Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. MacBackpackers

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

14th September 2017
Was bitterly disappointed after paying extra money because I believed the brochure th...Read more
18th August 2017
We completed a Back Roads tour of London to Paris via The Channel Islands in July 201...Read more
21st June 2017
LA Belle France was a huge disappointment. Our guide had never done the tour and all ...Read more
20th June 2017
"Explore Eastern Europe" Prague to Budapest!! taking this trip was a suggestion of my...Read more
7 hours ago
The three day Isle of Skye tour was fantastic and our guide, Dave, was helpful and en...Read more
7 hours ago
Internet reviews are so full of 5 stars and superlatives, it's hard to emphasise when...Read more
1 day ago
I just came back from this tour and I must say it was more than I expected! I loved e...Read more
1 day ago
Such a wonderful trip with Mark, a wonderful guide !! A lot of fun, hiking, laughing,...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(278 reviews)
Neil mclennan(102 reviews)
David Watson(67 reviews)
Mark Doggett(59 reviews)
Tim Blott(20 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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 32 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 23 reviews
5.0/5 from 890 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

15
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
216
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$321
$65

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
36%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
n/a

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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

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

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 MacBackpackers tours is between 18 and 40. 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 MacBackpackers.

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 25 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 November 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 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 25% 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 MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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