Compare Bamboo vs. Contiki

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours
ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki 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

6 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
3 days ago
Both Romeo and Tiago (Tour Manager and Tour Driver) were perfect. Could not have had ...Read more
16th May 2017
Anne Elyse was sensational, great tour guide couldn't ask for a better person to mana...Read more
16th May 2017
I had an amazing first experience in Europe Read more
16th May 2017
It was an awesome tourRead 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
Greg Colgin(274 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(193 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Megs Chandler(152 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(124 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(119 reviews)
Trent Plaine(108 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 4 different countries
through 63 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 483 reviews
4.5/5 from 3192 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

7
travellers met through Bamboo tours
635
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$96
$121

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
13
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

London (92)
Rome (85)
Venice (72)
Paris (71)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

No group age specified
The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. 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 Contiki 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 28 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 13 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 $200 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 Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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