Compare Bamboo vs. Busabout

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours
BusaboutMember since 02/08/2010See Busabout 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

11 hours ago
It's my first time doing a volunteer type of tour and didn't really know what to expe...Read more
5 days ago
I just completed the Elephant 2 Island tour with Elisha as our tour guide. She brough...Read more
5 days ago
Elisha is a fantastic tour guide! She is fun, safe, and knows tons about Thailand and...Read more
5 days ago
I just finished the Elephants 2 Islands tour with Bamboo and it was an amazing experi...Read more
1 day ago
I've been lucky enough to have filip three times as my bus guide already and from our...Read more
1 day ago
Had the best time ever, couldn't of asked for anything more, had the the greatest tim...Read more
2 days ago
Went on a greek island flexi hopper. It was good, the thing that made it great was t...Read more
2 days ago
My partner and I booked a Greek Island Hopper tour with Busabout where Lauren was our...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
Elisha(52 reviews)
Pahn(49 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Arm(41 reviews)
Lucy Field(34 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(26 reviews)
Doo(24 reviews)
Heidi(22 reviews)
Tee(17 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lucie Hodges(228 reviews)
Rose Brown(193 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Ryan Robson(61 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
Ivan ┼ávacov(57 reviews)
Alvaro Calderon(55 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(47 reviews)
Emma Emerson(36 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 4 different countries
through 31 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 483 reviews
4.5/5 from 1678 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
18-70

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

7
travellers met through Bamboo tours
80
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$96
$20

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
27
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
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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

Split (16)
Munich (14)
Berlin (13)
Rome (12)
Madrid (12)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for Busabout tours is between 18 and 70. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

Deposit

Deposit

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 29 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm a Busabout booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $100 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bamboo:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Busabout:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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