Compare Back-Roads Touring vs. Contiki

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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

1 day ago
This was everything I wanted in a smalller, localized tour. Shopping was available, ...Read more
5 days ago
Excellent tour. Fantastic tour guide in David Longmire. His knowledge and personal ...Read more
13th September 2018
Very good tour and definitely on back roads. Perhaps some stops were too long in smal...Read more
11th September 2018
We had a terrific time on our Tuscany Treats tour. Our guide and driver were excepti...Read more
16 hours ago
Jacqui was an amazing tour guide!! We had so much fun hopping around Greece. Jacqui a...Read more
1 day ago
Jacqui was the best most organized guide ever. I would not have been able to do this...Read more
1 day ago
Was very knowledgeable, fun, inclusive, and has a great tattoo. YAMASSRead more
1 day ago
Awesome tour, Jacqui knows her stuff and I learnt a lot from her. Super fun and lovel...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(389 reviews)
Isobel Needham(266 reviews)
Megs Chandler(218 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)
Az Gallagher(77 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 35 different countries
through 66 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

4.0/5 from 59 reviews
4.5/5 from 3789 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

16
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
689
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$240
$140

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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12 days from $1667.00
282 reviews
13 days from $2522.00
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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 (162)
Rome (138)
Venice (132)
Paris (128)
Florence (124)
Amsterdam (112)

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 (2689)
Boat (324)
Adventure (208)
Beach (168)

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 21 November 2018 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 6 November 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