Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Expat Explore Travel

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

12th November 2017
We have just completed the back roads tour of Northern Italy. The bus was as tight wi...Read more
22nd October 2017
We went on the Western Front Battlefields weekend tour just a week ago. It was a very...Read more
11th October 2017
This was my first tour with Back-Roads and it was positive overall.. It is beautiful ...Read more
10th October 2017
It was a wonderful experience, going on the back roads you see so much more especiall...Read more
7 days ago
This tour was amazing and a lot of fun! Both our tour guide and driver were fantastic...Read more
7 days ago
Tour was a good mix of city and countryside. The hotels were what you would expect - ...Read more
12th November 2017
This one of the best holidays we have had, this was the first time we have holidayed ...Read more
5th November 2017
Greatly enjoyed this long tour - saw places I've always heard about and some I didn't...

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
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)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 32 different countries
through 43 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 28 reviews
4.5/5 from 1253 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
10-90

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

15
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
15,519
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$320
$198

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
11
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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12 days from $4289
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7 days from $2242
229 reviews
12 days from $1990.00
74 reviews
26 days from $4295.00
37 reviews
7 days from $1355.00
77 reviews
18 days from $3020.00
68 reviews
14 days from $2385.00
68 reviews
7 days from $1350.00

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

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 (18)
Rome (18)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 90. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

Deposit

Deposit

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 21 January 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 January 2018 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 $200 is non-refundable.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Back-Roads Touring:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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