Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Bamboo

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

26th July 2017
We recently returned from the Legendary Danube cruise. Most of the tours were predom...Read more
8th May 2017
Accommodation was excellent. Rooms, staff and meals on board Avalon were very good. L...Read more
7th May 2017
The boat and staff were lovely but the cruise itself was disappointing. You are led t...Read more
1st May 2017
The whole Avalon cruise was beyond my expectations. The cruise crew were exceptional....Read more
8 hours ago
My trip with bamboo was hands down the best trip I've had of my life and it is all th...Read more
1 day ago
I did the Y@H Thailand and Cambodia tour in February. It was the most amazing experi...Read more
2 days ago
Arm was a great tour guide! He made the experience fun, was helpful and extremely in...Read more
2 days ago
My experience was amazing! I went into this without reading what we were going to do ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Arm(Samart Chimmanee)(138 reviews)
Elisha Petrie(119 reviews)
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
Pahn(66 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(63 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Lucy Field(34 reviews)
Heidi(34 reviews)
Navorn Bamboo(31 reviews)
Michaela Pollard(30 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 29 different countries
through 4 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Festival & Events
Cultural
Special Interest
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 97 reviews
4.5/5 from 796 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
9
travellers met through Bamboo tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$301
$76

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
15
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 days

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

9 reviews
15 days from $5319
8 reviews
8 days from $2327
1 review
14 days from $5034
6 reviews
11 days from $2811
8 reviews
8 days from $2469
11 reviews
8 days from $2564
256 reviews
14 days from $1327
39 reviews
14 days from $1187
100 reviews
14 days from $1187
93 reviews
14 days from $571
48 reviews
21 days from $1894
45 reviews
14 days from $1327

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Vienna (94)
Paris (77)
Passau (76)
Viviers (75)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Special Interest

Special Interest

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Avalon Waterways tours is between 8 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Bamboo tours is between 18 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Bamboo.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 December 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Bamboo booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 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 Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Bamboo:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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