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Tours

All tours ride time starts at 6 AM.

Cycling Tours Jamaica Vacation consists of 5-days, 4-nights, 3-days of cycling, approximately 100 miles, approximately 30-70 miles each cycling morning.  

Tours are designed for 30-70 miles per day round trip. Tours will end back at your accommodations in time for lunch and your own time so you can enjoy the beautiful island of Jamaica.  Rides later in the morning will be extremely uncomfortable under the tropical sun.

Tours start at 6 am. Breakfast will be served starting at 4:30 am. Tour guides will be ready to assist you where needed. We recommended a good night sleep, limiting alcohol intake, the night before, and breakfast for energy.

We require a road bike with handlebar gears shifters. Your bike is always your responsibility.

This tour is NOT for beginner riders. We ride two abreast on the North Coast highway soft shoulder where permitted.  This tour is a fully supported, escorted road bike tour. Professional and certified tour guides will assist you where needed. Routes will consist of highway roads, hills, and mountains, not bike trails. Riders must feel comfortable riding a bike, shift gears and understand bike hand signals and commands.

We do not rent bikes. You must bring your bike, helmet, cycling shoe and all necessary gear for your ride.  

Helmets are required on all tours.

  • Cycling Kit is preferred
  • Padded cycling shorts highly recommended
  • Cycling shoes
  • Helmet
  • Sunglasses
  • Backpack with small hand towel
  • Cash or Credit Cards for souvenir purchases
  • Bathing Suit
  • Cycling apps or fitness tracker to record miles
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunshades
  • Water bottle
  • Cycling gloves
  • Extra bike tube

All tours are accompanied by full support vehicle, professional licensed tour guides certified by the Jamaican Cycling Federation and the Jamaican Tourism Board.

All tours have a zero-tolerance substance abuse policy. All tours are non-alcoholic. We can deny a rider to participate on the tour that has consumed substances that affect their ability to ride a bike.

All tours are alcohol-free on ALL rides. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Intoxicated individuals will not be allowed to ride. NO EXCEPTIONS.

The safety of all our riders is our priority. We will take every measure to ensure your ride with us is safe.  Signing the waiver acknowledges all parties are aware and agree about safety.

All tours are accompanied by a full support vehicle. If for any reason you cannot continue the ride, you can comfortably continue the tour on the support vehicle.

Refunds will not be granted once on the tour and for riding in the support vehicle.

The following refunds will apply to payments made in full and partial payments.

Cancellations within 90 days tour date deposit or payment in full will receive 100% refund.

60 days of deposit or payment in full will receive 50% refund.

45 days deposit or payment in full will receive 25% refund.

NO refund 30 days prior to tour date.

Cycling Tours Jamaica is NOT responsible for damages or loss of ANY valuable items. Please DO NOT BRING ANY VALUABLE ITEMS ON THE TOUR.

In the event of inclement weather, all tours will occur on a tour bus.

Schedule your arrival time to Jamaica between 12 PM – 6 PM.

Schedule your departure time from Jamaica after 12 PM.

Book your flight into Sangster International Airport, Montego Bay Jamaica.

Ensure you have ALL the required VALID documents to travel to Jamaica. Jamaica requires an Authorization form, Passport and a Negative COVID test result to enter the country. Non-US citizens, check with your country to ensure you have all the correct documents for travel to Jamaica.

When arriving in Jamaica you will be required to complete a Customs form prior to landing. This form requires a Jamaica destination location. We will provide the address for the form when we send you your information package 10 days before departing from your home state.

Cycling Tours Jamaica takes your safety seriously. It is our priority. We take every effort to make sure you have a memorable and safe vacation. It is highly recommended with any vacation that requires physical activity.

Traveler’s medical insurance is required and MUST be emailed to us prior to arrival. Without traveler’s medical insurance, you will not be able to ride. Traveler’s Medical Insurance can be obtained at www.worldnomads.com

Email your name, all flight information, and traveler’s medical insurance to info@cyclingtoursjamaica.com

You will need to pack your bike in a bike box. You can rent a bike box from your local bike club for a fee, or you can purchase a bike box from your local bike shop. Your local bike shop can pack your bike for you, or you can pack it yourself. There are many sites detailing how to pack a bike for travel. Check with your airline regarding any additional fees for traveling with a bike.

Your accommodations will be a villa with your own private bedroom and bathroom.  Accommodations are eco/bike friendly, with a private beach. Shared occupancies can be requested We select accommodations that deliver a peaceful and restful vacation that you’ll never want to leave.

WIFI will be available in designated areas but remember you’re on vacation.

Tour packages include 3 meals. Continental or a full breakfast in the morning. Lunch after the tour and dinner.  Alcoholic beverages are at your expense. Credit cards are accepted.

One standard sized suitcase (weighing no more than 50 pounds) per person and (1) carry-on.

Label all of your luggage with your name, address, and contact number. You will be required to retrieve your luggage from the bus upon arrival to the accommodations and to bring your luggage to the bus after check-out.

Once you land in Jamaica you will be directed to customs. After clearing customs and retrieving your luggage and bike exit the airport on the side where the buses are parked. You will be greeted with a sign indicating Cycling Tour Jamaica. You and your luggage will board a bus to the villa which is approximately a 45-minute drive.  

Later after check-in, you will be required to set up your bike. Please let us know if you want us to set up your bike. After bike set up, we will meet for dinner. Time will be announced.

Yes, we can set-up and repack your bike for you.

We will arrange for COVID testing at the accommodations one day prior to departure. COVID testing will be done by a physician. All cyclists are responsible for the $50-$70 cost.

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