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

15th June 2018
This was my first time in Puglia. The weather was great, the company was perfect, win...Read more
5th June 2018
The tour was good. The lack of double accomodation really upsetting. Why do couples o...Read more
4th June 2018
I was enjoying the tour although I think it could be improved with a tweak of the log...Read more
13 hours ago
May was a fantastic tour guide, she had excellent knowledge of every location we visi...Read more
1 day ago
It was awesome! Good group + leader ;) So many cool activities and places! Padar Isla...Read more
1 day ago
I had a great time on the Komodo Island Hopper trip. I was originally debating whethe...Read more
1 day ago
The whole trip was really good! A lot of different activities and places ;) Our tour ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Luke Macdonald(321 reviews)
Harry Bradbury(292 reviews)
Itchy(167 reviews)
Drew Harwood(160 reviews)
Amy Gray(121 reviews)
Patrick Brandli(105 reviews)
Benmore Perb(100 reviews)
Amanda (96 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

3.5 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 115 different countries
through 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 3 reviews
4.5/5 from 3358 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

16-79
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Explore! tours
13,144
travellers met through TruTravels tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$146
$62

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
6 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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910 reviews
8 days from $681.90
541 reviews
18 days from $1435.91
456 reviews
13 days from $1016.29
116 reviews
14 days from $1147.42
598 reviews
10 days from $708.12
133 reviews
12 days from $852.37

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 (5134)
Beach (4095)
Adventure (1593)
Boat (44)

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 10% to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 September 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 16 September 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 10% 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