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Covid-19: Low deposits and Financial Security

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Thanks to the extraordinary rollout of the UK vaccination programme, a government lockdown exit timetable and the eagerness of several countries to see UK visitors return, we can finally look forward to touring once again.

With the Portuguese eager for the return of British tourists and Morocco being congratulated by the WHO for its vaccination programme, the light at the end of the tunnel is shining much brighter than it was just a few weeks ago.


Low deposits

As confidence in the tourism industry returns and travel restrictions are lifted, we want to have something to look forward to later in the year. To help that confidence grow, we have made some temporary changes to our booking T&C’s for 2021 & 2022.

    1. Reduced deposits – A fixed £195 deposit will secure your booking (normally 20%)
    2. In accordance with our 6-week review*, final payments are now due 6-weeks prior to departure (normally 8-weeks)

*Following our first tour postponement in 2020, we adopted a 6-week review process to decide on the likelihood of a tour proceeding. This allows everyone time to make the necessary arrangements for being away from home, confirm annual leave etc.


Book with confidence

We understand that you may feel some apprehension when booking a tour. We want you to have complete confidence in us and your booking options.

If your tour is cancelled you will be offered the following choices:

    1. Move your booking to the re-scheduled date.
    2. Move your booking to another tour.
    3. Receive a full refund (Within 14-days of cancellation)

This has been our policy throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.


Package Travel & Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018

We are fully compliant with these regulations meaning your monies are safe with us. See Here

Covid-19 Update

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We are open as normal for enquiries and bookings.

However, we have postponed the sold out Spring Atlas 8 tour until September. Like the rest of the world we hope that #stayathome will have a huge, positive effect on the situation and allow a return to normal living as the summer progresses.

Like most of you reading this, we should be doing something else right now… We had just concluded an excellent Raid MedLantic tour in Morocco and were busy scouting suitable trails in Portugal. Bikes had started landing from Fly and Ride ahead the imminent arrival of our guests for the Spring Atlas Eight tour; when the global shut-down hit.

Currently, our Autumn Atlas Eight tour is scheduled for October 10th and bookings are open.

Whilst the lock-down has taken our calendar and given it a good shake-up, it hasn’t diminished our workload.
We’re currently working our way through our notes, photos and GPS tracks for what will be an epic adventure tour of Portugal. We’ll have a pilot tour ready for a limited group of riders soon, and will schedule it just as soon as is feasible.

Stay safe, stay fit and keep your bikes polished.

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