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Trafalgar vs Tauck

By Samantha Scott
October 18, 2017

Trafalgar and Tauck together are the perfect representation of tours styled as "comfort," where Trafalgar excels  to "luxury," where Tauck excels. Both companies have a long legacy in the world of guided group travel and are very recognizable names, particularly among older travelers.

The biggest differentiating factor for these two companies will be price and travel style - Tauck is more on the high end range, and offers more cruises, while Trafalgar will appeal more to budget minded travelers who are not willing to sacrifice comfort.

Their tours go around the world and groups are mid size to large (26 is the max for Trafalgar, and Tauck offers many small ship cruises, which tend to be 500 or less passengers). Often compared, here are the facts based on all the trips from these companies on Stride, and their Stride profiles.

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                  Overall Average Rating                       




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                  Number of Tours




                  Travel Styles


Value, Comfort


Comfort, Luxury


                  Average Tour Price






                  Average Tour Length


12.5 Days


11 Days


                  Tour Type


Group Tours, River Cruises     

Group Tours, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises


                  Years in Business






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What Makes Them Stand Out?

Trafalgar: Trafalgar is a premium group tour operator that features popular destinations on six continents and a wide range of ways to see them. Taking the motto “See the world from the inside,” it trumpets its “insider” approach, promising travelers that they’ll get to meet, talk and even eat and drink with the locals -- everyone from chefs and artisans to historians and farmers. Read More...

TauckTauck is a long-established high-quality tour operator with a strong reputation as one of the top companies offering upper-mid-range-to-luxury group travel for the 50+ crowd. While its staple has been European and North American land tours, Tauck has been increasingly expanding into special family trips, exotic locations, and recent award-winning European river cruising. Read More...

Why Travel With Them?

Trafalgar: Extensive industry experience and a name known to travelers who enjoy local experiences, and prices kept low. Older travelers will enjoy their trips, as well as families. There are many choices of trips with Trafalgar, from slower paced to more quick moving, covering a lot of ground. Read More... 

Tauck: Tauck is a renowned, well established company, offering multiple types of travel all over the world.The staff is known for its attentiveness and individualized service. Tauck offers something for just about everyone. Read More...


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