Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Back-Roads Touring

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

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Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

18 hours ago
The ship is beautiful, our suite was great with sliding doors that opens 2/3rd of the...Read more
18th June 2018
Travelling on a calm river is fabulous - no risk of motion sickness at all. Beautiful...Read more
14th June 2018
Would travel Avalon again.Read more
11th June 2018
This cruise was amazing and far exceeded my expectations.Read more
24th June 2018
We absolutely loved our Corners of Cornwall back roads tour. Everyone was friendly,...Read more
20th June 2018
Good pace. Exactly what we where looking for in a tour.Read more
15th June 2018
The itinerary was excellent but there was a bit of backtracking wasting time that cou...Read more
12th June 2018
The tour exceeded our expectations. The view from the Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth wa...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

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Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

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Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

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Meals average rating

Meals average rating

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Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

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About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 30 different countries
through 31 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Festival & Events
Cultural
Independent
Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Marine
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 114 reviews
4.0/5 from 45 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
17
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$320
$303

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

18 reviews
15 days from $5699.00
21 reviews
8 days from $2699.00
10 reviews
13 days from $3509.00
10 reviews
8 days from $2499.00
9 reviews
8 days from $3199.00
21 reviews
8 days from $2699.00
2 reviews
10 days from $2909
2 reviews
7 days from $2521
2 reviews
5 days from $1861
5 reviews
12 days from $4364
6 reviews
7 days from $2201
3 reviews
7 days from $3103

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 (189)
Budapest (168)
Melk (161)
Passau (160)
Paris (159)
Nuremberg (141)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

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 October 2018 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 14 September 2018 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