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

12 hours ago
The Croatia Island Hopper was the best way to begin my solo European adventure. There...Read more
1 day ago
The Italian Adventure was a great way to see the Amalfi Coast. We got around to see m...Read more
2 days ago
When I could stomach good it was unreal, Ollie knew everything there was to know abou...Read more
3 days ago
Our guide Jy made the trip better than i originally thought it would be! She was a ve...Read more
6 minutes ago
Good coverage of the Rockies with appropriate stops in all the important towns topped...Read more
11 hours ago
We really have a wonderful holiday in Scandinavia with experience tour manager and go...Read more
2 days ago
Tom and John were great and gave us a very informative trip.Read more
3 days ago
Faith based travel September 3 to September 15, 2018 to Spain, France and Portugal wa...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Oliver Stephens(305 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(233 reviews)
Wes Baimbridge(214 reviews)
Michael Coelho(206 reviews)
Ryan MacFarlane(187 reviews)
Angela Hunter(130 reviews)
Ryan Tarascas(115 reviews)
Toby(115 reviews)
Darcy Phegan(113 reviews)
Micaela Augoustides(111 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars
Orsolya Kelemen(3 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 39 different countries
through 74 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 4607 reviews
4.0/5 from 307 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
8-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

139
travellers met through Busabout tours
129
travellers met through Cosmos tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$40
$140

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

25
days
14
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

263 reviews
3 days from $345
581 reviews
8 days from $671
271 reviews
8 days from $671
108 reviews
4 days from $421
833 reviews
9 days from $479
555 reviews
11 days from $1055
4 reviews
12 days from $1509.00
6 reviews
9 days from $999.00
2 reviews
10 days from $2079.00
24 reviews
9 days from $1149.00
15 reviews
16 days from $2189.00
19 reviews
12 days from $1929.00

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 (60)
Venice (54)
London (49)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Discovery (3837)
Flexi (1739)
Adventure (1482)
Sailing (1307)
Boat (611)

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 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 9 November 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 19 November 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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.
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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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America