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

6 hours ago
Group of five Canadian women took this tour and were very pleased with every aspect o...Read more
3 days ago
We took an expensive China tour with Globus/Avalon and it was the worst tour I have e...Read more
7 days ago
Excellent tour guide, lovely scenery. Felt well looked after.Read more
13th July 2017
We recently finished the extended Great Britain and Ireland tour. This was our first ...Read more
1 day ago
Dave is an amazing guy. Witty, funny and at the same time very responsible. I would h...Read more
1 day ago
I went on the 3 day Loch-ness and Isle of Skye tour with 3 of my friends and it was a...Read more
1 day ago
This tour was really amazing and I can really recommend it to everyone! Beautiful...Read more
3 days ago
Thanks so much for a wonderful tour through Scotland! I enjoyed each of the 7 days. T...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(256 reviews)
Neil mclennan(82 reviews)
Mark Doggett(44 reviews)
David Watson(28 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

4.5 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 48 reviews
4.5/5 from 781 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

45
travellers met through Globus tours
196
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$223
$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%
44%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
7 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

Venice (39)
Rome (39)
Paris (39)
London (38)
Munich (32)

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 99. 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 10 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 20 September 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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