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
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

5 days ago
Our first riverboat experience after a number of ocean cruises and it will not be out...Read more
17th August 2016
The Avalon Waterways Cruise is simply stunning. Compared to other cruise ships that...Read more
27th July 2016
Just finished the Romantic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel and everything about the tri...Read more
27th July 2016
We did our first river cruise in May last year from Budapest to Amsterdam on the Impr...Read more
14 hours ago
Doo was such a great tour guide!! I was pretty nervous arriving at the airport, not k...Read more
1 day ago
I did the two countries tour and there was a very great difference between the two. T...Read more
2 days ago
My trip with Bamboo was absolutely incredible. The staff had me very prepared before ...Read more
3 days ago
Wonderful tourguides All really fun But a super special mention to Maew Such a bundle...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Pahn(41 reviews)
Arm(37 reviews)
Elisha(33 reviews)
Lucy Field(31 reviews)
Doo(23 reviews)
Heidi(20 reviews)
Tee(17 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(17 reviews)
Kooga(14 reviews)
Phy Phal(14 reviews)
Annette Beauvoir(13 reviews)
Ae(13 reviews)
Carly Mapp(11 reviews)
Michaela Pollard(10 reviews)
Ohm(10 reviews)
Meaw(8 reviews)
Sann(7 reviews)
Jay(6 reviews)
ApinyaAom(4 reviews)
Mr. V Bamboo(4 reviews)
Gun(4 reviews)
Dimong Pech(4 reviews)
Tang(3 reviews)
Phan Dũng(3 reviews)
TangMo(2 reviews)
Julalak(2 reviews)
John bamboo(2 reviews)
Jane(1 review)

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 28 different countries
through 3 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Special Interest
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 93 reviews
5.0/5 from 431 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-80
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
7
travellers met through Bamboo tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$139
$89

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
1 day

Videos

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74 reviews
14 days from $1190
18 reviews
14 days from $1190
5 reviews
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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

Vienna (92)
Paris (84)
Viviers (83)
Lyon (83)
Arles (83)
Avignon (83)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

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 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
No group age specified

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 27 June 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 28 May 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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