Compare Avalon Waterways vs. MacBackpackers

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

2 days ago
Everything was great, couldn't have been better!Read more
5 days ago
Well looked after, very good short tourRead more
1st May 2018
The crew, ship and meals were all very good. There was an issue with the wording of o...Read more
48 minutes ago
Absolutely amazing tour. Our guide Dave kept us entertained with stories and good mus...Read more
48 minutes ago
I'm so glad I decided to book the 3 day Isle of Skye tour with Macbackpackers, Dave ...Read more
1 hour ago
The schedule was just amazing and the tour guide Dave was so good and humorous. I wou...Read more
1 hour ago
If you're on a budget and you want to see the most beautiful places in Scotland, this...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(355 reviews)
Neil mclennan(150 reviews)
David Watson(124 reviews)
Mark Doggett(93 reviews)
Tim Blott(29 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 30 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Festival & Events
Cultural
Cultural
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 108 reviews
5.0/5 from 1138 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
255
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$335
$73

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

17 reviews
15 days from $5471
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8 days from $2591
9 reviews
13 days from $3657
9 reviews
8 days from $2687
9 reviews
8 days from $2783
20 reviews
8 days from $2591
351 reviews
5 days from $322.36
496 reviews
3 days from $192.68
130 reviews
3 days from $192.68
19 reviews
5 days from $502.92
18 reviews
7 days from $516.39
51 reviews
7 days from $451.05

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Vienna (191)
Budapest (170)
Passau (161)
Melk (161)
Paris (161)
Lyon (143)

Travel styles

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Avalon Waterways tours is between 8 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for MacBackpackers tours is between 18 and 40. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for MacBackpackers.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 August 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 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 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

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