Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Busabout

BusaboutMember since 02/08/2010See Busabout Tours

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

15th September 2018
I thought it very good. I will not repeat it, as it is an extreme indulgence. The to...Read more
12th September 2018
Although I rated tour good for what we actually did do, there was about 2/3 of the Da...Read more
11th September 2018
A wonderful cruise. Too bad the low water level on the Danube River created difficul...Read more
6th September 2018
All members of the crew bent over backwards to exceed our expectations. The food was ...Read more
15 hours ago
Michael is the one you want to take you on your tour. He's super knowledgeable abou...Read more
16 hours ago
Easy going and such a fun guide!Read more
20 hours ago
Couldnt recommend Lauren more as a guide. She was fantastic and I loved my experience...Read more
21 hours ago
Michael is a true star in the tourism game. He was informative, interesting & made th...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Oliver Stephens(305 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(233 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(215 reviews)
Michael Coelho(208 reviews)
Ryan MacFarlane(187 reviews)
Angela Hunter(130 reviews)
Ryan Tarascas(115 reviews)
Toby(115 reviews)
Darcy Phegan(113 reviews)
Micaela Augoustides(112 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 29 different countries
through 39 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 133 reviews
4.5/5 from 4622 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
139
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$288
$34

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
27
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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15 days from $5999.00
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8 days from $2699.00
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13 days from $3509.00
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8 days from $2499.00
18 reviews
11 days from $3429.00
24 reviews
8 days from $2699.00
264 reviews
3 days from $345
582 reviews
8 days from $671
272 reviews
8 days from $671
108 reviews
4 days from $421
834 reviews
9 days from $498
560 reviews
11 days from $1055

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 (187)
Budapest (167)
Melk (160)
Passau (158)
Paris (154)
Nuremberg (139)
Split (43)
Munich (34)
Paris (26)
Berlin (26)
Prague (25)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Discovery (3832)
Flexi (1745)
Adventure (1484)
Sailing (1274)
Boat (624)

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 23 December 2018 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 13 November 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 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