Compare Bamboo vs. Growth International Volunteer Excursions

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
Jane is a beautiful soul who took us on a whirlwind tour of Vietnam. Jane was always ...Read more
3 days ago
Fantastic tour guide, made sure everyone was happy, great sense of humour. Different...Read more
4th January 2019
I would shorten the time in Samui: The housing needs significant improvement, the l...Read more
26th December 2018
Great intro to Thailand. Amazing group of 10. Loved the elephants, visiting schools &...Read more
14 hours ago
Before travelling to Laos with GIVE, I knew nothing about the beautiful country. Than...Read more
18 hours ago
My Give trip to Nepal was absolutely incredible. I could not have asked for a more am...Read more
6 days ago
This is my second time traveling and volunteering with GIVE and yet again, it was unb...Read more
9th January 2019
In a lifetime, a person may encounter experiences that shape the rest of their lives ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arm(Samart Chimmanee)(186 reviews)
Elisha Petrie(178 reviews)
Jane Bamboo (175 reviews)
Pahn(128 reviews)
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
Heidi(55 reviews)
Navorn Bamboo(49 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Michaela Pollard(42 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 7 different countries
through 6 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Special Interest
Cultural
Special Interest

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1262 reviews
5.0/5 from 789 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
18-75

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

10
travellers met through Bamboo tours
139
travellers met through Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$192
$128

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
15
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

n/a
2 hours

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Tours

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Most popular tours

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231 reviews
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114 reviews
14 days from $1915
53 reviews
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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

Special Interest

Special Interest

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Bamboo tours is between 18 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours is between 18 and 75. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Bamboo booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 March 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Growth International Volunteer Excursions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 March 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 20% 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bamboo:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Growth International Volunteer Excursions:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America