Compare Expat Explore Travel vs. Thirsty Swagman

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

6 hours ago
Best decision my sister and I ever made!! We checked off so many places off our bucke...Read more
11 hours ago
Lots of country's but a bit rushedRead more
21 hours ago
Excellent taster of some major European tourist attractions.Read more
1 day ago
The trip was everything that we expected and more. Our tour guide, Helen, was excelle...Read more
8th September 2017
While the event speaks for itself I would like to take a moment to talk about Jesse, ...Read more
13th November 2016
The Thirsty Swagman tour was exactly what I expected... Fantastic :) The tour leaders...Read more
14th October 2016
This tour turned out to be even better than expected! Made a lot of new thirsty frien...Read more
7th October 2016
Wow what can I say ! The Thirsty Swagman crew made our tour an amazing adventure. The...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(72 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
Susan Burn(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 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 49 different countries
through 7 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1179 reviews
5.0/5 from 97 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

10-75
16-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

15,304
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours
2
travellers met through Thirsty Swagman tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$202
$170

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
6
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
6 hours

Videos

Tours

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Most popular tours

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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 (23)
Venice (19)
Paris (19)
Rome (19)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 75. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Thirsty Swagman tours is between 16 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Expat Explore Travel to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Thirsty Swagman.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 42 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 1 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a Thirsty Swagman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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 10% 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 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Thirsty Swagman:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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