Compare Expat Explore Travel vs. MacBackpackers

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
A true adventure holiday with the chance to experience a lot of Europe in a short spa...Read more
5 days ago
The trip was what I expected. Our guide and driver were good, the accomodations were ...Read more
6 days ago
We have just finished the 7 day Europe Taster that started on 12 March 2017. We had a...Read more
12th March 2017
My husband and I had a fantastic time on our Expat Tour. My tour guide was absolutely...Read more
18 hours ago
I've just gotten back from the 5 Day Skye and Highland Fling, and it has definitely b...Read more
1 day ago
Just did the 5-day Highland tour with Neil and I enjoyed it so much. Excellent semi-c...Read more
3 days ago
This Macbackpackers tour was amazing! The group was very nice and we had so much fun....Read more
4 days ago
We went on the Hogmanay New Years and 3 day Isle of Skye tour (2016/17)! Really wante...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(59 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(193 reviews)
Neil mclennan(56 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

4.0 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 42 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 957 reviews
4.5/5 from 626 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
10-75
 age group
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

10,322
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours
175
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$111
 average tour length
$65

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
11
days
 average tour length
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
64%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 days

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

168 reviews
12 days from $1430.00
60 reviews
26 days from $2640.00
62 reviews
18 days from $1910.00
41 reviews
10 days from $1035.00
45 reviews
14 days from $1430.00
55 reviews
7 days from $730.00
217 reviews
5 days from $286.61
245 reviews
3 days from $174.17
63 reviews
3 days from $174.17
15 reviews
5 days from $443.04
11 reviews
7 days from $454.53
20 reviews
7 days from $406.56

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 (23)
Paris (19)
Venice (19)
Rome (19)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 75. 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 Expat Explore Travel 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 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 42 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 8 May 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 26 May 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 42 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 10% 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 Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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