Terms & Conditions

“We/us” Means MotoFrance Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 10520898. Registered Office: Unit 4 Vista Place Coy Pond Business Park, Ingworth Road, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH12 1JY.

“The Event” Means any holiday, accommodation, activity or function organised or advertised by us. “You” Means the person who has signed the booking form and includes all the people on whose behalf you have signed.

“The Event” Means any holiday, accommodation, activity or function organised or advertised by us. “You” Means the person who has signed the booking form and includes all the people on whose behalf you have signed.”Supplier” Means the company or person that is holding or providing the event or any part of it. “Price” Means the total cost of the event.

“Supplier” Means the company or person that is holding or providing the event or any part of it.

“Price” Means the total cost of the event.

1. Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions govern the contract between you and us to the exclusion of all other terms and conditions save for those implied by law, and no variation to these terms and conditions shall be valid unless in writing and signed by you and the company director.

2. Formation of Contract

No contract shall arise between you and us until we have received the deposit payable and we have sent to you written confirmation (This can be in the form of an email) of our acceptance of your booking.

3. Lead Name

The lead name on any booking with us accepts the full responsibility of collecting the full balance payable for the booking and indemnifies MOTOFRANCE LTD against any loss from any individual failing to pay within your group. The lead name of the group is also responsible for ensuring that all group members are aware they are bound by our terms and conditions. The lead name is also responsible for the completion of the online guest list on behalf of all persons on the booking. It is understood that those booking via email or telephone agree to, and accept our terms and conditions.

4. Payment & Deposits

Deposits are payable at the time of booking and the balance of payments are split into the following phases:An agreed non-refundable non-transferable 20% deposit is payable at the time of booking.

An agreed non-refundable non-transferable 20% deposit is payable at the time of booking.
The final balance is to be paid no less than 8 weeks before the date upon which your event is due to start.

Deposits are used by us to enter into the contractual arrangements on your behalf and are non refundable. Payments can be made with a valid Credit Card or Debit Card, online bank transfers where upon receipt we will endeavour to place the booking for you at the same price, although this cannot be guaranteed. We will however notify you should there be an increase in price. All Credit & Debit cards are subject to a 2% surcharge to the total cost of each transaction. If you have a voucher from MOTOFRANCE LTD only one can be used per booking.

5. Cancellation by Us

We may cancel the event or any part of it:

for safety reasons if we or our supplier(s) regard adverse weather conditions or other safety concerns as unacceptable and which cannot reasonably be overcome; If we reasonably believe that you may cause harm or damage to our reputation or to the reputation of our suppliers or to property belonging to our suppliers; If a supplier or suppliers are unable to host the event for any reason; If changes you wish to make to the booking mean it is uneconomical or impractical to hold the event. If we cancel the whole of the event we shall use our best endeavours to rearrange the event on a mutually convenient date, or provide a refund to you of the cost to us of the event. Save as above we shall be under no further liability to you for cancellation of the event or any part of it.

6. Cancellation by You

You may cancel your booking after the initial deposit however this initial deposit is non-refundable.

If you cancel no later than 8 weeks prior to departure, 100% of any payments made above the initial deposit will be refunded.

If you cancel with us within 8 weeks of the travel date, then the cancellation fee is 100% of the total cost of the booking. All cancellations must be made in writing from the lead name on the booking.

7. Failure to Provide an Event

If, due to reasons beyond our control, an event is unable to take place due to (but without limitation); closure of premises, the ceases of trading, a change in supplier management, weather restrictions, we will provide you and your group with an alternative event and if this is does not prove possible, a refund to you of the cost to us of the event.

8. Accommodation

If your booking includes accommodation, the named accommodation will remain confidential to [MOTOFRANCE LTD] and only be disclosed to you upon receipt of the completed secondary deposit and written confirmation from the supplier.

9. Meals

Breakfast is not included with accommodation bookings unless otherwise stated. The type of breakfast you will receive will be confirmed upon arrival at your accommodation (this may be hot or cold regardless of your quotation). Restaurant meals may require a pre-order to be completed by the lead name of the group. This should be completed and returned to us, or the venue as required. If a pre-order has not been completed, we accept no liability for meals not provided or delays in providing the meals for you. You will not automatically be sent any menus and menus may be of limited choice from a set-menu for groups. We will endeavor to meet any specialist dietary requests for any member of your group, but cannot guarantee these requests. We accept no liability if our suppliers are unable to meet these requests in advance, or once at the venue. If your group arrives late then we accept no liability.

10. Alterations + Surcharges Applied by Us

If due to circumstances beyond our control it becomes necessary to substitute an alternative supplier, or make any other alterations to the event (including accommodation) we shall inform you of the changes as soon as possible. You must pay any additional cost due to such changes. If the changes are, in the view of [MOTOFRANCE LTD], so substantial as to materially alter the event and you are unwilling to accept them then you may cancel the event and we will give a refund of the cost of the event to us. Surcharges may be applicable where an event requires a minimum number of participants to proceed, and the group does not meet this minimum number. This could lead to the cancellation of the event of which we are not held responsible and alternatives may be offered of an equal or greater value. If this value is greater, then you must pay us the difference in price. If the final number of a group is an odd number, then a single supplement surcharge will apply if the booking or an event (including accommodation) which is number dependent.

11. Alterations made by You

We shall try to accommodate any reasonable changes you wish to make to the event. Alterations and amendment requests should be made with us and not end suppliers and should be made in writing to us by the lead name. These changes shall not be deemed accepted until we have confirmed in writing to you. If you wish to increase or decrease the number of persons participating in the event, you may do this up to six weeks prior to the date upon which your event is due to start. Amendments after that date will incur our administration charge of £25.00 per person. Changes such as arrival / departure dates and destination changes will also be subject to our administration charges. We cannot guarantee that the change to the price will be pro-rata, but will depend upon the arrangements we can make with our suppliers. Subject to our written agreement you may transfer your booking to a person who satisfies all the conditions applicable to the event.

12. Your Obligations

You shall at all times behave in a safe, responsible and courteous manner; comply with all instructions; regulations and codes of practice issued by us or our suppliers; ensure that you comply with all age restrictions imposed by our suppliers; ensure that you comply with all arrival times, and dress appropriately for the event and your personal equipment should meet all local regulations including MOT/Insurance (nb – At the discretion of the guide, faulty equipment deemed to be a Health & Safety risk may lead to cancellation of the service). If you breach these obligations, we may cancel or curtail the event or any part of it and in those circumstances, you shall not be entitled to any refund. You must take take out insurance suitable for your needs (including delays for events involving travel by land, sea, or air) before the event.

Medical Insurance is Compulsory and you must also have repatriation insurance to do Motorbike tours in Europe. If you have an accident in Europe the policy provides for repatriation to the UK if needed. (If you need flying home after an accident this insurance covers you).

We now have MotoFrance recommended partner repatriation and medical insurance cover in place which you can purchase via our website

You must have your EHIC (E111) card when you check in with your guide. The EHIC card (which is the new E111 card) is a must as if you did need any medical help in Europe this card will allow them to help you straightway. Here is the link to it: http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcareabroad/EHIC/Pages/about-the-ehic.aspx.

No EHIC – No Ride, so please check that your card has not expired as these cannot be accepted.

13. Our Obligations

We shall take reasonable care and skill in arranging the event and comply with all applicable laws in relation to the event; where ever possible, re-schedule the event instead of cancelling or offer a refund to you of the cost to us of the event. All the photographs and illustrations we use on our website and in literature (including quotations) we send you are for marketing purposes and may not entirely represent the actual products received.

14. Customer Feedback

If you have a problem whilst on your booking then you must contact the appropriate person(s) at the earliest opportunity, for example accommodation / restaurant manager. Unless there is a valid reason why you did not report your problem to the appropriate person(s), we will not consider ourselves liable for those complaints. If they are unable to resolve matters to your satisfaction, then you must write to us within 14 days of the conclusion of the event. No complaint will be accepted outside of this time frame thus deeming you fully satisfied with all aspects of the event and the services we have provided to you. We will acknowledge any correspondence within 5 working days and endeavor to deal with the complaint as quickly as possible.

15. Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999

No part of this agreement shall confer on any third party any benefit or right to enforce any terms of this agreement.

16. Free Place Promotion

Where offered, one free place shall be allocated to both parties (more than one group booking) as long as each booking meets the minimum required numbers stated on the individual booking(s) paying the full per person price. Both groups must pay in full (based on the minimum requirements) in order for this promotion to apply.

17. Jurisdiction

This agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to deal with any disputes arising between you and us or our suppliers.

18. Changes to these Terms and Conditions

We may need to make changes to these terms and conditions. Any changes can only be made by us and not any third party member. We reserve the right to amend or improve these terms and conditions without prior notification. When it is necessary for changes to be made, we will forward you a copy of these changes and all reservations will abide by the amended terms, with the exception of reservations already made.

  • "Great roads with manageable days. Taking in fantastic sites of interest all around the  Brittany coast. Rich our guide was really knowledgeable and took us to some places we just wouldn't of thought, Thanks :-)"

  • "From the moment we were met at the Ferry terminal we felt in good hands - Great roads and a lovely pace to enjoy Brittany"

  • "A great experience without all the fuss of arranging ferries, routes & accommodation A++"

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