Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Life Before Work 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

14th September 2017
Was bitterly disappointed after paying extra money because I believed the brochure th...Read more
18th August 2017
We completed a Back Roads tour of London to Paris via The Channel Islands in July 201...Read more
21st June 2017
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
12th September 2017
I had one of the most incredible weeks of my life! Sailing around Croatia on a super ...Read more
9th September 2017
I went to Costa Rica and Nicaragua with Mike at LBW. It was my first time going on a ...Read more
9th September 2017
Amazing trip with some crazy people :) accommodation was good Ubud and gili air by fa...Read more
7th September 2017
Mike was a fantastic guide ! He took care of myself and 2 friends (plus and entire gr...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Desmond O'Dell(85 reviews)
Bryce Hancharyk(49 reviews)
Matty Moore(38 reviews)
Dan Fillion(36 reviews)
Mike White(35 reviews)
Spicy Spice(23 reviews)
Supandi Dewantoro(17 reviews)
Kristyn Moseman(17 reviews)
Jorge Luis Carcamo(4 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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 11 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Marine
Festival & Events
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 23 reviews
4.5/5 from 411 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-30

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

15
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
235
travellers met through Life Before Work Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$321
$95

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%
72%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
7 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

1 review
10 days from $2754
2 reviews
12 days from $3415
2 reviews
5 days from $1705
2 reviews
12 days from $4080
1 review
9 days from $3111
3 reviews
7 days from $2085
50 reviews
21 days from $1489
84 reviews
42 days from $2218.54
36 reviews
19 days from $1528.21
30 reviews
8 days from $1534.48
28 reviews
8 days from $1534.48
22 reviews
19 days from $1528.21

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 (17)
Ypres (9)
Paris (8)
Lille (7)
Amiens (7)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Adventure (392)
Sailing (90)
Beach (41)

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 Life Before Work Travel tours is between 18 and 30. 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.
Holds are not possible for Life Before Work Travel.

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 25 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Life Before Work Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 November 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 60 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.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Back-Roads Touring:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Life Before Work Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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