Compare CostSaver vs. Penguin Travel

CostSaverMember since 02/08/2016See CostSaver 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

6th November 2018
Lucian Reed a total professional at all times . His attitude to people and care abo...Read more
6th November 2018
Accommodation was great.The optional tours were well worth visiting. Lots of music. ...Read more
5th November 2018
Excellent package. Overall Trafalgar was amazing. Some communication issues between...Read more
5th November 2018
Although we realised that Spain And Portugal are Catholic countries, at times it felt...Read more
3 days ago
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

5.0 out of 5 stars
Kassie Jones(221 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 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 43 different countries
through 17 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 249 reviews
4.5/5 from 63 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
18-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

76
travellers met through CostSaver tours
42
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$140
$48

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

16 reviews
9 days from $1176
25 reviews
10 days from $1176
12 reviews
13 days from $1531
13 reviews
12 days from $1944
10 reviews
7 days from $936
25 reviews
8 days from $937.48
53 reviews
14 days from $966.95
8 reviews
8 days from $489.13
10 days from $1357.25
15 days from $1184.23
11 days from $966.95
13 days from $1542.59

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 (39)
Paris (30)
Venice (29)
Lucerne (28)
Rome (27)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for CostSaver tours is between 5 and 80. 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 CostSaver 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 CostSaver booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 4 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 14 January 2019 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 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 CostSaver: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