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 hour ago
I just got back from this tour and I absolutely loved it. I have never used a tour to...Read more
2 hours ago
Overall the tour was great fun. Emma(guide) and Johan(driver) did a good job. This is...Read more
7 hours ago
Loved our experience! We had a delay with the bus beeaking down however, once we were...Read more
9 hours ago
Everywhere we went were so scenic which totally describes the title of this tour, fro...Read more
1 day ago
great tour great location great drive, thanks Dave Read more
2 days ago
We went on a 3 day-tour with Dave (Loch ness and Isle of skye) and it was perfect! Ev...Read more
2 days ago
Fantastic time away with Neil and MacBackpackers - filled with plenty of laughs, stor...Read more
2 days ago
I did the 3 day tour to Isle of Skye and Inverness and i couldn't imagine a better wa...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(71 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
Susan Burn(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(258 reviews)
Neil mclennan(83 reviews)
Mark Doggett(45 reviews)
David Watson(31 reviews)
Tim Blott(15 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 45 different countries
through 1 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 1072 reviews
4.5/5 from 789 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

10-75
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

13,372
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours
197
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$158
$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%
56%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
6 hours

Videos

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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)
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 September 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 September 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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