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

23 hours ago
This tour covers a lot of miles, which is great but because of this, there is no time...Read more
1 day ago
The itinerary was good although would have liked more time in Memphis and Nashville. ...Read more
3 days ago
Loved the tour and all the accommodations except maybe one of the hotels/cabins. Lak...Read more
3 days ago
Good coverage of the Rockies with appropriate stops in all the important towns topped...Read more
6 hours ago
The tour was amazing! We managed to go to a lot of places within 7 days but it didn't...Read more
16 hours ago
Our tour guide Dave was a great. His Scottish history and humour made the whole exper...Read more
4 days ago
I did a 3 day Isle of Skye and Lochness tour with MacBackpackers. It was absolute fun...Read more
5 days ago
I wouldn't consider myself a "tour" type of person, and I was pretty skeptical when I...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Orsolya Kelemen(3 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(456 reviews)
David Watson(288 reviews)
Neil mclennan(221 reviews)
Mark Doggett(141 reviews)
Tim Blott(39 reviews)
Stewart McCulloch(17 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 74 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 311 reviews
5.0/5 from 1565 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

129
travellers met through Cosmos tours
255
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$140
$63

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
2 hours

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Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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487 reviews
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186 reviews
3 days from $186.9
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7 days from $450.6

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Rome (63)
London (56)
Venice (56)
Paris (53)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Special Interest

Special Interest

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 23 November 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 23 November 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