Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Back-Roads Touring

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

1 day ago
Low water and motor coach use for part of the trip were the only issues. Avalon did ...Read more
7 days ago
I would be more than happy to recommend Avalon Waterways as a cruise provider. As the...Read more
6th November 2018
The tour checked off what it needed to do, but fall short of expectations on deliveri...
The Blue Danube Discovery - Cruise On...
4th November 2018
Despite the conditions of the river and sometimes weather most things we enjoyed. Som...Read more
27th October 2018
Wish I could enter in my guide, Flavio Lazzaretto, in the last screen because our Gui...Read more
12th October 2018
Charlie was a very good tour guide and our bus driver was great! Charlie was very car...
Provence & The French Riviera
9th October 2018
Outstanding, informative and emotional journey through locations and experiences appr...Read more
5th October 2018
The guide, Peter, was absolutely pathetic, we would get to some tourist site and all ...
Corners Of Southern Ireland (9 destin...

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars
Matt Bangma(1 review)

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
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

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4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

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About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 26 different countries
through 33 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 147 reviews
4.5/5 from 65 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
40-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
13
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$178
$225

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
8
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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29 reviews
8 days from $3099.00
29 reviews
8 days from $2999.00
3 reviews
10 days from $3152
4 reviews
12 days from $3869
7 reviews
7 days from $2579
9 reviews
7 days from $2201
4 reviews
9 days from $3268
3 reviews
5 days from $1066

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 (190)
Budapest (170)
Paris (167)
Passau (165)
Melk (165)
Lyon (142)
London (16)
Paris (10)
Lille (5)
Amiens (5)
Oxford (5)

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 Avalon Waterways tours is between 8 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Back-Roads Touring tours is between 40 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

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.
TourRadar can request Back-Roads Touring to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

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 14 February 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Back-Roads Touring booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 15 January 2019 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 $200 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Back-Roads Touring:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America