Compare Bus2Alps vs. Highland Explorer Tours

Bus2AlpsMember since 02/08/2010See Bus2Alps Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 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
15th October 2016
This trip was a once in a lifetime experience! I highly recommend if you are coming t...Read more
3rd August 2016
Our 3 day trip with Highland Explorer was fantastic! Great guide Mahri, who looked af...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

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
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 24 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 390 reviews
5.0/5 from 2 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
18-20
 age group
5-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

427
travellers met through Bus2Alps tours
1
travellers met through Highland Explorer Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$38
 average tour length
$112

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
4
days
 average tour length
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Most popular tours

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4 days from $271.24
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3 days from $428
6 days from $1354

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)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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 Highland Explorer Tours tours is between 5 and 80. 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 Highland Explorer Tours 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 28 August 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $170 to confirm a Highland Explorer Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 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 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $170 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 Highland Explorer Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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