What type of payments do you accept ?
A 50% non refundable deposit of the motorcycle hire is required upon booking . This can be paid by bank transfer to UK or Portuguese account or by Paypal .
Upon collection of the bike/s a 700 Euro damages deposit is required per bike. This will be refunded at the end of the hire term minus any payments due , this deposit can be paid by cash or card ( Visa/Mastercard )
Whats your policy for damages ?
Each bike will be inspected before hire and any previous damages will be logged . Any damages deemed to be caused by the customer will be deducted from the deposit.
What should i bring with me ?
Driving licence !
Visa/Mastercard for your deposit.
Although i do have helmets for hire , i would always advise to bring your own as hand luggage
Bring your own gloves,jacket,boots and trousers ( armoured jeans are ideal as i do supply light weight waterproofs with each bike )
Whats the weather going to be like ?
Madeira has an excellent climate for motorbiking all year ,never too hot,never too cold.
Here is a link to all the island weather info you need
What is the best order to book ?
If you are coming to the island exclusively for a biking holiday then please contact me for availability of bike/s before booking your flight
If the biking is just going to be part of your holiday and you are flexible with your hire days then please let me know your holiday dates.
Can you help with any other aspects of my holiday ?
Yes, If you would like advice on any aspects of your trip, accommodation/flights etc i would be happy to advise.
What are the roads like ?
Generally good, very steep at times and some of the higher mountain roads can be uneven.
A biking holiday here is for the more experienced biker with a head for heights,it is not a high mileage , high speed place but more suited to a relaxed pace with regular stops to enjoy the stunning views
What types of accommodation are available ?
From top hotels like Reids Palace , where Winston Churchill used to stay to Air bnbs and glamping , misty mountain retreats to seaside villas , every budget and taste is catered for on the island.
Please refer to all the usual sites to see whats available or contact me for some recommendations.