“African Cruising Tours” (hereinafter referred to as ACT) reserves the right to cancel or change any tour in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances. If unforeseen circumstances beyond our control make changes necessary, we reserve the right to alter itineraries, travel routes, hotels and restaurants as required. Should cancellation or change be necessary, ACT will offer you the choice of alternative tour dates or a full refund. ACT is not responsible for any other travel arrangements affected by our cancellation or changes.
Under no circumstances shall ACT be held responsible for rain, wind, snow or other weather conditions, nor can your tour participation be cancelled or amended by you on the basis of rain, wind snow or other weather conditions.
It is the responsibility of ACT to properly arrange and conduct your tour per the tour descriptions contained herein. However, ACT and its owners and agents shall not be responsible for, nor shall they accept liability for any claims, damages, losses, costs or expenses arising from:
EACH TOUR PARTICIPANT MUST AGREE TO AND SIGN THE FOLLOWING WAIVER AND RELEASE:
My payment of a deposit constitutes my understanding and acceptance of the information, terms and conditions herein. I further understand and accept that the Road-King Touring Company of SA (ACT) tour and related activities involve risk of personal injury or death and damage to, or loss of property. In consideration of the benefits to be derived, I hereby accept all risks of personal injury and property arising from my participation in this ACT tour and I hereby agree that I, my dependents, heirs, executors and assigns do realise and hold harmless ACT and its owners, employees and agents from any and all claims, including claims of death, bodily injury, illness, property damage or loss, however caused, arising from or related to this ACT tour.
Further, by payment of a deposit and/or my signature on this form, I certify that I do not have any physical condition, mental condition or other disability that would create a hazard for me or other tour participants. I also certify that I am over 21 years of age and that I am in possession of a currently valid motorcycle operator's license issued in my country of residence. I accept that the onus rests on me to ascertain validity of said licence in the Republic of South Africa.
I have carefully read the tour descriptions, Terms and Conditions and this Waiver and Release Agreement, and will abide by everything as stated herein or elsewhere published by ACT. Furthermore, I affirm that I have not received or relied on any oral or written representation of ACT as a basis for executing this Waiver and Release.
A deposit of 50 percent per person of the tour cost is required to reserve space on a tour. Payment must be received within 10 days of receipt of your reservation form. The balance is due no later than 45 days prior to the tour. ACT has the right to cancel your reservation and apply cancellation charges as indicated below if payments are not received as specified.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
South African law requires that a safety helmet be worn while operating or riding on a motorcycle. ACT prohibits tour participants from consuming alcohol or taking mind altering drugs while operating or riding on any of our motorcycles. Anyone found to have consumed alcohol or drugs prior to or during any day's ride may be prohibited from riding for the remainder of the tour. ACT reserves the right to decline, accept or retain any tour participant at any time.
African sun, even during winter from (May to July) is harsh. The greatest risk of serious sunburn is during the period of 10:00 - 14:00. Sun block cream and sunglasses are necessary requirements if you want to enjoy your trip. Aside from the long term risks of skin cancer, sunburn could affect your comfort levels while riding.
Collision damage waiver and theft protection insurance are included in the price. Please note! A deposit of Rand 10,000 is required at the time you collect the motorcycle. The deposit to be paid by credit card authorization on departure of rental, and withheld until the motorcycle is cleaned and inspected upon return, at which point the deposit shall be returned if no damage is found. The deposit is reduced to Rand 7,500 should you hire the bikes without panniers.
Miscellaneous travel expenses
Entry fees into parks as mentioned in the tour description are covered in the price.
We will provide you with a map of South Africa at the beginning of the tour.
We generally have a vehicle that accompanies us on these trips, in which your luggage is transported. We will gladly transport one piece of luggage per person, collecting it before your departure and delivering it to your hotel or guestroom on arrival. Pillions can also gladly travel in the vehicle for the more difficult stretches or on request as well.
A bilingual English/Portuguese speaking tour-guide will lead every tour. All our tour-guides are registered with the relevant tour guiding authorities as well as associations, and have had comprehensive training. Our tour-guides also possess an excellent general knowledge of South Africa and have done in-depth research on the routes and sites that they will be taking you on.
1. Introduction to South Africa's traffic rules and regulations and the operation of the.
2. First Aid travel kit will be available in the accompanying vehicle.