Compare Cosmos vs. MacBackpackers

CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

14 hours ago
Amazing and the tour guide was a+ in his knowledge of history, culture exceptional va...Read more
4 days ago
Our Cosmos tour exceeded our expectations. Our Tour Director was very professional al...Read more
5 days ago
Toured late Sept 2016. We had an awesome bunch of people on this trip very well behav...Read more
5th January 2017
Good value. We visited several cities in Europe. Great guide, Clara Crawford is uniq...Read more
1 day ago
3 day Isle of Skye was amazing! Even though we got snow, rain and sunshine, I loved e...Read more
2 days ago
I have been recalling fond experiences and thinking about booking another tour with M...Read more
8th January 2017
I loved every minute of this tour, and I mean every single one. With our tourguide Ri...Read more
3rd January 2017
This was the first ever tour I've done, and I couldn't reccommend it enough. Macbackp...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(183 reviews)
Neil mclennan(45 reviews)
Mark Doggett(25 reviews)
Tim Blott(14 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

3.5 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 60 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events
Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 33 reviews
4.5/5 from 604 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

47
travellers met through Cosmos tours
170
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$139
 average tour length
$63

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
14
days
 average tour length
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
44%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
11 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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5 days from $273.05
239 reviews
3 days from $165.41
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3 days from $172.86
15 reviews
5 days from $422.34
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7 days from $427.3
20 reviews
7 days from $403.49

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Paris (41)
London (38)
Venice (36)
Rome (36)
Lucerne (35)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Policies

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Cosmos 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 $250 to confirm a Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 March 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 March 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 $250 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Cosmos:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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