Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Contiki

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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

5 days ago
LA Belle France was a huge disappointment. Our guide had never done the tour and all ...Read more
6 days ago
"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
17 hours ago
Such an amazing tour! Nicole and Ryan were amazing in August 2016. Such a good way to...Read more
21 hours ago
I travelled on the Contiki Scandinavia and Russia Plus with tour manager Greg Colgin ...Read more
1 day ago
Greg Colgin was my trip manager for a marathon trip I did through Scandinavia and Rus...Read more
1 day ago
I had a Greg as a tour manager for the Scandinavia-Russia trip . Greg was kind, court...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(298 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Megs Chandler(153 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(119 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 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

4.0 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 63 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 21 reviews
4.5/5 from 3223 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

9
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
671
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$356
$118

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

Videos

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Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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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 (94)
Rome (86)
Venice (74)
Paris (72)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

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 Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. 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 Contiki 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 25 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 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 45 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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