Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Bamba Experience

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
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Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

2 days ago
Low water and motor coach use for part of the trip were the only issues. Avalon did ...Read more
9th November 2018
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...
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4th November 2018
Despite the conditions of the river and sometimes weather most things we enjoyed. Som...Read more
5 days ago
After reading about the tour and booking I was under the impression this was a group ...Read more
6th November 2018
Great trip & Suzie our guide was excellent, caring & very approachable. She was let d...Read more
5th November 2018
From the start I wanted whole 7 day trip booked in advance. Didn't happen. The one bu...Read more
2nd November 2018
Great itinerary and tour - all companies are the same for 3 days. Frank spoke great E...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

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Laurent Steiner(5 reviews)

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 26 different countries
through 85 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Festival & Events
Cultural
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Cultural
Independent
Activities
Special Interest
Marine

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 147 reviews
4.0/5 from 421 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
228
travellers met through Bamba Experience tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$178
$90

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
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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8 days from $3099.00
29 reviews
8 days from $2999.00
7 reviews
3 days from $115
29 reviews
4 days from $734
14 reviews
8 days from $1387
4 reviews
4 days from $809
1 review
3 days from $106
2 reviews
8 days from $918

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)
Melk (165)
Passau (165)
Lyon (142)
La Paz (114)
San Jose (109)
Antigua (95)
Uyuni (94)
Cancun (93)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

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 Bamba Experience tours is between 18 and 99. 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.
Holds are not possible for Bamba Experience.

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 15 February 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm a Bamba Experience booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 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 30% 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 Bamba Experience:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America