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

23rd January 2018
This was a fantastic tour. Relaxing. Insightful. Well supported. Both tour guide ...Read more
3rd December 2017
It exceeded my expectations. The cruise director was outstanding, both informative a...Read more
20th November 2017
Everything was wonderful! We loved our room and the bed was soooo comfortable. All th...Read more
13th October 2017
3 days in Prague wasn"t the experience it should have been due to the location of the...Read more
1 day ago
Lauren was fantastic, her knowledge of Thailand was interesting and informative. Alwa...Read more
2 days ago
Great but rushed at timesRead more
1st April 2018
Lydia was beyond amazing, always to positive and bubbly and gave the best information...Read more
30th March 2018
Ciara was a fantastic tour guide and helped the group to gel at the start of the tour...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(354 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(228 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(67 reviews)
Michael Coelho(65 reviews)
Ryan Robson(61 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
Alvaro Calderon(55 reviews)
Emma Conaghan(49 reviews)
Lauren Goodheart(46 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
4.0 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 31 different countries
through 36 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 102 reviews
4.5/5 from 2136 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
147
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$311
$37

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
25
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

9 reviews
15 days from $5375
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8 days from $2591
2 reviews
12 days from $3551
3 reviews
8 days from $2447
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8 days from $2783
11 reviews
8 days from $2591
72 reviews
3 days from $345
87 reviews
8 days from $671
62 reviews
8 days from $671
62 reviews
9 days from $671
598 reviews
9 days from $479
129 reviews
11 days from $1007

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 (133)
Budapest (120)
Passau (116)
Paris (116)
Melk (113)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Most Common Types

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 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 22 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm a Busabout booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 7 June 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 45 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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