Compare Busabout vs. Cosmos

BusaboutMember since 02/08/2010See Busabout Tours
CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

5 days ago
Lauren was fantastic, her knowledge of Thailand was interesting and informative. Alwa...Read more
6 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
1 day ago
I enjoyed the variety of places we went to giving a good overview. Not keen on Amste...Read more
1 day ago
First time in Cosmos tour. Very satisfied with package. Thumbs up for toue director A...Read more
2 days ago
Our tour was wonderful especially because of our tour guide, Andrea Boldrini, who was...Read more
4 days ago
hotels and breakfast in sicily are generally inadequate and not so fresh and not up-t...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

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)
4.5 out of 5 stars

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
3.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
3.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 36 different countries
through 68 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 2136 reviews
4.0/5 from 150 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
8-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

147
travellers met through Busabout tours
137
travellers met through Cosmos tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$47
$131

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

19
days
13
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

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
5 reviews
9 days from $959
13 reviews
9 days from $959
7 reviews
16 days from $1842
8 reviews
12 days from $1852
5 reviews
10 days from $1452
1 review
9 days from $1284

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Rome (35)
Paris (34)
Venice (32)
London (30)
Lucerne (28)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for Cosmos tours is between 8 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 Busabout to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Cosmos to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

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 10 June 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 June 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
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 $250 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Busabout:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Cosmos:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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