Compare Insight Vacations 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

2 days ago
My wife and I had booked and paid for the 16-25 June 2017 Country Roads of Northern I...Read more
27th February 2017
Great trip. Jeorge, the Guild was excellent and looked after everyone. Eugene the Dri...Read more
26th November 2016
My wife and I recently returned in October from Insight's "Easy Pace" tour of Rome, F...Read more
26th November 2016
A great experience was enjoyed by all our fellow travelers as we toured England and I...Read more
7 hours ago
This tour was fantastic!!! Neil was a wonderful guide! He was incredibly knowledgeabl...Read more
7 hours ago
My husband and I did the 3 day Isle of Skye tour in Sept. 2016. It was the highlight ...Read more
9 hours ago
I did the three day isle of Skye tour with Neill. It was amazing. I absolutely loved ...Read more
2 days ago
Where do I start.... Possibly the best tour, I've ever done. The 5 day tour is amazin...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(193 reviews)
Neil mclennan(59 reviews)
Mark Doggett(26 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

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 66 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 114 reviews
4.5/5 from 630 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

14
travellers met through Insight Vacations tours
176
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$272
$65

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
44%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 days

Videos

Videos

Introducing Insight VacationsUltimate Italy - Luxury GoldEurope Tours - Insight VacationsScandinavia - Insight VacationsFrench Connection - Luxury GoldEgypt Tours - Insight VacationsIceland: The Ultimate Travel GuideDiscover IndiaEurope IntroInsight Signature Hotels in IndiaInsight Luxury Gold - Ultimate ItalyThe real taste of IndiaInsight Luxury Gold Living like a localInsight Vacations Travel StylesThe Art of Touring in StyleJourney Beyond the OrdinaryThe Magic of Winter MarketsCountry Roads of Umbria & Tuscany with Insight Tour Director Francesca BossiRussia, Warsaw & the Baltic States with Insight Tour Director Anna LuthiHarmony of Central Europe with Luxury Gold Travelling Concierge Irina CerarSpain & Portugal in Style with Luxury Gold Travelling Concierge Toni AguilarBest of Morocco with Insight Tour Director Barrak AbdulwahadMajestic Switzerland with Luxury Gold Travelling Concierge Carl EggelingEasy Pace Italy with Insight Tour Director Belinda RichardsonLuxurious London & Paris with Luxury Gold Travelling Concierge Peter MeahanHighlights of Spain with Insight Tour Director Jacqueline PangmanCountry Roads of Bavaria, Switzerland & Austria with Insight Tour Director Robert LintottCountry Roads of Italy with Insight Tour Director Elena TerminelloHighlights of Europe with Insight Tour Director Ruth RidgwayNorthern Capitals & Russia with Insight Tour Director Maja PolansekGrand Tour of Italy & Sicily with Insight Tour Director Daniele NannettiRomantic Britain & Ireland with Insight Tour Director Cherryl DukeThe Great Western American Adventure with Insight Tour Director Todd GeistTreasures of the Incas with Luxury Gold Travelling Concierge Barbara FerstlGlorious Switzerland with Insight Tour Director Martin MalissaBritain & Ireland Explorer with Insight Tour Director Christina BaderThe Best of Eastern Canada & the USA with Insight Tour Director Roger GrenfellClassic Mid Atlantic with Insight Tour Director Robin O'MalleySicily in Depth with Insight Tour Director Barbara TagliaventoElegance of the East Coast with Luxury Gold Travelling Concierge Gary BlenderNatural Wonders of Iceland with Insight Tour Director Snorri ValsonnTreasures of Turkey with Insight Tour Director Cem Tas

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

1 review
13 days from $3005.44
1 review
22 days from $7195
1 review
4 days from $1214.47
1 review
8 days from $2568
1 review
10 days from $2352
1 review
15 days from $3533
219 reviews
5 days from $285.31
246 reviews
3 days from $173.37
63 reviews
3 days from $173.37
15 reviews
5 days from $441.02
11 reviews
7 days from $452.46
20 reviews
7 days from $404.7

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 (87)
Venice (83)
London (82)
Rome (80)
Lucerne (77)

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 Insight Vacations tours is between 5 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 Insight Vacations 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 $200 to confirm a Insight Vacations booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 May 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 29 May 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 $200 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 Insight Vacations:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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