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

1 day ago
By-and-large the tour was well organised, with accommodation in comfortable, and cent...Read more
1 day ago
The Best of the British Isles What a magnificent trip. More than we had expected, ho...Read more
5 days ago
I had a wonderful trip and it was because our tour Director and driver Peter and Eio...Read more
7 days ago
This was my first trip overseas & traveling alone & I would do it again in a heartbea...Read more
16 hours ago
I went on a 3 day tour of the Isle of Skye with MacBackpackers last week and it was g...Read more
18 hours ago
I really enjoyed the tour, despite the fact of not perfect weather.We had an opporuni...Read more
2 days ago
I loved the 5 day Skye and Highland Fling. Our guide Neil was a compelling story tell...Read more
3 days ago
The five day tour was great! Our guide Neil really made the tour, we may not have had...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Janice Love(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(269 reviews)
Neil mclennan(92 reviews)
Mark Doggett(50 reviews)
David Watson(47 reviews)
Tim Blott(17 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 73 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 62 reviews
4.5/5 from 833 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

48
travellers met through Globus tours
209
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$222
$69

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%
72%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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5 days from $300.29
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3 days from $182.04
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3 days from $182.04
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7 days from $501.67
41 reviews
7 days from $426.28
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6 days from $350.89

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Venice (38)
Rome (38)
Paris (37)
London (36)
Munich (32)

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 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 11 October 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 21 October 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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