Compare Expat Explore Travel vs. Thirsty Swagman

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

17 hours ago
Overall the Itenary was amazing and full of activities , Perci our tour guide was ver...Read more
1 day ago
This was a really great "one hit wonder" tour because you got to see the best of the ...Read more
2 days ago
We can't say enough good things about this tour. Our leader Shabby and our coach driv...Read more
2 days ago
I loved the trip. Egypt is a wonderful country. I will definitely be back soon. The ...Read more
8th November 2018
Hotels were nice, tour guides were so friendly and never left our sides, bus transpor...Read more
7th November 2018
Oktoberfest is a big (really, really big) intimidating event for the first timer. We ...Read more
3rd November 2018
The whole tour was incredible and the length of stay in each city was perfect. Having...Read more
23rd October 2018
Amazing tour! I was travelling with my family and we had 15 people in our group, agin...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Steve Martin(128 reviews)
Cameron Benson(33 reviews)
Sara McDonald(10 reviews)
Emma Cairns(9 reviews)
Susan Burn(2 reviews)
Claude Verhaeghe(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 52 different countries
through 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 2069 reviews
4.5/5 from 158 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

10-90
18-70

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

16,039
travellers met through Expat Explore Travel tours
2
travellers met through Thirsty Swagman tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$171
$129

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

11
days
6
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
96%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
4 hours

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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21 reviews
3 days from $1418.11
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3 days from $1034.89
1 review
4 days from $870.8

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 (25)
Venice (19)
Paris (19)
Rome (18)

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 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 Thirsty Swagman tours is between 18 and 70. 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 Thirsty Swagman.

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 22 March 2019 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a Thirsty Swagman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 March 2019 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 Thirsty Swagman:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America