Compare Bamboo vs. Topdeck

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours
TopdeckMember since 02/08/2010See Topdeck 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
1 day ago
Once in a lifetime trip. Amazing!Read more
5 days ago
SOOOO GOOD!!! Ericeira was incredible and the surfing was amazing. Such lovely people...Read more
6 days ago
This trip was amazing. Like other reviews I've read, the only thing I'd change is sta...Read more
6 days ago
I enjoyed the trip but didn't think it was a good idea to join a trip that had alread...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
Elise Tait(245 reviews)
Barry Gallagher(171 reviews)
Anthony Di Donato(170 reviews)
Jody Judes Douglass(73 reviews)
Ruta Arminaite(60 reviews)
Hugh Fitzpatrick(53 reviews)
SARAH JASMINE LABIB(52 reviews)
Kriszti Imre(46 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 73 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 483 reviews
4.5/5 from 2312 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
18-39

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

7
travellers met through Bamboo tours
67,410
travellers met through Topdeck tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$96
$123

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

96%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
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Tours

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Most popular tours

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14 days from $1197
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21 days from $1924
124 reviews
49 days from $6075
66 reviews
24 days from $2750
96 reviews
14 days from $1771
134 reviews
28 days from $3426
95 reviews
20 days from $2311
94 reviews
11 days from $1250

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 (110)
Rome (80)
Venice (63)
Prague (61)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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 Topdeck tours is between 18 and 39. 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 Topdeck 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 Topdeck booking. The remaining balance is then payable 42 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 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 42 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 Topdeck:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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