Scheduled tour and private group discounts
Group discount: Ten or more persons signing-up at the same time for a tour receive a US $125 per person discount off the regular tour price.
Bring a riding friend discount: Solo riders signing-up at the same time and rooming together in a double room save US $185 per person off the rider regular tour price.
Early bird booking discount: Sign-up for a tour at least 6 months prior to a tour start date and save US $175 per person off the regular tour price.
Repeat rider discount: If you joined us previously for a tour or rental, you qualify for a special 5% reduction off the regular tour price.
You can combine these discounts with the special BfD discount.
Early arrival or delayed departure
If you want to spend one or more days in Mainz prior to the start and/or in Frankfurt/Main after a tour, Bosenberg can make your hotel reservations in the 4**** tour hotels we use. Rent your tour bike model or go by foot. Single and double room prices include breakfast and are listed at our tour rates and dates section. Book your rooms through us and we will also provide for airport transfers to/from your hotel based on your flight plans.
If you arrive early and book your rooms through us for a stay in Mainz, you receive a specially prepared 10-piece early arrival packet to help you explore the Rhineland-Palatinate provincial capital of Mainz. The Romans founded this 2,000 year old city nestled in the Rhinehessen vineyards. In the 21st century, this university city with 190,000 inhabitants has a good night life, varied cultural activities and happenings to delight visitors.
Take a Rhine river cruise, do some window (or real) shopping in over 200 stores, choose from over 50 outdoor cafes or 300 restaurants, enjoy one of the wine tasting taverns featuring local grapes; visit the cathedral or Stephan's church with its Marc Chagall windows. Not to be overlooked are the Gutenberg museum, featuring the life and works of Johannes Gutenberg, who was born here and printed the first book in history in the 15th century. See the Roman Ship museum, stroll through the numerous parks, walk through the historic quarters or just plain relax.
In the Alps the best riding weather is late May to late September. Valley temperatures are from 15 to 28 degrees Centigrade (60 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit). It is cooler riding on mountain passes. Chilly nights are possible in the mountains. It is also possible for rapid weather changes to bring rain or even a brief snowstorm at the top of the highest of passes in summer! Whether in a valley or at 2,500 meters, riders should be prepared for various riding conditions at all times of the year. You receive a recommended riding gear and clothing list with your tour packet.
Consider using our custom tour services for your special ride with friends and associates. Review our custom and incentive travel tours section and use our experience to your advantage for a great ride in the heart of Europe!
Optional GPS unit rental
Some dealers offer a Garmin Zumo 550 or 660, or BMW Navigator V with European maps, English menu and instructions for US$ 15 per riding day. If available, the GPS unit rental is pre-wired and pre-installed on your bike. Rental also includes a 15 minute instruction on its use and numerous features upon arrival.
Post or pre-tour bike rental
You can rent your designated tour model with unlimited mileage for a few days, a week or longer prior to and/or after a tour. Rates are listed at our tour overviews. With the Rhine valley, Hunsrück and Rhinehessen hills just minutes away, and the Moselle valley, Palatinate forest and Eifel hills under an hour, you can ride to your heart's content using the local region as your base, or of course, to plan your own extended individual tour to other destinations and countries. Dealers are closed on Sundays requiring Monday through Saturday pick-up and return.
You receive a detailed safety briefing when picking-up a motorcycle. Riders practice without passengers on the arrival day to familiarize themselves with controls and braking. A safety and traffic instruction briefing highlights EuroRiding for the specific tour countries, roads and terrain. Besides international traffic signs, recommended riding techniques and tips help make your ride safer and more enjoyable from the very first day. As your trip progresses, and to improve your riding safety and enjoyment, advance riding tips to improve your techniques and handling are covered at the daily morning briefings and while riding.
For North American riders, flight departures should be 1 day prior to your tour start to arrive in Germany the next day for your tour. Because of changing airfare structures and discount opportunities for both domestic and international flights, we do not include the cost of airfare. To insure you ride your tour model on your tour dates of choice, reserve your tour with us first, then make your air flight arrangements at your leisure and convenience for the best seats or lowest-price airfare arrangements through the travel sites Expedia or Travelocity. Hundreds of international flights land daily at our Frankfurt/Main, Germany gateway. Review our travel links.
Rental car for family or friends
Anyone, whether they ride or not, are welcome to join Bosenberg on any tour. Parties should make their own rental car arrangements to coincide with your tour dates. Rental car participants pay the passenger price and also receive a complete tour information packet.
Your dealer providing a motorcycle also sells a wide variety of riding apparel with quality name brand jackets, gloves, leathers, boots, rain suits and other clothing items. Rental helmets are also available.
Bank funds wire
Tour bookings should be followed within 7 days by a deposit of a personal check, postal money order, credit card authorization or bank funds wire transfer. If you wish to send a bank funds wire, please send to:Bosenberg Motorcycle Excursions c/o Sparkasse Rhein-Nahe am Kornmarkt 5, 55543 Bad Kreuznach, Germany Account/Konto no.: 2824 Bank/BLZ no.: 560 501 80 SWIFT BIC: MALA DE51 KRE IBAN: DE06 5605 0180 0000 0028 24
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Our private group motorcycle tours are conducted with your dates of choice for your club or group of 8 persons or more. Consider also our custom tour services for your special ride with friends and associates. Review our custom and incentive travel tours section and use our experience to your advantage for a great ride in the heart of Europe!
To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we offer an 8 days professionally organized and conducted Only Alsace scheduled motorcycle tour with guaranteed departures from 12 - 19 June and 4 - 11 September, 2018. Riding days on the Alsace wine route and German wine road offer many culinary highlights.
If planning only a bike rental for your European riding vacation, please review our individual and group rental program with Berlin, Frankfurt/Main and Munich, Germany; Bern, Geneva and Zurich, Switzerland; and Milan, Italy gateways.
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