Compare Encounters Travel vs. Volunteering Solutions

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
Overall very good trip, accommodation was great in Amman, less so in Petra. Our Guide...Read more
7 days ago
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
1st September 2018
The review stars are not accurate, because I am unable to rate individual parts of my...Read more
20th November 2017
This trip had everything I could've wanted to experience in Thailand & more. We were ...
Thailand Volunteer Adventure
20th November 2017
India was the most incredible trip I've ever been on. Teaching young kids from the ag...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)
4.0 out of 5 stars

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
4.5 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 34 different countries
through different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 249 reviews
4.0/5 from 3 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
16-60

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

71
travellers met through Encounters Travel tours
0
travellers met through Volunteering Solutions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$126
$59

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
22
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 hours
12 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

35 reviews
9 days from $1295
21 reviews
6 days from $738
9 reviews
8 days from $815
7 reviews
14 days from $1506
19 reviews
8 days from $690
4 reviews
8 days from $988
2 reviews
22 days from $1296
22 days from $1199

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)
Petra (9)
Edfu (9)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

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 Volunteering Solutions tours is between 16 and 60. 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 21 April 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a Volunteering Solutions 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.

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 25% 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 Volunteering Solutions:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America