Compare Bamboo vs. TruTravels

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours
TruTravelsMember since 29/01/2013See TruTravels Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

15 hours ago
Pahn was fabulous and super funny, had so much fun, would 100% recommend :) Read more
22 hours ago
Pahn was a delight! Her friendly personality, infectious laugh and positive attitude,...Read more
1 day ago
I met the bamboo team in Bangkok and travelled to Surin where I would be volunteering...Read more
2 days ago
Well well well!! For my first ever over seas trip, knowing absolutely nothing about ...Read more
13 hours ago
Despite some terrible weather I really enjoyed the experience! Our tour leader was Be...Read more
13 hours ago
Had a great time in Thailand did 2 trips with tru travels and was amazing Special th...Read more
13 hours ago
Awesome set of tour leaders and activities despite the adverse weather conditions, pe...Read more
2 days ago
After finishing my full moon experience tour I don't really have anything negative to...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arron Barrett(81 reviews)
May(41 reviews)
Arm(32 reviews)
Lucy Field(31 reviews)
Pahn(26 reviews)
Tee(17 reviews)
Doo(17 reviews)
Annette Beauvoir(13 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(12 reviews)
Heidi(12 reviews)
Carly Mapp(11 reviews)
Kooga(8 reviews)
Meaw(6 reviews)
Tang(3 reviews)
Ohm(3 reviews)
TangMo(2 reviews)
Sann(2 reviews)
John bamboo(2 reviews)
Jay(1 review)
Jane(1 review)
ApinyaAom(1 review)
Julalak(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Harry Bradbury(287 reviews)
Luke Macdonald(285 reviews)
Amy Gray(121 reviews)
Ryan James Barlow(108 reviews)
Drew Harwood(71 reviews)
Ollie Lynch(49 reviews)
Ewan Cromie Gibson(43 reviews)
David Orso(37 reviews)
Ben Nachman(17 reviews)
Adam Blackler(17 reviews)
Andrew Pool(16 reviews)
Holly Churchill(14 reviews)
Natalie Grace(13 reviews)
Kyle Mathé(6 reviews)
shane spiller(2 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

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 4 different countries
through 4 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Special Interest
Nature & Adventure
Nature & Adventure
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 300 reviews
5.0/5 from 1148 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

No limit
 age group
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

6
travellers met through Bamboo tours
8,647
travellers met through TruTravels tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

 average tour length
$90
 average tour length
$63

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

 average tour length
15
days
 average tour length
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
80%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 day
2 days

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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14 days from $1362
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14 days from $1209
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21 days from $1944
574 reviews
8 days from $542.92
212 reviews
18 days from $1055.9
227 reviews
13 days from $778.25
51 reviews
16 days from $905.2
41 reviews
23 days from $1297.42
22 reviews
12 days from $718.37

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

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 TruTravels tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for 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 23 March 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a TruTravels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 March 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 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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