Compare Cosmos vs. MacBackpackers

CosmosMember since 12/02/2013See Cosmos Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

3 hours ago
Good tour would recommendRead more
6 days ago
Trip of a life time. Tour Director Veranda and Driver Kong completely made the trip. ...Read more
6 days ago
Wewere glad we took the tour as we would not have been to some of the places we visit...Read more
7 days ago
Wonderful except for non-arrival of shuttle Buena Vista Hotel to Orlando Airport and ...Read more
7 hours ago
What I loved about this tour is that it felt more like a road trip. It is not formal ...Read more
6 days ago
I'm so glad I decided to do this tour! It was the perfect way to see more of Scotland...Read more
6 days ago
I didn’t know much about Scotland before going on this tour but I feel like now I can...Read more
14th July 2018
I thoroughly enjoyed the 3 day Isle of Skye tour with Richard! Richard is incredibly ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Orsolya Kelemen(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(389 reviews)
Neil mclennan(180 reviews)
David Watson(179 reviews)
Mark Doggett(115 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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

3.5 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
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 71 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 220 reviews
5.0/5 from 1269 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

132
travellers met through Cosmos tours
255
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$151
$72

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
4 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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9 days from $1338.00
391 reviews
5 days from $313.92
560 reviews
3 days from $187.62
149 reviews
3 days from $187.62
19 reviews
5 days from $490.72
18 reviews
7 days from $502.85
60 reviews
7 days from $440.21

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

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Cosmos 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 Cosmos 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 Cosmos booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 September 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 21 September 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 $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 Cosmos: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