Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Explore!

Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

15th September 2018
I thought it very good. I will not repeat it, as it is an extreme indulgence. The to...Read more
12th September 2018
Although I rated tour good for what we actually did do, there was about 2/3 of the Da...Read more
11th September 2018
A wonderful cruise. Too bad the low water level on the Danube River created difficul...Read more
6th September 2018
All members of the crew bent over backwards to exceed our expectations. The food was ...Read more
5th September 2018
A well organised, well paced and very informative tour with an excellent tour leader ...Read more
5th September 2018
The fly in Nasca should be included. It‘ s very important that you buy the tickets fo...Read more
28th August 2018
Overall it was a good tour. A couple of general thoughts: Way to much walking on a c...Read more
15th August 2018
Tour van was cramped and uncomfortable. We had to spend a lot of time there because o...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Joana Alarcon(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

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4.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

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Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 29 different countries
through 117 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 133 reviews
4.0/5 from 12 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
16-79

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
2
travellers met through Explore! tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$288
$130

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
12
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 hour

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Most popular tours

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2 reviews
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1 review
13 days from $1753
1 review
15 days from $1876
1 review
14 days from $1563
1 review
8 days from $1080
1 review
8 days from $1127

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 (187)
Budapest (167)
Melk (160)
Passau (158)
Paris (154)
Nuremberg (139)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

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 Explore! tours is between 16 and 79. 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.
Holds are not possible for Explore!.

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 23 December 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 November 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 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 30% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Explore!:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America