Terms and Conditions

Herein contains West Ireland Cycling’s Terms and Conditions. These include important information relating to our cycling tours, bicycle hire, payment for services and your safety.

Bike Hire

Your Bike Hire price includes a bicycle, lock and repair kit.

Upgrades & Extras

Upgrades and extras include Panniers, handle-bar bags, luggage trailers, tandems, car racks, tagalongs, child seats, child carriers and child trailers.

Cancellations & Refunds

If you cancel your rental reservation, you must notify us by phone, in writing or by email. Please note that all cancellation fees are “per person.” All refunds will be processed within 7 days of receipt of your cancellation.

For all cancellations, we will refund you the cost of your Bike Hire less a 10% per person cancellation fee. There is no refund for returning your bike or ending your short break early or arriving late. Please note that we do not make any refunds for any unused portion of your Bike Hire period.

Cancellations can be made up to one week before your cycling tour or bike hire period begins.

West Ireland Cycling reserves the right to make changes to itineraries, and prices due to unforeseen circumstances including weather. All efforts are made to keep any route changes minimal. West Ireland Cycling reserves the right to decline a reservation or to refuse service to anyone.

Charges & Transfers

An administrative charge of 30Euro per person applies to any changes to a reservation. To transfer a reservation to another tour date within 30 days prior to your original departure date, a 100Euro per person administrative charge applies.All changes are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.

Gratuities

Gratuities for West Ireland Cycling tour guides are not required but are always appreciated but are entirely at your own discretion.

Accommodation

Tour prices are per person sharing B&B Accommodation. Solo travelers will be assigned a roommate of the same gender. Single rooms are available on a limited basis at an additional fee. We may not be able to honor private room requests during certain peak periods. For late bookings (less than 30 days prior to departure), solo travelers will be charged an additional fee that will be refunded if a roommate is later assigned. Family Rooms can be requested for families with 2 adults and 2 children. Family Rooms may not be available at all locations on our tours.

Children

Children of any age are welcome on any of our tours if accompanied by a responsible adult (parent / guardian for children under 12).

Medical Services

Medical services or facilities may not be readily available or accessible during all or part of your tour. You are responsible to select a tour appropriate to your abilities and interest. You are responsible for being in sufficient good health to undertake the tour, to prepare for the tour by studying the itinerary on the web site or pre-departure materials that may be sent to you by West Ireland Cycling, and for bringing the appropriate clothing and equipment for your tour.

Photography & Video

West Ireland Cycling reserves the right to take photographic or film records of any of its tours, and to use any such photographic or film records for promotional and/or commercial purposes. If you prefer not to be included in such photographic of film records, please make this clear to staff before starting your tour.

Bike security and bike theft

The customer to whom the bike is rented is responsible for the security of the bike for the entire period of hire. Hired bikes must be securely locked using an approved West Ireland Cycling lock at all times when the bike is unattended. Bikes must be locked to a secure immoveable object such as a bike rack/lamp post.

Failure to comply with these security conditions will result in the following:

  • The customer to whom the bike is rented is liable for the full replacement cost of the bike as deemed by our shop mechanic.
  • The hire fee and deposit are forfeited when bikes are stolen.
  • West Ireland Cycling is under no obligation to refund amounts paid or provide a replacement rental bike.

Group Travel Discounts

You tour for FREE when you bring 15 or more friends along with you on a West Ireland Cycling tour; bring 20 or more friends and you and another member of the tour group will travel for FREE!

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