Compare Busabout vs. MacBackpackers

BusaboutMember since 02/08/2010See Busabout 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 hours ago
Darcy just wow! Was such an amazing tour guide was so helpful with everything and any...Read more
2 hours ago
The tour was an amazing experience and we enjoyed every part of it. The boat was fami...Read more
1 day ago
Everything was wonderful. Would do it all over again and highly recommend.Read more
1 day ago
Darcy was an incredible guide. She was really approachable and gave us all the inform...Read more
7 hours ago
This has been my second tour with macbackpackers. Our guide Neil has been an awesome ...Read more
8 hours ago
This tour with McBackpackers has been one of the best trips I have ever done and it c...Read more
2 days ago
The MacBackpackers 3 day tour of Loch Ness and Skye actually includes many other stop...Read more
3 days ago
If you are looking for an unique, adventurous, full-of-surprises, one-of-a-kind exper...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(354 reviews)
Lucie Hodges(228 reviews)
Naomi Hall(68 reviews)
Tony Rakaupai(67 reviews)
Michael Coelho(65 reviews)
Ryan Robson(61 reviews)
Anela Ilic(59 reviews)
Alvaro Calderon(55 reviews)
Emma Conaghan(49 reviews)
Lauren Goodheart(46 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(357 reviews)
Neil mclennan(153 reviews)
David Watson(127 reviews)
Mark Doggett(94 reviews)
Tim Blott(29 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 36 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 2182 reviews
5.0/5 from 1151 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

148
travellers met through Busabout tours
255
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$44
$72

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

19
days
5
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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8 days from $685
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9 days from $685
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130 reviews
11 days from $1028
355 reviews
5 days from $321.34
503 reviews
3 days from $192.27
132 reviews
3 days from $192.27
19 reviews
5 days from $501.64
18 reviews
7 days from $514.95
53 reviews
7 days from $450.41

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Busabout tours is between 18 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 Busabout 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 $100 to confirm a Busabout booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 July 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 25 July 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

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 $100 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 Busabout: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