Compare CostSaver vs. Localista

CostSaverMember since 02/08/2016See CostSaver Tours
LocalistaMember since 29/05/2015See Localista Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

2 days ago
The tour was well organised, tour guide and driver were great and very helpful.Read more
2 days ago
Overall extremely pleased with the professional staff, both Celia the Tour Director a...Read more
3 days ago
This was the trip of a lifetime. Our driver was Tibor & our TD was Xavier. Both were ...Read more
3 days ago
The itinerary was interesting however most of the hotels are not centrally located. ...Read more
8th March 2018
I have just returned to England after a 3 week adventure exploring Costa Rica on a ho...Read more
8th May 2017
The trip was really good! I had a very full week of activities, the accommodation was...Read more
16th February 2017
I traveled to Costa Rica with Localista in the February 2017. It was a great experien...Read more
7th January 2017
The trip was special and memorable, an authentic Costa Rican experience. We learned l...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

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
4.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 43 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 150 reviews
5.0/5 from 10 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

81
travellers met through CostSaver tours
5
travellers met through Localista tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$143
$91

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
8
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
1 day

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

12 reviews
9 days from $1237
16 reviews
10 days from $1188
6 reviews
13 days from $1644
5 reviews
10 days from $1794
4 reviews
19 days from $2255
16 reviews
8 days from $896.54
7 reviews
7 days from $977
1 review
7 days from $906
2 reviews
7 days from $923

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 (42)
Paris (36)
Venice (34)
Lucerne (33)
Rome (33)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for CostSaver tours is between 5 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Localista tours is between 5 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 CostSaver to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for Localista.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a CostSaver booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 7 September 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Localista booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 September 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 $200 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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for CostSaver:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Localista:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America