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

16 hours ago
The trip was more than was expected. It was a fantastic adventure. Our guide Elisha...Read more
4 days ago
5 strangers; from the US, UK, Cambodia, Nepal and Australia. We achieved our goal o...Read more
4 days ago
My time on Koh Samui was the most rewarding and exciting 3 weeks of my life! I was fo...Read more
4 days ago
I absoutly loved my tour guide Phy!!! He was my guide for thailand and cambodia tour ...Read more
5 days ago
My Iberian tour led by Filip was awesome. Honestly it was one of the funniest and bes...Read more
6 days ago
Filip made sure that everyone on the bus was having a good time. He always made it a ...Read more
15th March 2017
The Busabout guides are all legends - friendly, considerate, helpful and ensure you h...Read more
14th March 2017
The Busabout Vietnam adventure tour has to be my favourite travel experience so far! ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Pahn(40 reviews)
Arm(37 reviews)
Elisha(33 reviews)
Lucy Field(31 reviews)
Doo(22 reviews)
Heidi(20 reviews)
Tee(17 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(17 reviews)
Phy Phal(14 reviews)
Annette Beauvoir(13 reviews)
Kooga(13 reviews)
Ae(13 reviews)
Carly Mapp(11 reviews)
Michaela Pollard(10 reviews)
Ohm(9 reviews)
Meaw(7 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)
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 Švacov(57 reviews)
Alvaro Calderon(55 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(47 reviews)
Emma Emerson(36 reviews)
Lauren Goodheart(35 reviews)
Michael Coelho(30 reviews)
Carlos De Gouveia(28 reviews)
Seb Szymeczko(28 reviews)
Jacqui Schuetz(26 reviews)
John Beaumont(25 reviews)
Kelly Ferschl(23 reviews)
Emma Conaghan(19 reviews)
Tim Cusson(18 reviews)
Emma Paton(17 reviews)
Ainsley Noon(16 reviews)
Benjamin Duff(16 reviews)
Lauren Kiddie(16 reviews)
Megan Mcdowell(16 reviews)
Milly Tamati(11 reviews)
Shannon Beulke(11 reviews)
Adam Bazeley(9 reviews)
Lana Zantis(8 reviews)
Emma Cairns(8 reviews)
Amy Alcorn(7 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(4 reviews)
Poppy Solomou(4 reviews)
Melissa Patience(3 reviews)
Filip Liovic(3 reviews)
Morgane Schupp(3 reviews)
Susie Byrd(3 reviews)
Clara Ko(3 reviews)
Angela Hunter(2 reviews)
Dorota Kochaniak(2 reviews)
Emily Meades(2 reviews)
Gerard Altura(2 reviews)
John Beaumont(2 reviews)
Pana Karasavvas(2 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(2 reviews)
Busabout Will(2 reviews)
Clare Vm(2 reviews)
Lucy Fisher(2 reviews)
Adam Dobson(1 review)
Adam Farrell(1 review)
Alana Scott(1 review)
Amanda Thai(1 review)
Holly Drinkwater(1 review)
Holly Pratt(1 review)
Jordi Balastegui(1 review)
Marysol Blaumann(1 review)
Mick Lomers(1 review)
Rowan McIntyre(1 review)
Sarah Agnew(1 review)
Stef Hopfner(1 review)
Tom Mcdonald(1 review)

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

5.0 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 3 different countries
through 30 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 426 reviews
4.5/5 from 1666 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
 age group
18-70

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

7
travellers met through Bamboo tours
68
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$89
 average tour length
$18

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
15
days
 average tour length
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 24 May 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 9 May 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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