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

9th December 2018
re Back-Roads tours. Wonders of Thailand. 15th Nov 2018. This tour did not meet...Read more
27th October 2018
Wish I could enter in my guide, Flavio Lazzaretto, in the last screen because our Gui...Read more
12th October 2018
Charlie was a very good tour guide and our bus driver was great! Charlie was very car...
Provence & The French Riviera
9th October 2018
Outstanding, informative and emotional journey through locations and experiences appr...Read more
2 days ago
Holly was a fantastic guide, super welcoming and friendly and makes the effort to get...Read more
4 days ago
Holly was fantastic! She has the best recommendations and I loved hearing about the h...Read more
4 days ago
Holly is an energetic, humourous, and compassionate guide, you're lucky to get her!Read more
5 days ago
Guide was amazing great tour.Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Matt Bangma(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Lucie Hodges(233 reviews)
Michael Coelho(228 reviews)
Ryan MacFarlane(217 reviews)
Darcy Phegan(164 reviews)
Ryan Tarascas(150 reviews)
Angela Hunter(147 reviews)
Toby(132 reviews)
Micaela Augoustides(125 reviews)
William Counsell(112 reviews)
Lauren Goodheart(109 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 33 different countries
through 40 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 66 reviews
4.5/5 from 5121 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

13-80
18-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

13
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
135
travellers met through Busabout tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$225
$39

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
24
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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9 days from $3234
3 reviews
5 days from $1055
282 reviews
3 days from $362
708 reviews
8 days from $671
315 reviews
8 days from $685
113 reviews
9 days from $812
866 reviews
9 days from $509
615 reviews
11 days from $1077

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Split (40)
Munich (30)
Paris (24)
Berlin (23)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Discovery (4020)
Sailing (3374)
Adventure (2408)
Flexi (1767)
Boat (643)

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Back-Roads Touring tours is between 13 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 22 March 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 12 March 2019 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