Compare Globus vs. MacBackpackers

GlobusMember since 24/01/2013See Globus 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

17 hours ago
Tour good. Tourradar and Globus - thumbs downRead more
1 day ago
The local guides were good, tour director Abbadi & driver Josea were superb. However ...Read more
3 days ago
This was our 4th Globus tour. This itinerary was really excellent. The Globus Escapes...Read more
6 days ago
We booked a tour of Austria and Switzerland for October 2019. Globus notified me yest...Read more
1 day ago
I absolutely loved the 3 Day Isle of Skye tour with Macbackpackers!! Our guide Stewar...Read more
1 day ago
Our guide, Mark, was a really cool person and a great storyteller! My friends and I, ...Read more
5 days ago
This was the best possible way I could’ve spent 3 days in Scotland’s most beautiful p...Read more
5 days ago
Hi everybody!! I'm still 'dizzy' because of the wonderful, funny and unforgettable ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Janice Love(2 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(486 reviews)
David Watson(323 reviews)
Neil mclennan(281 reviews)
Mark Doggett(167 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 71 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 226 reviews
5.0/5 from 1783 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-80
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

45
travellers met through Globus tours
249
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$260
$74

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

Instantly
1 hour

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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3 days from $184.57
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Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Munich (38)
Rome (33)
London (33)
Venice (32)
Lucerne (30)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Globus tours is between 8 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 Globus 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 $250 to confirm a Globus booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 April 2019 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 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 $250 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 Globus: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