The Family Adventure Company vs Goway Travel - Tour Companies Compared

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Rating Breakdown
Overall — 4
Value — 3.9
Guide — 3.9
Activities — 3.9
Lodging — 3.9
Transportation — 3.9
Meals — 3.9
Overall — 5
Value — 4.6
Guide — 4.6
Activities — 4.6
Lodging — 4.6
Transportation — 4.6
Meals — 4.6
Recent Reviews

The company provided an excellent pre tour service

5.0 December 2016
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
The company provided an excellent pre tour service and the information sent was accurate and useful. I would definitely look at using them again and recommend them to any family.

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I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday

5.0 April 2016
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Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
I was very impressed with the Family Adventure company in terms of the holiday delivered which was exceptional. The booking and pre-holiday experience was fine although it would be better to have a specific contact to email rather than just to phone the general number with queries.
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Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective

4.0 April 2016
A
Recommends
  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
Booking and customer service were good. From a child's perspective, FAC were not as welcoming. Another company we have travelled with sent a welcome pack with a travelling companion (soft toy) and activities to do while travelling. When on the holiday this company also catered more for families needs e.g. more frequent stops when travelling for food and toilets, without parents having to ask. The stops were also at more sensible times e.g. making sure there was a stop at lunch time (12.30ish), rather than early afternoon (1.30 onwards). Children (and adults) get irritable if they've not eaten making the journey more stressful.
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Poor advice/recommendation for a once in a lifetime trip

1.0 February 2019
DnuGT
Does Not Recommend
  • Value 1.0
  • Guide 1.0
  • Activities 1.0
  • Lodging 1.0
  • Transportation 1.0
  • Meals 1.0
We had a very bad experience with GoWay travel. We changed one of our destinations of our trip to Australia which is very expensive and a once in a lifetime trip. They sent us to Cairns during the rainy season and didn't advise us at all that it was out of season and pouring rain there and our excursions while there would be impacted. We went there to see the Great Barrier Reef and didn't even get to do that bc it was canceled due to conditions. When I asked the company for help because this happened, the general manager wouldn't even return my phone call and instead sent me an email that said they couldn't choose the time of year we picked to travel. What the what?! I told you when we wanted to go and that we wanted to go somewhere different and your travel agent discouraged that and recommended this location instead. DO NOT use them!
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Bryan Tutte

5.0 October 2018
RSMR
Recommends
  • Value 5.0
  • Guide 5.0
  • Activities 5.0
  • Lodging 5.0
  • Transportation 5.0
  • Meals 5.0
Bryan Tutte, you deserve a Grand Salute for extending your excellent services to our clients Dr. And Mrs. Rod Montano as you let them felt the Journey Beyond Experience !

You truly are worth to be called our partners not only in business but in public service. One of the primordial duties in bringing people to the attainment of their dreams.
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I had a great experience with my travel…

4.0 October 2018
MRC
Recommends
  • Value 4.0
  • Guide 4.0
  • Activities 4.0
  • Lodging 4.0
  • Transportation 4.0
  • Meals 4.0
I had a great experience with my travel agent on planning and booking my trip to Argentina. She responded back to my emails on a timely manner and answered all my questions. Everything did go smoothly while I was on my trip. The only complaint was when I was in El Calafate, I didn't care for the travel agent there. I went to her office to signup for an excursion. She drove me there as she picked me up from the hotel. After I signed up she didn't offer to drive me back and I had to walk back. The excursion that I signed up for was very similar to the one that I did that day. So it was a waste of money and time.
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Tours 14 Trips 4 Trips
Average Trip Price Per Day $ 160 $ 303
Operator Type Group Tour Operator Group Tour Operator
Size Global Operator Global Operator
Trip Types
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Group Tours
  • Private Guided Trips
  • Small Ship & Expedition Cruises
  • Custom Itineraries
Service Level Standard N/A
Regions
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
  • North America
  • Central America & Caribbean
  • South America
  • Australia & Pacific
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Middle East & North Africa
  • Europe
  • Antarctica & the Arctic
Known For
  • Adventure
  • Solo & Singles Travel
  • Trekking & Camping
  • Photography
  • Cycling
Headquarters 1 Cross & Pillory Lane, Alton, England Toronto, Canada, North America
Year Established 1996 1970
Solo Friendly N/A N/A
Tour Languages N/A English
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      About The Family Adventure Company

      Founded two decades ago and based in the UK, The Family Adventure Company specializes in small group family adventure vacations. The company is now part of the global adventure travel operator Intrepid Travel, and trips are offered through Intrepid as well, allowing them to greatly expand their range.

      What Makes Them Stand Out?

      With more than 20 years’ experience, The Family Adventure Company helped pioneer the concept of small-group adventure travel for families with young children. Activities are wide-ranging, from river rafting and kayaking to cycling, sailing, camping, and wildlife viewing, all geared to the ages and interests of the family travelers.

      Who Travels With Them?

      A wide variety of families, including solo-parent, single-child, multi-generational families -- parents, children, and grandparents traveling together -- and families with teenagers. The latter have dedicated trips of special interest to teens.

      Where Do They Operate?

      Much of the world: Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas.

      How Does it Work?

      No matter where you travel, The Family Adventure Company provides an English-speaking, family-friendly local leader. Lodging, transportation and activities are also included. Tours typically consist of three or four families with kids of similar ages or interests. (You can also put together your own trip with just your family or other families you’re friendly with.) Children 14 and under get a ten percent discount off adult prices; large families (over two kids) get another price break.

      Why Travel With Them?

      The award winning company offers a wide range of trips for a wide variety of families. Because they only cater to families, they know what kids like – and as any parent can tell you, nothing is more disastrous than a family tour not geared in any way to kids. The company also supports responsible and sustainable travel practices and gives back to local communities.

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