Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Expat Explore Travel

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
21 hours ago
I went on the Taste of Italy tour this past December with Peter as the tour guide! He...Read more
4 days ago
I travelled on the Italian Delights tour with my family this fall (oct-nov 2016) and ...Read more
4 days ago
The Europe Escape was a wonderful trip with some fantastic planning thanks to the har...Read more
5 days ago
Amazing Europe Jewel tour!!! Knowledgeable tour leader Stacey and driver Davo. Always...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Peter(63 reviews)
Steve Martin(47 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)

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
4.0 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 43 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 12 reviews
4.5/5 from 912 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
40-80
 age group
10-75

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

4
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
9,807
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$342
 average tour length
$89

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
8
days
 average tour length
11
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

1 review
9 days from $2823
1 review
3 days from $775
1 review
5 days from $1750
1 review
7 days from $2140
7 days from $2530
8 days from $4012
154 reviews
12 days from $1275.00
60 reviews
26 days from $2705.00
61 reviews
18 days from $1975.00
40 reviews
10 days from $1080.00
45 reviews
14 days from $1430.00
47 reviews
7 days from $765.00

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 (5)
Ypres (4)
Lille (4)
Munich (3)
London (25)
Paris (21)
Venice (21)
Rome (21)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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 Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 75. 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 Expat Explore Travel 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 2 February 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 42 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 January 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 42 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 10% 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 Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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