Compare Explore! vs. Stray Travel

Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours
Stray TravelMember since 02/08/2010See Stray Travel 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

5th September 2018
A well organised, well paced and very informative tour with an excellent tour leader ...Read more
5th September 2018
The fly in Nasca should be included. It‘ s very important that you buy the tickets fo...Read more
28th August 2018
Overall it was a good tour. A couple of general thoughts: Way to much walking on a c...Read more
15th August 2018
Tour van was cramped and uncomfortable. We had to spend a lot of time there because o...Read more
1 day ago
I travelled throughout the North Island with Stray and had the best time! Stray is ab...Read more
7 days ago
Most amazing trip discovering the South Island of NZ especially with Stray! ExcellentRead more
14th September 2018
AVOID AT ALL COSTS! The whole trip was awful... including being sweltered to death (n...Read more
31st August 2018
Stray Bus Experience I feel so glad that I booked and joined Stray Travel Bus for my...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Joana Alarcon(1 review)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

3.5 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

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 117 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 12 reviews
4.5/5 from 391 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

16-79
7-70

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Explore! tours
25
travellers met through Stray Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$129
$53

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

96%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 hour
11 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

2 reviews
8 days from $1061
1 review
13 days from $1753
1 review
15 days from $1876
1 review
14 days from $1563
1 review
8 days from $1080
1 review
8 days from $1127
44 reviews
31 days from $1152.44
59 reviews
28 days from $993.03
27 reviews
19 days from $694.12
7 reviews
10 days from $1012.95
17 reviews
7 days from $773.83
18 reviews
10 days from $415.14

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 79. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Stray Travel tours is between 7 and 70. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 November 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 35% to confirm a Stray Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 November 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 30% 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 35% 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 Stray Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America