Quick reference


We accept four methods of payment for balance payments: credit card, e-check, wire transfer, and check. Your confirmation email contains a personal payment link for you to choose your preferred method and make payment. More information.

Travel Insurance

We recommend travel insurance for your trip including your flights, bike tour, and other costs. We purchase our personal travel insurance through RoamRight. More Information.

Tour Documents: Pre-Tour

About three to four weeks before your tour (earlier, if possible), we’ll send you email attachments with your hotel list and general information. More information.

Tour Documents: Tour Start

At your start hotel, you normally receive a comprehensive information package with tips for sightseeing and dining and, on most self-guided bike tours, maps and cue sheets in English. More information.

Travel & Lodging

Travel to Europe

We have partnered with Exito Travel, one of the world’s foremost air travel specialists, to arrange flights for our clients to Europe. More information.

Hotels & Transportation

Tips on how to get around and for extending your trip including hotels, trains, buses and discount air. More information.

Passports & Visas

Visa requirements and fees vary widely for each country, and you should check with your nearest consulate or embassy for official visa requirements in your destination. More information.

Getting Ready

Training Tips

Many of the tours we offer require little more than average conditioning and a good attitude. Some, of course, are more challenging. Either way, the more you ride before your bicycle tour, the more you’ll enjoy it! More information.


Weatherspark offers forecasts as well as information on average and record temperatures for destinations around the globe. Just type the destination in the search box.

What To Bring


Different destinations have different ways to access money and pay for purchases. Be sure to research your destination; we offer a few general guidelines. More information.

Packing Tips: What To Bring

Check out our clothing recommendations (we’re fans of synthetics) and packing tips (we love cubes) including a suggested packing list. More information.

Phones & Communication

It’s helpful to have a cell phone with you, especially if you’re on a self-guided tour and need to reach the tour operator. It's also great to send amazing photos back home! More information.