Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Discovery Adventures

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
5 days ago
Our tour was pretty good, we only had a couple of issues - the English speaking Tour...Read more
3rd January 2017
We had a great trip and visited so many beautiful places in Italy! Rome and Florence ...Read more
8th December 2016
We love the trip very much, great hotels and very interesting guides, transportation ...Read more
26th November 2016
FALSE ADVERTISERS. Discovery Adventure claim in the included section of their tour th...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
4.0 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 33 different countries
through 18 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Marine
Independent
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 12 reviews
4.5/5 from 39 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
40-80
 age group
18-65

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

3
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
8
travellers met through Discovery Adventures tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$362
 average tour length
$186

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
8
days
 average tour length
9
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
88%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

1 review
9 days from $2779
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3 days from $763
1 review
5 days from $1723
9 days from $3144
1 review
7 days from $2107
8 days from $3950
2 reviews
6 days from $1121.69
2 reviews
8 days from $1121.69
4 reviews
10 days from $1427.71
2 reviews
10 days from $2449.12
5 reviews
10 days from $1427.71
1 review
7 days from $1020.35

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 (9)
Paris (4)
Nice (3)
Oxford (3)
Dijon (2)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Independent

Independent

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 Discovery Adventures tours is between 18 and 65. 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.
Holds are not possible for Discovery Adventures.

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 20 March 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Discovery Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 April 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 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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