Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Vietnam Backpackers

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

26th July 2017
We recently returned from the Legendary Danube cruise. Most of the tours were predom...Read more
8th May 2017
Accommodation was excellent. Rooms, staff and meals on board Avalon were very good. L...Read more
7th May 2017
The boat and staff were lovely but the cruise itself was disappointing. You are led t...Read more
1st May 2017
The whole Avalon cruise was beyond my expectations. The cruise crew were exceptional....Read more
8th August 2017
Had an amazing experience! It's a really well-balanced tour as you get to see the cul...Read more
16th November 2016
I had a wonderful time on this tour, and it was much better than what I expected. I h...
22nd October 2016
I set out for my first solo adventure in late September and it was the best thing I h...Read more
4th August 2016
Mai Chau was really beautiful, it was a very good experience. The host family was ve...
Mai Chau Valley 3 Days 2 Nights

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 30 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Festival & Events
Cultural
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 97 reviews
4.5/5 from 42 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
4
travellers met through Vietnam Backpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$300
$71

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
7
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
92%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
9 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

9 reviews
15 days from $5362
8 reviews
8 days from $2534
6 reviews
11 days from $2885
8 reviews
8 days from $2680
5 reviews
8 days from $1778
11 reviews
8 days from $2534
19 reviews
7 days from $487

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Vienna (94)
Paris (77)
Passau (76)
Melk (75)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Avalon Waterways tours is between 8 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
No group age specified

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Vietnam Backpackers.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 20 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Vietnam Backpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 October 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Vietnam Backpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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