Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Busabout

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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
2nd April 2017
Filip is one of the most amazing guides I've met! He is extremely friendly, kind and ...Read more
19th March 2017
My Iberian tour led by Filip was awesome. Honestly it was one of the funniest and bes...Read more
19th March 2017
Filip made sure that everyone on the bus was having a good time. He always made it a ...Read more
15th March 2017
The Busabout guides are all legends - friendly, considerate, helpful and ensure you h...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lucie Hodges(228 reviews)
Rose Brown(193 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Ryan Robson(61 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
Ivan ┼ávacov(57 reviews)
Alvaro Calderon(55 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(47 reviews)
Emma Emerson(36 reviews)
Lauren Goodheart(35 reviews)
Michael Coelho(30 reviews)
Carlos De Gouveia(28 reviews)
Seb Szymeczko(28 reviews)
Jacqui Schuetz(26 reviews)
John Beaumont(25 reviews)
Kelly Ferschl(23 reviews)
Emma Conaghan(19 reviews)
Tim Cusson(18 reviews)
Emma Paton(17 reviews)
Ainsley Noon(16 reviews)
Benjamin Duff(16 reviews)
Lauren Kiddie(16 reviews)
Megan Mcdowell(16 reviews)
Shannon Beulke(11 reviews)
Adam Bazeley(10 reviews)
Lana Zantis(8 reviews)
Emma Cairns(8 reviews)
Amy Alcorn(7 reviews)
Filip Liovic(5 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(4 reviews)
Poppy Solomou(4 reviews)
Melissa Patience(3 reviews)
Morgane Schupp(3 reviews)
Susie Byrd(3 reviews)
Clara Ko(3 reviews)
Angela Hunter(2 reviews)
Dorota Kochaniak(2 reviews)
Emily Meades(2 reviews)
Gerard Altura(2 reviews)
John Beaumont(2 reviews)
Pana Karasavvas(2 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(2 reviews)
Busabout Will(2 reviews)
Clare Vm(2 reviews)
Lucy Fisher(2 reviews)
Adam Dobson(1 review)
Adam Farrell(1 review)
Alana Scott(1 review)
Amanda Thai(1 review)
Holly Drinkwater(1 review)
Holly Pratt(1 review)
Jordi Balastegui(1 review)
Marysol Blaumann(1 review)
Mick Lomers(1 review)
Rowan McIntyre(1 review)
Sarah Agnew(1 review)
Stef Hopfner(1 review)
Tom Mcdonald(1 review)

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 31 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Marine
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events
Marine
Independent

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 12 reviews
4.5/5 from 1667 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-70

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

6
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
68
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$345
$20

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
27
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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9 days from $4773
70 reviews
3 days from $342
35 reviews
8 days from $773
75 reviews
14 days from $1067
55 reviews
9 days from $646
28 reviews
9 days from $489
509 reviews
9 days from $469

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 (9)
Paris (5)
Nice (3)
Oxford (3)
Bath (2)
Split (16)
Munich (14)
Berlin (13)
Rome (12)
Madrid (12)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

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 Busabout tours is between 18 and 70. 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 Busabout 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 23 June 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm a Busabout booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 8 June 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 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $100 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 Busabout:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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