Compare CostSaver vs. MacBackpackers

CostSaverMember since 02/08/2016See CostSaver Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

1 day ago
The tour was better than anticipated, largely due to the attentiveness of our directo...Read more
7 days ago
Beautiful locations, well organised and so much fun!! Best tour so far. Our guide was...Read more
4th May 2017
Excellent, absolutely loved itRead more
26th April 2017
I have chosen Britain and Ireland Delight from 8-15 April 2017 with 3 of my friends. ...Read more
23 hours ago
Just completed the 3 day Isle of Skye tour and it was phenomenal. Our tour guide, Mar...Read more
1 day ago
Our 3 day highlands tour ended way too soon. We had the best time exploring and being...Read more
2 days ago
I just completed the 7 day Best of the West Tour! And it was INCREDIBLE! Our tour gu...Read more
2 days ago
Amazing tour. The tour guides were Neil and Innes. Both are very knowledgeable and hu...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(220 reviews)
Neil mclennan(71 reviews)
Mark Doggett(38 reviews)
Tim Blott(14 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 34 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 57 reviews
4.5/5 from 689 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

33
travellers met through CostSaver tours
187
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$151
$57

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
56%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
5 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

6 reviews
9 days from $1134
4 reviews
7 days from $1206
6 reviews
8 days from $1279
4 reviews
10 days from $1327
3 reviews
10 days from $1636
1 review
8 days from $1078.97
235 reviews
5 days from $298.8
270 reviews
3 days from $180.95
74 reviews
3 days from $180.95
15 reviews
5 days from $461.31
11 reviews
7 days from $486.23
22 reviews
7 days from $424.42

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 (47)
Venice (41)
Paris (40)
Rome (39)
Lucerne (35)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for CostSaver tours is between 5 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 CostSaver 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 CostSaver booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 July 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 23 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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