Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Contiki

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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
9 hours ago
I was fortunate enough to have megs as our tour guide! She made the experience of tra...Read more
12 hours ago
Oh man, where do I start?? My husband and I got back this week from the European Magi...Read more
13 hours ago
I recently went on the European Magic tour with Megs and it was unforgettable. Within...Read more
1 day ago
At first, I was nervous about booking a solo trip with Contiki to Europe for 9 days. ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(274 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Megs Chandler(150 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(123 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(116 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Az Gallagher(77 reviews)
James Jenkins(69 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(68 reviews)
Lisa (64 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(60 reviews)
Grant Feddo(58 reviews)
Hailee Gypsy Atkins(56 reviews)
Matt Grieves(54 reviews)
Ellie Teasdale(48 reviews)
Tammy Coetzee(48 reviews)
Emma Chipperfield(47 reviews)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(39 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(28 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(24 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(22 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Judith Lee(15 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(12 reviews)
Courtney Hutchison(10 reviews)
Aaron rogers(7 reviews)
Stephen Galloni(4 reviews)
Patrick Davis(4 reviews)
Joe Patrick(3 reviews)
jhonatan fernandez(2 reviews)
Jason Magerkorth(2 reviews)
Maïté Morelli(2 reviews)
Blake Franks(1 review)
Nick Papadatos(1 review)
Mark Heap(1 review)
Trav(0)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 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 61 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 12 reviews
4.5/5 from 3106 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

6
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
601
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$344
$113

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

Tours

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 (93)
Rome (85)
Venice (72)
Paris (70)

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 22 June 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 7 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 $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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