Due to the high experience of its employees in organizing tours. For the quality of roads and landscapes pleasing to true motorcyclists. By the extraordinary ability to “know how to receive” those who visit us. For the search of the genuineness of the places to visit and respect for our culture in detriment of the simply tourist. For the excellent quality of services provided.
Is it possible to ride with my bike?
Our tours were designed with the inclusion of a motorcycle. However, it is always possible to accept inscriptions with a bike of its own provided it is adjusted to the paths and philosophy of the tour. There will also be a price reduction.
Can I bring a traveler who does not ride a motorcycle for the tour?
Yes. Our support car can carry a traveler. If you want your escort to be guaranteed in the support car, you must pay the equivalent of what the driver and motorcycle pays. If you want to pay the value of hangs, there is no guaranteed place in the support car.
How many guides are on the tours?
Our tours are accompanied by a guide on a motorcycle and a guide who drives the support vehicle.
What is the size of the groups?
Groups range from a minimum of 8 participants to a maximum of 12. In the case of organized tours, depending on a specific request from a customer, the number of participants may vary according to the intended (from 1 to …).
What language is spoken on the tours?
The official language of the tours is English. However, depending on the composition of the group, a language other than English may be requested. Time2Ride guides, in addition to native Portuguese, speak English, French, Spanish and Italian.
What experience is necessary to accompany a tour?
The rides are designed so that a rider with any level of experience can perform them. The roads are paved.
Do travelers have to carry their luggage on the motorcycle?
No. The tours are always accompanied by a car that ensures this transportation. In any case, all bikes are equipped with suitcases to transport small objects, clothes and equipment, suitable for the weather conditions. Unless unforeseen, on arrival at the hotels, the luggage will be in the respective rooms.
Is there a minimum age for participants?
Yes, drivers must be at least 21 years old and have a driving license for motorcycles with no capacity limitation (category A), which is more than 1 year old. Accompanying persons must be at least 14 years of age.
Passport and visas, when applicable; Identity card; Valid driving license.
How many kilometers are you expected to do per day?
Depending on the ride, the daily average will be between 200 and 250 km. This average mileage and the itineraries to be realized, consider the departure of the hotels, around 09:00, with a forecast of arrival by 18:00.
What is included in the package of each tour?
In the base package of each tour the following is always included – Wellcome pack – Motorcycle; – Motorcycle insurance; – Tour leader – Support vehicle – Liability insurance – All nights and breakfasts; – All dinners (excluding alcoholic beverages) – Transportation from the airport to the hotel and from the hotel to the airport; – Detailed program of the trip, after full payment of the same. Each tour will have activities and other inclusions according to the theme of the tour (boat trips, tastings, visits, etc.)
What expenses are not included in the price of each package?
– Fuel; – Tolls; – Lunch; – Any and all expenses not mentioned in the previous point; – All alcoholic beverages served at dinner
What kind of hotels and meals are available?
Time2Ride has a high level of service as a priority and this is the criterion in the selection of hotel and catering units. We privilege charming hotels, inns, inns and 4 or 5 star hotels as well as restaurants whose cuisine is a recognized showcase of the gastronomy of the regions visited, in Portugal and Spain.
How to book a place on a time2Ride tour?
Reservations are accepted with payment of 30% of the total amount. Up to 45 days before the start, 40% of the total value will be paid. Up to 15 days before the start date of the tour, participation must be confirmed, upon payment of the remaining 30% of the tour’s value. Payments can be made through bank transfer, Paypal, Mastercard or Visa.
What kind of clothes should I bring?
The climate of the areas where we walk in most of the walks is extreme, so they must bring their own clothes to ride a motorcycle in a temperate zone. Regarding the weather conditions you will encounter near the start date of the tour, we will give you all the relevant information. A rain suit is always advisable.
Am I required to take my own motorcycle equipment?
The only equipment we do not have on a rental basis are the boots or other type of footwear and the rain suits. Helmets, jackets and trousers may be provided as long as they indicate the required sizes in a timely manner.
Is there any kind of regulation?
There is no specific regulation and the general advice we give to all participants can be found on our page Group Tour with time2Ride. The only more restrictive rule is a ban on drinking alcohol or any kind of drugs until the bike parks for the night. If a participant uses the bike, after ingesting any type of alcoholic beverage or taking any drugs, it is subject to unlimited financial liability if it damages the motorcycle and/or causes damage to persons and/or property. Failure to comply with traffic rules, including speed limits, may also subject the participant to unlimited financial liability in the event of an accident.