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

28th October 2016
Had a great time on this tour! Lovely mix of people, very knowledgeable tour guide an...Read more
4th October 2016
The hotel accomodations were excellent. Unfortunately half of the group became violen...Read more
3rd October 2016
It was very pleasant. Specially our tour director Chloe was incrediable.Read more
27th September 2016
Overall-this was a great trip! My only critique is the time/distance worked into the...Read more
1 day ago
Did the 5 day highland tour and it was amazing! Scotland is crazy beautiful and our t...Read more
3 days ago
The Isle of Skye tour was awesome. Our guide, Graheme, was a real laugh, but also dem...Read more
7 days ago
Just finished the most amazing 5 day Highland Fling tour. Seeing Scotland in winter i...Read more
25th November 2016
I did the 3 day tour of Isle of Skye with Mark and it was likely the best part of my ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(164 reviews)
Neil mclennan(38 reviews)
Mark Doggett(21 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

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 52 reviews
4.5/5 from 573 reviews

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

20
travellers met through CostSaver tours
162
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$147
 average tour length
$66

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
15
days
 average tour length
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
56%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
10 hours

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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5 reviews
16 days from $1804
192 reviews
5 days from $284.51
234 reviews
3 days from $172.94
61 reviews
3 days from $179.58
8 reviews
5 days from $440.91
5 reviews
7 days from $457.73
19 reviews
7 days from $420.54

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 (39)
Paris (39)
Rome (37)
Lucerne (34)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

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 22 January 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 1 February 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 20% 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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