Compare Busabout vs. Thirsty Swagman

BusaboutMember since 02/08/2010See Busabout Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
We absolutely loved Ryan he was such a hoot and was such a great orator! he really g...Read more
1 day ago
Susie was such a great guide! She was very personable, informative, and entertaining....Read more
2 days ago
Busabout is amazing and the best decision that o made for my 3months solo trip. The g...Read more
3 days ago
This tour is absolutely fantastic- I loved the variety of islands you go to and Croat...Read more
8th September 2017
While the event speaks for itself I would like to take a moment to talk about Jesse, ...Read more
13th November 2016
The Thirsty Swagman tour was exactly what I expected... Fantastic :) The tour leaders...Read more
14th October 2016
This tour turned out to be even better than expected! Made a lot of new thirsty frien...Read more
7th October 2016
Wow what can I say ! The Thirsty Swagman crew made our tour an amazing adventure. The...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Lucie Hodges(228 reviews)
Rose Brown(193 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(66 reviews)
Ryan Robson(61 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
Alvaro Calderon(55 reviews)
Michael Coelho(53 reviews)
Emma Conaghan(49 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 33 different countries
through 7 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events
Independent
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Festival & Events
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1983 reviews
5.0/5 from 97 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
16-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

133
travellers met through Busabout tours
2
travellers met through Thirsty Swagman tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$20
$170

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

32
days
6
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
6 hours

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Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Split (18)
Munich (18)
Prague (15)
Berlin (15)
Paris (14)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Busabout tours is between 18 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Thirsty Swagman tours is between 16 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Busabout to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Thirsty Swagman.

Deposit

Deposit

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 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a Thirsty Swagman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
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 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Busabout:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Thirsty Swagman:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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