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

4 days ago
The only confusion was with transportation on the final day from the hotel to the air...Read more
7 days 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
21 hours ago
This tour was fantastic. Fast paced and high energy! Jade is charismatic but well org...Read more
1 day ago
Jen was an absolute blast and worked so hard to make everyone feel included. We hone...Read more
1 day ago
I would highly recommend this tour. The Ultimate Scandi-Baltic tour was amazing, it w...Read more
1 day ago
Toby was great, knew a lot and was always helpful and friendlyRead more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lucie Hodges(228 reviews)
Oliver Stephens(133 reviews)
Michael Coelho(96 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(75 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(67 reviews)
Ryan Robson(61 reviews)
William Counsell(60 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
Ryan Tarascas(59 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 30 different countries
through 38 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 115 reviews
4.5/5 from 2685 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

$322
$47

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
18
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 $2699.00
87 reviews
3 days from $345
201 reviews
8 days from $671
84 reviews
8 days from $671
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9 days from $671
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225 reviews
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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 (188)
Budapest (167)
Melk (161)
Passau (159)
Paris (158)
Nuremberg (140)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Most Common Types

Flexi (766)
Discovery (660)
Sailing (637)
Adventure (374)
Boat (358)

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 21 October 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 11 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 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