Compare Explore! vs. Hotspots2c

Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours
Hotspots2cMember since 11/05/2011See Hotspots2c Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3 days ago
As my first solo trip I wanted to be part of an organized trip that could provide me ...
Hiking in the Dolomites (2018)
5 days ago
This is a full on tour with little spare time, but well worth it. We had an excellent...Read more
5 days ago
Highly recommended, literally nothing to fault.Read more
5 days ago
Don't hesitate - a tremendously rewarding and fascinating trip. Perfect logistics and...Read more
8th July 2019
Isaac was the best, always going out of his way to accommodate everyone in everyway. ...Read more
14th June 2019
We had a Fantastic time with JP he was great. We saw a lot and had a great time in So...Read more
3rd June 2019
I liked the journey, Kysna was my favourite overnight stop.Read more
3rd June 2019
Backpackers Paradise was great. Wish there were a few more stops during the long jour...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Joana Alarcon(5 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Maudi Hlongwane(29 reviews)
Isaac Matlakeng(28 reviews)
JP(26 reviews)
Gerhard Pretorius(26 reviews)
Ulrich Damon(25 reviews)
Handre Fouche(24 reviews)
Andrew Jackson(20 reviews)
Liezel(7 reviews)
Kevin Vester(7 reviews)
Uriel(6 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

4.0 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 118 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1723 reviews
4.5/5 from 310 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

16-85
12-60

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Explore! tours
69
travellers met through Hotspots2c tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$186
$125

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
9 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

5 reviews
11 days from $1715
26 reviews
14 days from $2783
12 reviews
15 days from $1784
60 reviews
9 days from $1352
28 reviews
8 days from $1323
15 reviews
13 days from $1931
17 reviews
3 days from $228
20 reviews
2 days from $441
96 reviews
5 days from $446
42 reviews
3 days from $291
24 reviews
7 days from $694
11 reviews
10 days from $1038

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

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 85. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Hotspots2c tours is between 12 and 60. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 September 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm a Hotspots2c booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 September 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 $99 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 $99 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 Hotspots2c:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America