It is not always about cash you may have enough funds to pay for either but one of these would suit you more. And it is not always about your overall style or tastes as ‘traveling style’ is completely different. You are unmarried and do not have a traveling buddy Combine group tours for more fun, less price and of course to make new friends. But still like knowing people from all around the world; where else are you going to have this opportunity. You are females Traveling to less developed nations stick to class tours if at all possible. Groups can offer more security and comfort. You search for maximum however long your wife/husband would rather remain at a store or your photograph addict friend would love to take additional shots; the tour must end when the manual blows the whistle. Not everything, it is something in certain countries like Turkey, Greece or even Morocco private tours cost nearly double or even triple costs when compared to the group tours. For smaller families or buddy groups 2-3 traveler it will be more cost effective to combine escorted group tours.
If you are not sure about your travel style however, here are the reasons why people prefer personal tours despite the higher prices. You Want Total control on where to go, the way to go, when to relax, when to store etc. No matter how much more it costs, have an overlord tours. You’re not control Freak but prefer flexibility when traveling well, assess the group itinerary, see how tight their program is. Some group tours offer flexibility to some extent. But in the end, there will be at least 30 more people to share the exact same flexibility. You need to get off the normal tourist route; you prefer to see a less known sight hidden in the far end of town, or to stop at a nearby snack shop to mingle with the natives. If so, you will have limited opportunity for this with a group. In a group tour there could be fellow travelers that you dislike and you will need to stay with them for the whole tour. If this seems like a nightmare, personal tour may be a better choice. Accommodation preferences like design hotels, awarded resorts, little B&B’s etc. Nevertheless group tours usually stay at western type conventional hotels to cater to the taste of the majority.