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

15th January 2019
European Cavalcade was such an amazing tour. Our guide Esther made it all the more sp...Read more
13th January 2019
Thoroughly enjoyed the tour!
Britain and Ireland Delight Winter 20...
8th January 2019
love the tour, not all the hotels were good but okay, seeing lots, didn't understand ...Read more
21st December 2018
I am nearly halfway through this tour, which will carry on over Christmas and New Yea...Read more
1 day ago
It has been such a wonderful trip to the highlands. I have never experienced such won...Read more
1 day ago
I highly recommend this 3 day tour if you don't have lots of time here or want a tast...Read more
2 days ago
I recently did the 3 day tour of isle of skye and I thought it was awesome, our tour ...Read more
4 days ago
I absolutely loved the 3 Day Isle of Skye tour with Macbackpackers!! Our guide Stewar...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Kassie Jones(225 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(486 reviews)
David Watson(323 reviews)
Neil mclennan(282 reviews)
Mark Doggett(168 reviews)
Stewart McCulloch(52 reviews)
Tim Blott(43 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 39 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 206 reviews
5.0/5 from 1786 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

74
travellers met through Costsaver tours
249
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$150
$75

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
n/a

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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573 reviews
5 days from $315.02
787 reviews
3 days from $188.49
206 reviews
3 days from $188.49
23 reviews
5 days from $517.87
21 reviews
7 days from $517.87
93 reviews
7 days from $454.6

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

London (36)
Venice (30)
Paris (28)
Rome (28)
Lucerne (25)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

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 $99 to confirm a Costsaver booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 April 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm a MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 April 2019 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 $99 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 $99 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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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America