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Translation services aren’t cheap. When a service combines great customer service with quality work, paying a bit extra is well worth it. Still, it’s always important to find the best deal possible. We compared the translation rates of the top ten services we’ve reviewed. We want to be sure that you pay the best translation prices.

 

After all, the translation rate per word can add up if you have multiple documents to process. Even travelers have to manage the cost of translation services to stay within a budget.

 

  TheWordPoint Tomedes Gengo Translated.net UTS Mars Translation Straker GTS Translation Xerox Translates Tolingo
English to Chinese $0.09 $0.08 $0.12 $0.132 $0.119 $0.06 $0.13 $0.12 $0.2 $0.18
English to Japanese $0.12 $0.13 $0.12 $0.138 $0.119 $0.15 $0.16 $0.16 - $0.26
English to Korean $0.12 $0.13 $0.12 $0.138 $0.119 $0.12 $0.16 $0.13 $0.2 $0.26
English to Spanish $0.10 $0.1 $0.12 $0.114 $0.119 $0.12 $0.13 $0.14 $0.15 $0.16
English to French $0.11 $0.13 $0.12 $0.114 $0.119 $0.15 $0.13 $0.14 $0.15 $0.17
English to German $0.10 $0.12 $0.12 $0.114 $0.119 $0.15 $0.13 $0.14 $0.15 $0.17
English to Arabic $0.09 $0.09 $0.12 $0.114 $0.119 $0.12 $0.13 $0.13 $0.2 $0.19
English to Vietnamese $0.09 $0.11 $0.12 $0.114 $0.119 $0.12 $0.16 - - -
English to Russian $0.09 $0.1 $0.12 $0.108 $0.119 $0.12 $0.13 $0.12 $0.2 $0.14

 

To rank these services, we consider translation cost per word, customer support, accuracy, delivery time, and website quality. Keep reading to see how each translation service stacks up.

 

1.TheWordPoint.com
Prices:

4.7/5

Quality:

4.8/5

Delivery:

4.7/5

Rate
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Start at $29.0Min delivery time 6 hrs.
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Translation customers want great prices and good value. With The Word Point, the cost of translating documents meets both of these requirements. Both our translation reviewers and members of our audience agree. This company offers a wide variety of translation and localization services across multiple industries, and they serve both businesses and individuals. Most importantly, they deliver accurate work at reasonable rates.

2.Tomedes
Prices:

0.0/5

Quality:

0.0/5

Delivery:

0.0/5

Rate
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Start at $30.0Min delivery time 6 hrs.
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Tomedes earns second place here for two reasons. In spite of the fact that prices are a bit high for the quality you get, they do have a great customer service team. Still, for the money you can find a much more reasonable website translation services cost elsewhere. Bottom line, if you are looking for a good value, you can do better.

3.Gengo.com
Prices:

2.4/5

Quality:

2.2/5

Delivery:

2.4/5

Rate
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Start at $30.36Min delivery time 6 hrs.
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Gengo is a hugely popular translation site. Unfortunately, they seem to have gotten complacent when it comes to quality. That’s a shame because without that level of quality, their translation price list can cause some real sticker shock.

4.Translated.net
Prices:

1.3/5

Quality:

1.5/5

Delivery:

1.7/5

Rate
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Start at $43.0Min delivery time 8 hrs.
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Prices at Translated.net vary. For example, translation proofreading rates aren’t bad. The caveat is that you can expect to wait to receive your documents, no matter what you order. For the price, you can get better rates and faster service elsewhere.

Prices Vs. Value

 

If you conduct your own price comparisons, you may find translation providers who have not made our top ten list in spite of charging very low prices. This is because cost is only one of our considerations. Above and beyond this, we must consider the overall value for your dollar. For example, you might find a company that will translate travel documents within a couple of hours for less than a hundred dollars.

 

That’s great, unless there’s a problem. Imagine being stuck in airport because the translated documents you purchased did not meet the airline’s requirements. That saving isn’t so valuable now. When we make our list of the best-priced translation services, we consider both costs and the quality of services you can expect.

 

What we Look For

 

As we mentioned, costs are a primary consideration, but that’s not all we look for. Here are some other factors we take into consideration:

 

  • The Total Number of Translation Services Offered
  • Reputation Among Our Audience And Reviewers
  • Other Online Reviews And Write Ups
  • Length of Time in Business

 

Pricing And Quality Red Flags

 

As you search for the ideal localization and translation provider, there are things that you can do to help ensure that you don’t overpay and you get the best quality possible. First, be very wary of companies that seem to offer the impossible. A company that charges impossibly low rates or offers translations in less than an hour should make you very suspicious.

 

In addition to this, pay close attention to company websites. A poorly designed website with content that appears to have been written by someone without a grasp of the English language is likely not going to provide you with a good translation. This is true regardless of price.

 

Your Questions And Insights

 

We consider our audience to be a valuable resource. If you have had an experience with a translation service, we would love to hear about it. Good or bad, we will take it into consideration in the future as we rate these service providers. We want your feedback to keep our recommendations as accurate as possible.