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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse May 27th, 2020

COVID-19 Travel Survey


If you have five minutes to spare, we would really appreciate it if you can take the time to fill out our COVID-19 Travel Survey, which will help us prepare the best trips for you once global travel restrictions are lifted.

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Ralph Foulds By: Ralph Foulds October 23rd, 2020

Coronavirus Update


Please read for details of which of our tours are operating and which are cancelled, as well as for information about travel credits and updated Flexible Booking Conditions for new bookings. 

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Michaila Knauff By: Michaila Knauff November 7th, 2019

Egypt's largest archaeological find in over 100 years


Find out all the details about Egyt's latest discovery right here!

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 8th, 2019

Early Bird Specials! Are you ready to travel in 2020?


We've just launched our 2020 dates in some of our most popular destinations and to celebrate, we're giving you discounts on them!

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Tara Jenneker By: Tara Jenneker July 29th, 2019

Five must-see attractions in the Balkans


Visiting the Balkans you will have a chance to witness outstanding architecture, mountain peaks, flowing rivers and lakes – the ideal destination for every avid adventurous traveller. 

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse January 31st, 2018

Win a tour to Egypt with Encounters Travel this February!


Do you want to explore the beauty of Egypt in 2018? Encounters Travel is giving one lucky person the chance to win an Egypt tour this February!

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse December 21st, 2017

5 weeks, 16 countries – get ready for our big January sale!


Get your passport ready and make 2018 your year of adventure travel by taking advantage of our amazing travel deals in our big January sale!

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 20th, 2017

Get notified once our Black Friday deals go live


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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse November 9th, 2017

Win an Egypt tour for two with Encounters Travel


Is visiting the Great Pyramids on your travel wishlist in 2018? Encounters Travel is giving one lucky person the chance to win an Egypt tour for two this festive season!

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse October 16th, 2017

Get up to 40% off our Discover Egypt Tour!


Want to see Egypt's Great Pyramids? Then take advantage of our amazing discounts on our 9-day Discover Egypt small group tour!

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse September 27th, 2017

Win an 8-day Nepal Tour with Encounters Travel


Encounters Travel is once again giving one lucky follower the chance to win an 8-day Nepal tour.

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse August 27th, 2017

Win a 9-day India Tour with Encounters Travel


Encounters Travel is once again giving one lucky follower the chance to win a 9-day India tour.

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse July 25th, 2017

Win an 8-day Morocco Tour with Encounters Travel


Encounters Travel is once again giving one lucky follower the chance to win an 8-day Morocco tour.

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse July 3rd, 2017

Early bird specials! Get 10% off all of our 2018 tours!


We've just released the majority of our 2018 tours and we're offering all our travellers 10% off all departures scheduled for next year until 31 July 2017.

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse July 2nd, 2017

Win a 6-day Jordan Tour with Encounters Travel


Encounters Travel is once again giving one lucky follower the chance to win a 6-day Jordan tour.

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse June 25th, 2017

Encounters Travel earns certificate of excellence from TripAdvisor


Encounters Travel has been honored with a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence for 2017.

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse May 31st, 2017

WiFi now available on all Egypt Tours!


We are proud to announce that all of our Egypt tours are now fully equipped with WiFi during all sightseeing activities.

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Jarred Manasse By: Jarred Manasse May 31st, 2017

Win a 9-day Nubian Adventure Tour in Egypt with Encounters Travel


Encounters Travel is once again giving one lucky follower the chance to win a 9-day Nubian Adventure tour in Egypt.

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Ralph Foulds By: Ralph Foulds February 21st, 2016

Zika Virus – Advice for Customers


The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has updated its travel advice for a number of countries in relation to the Zika Virus.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 10th, 2016

Morocco desert tours


From the expansive Sahara desert across the border to the sensuous hustle bustle of city life in Marrakesh, you won’t find anywhere else as unique or as rewarding as Morocco.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 7th, 2016

South Africa Tours


A trip to South Africa offers diversity that few other places can match. A photographer’s dream, the iconic landscapes are simply stunning with a seemingly endless array of delights to feast your eyes upon.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 7th, 2016

Uganda Tours


Known as the ‘pearl of Africa’, Uganda may be compact but it has a good infrastructure and is rich in culture and history with an impressive and diverse wildlife population.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 6th, 2016

Namibia Tours


Those embarking upon a trip to Namibia often have expectations of remoteness, endless desert and sand dunes, but there is also an abundance of wildlife and one of the most dramatic coastlines in the world.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 6th, 2016

Kenya Tours


Kenya is one of the most popular African destinations with good reason and Kenya tours have always been very popular with travellers and wildlife enthusiasts alike.

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Ralph Foulds By: Ralph Foulds January 5th, 2016

Egypt itinerary changes


Many people considering booking a holiday to Egypt may have some concerns and questions about visiting the country at the moment. We have made some notes which will hopefully be informative and helpful.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 5th, 2016

Botswana Tours


Botswana tours are popular with the discerning traveller, keen to view the incredible sights on offer while enjoying the exclusive and luxurious accommodation offered at the safari lodges.

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Martin Hosie By: Martin Hosie January 5th, 2016

Africa Tours


If you are looking for a destination that offers everything, consider a trip to Africa. This vast continent is as diverse as they come and it is one of those enchanting, special places that touches your soul in a profound way.

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Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 24th, 2012

Lest we forget…..


Almost 100 years ago today marks an infamous day in history for our Australian and Kiwi friends.

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Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders April 2nd, 2012

Felucca support boat


We are delighted to bring you some more information about the support facilities boat we are now providing on all our tours that feature a Nile felucca cruise.

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Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders February 12th, 2012

Destinations Show 2012


Last weekend Encounters Travel was at the Destinations Travel Show in London. It was a fantastic weekend with a huge turn out of international travellers.

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Danniell Saunders By: Danniell Saunders October 26th, 2011

Thailand – Flooding Travel Warning


The UK Foreign Office travel advice has been updated with information and advice about the current flooding in Thailand.

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