Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Busabout

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

24th June 2018
We absolutely loved our Corners of Cornwall back roads tour. Everyone was friendly,...Read more
20th June 2018
Good pace. Exactly what we where looking for in a tour.Read more
15th June 2018
The itinerary was excellent but there was a bit of backtracking wasting time that cou...Read more
12th June 2018
The tour exceeded our expectations. The view from the Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth wa...Read more
3 hours ago
Busabout is a fantastic way to travel and meet heaps of great friends. Our tour guide...Read more
8 hours ago
Fanastic my first experience with group travel every thing is perfect looking forward...Read more
14 hours ago
Mark was very knowledgeable about the places we went to and the tour learnt a lot abo...Read more
15 hours ago
I loved how easy and stress free Michael made transferring between islands. He was al...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lucie Hodges(228 reviews)
Oliver Stephens(126 reviews)
Michael Coelho(93 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(74 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(67 reviews)
Ryan Robson(61 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
William Counsell(59 reviews)
Ryan Tarascas(58 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 31 different countries
through 38 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 45 reviews
4.5/5 from 2659 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

17
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
139
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$302
$49

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
18
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

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7 days from $2201
3 reviews
7 days from $3103
86 reviews
3 days from $352
195 reviews
8 days from $685
84 reviews
8 days from $685
80 reviews
9 days from $685
647 reviews
9 days from $489
223 reviews
11 days from $1322

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Flexi (761)
Discovery (636)
Sailing (592)
Boat (350)
Adventure (345)

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Back-Roads Touring tours is between 40 and 80. 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 Back-Roads Touring 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 $200 to confirm a Back-Roads Touring booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 16 September 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 6 September 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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 $200 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 Back-Roads Touring: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