Compare Growth International Volunteer Excursions vs. TruTravels

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3 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
8th January 2019
One of the best experiences of my lifeRead more
8th January 2019
I am a,ready planning on going back to get my rescue certification and to continue wo...Read more
2 days ago
LOVED IT!!! Great support from start to finish. Group leaders were so entertaining an...Read more
4 days ago
Definitely a good 18-30 backpacker tour. Good variety of places and activities- lots ...Read more
4 days ago
This was sold as a 0-99 tour but it was very much aimed at the 18-30 market. Not the ...Read more
6th January 2019
Oh. My. God. Where do I start? My first ever Tru Travels experience across the east P...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Luke Macdonald(328 reviews)
Harry Bradbury(308 reviews)
Itchy(277 reviews)
Drew Harwood(185 reviews)
Patrick Brandli(169 reviews)
Tina(162 reviews)
Rianna Smith(152 reviews)
Benmore Perb(150 reviews)
Dean Da Costa(143 reviews)
Rig McIntyre(140 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 6 different countries
through 7 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Special Interest
Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Activities

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 787 reviews
4.5/5 from 5604 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-75
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

139
travellers met through Growth International Volunteer Excursions tours
12,816
travellers met through TruTravels tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$129
$65

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
15
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 hours
n/a

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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

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Discovery (9307)
Beach (4996)
Adventure (3505)
Wildlife (100)

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for TruTravels tours is between 18 and 99. 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 Growth International Volunteer Excursions booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 March 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a TruTravels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 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 Growth International Volunteer Excursions:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for TruTravels:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America