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

22nd March 2018
Cooking class Walking tour of Florence with local guideRead more
11th February 2018
Completed Italian indulgence tour late 2017, very expensive for solo traveller & of c...Read more
12th November 2017
We have just completed the back roads tour of Northern Italy. The bus was as tight wi...Read more
22nd October 2017
We went on the Western Front Battlefields weekend tour just a week ago. It was a very...Read more
6 days ago
Unbelievably amazing tour. Everything was extremely professional and well organized. ...Read more
7th April 2018
Awesome tour! Great work Greg. I’ll be back.Read more
7th April 2018
Had an amazing time, Greg was an amazing trip manager!Read more
7th April 2018
Words cannot describe the amazing experience I had during my first Contiki, and the r...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Greg Colgin(406 reviews)
Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Kassie Jones(195 reviews)
Megs Chandler(183 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(147 reviews)
Trys Eddy(125 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(119 reviews)
Trent Plaine(109 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 64 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 30 reviews
4.5/5 from 3525 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

18
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
771
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$339
$155

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

8
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

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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 (146)
Rome (127)
Venice (119)
Paris (117)
Florence (117)

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 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 20 June 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 5 June 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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