Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Expat Explore Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

23rd January 2018
This was a fantastic tour. Relaxing. Insightful. Well supported. Both tour guide ...Read more
3rd December 2017
It exceeded my expectations. The cruise director was outstanding, both informative a...Read more
20th November 2017
Everything was wonderful! We loved our room and the bed was soooo comfortable. All th...Read more
13th October 2017
3 days in Prague wasn"t the experience it should have been due to the location of the...Read more
1 day ago
We never took a bus trip before and we really enjoyed our trip. Our guide Helen was g...Read more
1 day ago
Had a great time, not really interested in the clogs or wine tasting, the windmill ex...Read more
3 days ago
When we booked the tour we though that the additional tours were something in additio...Read more
4 days ago
Gustavo was great, knowledgeable and the driver, Minty was good too. That made the he...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(72 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
Susan Burn(2 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 31 different countries
through 49 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 102 reviews
4.5/5 from 1327 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
10-90

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
15,942
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$310
$226

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

9 reviews
15 days from $5375
8 reviews
8 days from $2591
2 reviews
12 days from $3551
3 reviews
8 days from $2447
8 reviews
8 days from $2783
11 reviews
8 days from $2591
248 reviews
12 days from $2865.00
74 reviews
26 days from $6205.00
41 reviews
7 days from $1670.00
79 reviews
18 days from $4295.00
74 reviews
14 days from $3340.00
72 reviews
7 days from $1430.00

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Vienna (133)
Budapest (120)
Paris (116)
Passau (116)
Melk (113)
London (23)
Venice (19)
Rome (18)
Paris (18)

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 Avalon Waterways tours is between 8 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 90. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel 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 Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 June 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 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.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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