Compare CostSaver vs. MacBackpackers

CostSaverMember since 02/08/2016See CostSaver 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

3 days ago
Great guide and driver Mr George Machado.kudos ! We had a great timeRead more
8th April 2018
We were able to see many places in a short time. There was far too much time in some ...Read more
7th April 2018
This trip is extremely well planned with just enough time in each city. Loved every m...Read more
7th April 2018
Tour was great, Glasgow accommodation uncomfortable beds and very small beds, Waterfo...Read more
2 hours ago
Fantastic ! We have the best trip with Dave. He is sympathic and very funny (he does ...Read more
8 hours ago
Dave, our guide, was awesome! he made a perfect itinerary for us taking advantage of ...Read more
8 hours ago
Was a fabulous trip! Dave was able relay history and information in an engaging and l...Read more
9 hours ago
Me and my partner did the 5 day Skye and HIghland fling tour for my partner's 30th bi...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(340 reviews)
Neil mclennan(136 reviews)
David Watson(102 reviews)
Mark Doggett(85 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

4.0 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 37 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 109 reviews
5.0/5 from 1077 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

87
travellers met through CostSaver tours
249
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$151
$68

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
1 hour

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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330 reviews
5 days from $334.72
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3 days from $200.67
121 reviews
3 days from $200.67
19 reviews
5 days from $522.78
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7 days from $536.79
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7 days from $468.76

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (44)
Paris (37)
Venice (34)
Lucerne (34)
Rome (33)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

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 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 CostSaver 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 $200 to confirm a CostSaver booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 12 June 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 22 June 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 25% 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 MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America