Compare Insight Vacations 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

10th January 2019
Too many optional trips all with additional costs. Itinerary itself was marketed real...
Romantic European start Amsterdam (20...
2nd January 2019
Tour was expensive and cost could have been reduced by excluding most or all of the m...Read more
31st December 2018
Plenty to see and do. Great local guides in each city and wonderful experiences inclu...
Christmas Markets of Austria & Bavari...
21st December 2018
Excellent tour. Guide Karin was great and the driver Kris very good. Hotels were amaz...Read more
1st January 2019
It was my first time to experience the Octoberfest and it was one of my best moments ...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

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
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

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 51 different countries
through 5 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 249 reviews
4.5/5 from 161 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

5-99
18-70

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

16
travellers met through Insight Vacations tours
2
travellers met through Thirsty Swagman tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$284
$120

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

13
days
6
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
4 hours

Videos

Videos

The Magic of Winter MarketsCountry Roads of Umbria & Tuscany with Insight Tour Director Francesca BossiRussia, Warsaw & the Baltic States with Insight Tour Director Anna LuthiBest of Morocco with Insight Tour Director Barrak AbdulwahadEasy Pace Italy with Insight Tour Director Belinda RichardsonHighlights of Spain with Insight Tour Director Jacqueline PangmanCountry Roads of Bavaria, Switzerland & Austria with Insight Tour Director Robert LintottCountry Roads of Italy with Insight Tour Director Elena TerminelloHighlights of Europe with Insight Tour Director Ruth RidgwayNorthern Capitals & Russia with Insight Tour Director Maja PolansekGrand Tour of Italy & Sicily with Insight Tour Director Daniele NannettiRomantic Britain & Ireland with Insight Tour Director Cherryl DukeThe Great Western American Adventure with Insight Tour Director Todd GeistGlorious Switzerland with Insight Tour Director Martin MalissaBritain & Ireland Explorer with Insight Tour Director Christina BaderThe Best of Eastern Canada & the USA with Insight Tour Director Roger GrenfellClassic Mid Atlantic with Insight Tour Director Robin O'MalleySicily in Depth with Insight Tour Director Barbara TagliaventoNatural Wonders of Iceland with Insight Tour Director Snorri ValsonnMake Travel Matter - TreadRight Foundation#InsightMoments - The Best Gelato Ever#InsightMoments - Hurling in Kilkenny#Insight Moments - Foodie Delights in Budapest#InsightMoments - The Best Gelato EverDiscover Ireland with Insight VacationsDiscover Spain with Insight VacationsDiscover Italy with Insight VacationsUSA & Canada 2019 (extended version) - Insight VacationOberammergau: The Passion Play 2020The TreadRight Foundation Make Travel Matter (Short)Meet Insight Vacations Travel Director Tim PendleburyTourRadar presents The Sorrento PeninsulaTourRadar presents Aït BenhaddouTourRadar presents The Imperial CitiesTourRadar presents Italy with John 1/2TourRadar presents Italy with John 2/2TourRadar presents Italy with Insight Vacations

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

3 reviews
5 days from $1395.00
4 reviews
9 days from $2795.00
4 reviews
22 days from $5274.14
1 review
14 days from $3750.00
1 review
10 days from $2495.00
2 reviews
8 days from $2195.00
10 reviews
4 days from $754
19 reviews
11 days from $2266.63
35 reviews
4 days from $1078.84
22 reviews
4 days from $1403.69
18 reviews
4 days from $1024.37
1 review
4 days from $861.94

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Rome (61)
Venice (58)
London (41)
Paris (40)
Lucerne (39)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Insight Vacations tours is between 5 and 99. 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 Insight Vacations 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 $200 to confirm a Insight Vacations booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 7 April 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 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 $200 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 Insight Vacations: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