Compare Bus2Alps vs. Contiki

Bus2AlpsMember since 02/08/2010See Bus2Alps Tours
ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

17th April 2017
An amazing experience and a value I didn't possibly imagine. I still have trouble bel...Read more
12th February 2017
I went on one of their Naples day trips. First off, the guides were excellent! Nothin...
9th November 2016
I went on the Florence 2 Western Loop trip for fall break. I highly regret it and enc...Read more
8th November 2016
The trip was not what I expected. There were a lot more people on the trip than I was...Read more
8 hours ago
First thing to note is this tour is not actually ran by Contiki, it is ran by another...Read more
15 hours ago
I just came off a Contiki tour with Megs and I have nothing but amazing things to say...Read more
19 hours ago
Exploring Europe for the first time with my partner, Megs was a friend not just a tou...Read more
21 hours ago
Exploring Europe for the first time via contiki (and Megs) was probably one of the be...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Erin Pace Stegman(33 reviews)
Gary Misner(27 reviews)
Jarrett Nixon(21 reviews)
Marlee Newman(20 reviews)
Tyler Young(15 reviews)
Scott Heptonstall(4 reviews)
Will Ferguson(2 reviews)
Matt McDonald(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(301 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Megs Chandler(165 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(132 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 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 20 different countries
through 63 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 392 reviews
4.5/5 from 3283 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-20
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

374
travellers met through Bus2Alps tours
706
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$32
$124

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

4
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

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

Rome (64)
Munich (52)
Prague (37)
London (95)
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 Bus2Alps tours is between 18 and 20. 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

Holds are not possible for Bus2Alps.
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 $0 to confirm a Bus2Alps booking. The remaining balance is then payable 999 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 April 2020 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 6 September 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 999 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $0 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 Bus2Alps:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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