Compare Explore! vs. MacBackpackers

Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours

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

15th June 2018
This was my first time in Puglia. The weather was great, the company was perfect, win...Read more
5th June 2018
The tour was good. The lack of double accomodation really upsetting. Why do couples o...Read more
4th June 2018
I was enjoying the tour although I think it could be improved with a tweak of the log...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

4.5 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

3.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

3.5 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

3.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 115 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 3 reviews
5.0/5 from 1268 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

16-79
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Explore! tours
255
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$144
$72

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

12
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

1 hour
4 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

1 review
8 days from $1085
1 review
10 days from $1565
8 days from $1306
1 review
8 days from $1382
1 review
8 days from $1517
1 review
8 days from $1190
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

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Explore! tours is between 16 and 79. 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 10% to confirm a Explore! 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.
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 60 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.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 Explore!:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
!
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America