Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Expat Explore Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

7 days ago
LA Belle France was a huge disappointment. Our guide had never done the tour and all ...Read more
20th June 2017
"Explore Eastern Europe" Prague to Budapest!! taking this trip was a suggestion of my...Read more
16th June 2017
My husband and I did our first Back Roads tour this spring. (Italians Indulgence). We...Read more
11th June 2017
I did the Tuscan Treats tour last month and it was fantastic. The tour guide was very...Read more
2 hours ago
Yes more than expected, Guide - Excellent (more or less, professor in Euro history), ...Read more
18 hours ago
This Scandinavian tour was fantastic. Tim was an awesome guide and Bjorn did a great ...Read more
20 hours ago
I loved everything about this trip, it is exactly what I wanted. I will be eagerly lo...Read more
1 day ago
Mark and Chris were superb, made the tour so much fun and memorable. Me and my wife w...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(67 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
Susan Burn(2 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 32 different countries
through 43 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Marine
Cultural
Festival & Events
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 21 reviews
4.5/5 from 1028 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
10-75

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

9
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
12,401
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$359
$170

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
11
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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10 days from $2823
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12 days from $3505
2 reviews
12 days from $4188
1 review
9 days from $3193
3 reviews
7 days from $2140
1 review
4 days from $1165
192 reviews
12 days from $1990.00
61 reviews
26 days from $4295.00
66 reviews
18 days from $3020.00
42 reviews
10 days from $1750.00
55 reviews
14 days from $2305.00
56 reviews
7 days from $1275.00

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (24)
Paris (19)
Venice (19)
Rome (19)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Back-Roads Touring tours is between 40 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 75. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Back-Roads Touring to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Back-Roads Touring booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 28 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 42 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 42 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 10% is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Back-Roads Touring:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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