Compare Expat Explore Travel vs. MacBackpackers

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

1 day ago
When we booked the tour we though that the additional tours were something in additio...Read more
1 day ago
Gustavo was great, knowledgeable and the driver, Minty was good too. That made the he...Read more
3 days ago
Great value for the money! Very intensive tour but worth the effort. Great sampler tr...Read more
4 days ago
Fantastic tour, accomodation was dissapointing, saw a huge amount and walked a lotRead more
3 hours ago
Thanks for a fantastic trip, our guide Richard had so many stories to tell and great ...Read more
1 day ago
Just Fantastic! It was an amazing trip that I highly recommend, Dave was so much fun,...Read more
1 day ago
We hiked and visited tons of sites (castles, lochs, a whiskey distillery, etc) and as...Read more
1 day ago
Dave was a great tour guide for the 3 day Isle of Skye tour. He made the trip fun and...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Gayle Taylor(87 reviews)
Steve Martin(72 reviews)
Cameron Benson(30 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
Susan Burn(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(339 reviews)
Neil mclennan(130 reviews)
David Watson(97 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 49 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 1325 reviews
5.0/5 from 1065 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

10-90
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

15,941
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours
248
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$228
$68

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
3 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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74 reviews
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71 reviews
7 days from $1430.00
326 reviews
5 days from $344.73
460 reviews
3 days from $206.67
120 reviews
3 days from $206.67
19 reviews
5 days from $538.62
18 reviews
7 days from $552.82
51 reviews
7 days from $483.79

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 (23)
Venice (19)
Paris (18)
Rome (18)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Expat Explore Travel tours is between 10 and 90. 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 Expat Explore Travel 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 10% to confirm a Expat Explore Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 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 18 June 2018 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 10% 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 Expat Explore Travel:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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