Compare Explore! vs. TruTravels

Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours
TruTravelsMember since 29/01/2013See TruTravels 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

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
18 hours ago
The 14 day Northern Thailand adventure was brilliant. The itinerary is great, it real...Read more
1 day ago
It was an amazing tour. It was an excellent mix between seeing Thailand and having ti...Read more
6 days ago
I had the time of my life and met some amazing people: See you next year. What an...Read more
6 days ago
Just got back for the 10 Day Bali Experience and it was one of the best holidays of m...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Joana Alarcon(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Luke Macdonald(328 reviews)
Harry Bradbury(308 reviews)
Itchy(236 reviews)
Drew Harwood(185 reviews)
Patrick Brandli(150 reviews)
Benmore Perb(142 reviews)
Rig McIntyre(140 reviews)
Dean Da Costa(136 reviews)

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
4.5 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

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 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 12 reviews
4.5/5 from 4922 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

16-79
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Explore! tours
13,147
travellers met through TruTravels tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$130
$61

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

12
days
15
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 hour
5 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

2 reviews
8 days from $1061
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
1158 reviews
8 days from $655.18
713 reviews
18 days from $1379.51
593 reviews
13 days from $975.71
215 reviews
14 days from $1101.9
1135 reviews
10 days from $680.42
185 reviews
12 days from $818.72

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Discovery (5892)
Beach (4521)
Adventure (1856)
Boat (63)

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 TruTravels tours is between 18 and 99. 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 24 November 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a TruTravels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 November 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 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 TruTravels:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America