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

13 hours ago
Everything went according to plan, all of the tours provided were phenomenal and very...Read more
1 day ago
The website said it was going to be A Tour - it wasn't - it was a do it yourself. I ...Read more
12th November 2017
My experience has been terrible!!!! If you want to have prearranges bookings ita be...Read more
5th November 2017
The trip was not as organized as I suspected. Our first stop was wonderful, hotel wa...Read more
3 days ago
A tour is only as good as the guide you are blessed with. And Neil at MacBackpackers ...Read more
5 days ago
Heart is still full from such an incredible time on the 5 day Highland Tour! Loved th...Read more
13th November 2017
This tour was absolutely great. Richard was our tour guide and he was very knowledgea...Read more
9th November 2017
The MacBackpackers tour to the Scotland Highlands was the highlight of my Europe trip...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(295 reviews)
Neil mclennan(113 reviews)
David Watson(79 reviews)
Mark Doggett(70 reviews)
Tim Blott(20 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 14 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Festival & Events
Independent
Activities
Cultural
Cultural
Festival & Events

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 72 reviews
5.0/5 from 946 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

28
travellers met through Discovery Nomads tours
218
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$207
$49

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

n/a
n/a

Videos

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

5 reviews
8 days from $1714.9
11 reviews
10 days from $1714.9
7 reviews
10 days from $1943.57
7 reviews
10 days from $1714.9
2 reviews
7 days from $1714.9
5 reviews
10 days from $1943.57
294 reviews
5 days from $308.36
395 reviews
3 days from $186.94
113 reviews
3 days from $186.94
3 reviews
7 days from $515.15
51 reviews
7 days from $449.97
10 reviews
6 days from $360.31

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 (13)
Rome (11)
Madrid (6)
London (6)

Travel styles

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Activities

Activities

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 February 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 20 January 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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