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

5th February 2017
My wife, Julie and I recently returned for a mid January Natural Wonders of Costa Ri...Read more
31st October 2016
Fantastic ! Wow ! I had such a fun time with Globus. Every activity, every accommodat...Read more
13th October 2016
Excellent experience! The hotels were all beautiful, all of the guides and our driver...Read more
1st October 2016
Just returned from a 10 day "Emerald Isle" tour of Ireland and had a terrific experie...Read more
19 hours ago
I had an incredible time on the 5 day Skye and Highland Fling with MacBackpackers! It...Read more
1 day ago
Trip was well worth it. Each tour stop was awesome.Read more
2 days ago
The Five Day Highland Fling and Skye Trip was by far the best tour I've been on in Eu...Read more
3 days ago
I did the 5 day MacBackpackers Highland Fling and did not regret my decision. We were...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(190 reviews)
Neil mclennan(48 reviews)
Mark Doggett(25 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
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 25 reviews
4.5/5 from 615 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

 age group
8-80
 age group
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

22
travellers met through Globus tours
160
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$218
 average tour length
$60

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
13
days
 average tour length
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
48%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
6 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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7 days from $1705
3 reviews
11 days from $2583
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9 days from $2212
2 reviews
9 days from $1852
208 reviews
5 days from $278.71
244 reviews
3 days from $169.42
63 reviews
3 days from $175.91
11 reviews
7 days from $436.9
20 reviews
7 days from $411.95
4 reviews
6 days from $339.09

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 (41)
Rome (40)
Venice (40)
London (39)
Pisa (24)

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 13 April 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 April 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 20% 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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