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Beer or Bust

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Beer or Bust - Thirsty Swagman
Beer or Bust - Thirsty Swagman
Excellent
19 reviews
Starts
Munich
Destinations
+2
Ends
Stuttgart
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Highlights

  • Beer tents of Oktoberfest
  • A pub that’s over 1,000 years old
  • Stuttgart Beer Festival
  • Traditional Czech pubs
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Max Group Size
25
Travel style
Oktoberfest, Discovery
Start in Munich and end in Stuttgart! With the oktoberfest tour Beer or Bust, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Munich, Germany and 3 other destinations in Europe. Beer or Bust includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

19 Reviews

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  • H
    Written on November 8, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Hotels were nice, tour guides were so friendly and never left our sides, bus transport was comfortable. We had an absolute blast!

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Cheers Heather for the great feedback and thank you for joining us on our Beer or Bust adventure - until we raise a glass again, stay thirsty!
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  • B
    Written on November 3, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    The whole tour was incredible and the length of stay in each city was perfect. Having the free time during the days was nice so you could do your own thing. My only complaint was not having a night time table booked in Munich but as Ken explained, it has... Read more

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thank you Brent for the great review & your feedback! Keep those beers flowing, always.
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  • Beer or Bust reviewer 3
    Written on October 20, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Had a really fantastic time. Tour was well organized. Great group of beer drinkers.

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thanks Fred for the feedback, was great to meet you on the Beer or Bust tour and raise many beers with you! May the amber liquid keep flowing for you, always.
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  • A
    Written on October 19, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Beer or Bust tour 2018 was fabulous! We had an awesome time and met many wonderful people! Max and Ashley were great!

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thank you Ann for the great review and the photos - looks like you made great memories and friends on the tour... let the beers keep flowing!
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  • D
    Written on October 18, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great tour, we would do it again. All the hotels were right next to everything, the charter bus was very comfortable and there wasn't any stupid things we had to do during the day. We were able to do what we wanted during the day and they had all the... Read more

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thanks Daniel, that is some fantastic feedback - great to hear you had such a good time on the Beer or Bust tour! #zeroBoringSightseeing
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  • N
    Written on October 17, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    It was amazing, great people and an awesome tour guide, made everyone feel welcome especially my 2 children, highly recommend Thirsty Swagman to anyone.

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    G'day Naomi, that is so great to hear, thank you for those kind words! Was a pleasure to meet you and your family on our Oktoberfest tour. Hope the beers keep flowing for you... Prost!
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  • Beer or Bust reviewer 7
    Written on October 17, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    I want to thank #ThirstySwagmanBeerorBust tour it was an awesome group to hang out with. Ashley Hall Smith and Max Dittmar you were a great help and to Kenneth Hart for lining up a fantastic tour. PROST

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thank you Todd for those epic words, great to hear you had such a good time - PROST!
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  • L
    Written on October 17, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    Loved it , highly recommend

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thanks Steve & Lynne, great to hear you both had such a good time on the Beer or Bust tour. Stay thirsty, always!
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  • A
    Written on October 16, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    The tour was awesome. Locations of hotels couldn’t get any better. What really made the tour was the people. We had so much fun with everyone and made some incredible memories! The only thing I would have liked a little more would have been suggestions on... Read more

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thank you for the great review and the feedback regarding recommendations on things-to-do during the day, it's something we're going to include on next year's tours. Stay thirsty, always!
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  • Beer or Bust reviewer 10
    Written on October 16, 2018
    4.5 - Excellent

    loved the tour, would have liked resverations in beer tent in the evening, but...had fun with the ones we had except it is tough drinking a litter of beer at 10 am...lol. The bus driver was excellent, our guides Max and Ashly were fantastic. Over all this... Read more

    Thirsty Swagman commented on this review
    Thanks Ron for the great feedback on the Beer or Bust tour, specifically about Ashley & Max, as well as the bus driver Markus - will pass it onto them all. Ah yes, those 10am beers... the Bavarians certainly make the most of the day haha. Prost!
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Your Tour Destinations
  2. Oktoberfest, Germany
  3. Prague, Czech Republic
  4. Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
  5. Stuttgart Beer Festival, Germany

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  • Accommodation

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  • Meals

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  • Transport

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Am I too young or old for this tour?

      Provided you are over 18, you’re good to go. Most people on the Beer or Bust tour are couples in their 30s and 40s, although you can expect guests of all ages from mature 20-something-year-olds to the young-at-heart 70+-year-olds.

    • Are the flights included?

      Flights before and after the tour are not included in the tour price and you will need to arrange these separately by yourself once your tour is guaranteed. As we specialise in organising the best tours around the world for you, we are unable to advise on flight prices or book flights on your behalf. If you have not already booked your fights we recommend checking out the following link which is powered by Skyscanner - https://flights.tourradar.com

    • Where are the hotels located on the tour?

      In both Munich and Stuttgart, the hotels are the closest to the festival grounds, just 2 minutes and 5 minutes walking respectively. In Prague and Rothenburg the hotels are located in the old-town centre, close to every pub and bar you will visit.

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    • Tuesday
      Oct 1, 2019
      from Munich
      10 Days
      Thursday
      Oct 10, 2019
      to Stuttgart
      7 seats left
      $71
      USD $2,292
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    About the countries

    Useful things to know before you go

    Currencies

    Euro
    Germany
    Kč
    Koruna
    Czech Republic

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    Germany and Czech Republic

    Visa

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    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Germany and Czech Republic. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Czech Republic. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Czech Republic. Ideally 2 months before travel.

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    Location
    Munich is the starting point and Stuttgart is the endpoint.
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    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm this Thirsty Swagman booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 February 2019 the full payment of $2,292 is necessary.
    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 $2292 for Beer or Bust, but the deposit of 25% is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 714 km.
    • Munich (Germany)
    • 300 km
    • Prague (Czech Republic)
    • 314 km
    • Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Germany)
    • 99 km
    • Stuttgart (Germany)

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