Compare Globus vs. MacBackpackers

GlobusMember since 24/01/2013See Globus 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

2 hours ago
Guide Margerie and Driver Allister excellent. The tour occasionally strenuous; bus r...Read more
5 days ago
The cultural aspect of the tour was excellent. I would have been happy with even more...Read more
20th May 2017
I feel so lucky to have travelled on such a beautiful tour!!! The Vista of Switzerlan...Read more
8th May 2017
It was a great way to see a lot of Greece's history in a short time. Hotels were good...Read more
8 minutes ago
I have just finished the 3 day Isle of Skye MacBackpackers tour and had an incredible...Read more
1 hour ago
Great tour. Neil was brilliant - funny and full of stories about scotland history as ...Read more
1 day ago
The 7 Day Best of the West was amazing. It went so quickly as we did and saw so many ...Read more
1 day ago
Went on the 5 day Skye and Highland fling with Neil as our tour guide. Neil was funn...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(224 reviews)
Neil mclennan(73 reviews)
Mark Doggett(39 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

4.5 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 74 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 34 reviews
4.5/5 from 695 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

38
travellers met through Globus tours
187
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$217
$57

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
68%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
8 hours

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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

Paris (39)
Venice (38)
Rome (38)
London (38)
Munich (27)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Globus tours is between 8 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 Globus 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 $250 to confirm a Globus booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 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 27 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 $250 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 Globus:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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