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The West Loop Hop-on, Hop-Off Backpacking Europe Pass

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Trip Type: Hop-On/Hop-Off Tour
Tour Cost: $685US (Students $659)
Departs from: Varies
Duration: 15 days to 4+ weeks

Tags: $500-$1000 Tours, 14+ Days, Busabout, Hop On/Off Tour, Spain/France/Italy Tours, Western Europe Tours


Enjoy the elegance and sophistication of France - indulge in Spain's sun kissed days and passion filled nights.

Busabout in a nutshell: start travelling Europe from any city on the loop and travel at your own pace - stay as long as you like at each stop, then when you've finished exploring, jump on the next bus and move on to the next destination. It's like a Europe tour that's flexible, meaning you create your own itinerary - Backpacking Europe at its budget best!

A Busabout Pass for the West Loop will take you to the best of France and Spain. Cycle through ancient vineyards and salsa dance the night away! Start from any city on the loop and travel at your own pace - stay as long as you like at each stop .... then when you've finished exploring, jump on the next bus and move on to the next destination.

The Western Loop destinations include:

  • Paris
  • Bern
  • Lauterbrunnen
  • Lake Como
  • Nice
  • Avignon
  • Barcelona
  • Valencia
  • Madrid
  • San Sebastian
  • Bordeaux
  • Tours
Any of our passes are valid for the entire 2013 operating season (May to October) - departures from each city are every other day.
  • You can start and finish anywhere on our hop-on hop-off network
  • Take your time and travel at your own pace.
  • Take a 2 week trip in May, one in July and another in September - there are no time limits
  • Hop on at the hostel door - hop off at the hostel door
  • Every two days you will see our buses rolling though

Our style is to let you do the discovering. If you want to know about Monet - ask the Guide, better still visit the 3rd floor of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris (our Guide will point you in the right direction). You’ll get personal treatment from our crew so you can tailor-make your adventure.

A wealth of insider information is just a question away. They’ll have the latest deals on excellent walking, cycling and sight-seeing tours. If you’re travelling on your own they’ll recommend a bar or cafe in the evening so you can hook up with your fellow travellers, leaving your days to do what you want to do.

Our guides are all seasoned independent travellers, they know what you want and need to know. It’s not just all the cultural and historical places, they have local insider knowledge on great little family run restaurants, cool bars and trendy nightclubs, music and theatre - they know it all.

As you travel on the coaches our team of Guides are there to help you plan your trip and book your travel, all on their handheld computers. Before you get to each exciting destination they will give you the run down on what you really need to know. When you jump off the coach, you are then ready to discover and explore on your own.

Rest assured, your safety and comfort is our main concern with Busabout. Our approachable, fun loving, like minded Drivers are there to take the stress out of your travels. So while you're fast asleep in your chair or watching a DVD, they will be happy as Larry burning down the high way to your next destination.

Our Busabout Drivers have not only passed the hardest licence to obtain on the road in the UK but they have also undertaken 4 weeks of intense on road training to make them the best in the business.

Get 5% off your Western Loops Pass right now or 10% with the purchase of the Bakpak Europe GO Kit for $14.95. Complete our inquiry form to get discount instructions


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Tour Highlights

  • Explore whatever destinations you want, however slowly (or quickly) you want!
  • Access to the entire Busabout coach network.
  • Design your very own trip.
  • Start and finish anywhere on our Western Europe map.
  • Travel at your own pace.
  • Perfect for backpackers and budget independent travellers.

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