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

24th June 2018
We absolutely loved our Corners of Cornwall back roads tour. Everyone was friendly,...Read more
20th June 2018
Good pace. Exactly what we where looking for in a tour.Read more
15th June 2018
The itinerary was excellent but there was a bit of backtracking wasting time that cou...Read more
12th June 2018
The tour exceeded our expectations. The view from the Greenbank Hotel in Falmouth wa...Read more
4 days ago
It was amazing in all waysRead more
6 days ago
Great tour, good for people looking for a more relaxed, older Contiki demographic. In...Read more
7 days ago
One of the best experiences of my lifeRead more
7 days ago
This was my first contiki and the tour was perfect. Megs, the tour manager was all I ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(354 reviews)
Isobel Needham(258 reviews)
Kassie Jones(208 reviews)
Megs Chandler(196 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(147 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 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 31 different countries
through 63 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 45 reviews
4.5/5 from 3563 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

40-80
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

17
travellers met through Back-Roads Touring tours
687
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$303
$154

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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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 (132)
Rome (116)
Venice (111)
Paris (108)
Florence (108)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Discovery (1967)
Boat (279)
Beach (142)

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 14 September 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 30 August 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