6 tour companies that let you book now and pay later

Found the perfect tour but waiting for payday? You’ve got the option to book now and pay later with these companies.

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While there's a tour out there to fit every budget, feeding that wanderlust doesn't always come cheap.

Whether you need some extra time to save up or want to spread the payments out, these tour companies all offer flexible payment options so you're not out hundreds in one go.

The best part? You'll be able to take advantage of any great deals on offer and also lock in today's price so there won't be any surprises down the track.

Top companies that offer book now pay later tours

Rome

1. Trafalgar

Carefully curated trips that let you see the highlights and enjoy real local experiences.

  • A deposit is required to book with full payment due 45 days prior to your tour
  • Dive into the local culture with a huge variety of tours across all seven continents.

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People bonding

2. G Adventures

Small group tours with a sustainable focus covering every corner of the globe.

  • Choose to pay in full or just a deposit from $250.
  • You've got up until 60 days before departure to make your final payment.
  • If you need to cancel or delay your trip your deposit has no expiry and can be applied to any other tour. You can even pass it on to a friend.
  • Extras can be held for 48-hours using G Adventures' "Holding an Option" feature without payment.

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Paris tower

3. Costsaver

See the world on a budget with good-value itineraries that include all the essentials.

  • Choose to pay in full or just a deposit from $200.
  • You've got up until 45 days before departure to make your final payment.

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Kids sightseeing

4. Intrepid

Travel in small groups and explore new places with something for every budget.

  • Choose from different travel styles based on what you want to spend.
  • Make a $400 deposit upfront with the balance due 56 days before you leave.
  • Be spontaneous and take advantage of $1-deposit sales when they pop up.

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Girl sightseeing mountains

5. Contiki

Looking for something fun and social? Contiki is all about affordable tours for young adults.

  • You can pay a deposit upfront and your balance 45 days before your trip.
  • If your plans change and you have to cancel, you may be offered a FlexDeposit which lets you use your deposit toward a future trip with Contiki.

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Girl traveling

6. Topdeck

Dedicated tours for 18- to 39-year-olds where you can explore with like-minded travellers around Europe, North America, Australia and Asia.

  • Book your tour with a $200 deposit with full payment due 42 weeks before departure.
  • If you need to cancel you can reuse your deposit for another trip within two years or transfer to a friend.
  • Save with discounts for early payment, group travel, multiple trips and more.

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What book now pay later tour options are available from these companies?

CompanyPayment options
TrafalgarUpfront deposit with final payment due 45 days in advance
G AdventuresFrom $250 deposit with final payment due 60 days before departure
Costsaver$200 deposit with final payment due 45 days in advance
Intrepid$400 deposit with final payment due 56 days before departure
ContikiUpfront deposit with final payment due 60 days before departure
Topdeck$200 deposit with final payment due 42 weeks before departure

How do book now pay later options for tours work?

Most tour companies let you secure your tour date and price at the time of booking with a deposit. The deposit is usually not refundable but can sometimes be used towards another tour or transferred to a friend as long as you cancel within the cancellation timeframe. It's recommended to check the site's terms, just to be safe.


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Up to 10% off advance purchase

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Get up to 10% off when you are travelling with children between the age of 5 and 17. T&Cs apply.

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5% off your next trip

Available for travel on select dates from July 2020 onward. Travel again with Contiki to receive 5% off your next trip.

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