Compare Expat Explore Travel vs. MacBackpackers

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

10 hours ago
The tour was a great one and a busy one. Marc Fay our guide was fantastic and helpfu...Read more
1 day ago
Tour leader (Mark) and Driver (Chris) were exceptional, bus was a Little less then ex...Read more
1 day ago
It was an amazing experience! Got to see lot of places and meet wonderful people as w...Read more
2 days ago
Tour guide and driver gave lots of information and interacted well with group Had a w...Read more
1 day ago
Great tour at a great price!! You get to see and do a lot and it is so hassle free. ...Read more
2 days ago
Amazingly experience! Our guide was Richard. Great guy, really funny and very knowled...Read more
2 days ago
After reading a lot of reviews about Macbackpackers and Haggis Adventures, I finally ...Read more
2 days ago
7 Day Best of the West Tour Once again, I am thrilled, this wonderful country called ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(67 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
Susan Burn(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(249 reviews)
Neil mclennan(79 reviews)
Mark Doggett(42 reviews)
Tim Blott(14 reviews)
David Watson(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 43 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1020 reviews
5.0/5 from 749 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

10-75
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

12,337
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours
193
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$171
$57

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
64%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
11 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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66 reviews
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10 days from $1750.00
53 reviews
14 days from $2305.00
56 reviews
7 days from $1275.00
245 reviews
5 days from $298.22
301 reviews
3 days from $180.78
80 reviews
3 days from $180.78
15 reviews
5 days from $460.79
11 reviews
7 days from $486.41
35 reviews
7 days from $423.35

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (24)
Venice (19)
Rome (19)
Paris (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 9 August 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 27 August 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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