Compare Explore! vs. Penguin Travel

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

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
This was a fantastic tour. Cuba was a fascinating country to travel around, the bike ...Read more
10th November 2018
The Contrasts of Colombia went very well. The itinerary was well-organized, except f...Read more
9th November 2018
This was my first time using tourradar/explore. Great 1st experience! My best friend ...Read more
2nd November 2018
The tour was amazing. Jordan is an amazing country with nice people and breathtaking ...Read more
12th November 2018
We were lucky to have good weather. I like the small group tour of max 7 people and w...Read more
30th October 2018
Overall a very enjoyable trip with mixture of impressive monasteries and churches as ...Read more
30th October 2018
This tour exceeded all my expectations. The scenery and the places we visited were ma...Read more
28th October 2018
We have a small group and lots of flexibility on choice of restaurants and amount of ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Joana Alarcon(3 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 117 different countries
through 22 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 31 reviews
4.5/5 from 63 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

16-79
18-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Explore! tours
42
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$105
$80

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

12
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 hour
2 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

1 review
13 days from $3370
1 review
8 days from $1094
1 review
14 days from $2112
4 reviews
8 days from $1171
4 reviews
8 days from $1152
1 review
15 days from $1776
53 reviews
14 days from $972.35
8 reviews
8 days from $492.37
1 review
8 days from $535.91
1 review
8 days from $426.05
15 days from $1191.06
8 days from $426.05

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Sofia (6)
Kiev (4)
Lviv (4)
Odesa (4)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for Penguin Travel tours is between 18 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

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 21 January 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Penguin Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 January 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 30% 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 Explore!:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Penguin Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America