Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Globus

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3rd October 2016
We had a terrific trip. Pip, our driver and guide, was fabulous. He did a great jo...Read more
28th September 2016
My husband and i took the 5 day "Heart of England" tour with Helen Pointer as our gui...Read more
26th September 2016
Tuscan Treats & the Cinque Terre - awesome tour - great Company. Tour guide and Bus d...Read more
20th August 2016
The tour was perfect for our needs. Informative, concise and well organised. Gide was...Read more
3 days ago
Nice tour. Probably not the perfect fit for me. Im younger and single so therefore i ...Read more
15th March 2017
Absolutely loved my tour. Salvatore was a great guide, as were all the local guides. ...Read more
5th February 2017
My wife, Julie and I recently returned for a mid January Natural Wonders of Costa Ri...Read more
31st October 2016
Fantastic ! Wow ! I had such a fun time with Globus. Every activity, every accommodat...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 32 different countries
through 74 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Marine
Cultural
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 12 reviews
4.5/5 from 27 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
8-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

3
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
27
travellers met through Globus tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$355
$221

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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20 days from $4250
1 review
7 days from $1705
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8 days from $2388
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9 days from $2212
2 reviews
9 days from $1900
1 review
8 days from $1657

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

Paris (41)
Venice (40)
Rome (40)
London (39)
Pisa (24)

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 Globus tours is between 8 and 80. 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 Globus 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 27 May 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Globus booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 May 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 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 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 Globus:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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