Compare Bamboo vs. Contiki

BambooMember since 05/06/2013See Bamboo Tours
ContikiMember since 02/08/2010See Contiki Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

13th November 2017
Bonita was fantastic!!! LOVE her! The entire tour was an amazing experience. Every ...Read more
9th November 2017
My Discover Thailand trip exceeded all expectations and I literally had the time of m...Read more
21st October 2017
Bo was seriously the sweetest tour guide ever! She was so knowledgeable of everything...Read more
18th October 2017
Had both good and not so good bits. Firstly, most of the experience and sights were...Read more
1 hour ago
Stasi was very knowledgable, engaging and always went out of his way to make sure all...Read more
13 hours ago
Thank you Stasi for ensuring we all had a wonderful time in Greece! It was great to b...Read more
17 hours ago
Stasi made my experience in Greece an amazing one! He was informative, helpful and mo...Read more
2 days ago
The Greek Island Hopping tour was a wonderful and worthwhile experience. The guides w...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Arm(Samart Chimmanee)(145 reviews)
Elisha Petrie(123 reviews)
Arron Barrett(82 reviews)
Duyen Nguyen(Jane)(72 reviews)
Pahn(67 reviews)
May(43 reviews)
Lucy Field(34 reviews)
Heidi(34 reviews)
Michaela Pollard(31 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Stasi Nikos(350 reviews)
Greg Colgin(330 reviews)
Isobel Needham(267 reviews)
Kassie Jones(194 reviews)
Megs Chandler(170 reviews)
Susie Ferkins(163 reviews)
Nihar Vasa(146 reviews)
Trys Eddy(126 reviews)
Nicole Cecil(125 reviews)
Courtney Dailey(121 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

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 5 different countries
through 65 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 838 reviews
4.5/5 from 3386 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-99
18-35

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

10
travellers met through Bamboo tours
760
travellers met through Contiki tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$69
$124

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
13
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

2 days
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Tours

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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

London (101)
Rome (92)
Paris (79)
Venice (77)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Independent

Independent

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Bamboo tours is between 18 and 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Contiki tours is between 18 and 35. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

Holds are not possible for Bamboo.
TourRadar can request Contiki to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Bamboo booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 21 January 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $200 to confirm a Contiki booking. The remaining balance is then payable 45 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 6 January 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 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 45 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $200 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Bamboo:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Contiki:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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