Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Contiki

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Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

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
5th October 2018
The guide, Peter, was absolutely pathetic, we would get to some tourist site and all ...
Corners Of Southern Ireland (9 destin...
2 days ago
Already wrote my review on the main trip-page, but yeah.. James and Markus (the bus d...Read more
7th November 2018
I LOVED this contiki tour. It was so much fun!!! The islands are beautiful - there is...Read more
6th November 2018
Aaron was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic! He made sure we experience Thailand i...Read more
6th November 2018
Stasi is by far the best guide I've ever had, so calm and knowledgeable, as well as k...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Matt Bangma(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(414 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Megs Chandler(259 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(168 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(158 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(120 reviews)
Trent Plaine(111 reviews)
Jacqui Schuetz(95 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 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 72 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 65 reviews
4.5/5 from 4016 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

13
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
661
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$225
$157

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
days
15
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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13 days from $2299.00
118 reviews
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Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (148)
Rome (122)
Venice (119)
Florence (113)
Paris (112)
Dover (108)

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 (2626)
Boat (375)
Adventure (247)
Beach (207)

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 Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. 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 Contiki 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 15 January 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 31 December 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 45 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.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Back-Roads Touring:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America