Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Busabout

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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...
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4th November 2018
Despite the conditions of the river and sometimes weather most things we enjoyed. Som...Read more
2 hours ago
Overall the Cambodian Adventure with Busabout jam packs so much in, in a short time. ...Read more
5th November 2018
I recently had the pleasure of traveling to Greece on Hannah’s tour back in August. I...Read more
1st November 2018
What a fantastic trip - we were lucky to have had Hannah the first part of our Greek ...Read more
1st November 2018
Fantastic trip with WesRead more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Oliver Stephens(335 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(247 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(233 reviews)
Michael Coelho(227 reviews)
Ryan MacFarlane(215 reviews)
Darcy Phegan(163 reviews)
Angela Hunter(147 reviews)
Toby(126 reviews)
Micaela Augoustides(125 reviews)
Ryan Tarascas(117 reviews)

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 26 different countries
through 40 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 147 reviews
4.5/5 from 5012 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
136
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$179
$38

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
24
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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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)
Split (40)
Munich (30)
Paris (23)
Berlin (23)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Discovery (3956)
Adventure (2157)
Sailing (2082)
Flexi (1766)
Boat (642)

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 Busabout 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.
TourRadar can request Busabout 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 15 February 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm a Busabout booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 6 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 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $100 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 Busabout:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America