reviews)
Bryce Hancharyk(49 reviews)
Mike White(45 reviews)
Matty Moore(39 reviews)
Dan Fillion(36 reviews)
Kristyn Moseman(30 reviews)
Spicy Spice(26 reviews)
Supandi Dewantoro(18 reviews)
Jorge Luis Carcamo(4 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 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 30 different countries
through 11 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 134 reviews
4.5/5 from 440 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-30

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

121
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
237
travellers met through Life Before Work Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$141
$92

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%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
7 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

7 reviews
8 days from $1949
5 reviews
6 days from $750
4 reviews
8 days from $760
1 review
8 days from $1998
5 reviews
7 days from $633
1 review
6 days from $1023
63 reviews
21 days from $1480.22
86 reviews
42 days from $2205.85
38 reviews
19 days from $1519.16
30 reviews
8 days from $1290.26
23 reviews
20 days from $1809.69
28 reviews
8 days from $1411.75

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 (15)
Aswan (13)
Edfu (10)
Petra (7)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Adventure (438)
Sailing (90)
Beach (43)

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 Life Before Work Travel tours is between 18 and 30. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% 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 January 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Life Before Work Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 January 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 20% 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 10% 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 Life Before Work Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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