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
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3rd March 2020
I booked a tour for 2 per telephone on Jan. 30,2020. I had to cancel on Feb. 18,2020...Read more
1st March 2020
Great insight into a beautiful country. Expert tour leader and driver ensured our Tur...Read more
23rd February 2020
The tour is tight, and unfortunately some of the tour is cancelled due to the bad wea...Read more
15th February 2020
Terry Blanchflower and Rikki Wilson took excellent care to ensure our safety and that...Read more
13th January 2020
I did this tour in April 2019 and had a wonderful experience. I loved the itinerary -...Read more
5th November 2019
This was my first trip out of the USA and the tour was everything I hoped for and muc...Read more
30th October 2019
Great tour. Simply amazingRead more
27th October 2019
The itenerary was good as it covered the Countries I wanted to visit. The guides are ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
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 51 different countries
through 24 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 477 reviews
4.0/5 from 141 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
18-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

66
travellers met through Costsaver tours
42
travellers met through Penguin Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$136
$66

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

23 reviews
9 days from $1225.00
89 reviews
10 days from $1395.00
22 reviews
10 days from $1525.00
27 reviews
15 days from $1995.00
24 reviews
12 days from $1995.00
89 reviews
8 days from $1097.81
105 reviews
14 days from $980.88
12 reviews
8 days from $540.03
1 review
8 days from $429.82
2 reviews
10 days from $1377.64
7 reviews
11 days from $980.88
2 reviews
11 days from $980.88

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 (40)
Venice (36)
Rome (34)
Paris (32)
Lucerne (29)
Sofia (8)
Odesa (4)
Minsk (4)
Kiev (4)

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

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 26 May 2020 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm a Penguin Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 5 June 2020 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 30% 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