Barging and Cycling
Booking Information


To make a reservation:
Please phone or email Teachers Travel  for availability.  
Telephone:  1-800-268-7229  or (416) 922-2232


Our postal address is: Teachers' Travel Service Ltd.
                                 21 St Clair Ave East #1003
                                 Toronto, Ontario     Canada M4T 1L9

Office hours are 9.00 am - 5.30 pm EST Monday to Friday.

Teachers’ Travel Service Ltd. is a full-service IATA appointed travel agency licensed under the Ontario Government Travel agency act TICO for your financial protection. We have been in business since  1970. Our registration # is 118985.

Teachers' Travel can assist with hotel bookings and with air tickets.

Deposit necessary to hold a booking: 25%.
Balance due eight weeks prior to start of the holiday. 
Payments can be made by credit card, cheque or Interac e-transfer.

If you cancel your holiday the following charges will apply:
More then 60  days prior to start date - loss of deposit.
60 days prior to the start date - 100% of the holiday cost.

Trip Cancellation Insurance: 
This is optional but we recommend that you purchase it.  Teachers' Travel sells Manulife Travel Insurance. Please ask us for a quote. You should also check with your credit card to see if you are insured as a benefit of the card.

Payment by credit card:
Please note that Teachers Travel does not charge a surcharge if payment is made by credit card. However, any refund will have a 3% administration charge deducted from the refund,

Medical Insurance:  
Every participant should be covered by out-of-country medical insurance and should carry information with them about their insurance coverage.

Documents necessary:  For Canadians to enter European countries a valid passport is required. The passport must have three months validity after the intended stay in Europe.

Equipment: Helmets are available on the barges. If you do not plan to take own helmet you should reserve one in advance. Helmets are not mandatory in the Netherlands but we strongly recommend that you wear one. 
Bicycles are equipped with locks.  
We suggest you bring cycling gloves and rain gear.

Guided Cycling:  
Although these tours are escorted, the guide cannot be with all participants at all times to warn them of hazards. We strongly urge participants to learn the rules of the road and to obey them.  On the larger barges there will be two cycling guides.

Mobile phones: We recommend that, if possible, you carry a mobile phone that works in Europe. 

Safety and Liability:
By making a booking you agree that Teachers’ Travel Service Ltd. and their associated tour operators 
will not be liable for any accident, illness, loss or damage to tour participants or their personal property. 
In any cycling or active holiday there is a minimum inherent risk and any participant must accept this risk as his own.
The tour guide and local tour operators will do their best to make a holiday as safe and comfortable as possible but there are some things which are beyond their control. Every participant should make himself aware of the local rules of the road and should obey these rules. 

Living standards and practices at the destination and standards and conditions there with respect to the 
provision of utilities, services and accommodation may differ from those found in Canada.

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