Compare Contiki vs. Penguin Travel

ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

10 hours ago
Greek week with Stasi was an epic and forgettable experience. Stasi reAlly made every...Read more
12 hours ago
Touring through Greece with Staci is hands down one of the best tips I’ve taken. The ...Read more
15 hours ago
I went on the Greek island contiki tour with Stasi and it was one of the best holiday...Read more
20 hours ago
The Greek Island Hopping tour was amazing! The islands were beautiful and the tour gu...Read more
8th November 2017
I've just returned from the Best of Bulgaria round trip tour- 8 days. We saw amazing...Read more
28th October 2017
Enjoyed the entire trip. Excellent driver Rosen. Our guide Anton was alright. He help...Read more
28th October 2017
We completed our Balkan kaleidoscope tour just today. Our experience reflected the i...Read more
17th October 2017
This trip is good value for money and a fantastic way to see the beautiful landscapes...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(345 reviews)
Greg Colgin(330 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(194 reviews)
Megs Chandler(170 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(146 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 65 different countries
through 8 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Independent
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 3382 reviews
4.0/5 from 39 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-35
18-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

757
travellers met through Contiki tours
42
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$125
$29

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
10
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
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Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

92 reviews
12 days from $2636.00
262 reviews
13 days from $2365.00
61 reviews
24 days from $3339.00
108 reviews
18 days from $2619.00
110 reviews
14 days from $2045.00
97 reviews
10 days from $1535.00
35 reviews
14 days from $1023.4
4 reviews
8 days from $483.22

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (102)
Rome (92)
Paris (79)
Venice (77)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. 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.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Contiki to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Penguin Travel.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 2 January 2018 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 17 January 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $200 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Penguin Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • N. America
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