Compare Discovery Nomads vs. MacBackpackers

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

20th June 2018
The tour was an excellent experience! We liked the independence of touring without a ...Read more
9th June 2018
Road trip experience was superb but hotel stay is too short in between long travels. ...Read more
26th April 2018
More detail needed to be provided on where and when we were meeting the drivers. Also...Read more
15th April 2018
Several things went wrong with this trip! This was our first time using Tour Radar/D...Read more
5 days ago
I'm so glad I decided to do this tour! It was the perfect way to see more of Scotland...Read more
5 days ago
I didn’t know much about Scotland before going on this tour but I feel like now I can...Read more
7 days ago
I thoroughly enjoyed the 3 day Isle of Skye tour with Richard! Richard is incredibly ...Read more
7 days ago
Brilliant! Thanks a million to Richard and our travelling clan they were the best peo...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(389 reviews)
Neil mclennan(180 reviews)
David Watson(178 reviews)
Mark Doggett(115 reviews)
Tim Blott(29 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.0 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

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 18 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 89 reviews
5.0/5 from 1268 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

29
travellers met through Discovery Nomads tours
255
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$226
$72

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

9
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
4 hours

Videos

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

4 reviews
6 days from $1688.55
4 reviews
8 days from $1913.18
14 reviews
10 days from $1913.18
8 reviews
10 days from $2026.5
3 reviews
9 days from $2026.5
6 reviews
10 days from $2138.81
391 reviews
5 days from $314.01
560 reviews
3 days from $187.68
149 reviews
3 days from $187.68
18 reviews
7 days from $503.01
60 reviews
7 days from $440.34
11 reviews
6 days from $351.41

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Paris (16)
Rome (15)
Venice (9)
Madrid (8)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Discovery Nomads 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.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Discovery Nomads booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 October 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 19 September 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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 Discovery Nomads: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