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Motorcycle Tour
Florida Fun Ride across the Florida Keys to New Orleans

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The legend lives! Daytona Beach, the Atlantic Ocean, the Kennedy Space Center, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami Beach, the Florida Keys with Key West, the Gulf Coast, and the Florida Panhandle, and the city of jazz - New Orleans are the highlights here.

Pricing

per person for 2 persons in double room with 1 motorcycle €5,395.00 $5,844.12 ?
per person for 2 persons in double room with 2 motorcycles €6,495.00 $7,035.70 ?
per person in single room with 1 motorcycle €7,895.00 $8,552.24 ?
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Surcharge for Touring models with top case (like Electra Gide or Road Ultra Glide) €180.00 $194.98 ?
Flight surcharge ex Germany - starting at: €100.00 $108.32 ?
Flight surcharge ex Austria/Switzerland - starting at: €200.00 $216.65 ?
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Optional: Model warranty for desired motorcycle (Please specify your desired motorcycle when booking). €125.00 $135.41 ?
ESTA (United States Electronic System for Travel Authorization) application service per person, including processing and ESTA fee: €50.00 $54.16 ?
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Prices for 2025 are available upon request approximately 1 year in advance.

Included

Scheduled flight with renowned airline in economy class from/to Frankfurt to Orlando/New Orleans (connecting flights possible)
All European and American flight security fees
Kerosene surcharges as of 09/2023
Aviation tax for departures ex Germany
12 nights in motels/hotels according to itinerary
partial breakfast (mix of continental and American)
Motorcycle rental (BIG TWIN) for the indicated period incl. free miles, liability insurance
TOP PROTECTION: LDW/CDW insurance (exclusion of liability for accident/theft damage) WITHOUT deductible
TOP PROTECTION: Exclusion of liability for tire damage
TOP PROTECTION: 2 million Euro additional liability insurance
24/7 German-speaking assistance
German-speaking tour escort from/to Orlando/New Orleans during the motorcycle tour by an experienced motorcycle guide
Support vehicle with a second guide during the whole motorcycle tour
Luggage transfer during the tour 1 piece of luggage of 23 kg each plus one small piece of hand luggage (We would like to ask you to refrain from using hard-shell suitcases, because they cause problems during transport in the escort vehicle)
1 Surprise Dinner
Souvenir photo in DIN A-3 format
1 exclusive tour T-shirt/Polo per tour participant
Guidebooks and maps
Not included
Personal expenses
Hotel parking fees
Gasoline, oil
Motorcycle- and rainwear
Entrance fees for the attractions or parks
Tips
Travel insurance etc.
Road Side Towing Assistance
Helmet rental

More details

Upon request:
All our guided tours can of course also be offered as self-guided tours, or they can be customized and elaborated for you. You will then receive enough maps and information material for such a tour, as well as a detailed consultation. Please enquire!
1/2 double rooms are available upon request, subject to availability.
All prices include flight ex Frankfurt
Prices for other European departure points are available on request.
SPECIAL: These tours are designed to be combined with our Southern Tour (Jazz, Blues & Country Music). You will receive special prices for this on request.
Also, just ask us for a beach extension or Caribbean cruise in advance or afterwards.
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A major credit card is required.
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Minimum number of participants: 12 people
If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip up to four weeks before the start of the trip.
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Important info:
The following types of motorcycles are available on request. Please let us know two desired types when booking. However, there is no guarantee for the type of machine. With the registration we need a copy of your driver's license and passport. All models come mostly directly from Harley-Davidson®authorized rentals™ partners and are current model years in top condition.
ELECTRA GLIDE®/ROAD GLIDE ULTRA® Grand Touring – Very comfortable touring machine, air cooled Twin Cam Milwaukee Eight™107, 1750 cc V-twin cylinder engine, belt drive, 6 speed transmission, part ABS, windshield, 2 side cases, top case, audio system. Particularly well suited for 2 people.
STREET GLIDE® – Comfortable touring machine for long rides, air cooled Twin Cam Milwaukee Eight™107, 1750 cc V-twin cylinder engine, belt drive, 6 speed transmission, windshield, 2 side cases, audio system. Well suited for 2 people.
HERITAGE SOFTAIL® – Classic touring machine for long rides, air cooled Twin Cam Milwaukee Eight™ 107/114, 1750/1870 cc V-twin cylinder engine, belt drive, 6 speed transmission, ABS, windshield, 2 side pockets. Particularly well suited for 2 people.
ROAD GLIDE® – Comfortable touring machine for long rides, air cooled Twin Cam Milwaukee Eight™ 107, 1750 cc V-twin cylinder engine, belt drive, 6 speed transmission, windshield, 2 side cases. Well suited for 2 people.
ROAD KING®, LOW RIDER®, Sportster®, Indian motorcycles® as well as various other model variants are available on request!
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Entry requirements:
For entry into the USA/Canada, German, Austrian and Swiss citizens require a valid machine-readable European passport. In addition, an electronic entry form ESTA must be filled out at least 72 hours before entering the USA. You can find the link here: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/ - Visa Waiver Program. (As of January 2009 - subject to change). As a non-German citizen you may need a visa to enter the USA/Canada.
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An open word among bikers: Depending on the tour, we ride between 120 and 540 km per day in charming and beautiful landscape. The approximate daily number of kilometers can be found in the respective daily program. This may mean getting out early and arriving late on a few days. The motorcycle riding in a unique landscape is absolutely in the foreground, so a certain team spirit is in the first place is necessary here, as well as certain adaptation to the group. If you lean into it, you will surely experience the adventure of your life and have a lot of fun.
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Travel conditions:
The travel conditions will be handed over to you by your booking office. If you have not received them, please inform your booking office or the tour operator before booking. They will then be sent to you immediately.
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Distance: 2700 km
Minimum age: 18+
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A note on entry (ESTA): The electronic ESTA entry procedure required for the USA has been subject to a fee since 08 September 2010. The fee for this is 21 US$, payment is possible by credit card and Paypal. We recommend to do this here Official ESTA Application Website, U.S. Customs and Border Protection in German language, because there are many rip-off sites on the net. Please apply for this at least 3 - 4 months in advance, because in case of rejection, it takes some time to apply for a visa.
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Road Side Towing Assistance (bookable with surcharge, please request) included: (1 ) Emergency Road Side Assistance. E.g. out of gas? Forgot to turn off the ignition, battery dead? No problem, the delivery is free of charge, only the costs for the gasoline or the battery have to be paid. (2) Emergency Towing Service. The bike breaks down with a self-inflicted (not covered by warranty) mechanical problem, e.g. diesel tanked, tire punctured, or accident? The bike will be picked up free of charge by a towing service and taken to the nearest garage or rental station that can take care of the problem.
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Language: This offer is usually suitable for English and/or German speaking participants. Please enquire for language options.
Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.
Flights: round trip airport can be customized upon request.

Description

Tour itinerary:

Day 01: Flight to Florida

Flight with a renowned scheduled airline from your chosen departure point to Orlando (transfer possible). Upon arrival, shuttle transfer to a centrally located mid-range hotel in Orlando. Depending on the arrival time, the first meeting and tour briefing will take place in the evening, otherwise the next morning. Overnight stay in Orlando.

Day 02: Orlando - Free time - Bike pick up

After breakfast you will have the day at your leisure and you will have the opportunity to visit the nearby International Drive or an outlet shopping mall. In the afternoon the tour briefing will take place and you will pick up your bikes at our local rental partner. Overnight stay in Orlando.

Day 03: Daytona Beach - Cape Canaveral, 270 km

After breakfast, all your luggage will be loaded into the support vehicle and off you go on your tour. You will leave Orlando and ride to Daytona Beach. There you will make a short photo stop at the Daytona 500 race track and visit the world famous Harley-Davidson® store on Main Street. There you have enough time to buy an original t-shirt from the world famous Daytona Bike Week. Afterwards you will continue to Cape Canaveral. There you have the opportunity to take part in an optional tour of the Kennedy Space Center (advance booking required). In the late afternoon you will continue to the Cocoa/Melbourne/Vero Beach area, where you will spend the night.

TIP: Visit the Kennedy Space Center.

Day 04: Atlantic Coast Road - Palm Beach - Fort Lauderdale, 285 Km

After breakfast you will continue your tour along the coastal road A1A and US 1 in southern direction. It goes along the amazingly wild coast to Port Salerno and Jupiter, where you spend your lunch break in a nice restaurant directly at the water. With a little luck you will see manatees, the Florida manatees. In the afternoon you will pass the millionaire's mansions in Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale. In the early afternoon you will follow the coastal road and reach the Deerfield Beach/Fort Lauderdale area, where you will spend the night.

Day 05: Miami Beach - 7 Mile Bridge - Key West, 320 Km

This morning you will ride a short distance over the Florida Turnpike and reach the Gateway to the Keys early. Now you will tackle the 42 bridges over the Keys (small islands). Your destination for today is Key West. With this you have really arrived in the Caribbean. On Little Deer Key, with a little luck, you can see an endemic and very small population of deer. In Key West we will stop at the beach and you will have the whole afternoon to explore this small and historic town with its many sights. Overnight stay in Key West.

OUR EVENING TIP: In the evening we recommend a 2-hour sunset cruise on a large sailing catamaran (beer, wine and champagne included). The tour takes place on the calm sea side, so even the not so sea-fast will have their fun. Afterwards we recommend a pub crawl on Duval Street to visit the bar "Sloopy Joe's" already visited by Hemingway, Hogs Breath or Captain Tony's Saloon.

Day 06: Key West & the rest of the Florida Keys, 200 km

The morning is free for you in Key West. After the lunch break you will make your way back via Highway 1 of the East Coast, back over the many Keys. You will follow this beautiful scenic road surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other. In the early evening you will reach your overnight destination in the Florida City area.

Day 07: Everglades - Alligators - Gulf of Mexico - Ft. Myers, 400 km

Today you will ride through the fruit and vegetable garden of Miami before you reach and cross the alligator country, the Everglades, on Highway 41. You will surely see quite a few alligators along the way. You have the possibility to take part in an optional propeller boat tour through the land of floating grass. The tour continues through Central Florida and you will reach your hotel in the Lakeland area in the early evening, where you will also spend the night.

OUR TIP: Propeller Airboat Tour

Day 08: Tarpon Springs - Crystal River - Homosassa Springs, 260 km

Today the tour takes you along the west coast of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. In the Tarpon Springs area you will have a coffee break in the local harbor. This is a colony of Greek sponge divers and the restaurants there are of course also Greek. - The coffee and baklava are really good! Afterwards we continue to Homosassa Springs, where you can visit the state park of the same name if you are interested. This park is known for its manatee population and many other native species. Overnight stay in the Chiefland area.

Day 09: Florida's West Coast & the Panhandle, 280 km

In the morning you will continue north before turning west into the Panhandle, Florida's panhandle. You will follow the marshland and dense pine forests to the Apalachicola area, which is also the oyster fishing capital of the USA. You will have the opportunity to try all kinds of oysters during the season. Overnight stay in the Apalachicola area.

Day 10: Florida's Gulf Coast - Springbreak in Panama City - Alabama, 380 Km

In the early morning we continue along the Gulf Coast and through Florida's Panhandle. Again, miles of pine forests alternate with marsh and swamp landscapes, which are typical for the southeast of the USA. In Panama City Beach you will reach the main scene of the annual Spring Break (American college vacations). Passing Fort Walton Beach you will reach Pensacola. The city became famous through the TV series "Pensacola - Wings of Steel". In the afternoon you will reach the border of the state that became world famous by a song, namely "Sweet Home ..." Alabama. There you have the opportunity to visit the destroyer USS Alabama and the associated Navy Museum in Mobile Bay. Among other things, the movie "Red Alert" with Steven Seagal was filmed on this ship in 1992. The overnight stay will be in the Mobile/ Tilman's Corner area.

OUR TIP: USS Alabama Visit

Day 11: Mississippi's Gulf Coast - Honey Island Swamp - New Orleans, 260 km

You will start in the morning on Highway 90, which is also nicknamed "Route 66 of the South", towards Mississippi. The gambling town Biloxi, which is already in Mississippi, with the Hard Rock Cafe Hotel & Casino directly on the Gulf Coast, is one of your further stops today. You will follow Highway 90 through the marshlands of Louisiana to New Orleans. There you have the opportunity to join an optional tour through the bayous of Louisiana. Alligators, raccoons, and sea eagles are just three of the species native to this area. On the way to town, you will cross the Causeway (weather permitting & toll), the longest bridge in the U.S. (about 40 kilometers) over Lake Pontchartrain. There you will return your machines to our local rental partner. You will be transferred to your hotel, which is located in the famous French Quarter. Use the evening to explore the nearby Bourbon Street. Overnight stay in New Orleans.

Day 12: New Orleans, the "Big Easy

The day is at your free disposal. In the morning you can take a short walking tour through the French Quarter with your guide. This is combined with an optional double decker bus and paddle steamer tour, where there is a Southern lunch and music on the Mississippi, the best introduction to "Nawlins", as the locals call their New Orleans. The day and evening are free for you to explore on your own. The tour in the double-decker bus is an excellent way to get to know the rest of this interesting city. Get some of the unique spices and sauces for home and visit the popular Bourbon Street again, which offers something for every taste with its countless live music offerings. Overnight stay in New Orleans.

OUR TIP: Mississippi Paddlewheel Steamer Tour

OUR TIP: New Orleans Double Decker Bus Tour

Day 13: Flight home to Europe or tour extension

During the morning shuttle transfer to the New Orleans airport. Flight home (transfer possible) with a renowned airline back to your departure point.

ALTERNATIVE: You can spend a few days in New Orleans afterwards or combine this tour with our classic southern motorcycle tour. Just ask us about the possibilities!

Day 14: Arrival in Europe

Arrival at your departure point in the morning. End of the trip.

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