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

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
24th October 2016
Our bus was late so we spent an hour in the parking waiting for it. No apologies were...Read more
2nd October 2016
I do not recommend this tour for solo travellers! I came alone to find that the whole...Read more
7 hours ago
It was the first Contiki trip i had been on. Kassie was a great tour manager and guid...Read more
18 hours ago
My introduction to Europe was an amazing experience and a huge part of that was due t...Read more
1 day ago
From the get go Nihar Vasa was a person that we could relate to, not just as a tour g...Read more
1 day ago
The trip was an amazing experience. At the very start it can get very confusing and a...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Gary Misner(27 reviews)
Erin Pace Stegman(26 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
Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Greg Colgin(175 reviews)
Kassie Jones(143 reviews)
Trys Eddy(125 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(122 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(119 reviews)
Megs Chandler(110 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(95 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(93 reviews)
Ebony Skye Anderson(66 reviews)
James Jenkins(64 reviews)
Rachel Calleja(61 reviews)
Sian Truasheim(59 reviews)
Grant Feddo(58 reviews)
Hailee Gypsy Atkins(54 reviews)
Lisa (52 reviews)
Tammy Coetzee(48 reviews)
Emma Chipperfield(47 reviews)
Ellie Teasdale(47 reviews)
Matt Grieves(41 reviews)
Matt(37 reviews)
Emmy Nilsson(34 reviews)
Anne-Elyse Gauthier(33 reviews)
Chloe Du Bois(32 reviews)
Lucy Powell(31 reviews)
Kyle Junkuhn(27 reviews)
Alanna Schulz(26 reviews)
Az Gallagher(24 reviews)
Tarryn Liddell(24 reviews)
Brianna Dransfield(23 reviews)
Larissa Cowlrick(21 reviews)
Areti Fronis(20 reviews)
Danielle Shevlin(11 reviews)
Courtney Hutchison(10 reviews)
Aaron rogers(7 reviews)
Judith Lee(5 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)
Mark Heap(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 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 24 different countries
through 61 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 390 reviews
4.5/5 from 2716 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-20
 age group
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

427
travellers met through Bus2Alps tours
501
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$39
 average tour length
$114

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
4
days
 average tour length
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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4 days from $272.69
252 reviews
13 days from $1941
61 reviews
24 days from $3272
100 reviews
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83 reviews
20 days from $2278
105 reviews
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85 reviews
10 days from $1263

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 (47)
Prague (38)
London (95)
Rome (82)
Venice (72)
Paris (71)

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 2 September 2019 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 21 January 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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