Ranking Score Explained

Hi there, thanks for your interest in how we calculate an experience's ranking score. It's at the core of Rankers so I'm pleased you're curious.

The ranking score percentage is used to compare and sort experiences in ranking tables. It is not necessarily a direct measurement of the quality of a particular experience as rated by its customers. I've found it a useful tool to allow me to find the best experiences with confidence. But I've also found it important to read the customer reviews before making any final judgements!

We calculate an experience's ranking score using a multi-factor data model instead of a raw data average (mean). This model takes into account several important questions. For instance - is there a trusted body of reviews? What is the age of a review and is the review from a credible source?

Below you'll find details around some of the important factors that went into calculating the ranking score for Rob Roy Track.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz. We don't believe this is perfect or complete so we're always interested in ways we might make improvements.

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Rob Roy Track

Valid Reviews

130 Valid Reviews

The Rob Roy Track experience has a total of 131 reviews. There are 130 valid reviews that are included when calculating the ranking score and 1 invalid review that are excluded from the calculation. Reviews can be excluded only when a reviewer is not verified or after an investigation by our team determines the reviewer is not genuine.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 130 valid reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 61
47%
9/10 44
34%
8/10 16
12%
7/10 4
3%
6/10 3
2%
5/10 2
2%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

91.54% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Rob Roy Track valid reviews is 91.54% and is based on 130 valid reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here as a comparison to the weighted average.

Face-to-Face Reviews

119 Face-to-Face Reviews

The Rankers team meets with travellers while they’re in New Zealand and conducts face-to-face surveys. These reviews, in our opinion, are the most trusted in the industry and represent a critical control sample. To our knowledge, we are the only travel review website in the world that has gone to this extent.

More about face-to-face reviews

Within the 130 valid reviews, the experience has 119 face-to-face reviews collected during interviews by our team.

Below is the distribution of ratings for the 119 face-to-face reviews:

Rating Count Percentage
10/10 55
46%
9/10 39
33%
8/10 16
13%
7/10 4
3%
6/10 3
3%
5/10 2
2%
4/10 0
0%
3/10 0
0%
2/10 0
0%
1/10 0
0%

91.18% Average

The raw data average (mean) for all the Rob Roy Track face-to-face reviews is 91.18% and is based on 119 face-to-face reviews. This value is not used to calculate the ranking score and it only provided here for comparison purposes.

Weighted Average

93.03%

Rankers calculates a weighted mean as a base average on which we can improve. Individual review's ratings are given a weight based on several factors. The weight of a review determines the overall impact it'll have on the final weighted average.

Recent reviews have more weight as they are more relevant and reflect the experience as it currently operates. Over time reviews become less relevant and loose their impact on the ranking score.

Low rating reviews carry slightly less weight. This dampens the effect of very low ratings for every experience across the board. This is especially important when the experience has few reviews overall and a single negative rating can grossly mischaracterise an experience. Consistent poor reviews will still result in the experience receiving a comparitively low ranking score.

Credible sources provide reviews that can be trusted. If we have verified a reviewer is genuine via a face-to-face meeting then the review carries additional weight.

Reviewer Rating Age Relative Weight
Sally Caboche 10/10 1551 days 100%
Wolf 10/10 1601 days 97%
Sylvie Meganck 10/10 1601 days 97%
Ylva Teleman 10/10 1607 days 97%
Sylvie Meganck 10/10 1611 days 97%
Martin Marek 10/10 1619 days 97%
Felicity Hughes 9/10 1652 days 95%
Alex Hah 10/10 1653 days 95%
James Macguire 10/10 1653 days 95%
Nathalie 10/10 1695 days 93%
Simon 10/10 1695 days 93%
Janina 9/10 1713 days 92%
Denis Schall 10/10 1721 days 91%
Charlotte Molesworth 9/10 1727 days 91%
Marc 10/10 1728 days 91%
Kirsty Smith 10/10 1733 days 91%
MARK CURPHEY 10/10 1742 days 90%
Diego Casanova 10/10 1742 days 90%
Cat Johnston 10/10 1742 days 90%
James Jackson 10/10 1743 days 90%
Maura O'Connell 10/10 1747 days 90%
Steve Smith 8/10 1949 days 76%
Huon 8/10 1950 days 76%
Cecile 9/10 1950 days 80%
Daniel Idiart 10/10 1961 days 79%
Sarah Dial 7/10 1962 days 72%
Milan Maiwald 9/10 1963 days 79%
Gessica 8/10 1965 days 75%
Szu-Yi Hsu 7/10 1967 days 72%
Chao Lai 9/10 1967 days 79%
Anika D 9/10 1967 days 79%
Dominique 6/10 1968 days 65%
Jiri Sojka 10/10 1972 days 79%
Jana Formankoua 9/10 1972 days 79%
Clotilde Graziani 10/10 1974 days 79%
Johannes Eisel 9/10 1974 days 79%
Sydney Lupton 5/10 1979 days 63%
Joaquin Gruffat 9/10 1983 days 78%
Lili Souris 10/10 1986 days 78%
Elodie Bardolle 8/10 1986 days 74%
Laurent Petit 10/10 2001 days 77%
Sara and Antoine 9/10 2031 days 76%
Hannah Stiles 10/10 2031 days 76%
Monika Dippel 10/10 2051 days 75%
Nicole and Elliott 10/10 2067 days 74%
Elisabet Millet 10/10 2072 days 74%
Graham Lighner 10/10 2078 days 74%
Danica Vrsaljko 10/10 2329 days 61%
Markus Johannes 9/10 2329 days 61%
Kristina Farkas 10/10 2358 days 60%
Finn and Melanie Lorbeer 10/10 2364 days 59%
Barbara 9/10 2416 days 57%
Samuel Tohko 10/10 2416 days 57%
Shelly Weissbrem 10/10 2433 days 56%
Julie 9/10 2463 days 54%
Marilyn Nadeau 9/10 2647 days 45%
Helen Olsson 10/10 2684 days 43%
Max Backelandt 9/10 2687 days 43%
Marie Toulemonde 10/10 2687 days 43%
Chris Handley 9/10 2704 days 42%
Charlotte Casey 8/10 2704 days 40%
Igor 9/10 2708 days 42%
Olivier Carval 9/10 2710 days 42%
Francisco Pablo Miguel 8/10 2733 days 39%
Gal Bero 10/10 2770 days 39%
Daniel McAlpine 10/10 2772 days 39%
Kellie 10/10 2772 days 39%
Jitka Krejcova 10/10 3059 days 25%
Michal Sturma 10/10 3059 days 25%
Raelene Vine 9/10 3073 days 24%
Petra Blumberg 9/10 3079 days 24%
Guillot 9/10 3080 days 23%
Fraser Goldsmith 10/10 3097 days 23%
Jacquemard 8/10 3168 days 18%
Karsten Meyer 9/10 3178 days 19%
Loesje 9/10 3193 days 18%
Rien 8/10 3430 days 5%
Carole Carter 10/10 3430 days 6%
Daniel Patricia 8/10 3441 days 5%
Sam 10/10 3442 days 5%
Les Barnes 9/10 3447 days 5%
Karin Laurev 10/10 3447 days 5%
Mike & Jennie 9/10 3449 days 5%
Lyn Deavin 6/10 3450 days 3%
Diane Moss 7/10 3452 days 4%
Kurt & Noemi Buhler 9/10 3462 days 4%
Frank & Julia 9/10 3466 days 4%
budge69 10/10 3467 days 4%
Mike1952 9/10 3467 days 4%
Urban Reifler 9/10 3478 days 4%
Kaelin 10/10 3543 days 0%
Scott & Madeleine Bancroft 10/10 3549 days 0%
Allison Meyoz 8/10 3749 days 19%
Fontvieille 5/10 3756 days 16%
Marc Edwards 9/10 3762 days 21%
Ken Talan 10/10 3769 days 21%
Laurent Pouvreau 10/10 3776 days 21%
Matthias Joos 9/10 3793 days 21%
Ann-Kathrin Auditor 10/10 3798 days 21%
Mannebach & Siejert 8/10 3801 days 19%
Laurent Michon 8/10 3802 days 19%
Brendan Dunn 9/10 3804 days 21%
Carmel 8/10 3808 days 19%
Sandra 9/10 3809 days 21%
Nataly Loewidt 10/10 3824 days 21%
Tom Hill 8/10 3827 days 19%
Darrell & Michelle Lamb 9/10 4086 days 21%
Ann Michle 10/10 4089 days 21%
Inbar Yizhar Barnea 9/10 4157 days 21%
David Morton 9/10 4171 days 21%
Paula Martinez 10/10 4172 days 21%
Chris el capitan 10/10 4174 days 21%
Huber 10/10 4191 days 21%
Dick Rosman 9/10 4193 days 21%
Rob 9/10 4195 days 21%
Jeremy & Sarah Rind 6/10 4196 days 16%
S Luis Van Oler 8/10 4202 days 19%
mariekef 9/10 4243 days 21%
simonbo 10/10 4243 days 21%
alasiac 10/10 4259 days 21%
Katrin Wennin 10/10 4270 days 21%
johanw 9/10 4375 days 21%
linus 9/10 4385 days 21%
AndreaT 10/10 4499 days 21%
JasminA 7/10 4503 days 18%
Philipp 9/10 4503 days 21%
Enno Brehm 9/10 4515 days 21%
HovingL 10/10 4515 days 21%
Gillian 8/10 4523 days 19%
kempt 10/10 4868 days 21%

Adjustments

No Adjustment

Several adjustments to the weighted average may be added to improve relevancy and credibility. Rob Roy Track does not meet the criteria for any of these adjustments to apply.

Final Ranking Score

93%

The final ranking score once rounding has been applied. This value is cached and recalculated each day. Therefore it may not be precisely accurate based on the other values presented.

If you have any questions or comments about our ranking score calculation please get in touch at info@rankers.co.nz.