Frequently Asked Questions
CAN I STAY LONGER?
Additional night’s accommodation can be booked should you wish to extend your trip or perhaps arrive a day earlier than scheduled. Please contact us at the time of booking to confirm price and availability.
WHAT KIND OF SUPPORT DO YOU OFFER?
LA CORSA offers full support from start to finish. We always have full support on course, and our bicycles are prepped and tuned every day by mechanics for each days ride ahead. There is full car and mechanical support along with nutrition and hydration and we make it our duty to stop at least one cafe along the way. Our guides are always close by to lend a helping hand
WILL I BE SHARING A ROOM?
Our prices are per person based on double occupancy.
HOW BIG ARE THE GROUPS?
The maximum group size on a LA CORSA tour is 10. This ensures each guest receives sufficient individual support, dedicated attention, and personal company from our guides.
HOW FAR IN ADVANCE DO I NEED TO BOOK?
We recommend booking your tour at least 90 days prior to departure. Tours do sell out or become otherwise unavailable, so booking early is the most reliable means of reserving spots on your dream vacation. Based on availability, last-minute bookings can be accommodated up to one week prior to departure.
WHAT IF I HAVE TO CHANGE OR CANCEL MY BOOKING?
Should you or any member of your party be forced to cancel your booking, we must receive notice in writing or by email from the person making the original booking. The cancellation will take effect from the date that such written notice is received. The following cancellation charges will apply. The charges are expressed as a percentage of the total holiday price.
More than 60 days prior to departure » Deposit
Between 40 and 59 days prior to departure » 40%
Between 30 and 39 days prior to departure » 50%
Between 15 and 29 days prior to departure » 75%
Between 8 and 14 days prior to departure » 90%
7 days or less prior to departure » 100%
DO I NEED TRAVEL INSURANCE?
LA CORSA insist on travel insurance for yourself and equipment. Cycling on open roads can be dangerous. In the event of medical support, lost baggage or if you need to cancel your trip, insurance can be essential. Please ensure your insurance covers you for sport. In addition it is recommended that EU Nationals hold an EHIC card for reciprocal health care provision within the EU. Online application is available from http://www.ehic.org.uk/.
ARE AIRPORT TRANSFER INCLUDED?
Private airport transfers are included for each trip. LA CORSA will advise recommended flights & arrival information after we have received your booking form and deposit. If you have any questions regarding flight times and transfer prior to booking please contact us.
WHAT KIND OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION DO I NEED?
A valid British Passport is required to gain entry to Italy, France and Austria. If you need to apply for a new passport or for its renewal, make such application at least eight weeks before departure. Foreign nationals are advised to contact their local embassy to check their visa requirements. No vaccinations are required for any current La Corsa tour. The Department of Health provides health advice for travelers and online application for an EHIC card giving citizens of member states reciprocal health benefits within the EU. Available from www.ehic.org.uk.
WHAT KIND OF SHAPE DO I NEED TO BE IN?
You do not need to be a professional athlete to enjoy a LA CORSA trip but you will need to be in reasonably good shape. Each trip offers a variety of levels of cycling. Although you can ride as much or as little as you like, in order to ensure your enjoyment of your trip to its fullest, it is important to assess you personal level of fitness when choosing a trip. We are happy to you offer advice to help make your decision.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?
All accommodations; most meals; energy drinks and snacks for each day’s ride; the knowledge, support, and camaraderie of experienced guides; private tours and tastings; entrance fees to all group and individual events; daily route support; all transportation during the trip; luggage transfers; and trip literature. The trip specific itineraries can provide more detail on inclusions. Airfare is not included in the price.