Azur Vélo Terms and Conditions



Deposits:

A $500 deposit per person is required to reserve a custom or semi-custom trip or training camp with Azur Vélo.


To reserve a private cycling excursion : Please see our cycling excursions  page for details about deposits and specific Terms and Conditions.


Payment Methods:

We accept payments via Paypal, or wire transfer upon request. Once you have submitted your registration request form for a trip, an invoice for the deposit/payment due will be emailed to the address you provided on your form. Your spot in the trip will be reserved once your deposit payment has been received.


Payment Terms:

The balance of your payment is due 45 days prior to the trip departure date for all Custom Trips and Training Camps.


The balance of your payment is due 30 days prior to the trip departure date for Semi-Custom Trips including the AV Villes and Villages Tour and the AV Cols and Villages Tour.

 

Cancellation Policy:


Custom/Semi-Custom Training Camps and Trips / Cycling & Wellness or Multisport Retreats/ Cols and Villes Tour/ Cols and Villages Tour: If for some reason you have to cancel your trip the cancellation must be confirmed in writing.

The following charges will apply:


  •  After booking a trip, you may cancel within 15 days and we will refund the your deposit minus a $150 administrative fee. 
  •  If you cancel more than 15 days after paying your deposit, there is no refund of the deposit.
  •  If you cancel your trip less than 30 days prior to the trip start date, there is no refund of the total trip cost.



DISCLAIMER


Although we endeavor to present information and descriptions of a given trip as accurately as possible, participants are encouraged to make independent investigations of their own in terms of the weather prospects for the duration of the trip, the conditions of the roads and the terrain over which tours or training may take place. It is the responsibility of participants to decide for themselves whether or not any trip organized by us is either suitable or appropriate for them in terms of the challenges and risks that may be encountered.



Trip Alterations & Cancellation:

Azur Vélo reserves the right to make hotel and route modifications which become necessary due to circumstances beyond our control and undertake to inform participants as soon as possible.


Azur Vélo reserves the right to cancel the trip in which case all payments including the deposit will be refunded. This will constitute full settlement. We advise you to avoid purchasing non-refundable travel tickets before your trip departure is confirmed with Azur Vélo.



Insurance:

Cycling, running, swimming and other sports have inherent risks attached to them and Azur Vélo, LLC. shall not be liable for any damages relating to loss of property, personal injury, death or other loss whether arising from accident, cancellation, delays or any other matter beyond our control. Each participant is required to take out travel and personal accident insurance coverage. Therefore, you must be adequately insured against personal injury, medical expenses arising from accident or injury, property loss, theft or damage, and trip cancellation. All participants must provide proof of applicable personal accident and travel insurance cover before the commencement of the trip and on request.



Physical Ability:

It is the sole responsibility of the participant to determine his or her level of bike and road handling ability and whether or not our cycling trip is suitable for the individual concerned. Participants accept all risks to their physical well-being associated with this activity as well as other sports in Triathlon Training and Multisport Camps, such as their ability to withstand exposure to the elements, level and extent of physical exertion, tolerance and endurance.


Participants will be using challenging roads while out cycling and it is for the participants to decide whether or not their cycling equipment, cycling speed, physical endurance and/or bike and road handling are of an appropriate standard for a given trip.



Road Safety:

When you book a cycling trip with Azur Vélo, LLC., you undertake to conduct yourself in a manner that does not put at risk your own safety or that of other participants on the trip. In addition you accept all risks of the roads of the tour regions including the challenging terrain, road hazards, vehicles on the road, hazards from other cyclists and other road users. Cyclists can and do sustain serious injuries from such hazards. Azur Vélo, LLC. and its employees or associates cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for the state of the roads of any tour region or for the conduct of any participant or other road user.



Acceptance of Terms and Conditions:

By paying the trip reservation deposit and thus indicating a desire to book a trip with us, you will be deemed to have accepted our terms and conditions of service which this disclaimer is part of. Your booking is accepted on the understanding that you realize and accept the dangers, risks and hazards inherent in any cycling, triathlon or multisport trip activity. Please be advised that all trip participants must sign our waiver/ release form prior to participation in the trip.