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Motorcycle Tour
Daytona Bike Week in Florida

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Florida Daytona Bike Week: Follow both us and our friends on this classic motorcycle tour through the Sunshine State Florida.

Pricing

Prices for 2024:
per person for 2 persons in double room with 1 motorcycle €5,445.00 $5,829.01 ?
per person for 2 persons in double room with 2 motorcycles €6,495.00 $6,953.06 ?
per person in single room with 1 motorcycle €8,145.00 $8,719.43 ?
Surcharge for motorcycle models with top case such as Electra Glide®/Road Glide Ultra: €180.00 $192.69 ?
Flight ex Germany (surcharge starting at): €100.00 $107.05 ?
Flight ex Austria/Switzerland (surcharge starting at): €200.00 $214.10 ?
ESTA (United States Electronic System for Travel Authorization) application service per person, including processing and ESTA fee: €50.00 $53.53 ?
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On request: other round trip airport or package price without flight
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Prices for 2025 and 2026 are available on request approx. 1 year in advance!

Included

Scheduled flight with a renowned airline in economy class from/to Frankfurt to Orlando (transfer possible)
All European and U.S. air safety fees
Kerosene surcharges as of 06/2023
Air traffic tax for departures ex Germany
11 nights in good tourist/middle class hotels according to the itinerary
partial breakfast (mix of continental and buffet)
Motorcycle rental for the specified period incl. free kilometers and statutory 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 Los Angeles/Chicago during the motorcycle tour by an experienced motorcycle guide
Support vehicle with 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)
Welcome Dinner
Souvenir photo in DIN A-3 format
1 exclusive tour T-shirt/Polo per tour participant
Guidebooks and maps
Not included
Personal expenses of any kind
Helmet rental
Hotel parking fees
Petrol
Oil
Motorcycle clothing and rainwear
Entrance fees for attractions or parks, tips, travel insurance, etc.
Everything that is not specified under services

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 indicated prices include the flight ex Frankfurt. Prices for other European departure points are available on request.
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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 of the two most preferred types when booking. However, no guaranteed commitment can be made for the machine type. 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, part ABS, windshield, 2 side cases. Audio system. Particularly well suited for 2 persons.
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. Especially well suited for 2 persons
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 honest word among bikers: Depending on the tour, We ride between 120 and 540 km per day, in a charming and beautiful landscape. The approximate daily number of kilometers can be found in the respective daily program. This means that on some days you may have to leave early and arrive late. Motorcycle riding in a unique landscape is absolutely in the foreground so a certain team spirit and some adaptation to the group are of the highest priority. If you let yourself go for it, you will surely have the adventure of a lifetime and loads of fun.
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Travel conditions:
The general travel conditions apply. These 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: 2000 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 (can be added, 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

Join us for a classic motorcycle tour through the Sunshine State of Florida. Daytona Bike Week, Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach, St. Augustine, Orlando, Ft. Myers, the Everglades, the Keys with Key West, and Miami Beach are the highlights. We ride this guided tour with one of our connoisseurs as a travel companion and on the bikes of one of the most iconic motorcycle brands of all - "Harley-Davidson®".

We have prepared a well-planned tour for you that includes a fair number of miles of motorcycling each day but also includes some sightseeing along the way. The motorcycles for our guided tours come from reputable motorcycle rental companies. Thus, we have an excellent selection of like-new models with few miles, all of which are well prepared for you. As a further advantage, the whole tour is accompanied by a van. Here, the necessary luggage is stored during the tour and, depending on space availability, accompanying persons can also ride in the van - for you, this means pure motorcycling!

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Daily schedule:

Day 01: Flight to Orlando

Flight with a renowned airline from your chosen departure point to Orlando (transfer possible). Upon arrival, you will be met by your guide at the airport and transferred to a centrally located mid-range hotel. Depending on your arrival time, the first meeting and tour briefing will take place in the evening, or the next morning. Overnight stay in Orlando.

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Day 02: Citrus Land - Edison Museum - Fort Myers, 290 km

After breakfast, luggage will be loaded into the support vehicle, and transfer to the rental station will take place. Unnecessary luggage can be deposited at the hotel or the rental station. After the formalities and a short briefing, you will take over your motorcycles and start your Harley® tour through the Sunshine State of Florida. You will ride through seemingly endless citrus plantations, past Sebring, to the Gulf Coast. In the afternoon you will reach the west coast of Florida and the area of Ft. Myers. After a short photo stop at the Thomas A. Edison House, you will get to your hotel. Overnight stay in the Ft. Myers/Bonita Springs area.

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Day 03: Everglades - Alligators - the Florida Keys, 260 km

Today you will ride past Ft. Myers Beach and over Estero Island before you cross the alligator country and the Everglades on Highway 41, the Tamiami Trail. You will surely see quite a few of these impressive animals along the way. You also have the option to take an optional propeller boat tour through the land of floating grass. The tour continues through Florida's vegetable and fruit orchards to your overnight destination at Gateway to the Keys. Overnight in the Florida City area.

OUR TIP: Airboat Tour in the Everglades

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Day 04: Key West - 7-mile bridge, 220 km

After breakfast, you will tackle the rest of the 42 bridges over the Keys (small islands). Your destination for today is Key West. With this, you have 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, you will stop at Memorial Beach and 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 seaside, so even the not-so-sea-fast will have fun. Afterward, we recommend a pub crawl on Duval Street to visit the bar "Sloopy Joe's", Hogs Breath, or Captain Tony's Saloon, which was already visited by Hemingway.

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Day 05: Atlantic Ocean - Gulf of Mexico - Fort Lauderdale - Sandy Beaches, 320 km

First thing in the morning is a photo stop at the 90 Mile Marker, from where it is only about 145 km to Havana, Cuba. The tour will take you back on Highway 1 across the Keys, where you will have a lunch stop at one of the famous Tiki bars. Now it's a connecting leg over the Florida Turnpike, where you will reach your final destination in the afternoon, the exclusive seaside resort of Ft. Lauderdale, also called the Venice of America. Overnight in a hotel near the beach in the Fort Lauderdale/Deerfield Beach area.

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Day 06: Fort Lauderdale - Shopping and rest day

The day is free for you to relax and shop. Overnight stay in the Fort Lauderdale/Deerfield Beach area.

OUR DAY TIP: A fact-finding half-day tour is offered locally to Miami Beach to the Art Deco District, Bayside, and Little Havana.

OUR EVENING TIP: A sunset dinner cruise on an elegant yacht or paddle steamer in Fort Lauderdale. This tour takes you past the canals and the elegant millionaire villas of American Venice.

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Day 07: Palm Beach - Atlantic Coast Road - Cocoa Beach, 280 km

After breakfast, you will continue your tour along the coastal road A1A and US 1 in the northern direction. You will pass the millionaire's mansion districts in Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach. You will continue along the amazingly wild coast to Jupiter and further to Port Salerno, where you will 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 continue along the coast road and reach the Melbourne/Cocoa Beach area, where you will also spend the night.

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Day 08: Cape Canaveral - Daytona, 140 km

In the morning you will leave the Cocoa Beach area and ride to Cape Canaveral. There you have the opportunity to join an optional tour of the Kennedy Space Center (booking in advance is required). You arrive in Daytona Beach in the late afternoon - your hotel for the next three nights, is located close to the famous Main Street. The Boot Hill Saloon, the Bank, or Froggies are hip bars for evening fun. You will also visit the world-famous Harley Davidson® store near Main Street and have enough time to buy your first Bikeweek T-shirt. Overnight stay in Daytona Beach.

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Day 09: St. Augustine - St. John's River, 250 km

In the morning you will leave Daytona Beach for a day tour to ride along the picturesque coastal road A1A to St. Augustine. This is, with 500 years, the oldest city in the USA and is also called the Rothenburg of North America. After a short orientation tour, you will see the old town on foot. Along Highway 16/13 you will follow the St. John's River. Old oak avenues overgrown with Spanish moss will transport you to the deepest southern states. In the afternoon you will visit Destination Daytona, the largest Harley® store in the world, and its event area. The ride home is on Highway US 1, where you'll find some of the most famous biker bars, like the Iron Horse. Overnight stay in Daytona Beach.

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Day 10: Daytona Beach Bike Week - free day

Today is your free day for your explorations. Visit Bike Week again or relax at the beach. Many vendors and attractions, such as the Cabbage Patch or the Daytona 500 race track, where the most famous car race in the world is held, are on the program. Main Street, with the already famous Harley-Davidson® store and lots of other attractions, is still worth a stop here. Of course, you have enough time to have a look around. Overnight stay in Daytona Beach.

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Day 11: Orlando, 110 km

Today you will leave Daytona Beach in the morning and will surely take a lot of nice Bike Week impressions with you. On a mix of country roads and interstate, you will ride back towards Orlando. You will arrive in Orlando in the morning and drop off your bikes at the local rental station. The rest of the day is at your disposal. Use the time to do the last errands for the ones who stayed at home. In the afternoon you can take a cab to the Orlando Harley-Davidson® event area. In the evening you can have dinner together. Overnight stay in Orlando.

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Day 12: Return flight to Europe

Depending on your departure time, you will have time to visit one of the many parks. Your transfer to the Orlando airport will take place during the day. The flight home with a renowned scheduled airline (transfer possible) back to your chosen departure point.

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Day 13: Arrival in Europe

You arrive at your departure point in the morning. The end of the trip.

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