Independent Tourist runs Self-Guided Cycling Vacations

PAYMENTS – Cancellation and Refunds


  • Deposits of $400 or $250 per person are due at the time of tour reservation with Independent Tourist
  • Balances are due 45 days before the tour

If you give notice of cancellation:

  • At least 45 days in advance of the tour start date – we will refund all amounts paid less $125 per person.
  • 30 to 44 days notice – We will refund 75% of amounts paid per person.
  • 15 to 29 days notice – We will refund 50% of amounts paid per person.
  • Less than 15 days notice – No Refund.
  • Refunds will be made to the original credit card used for payment — or directly by check from the Independent Tourist.
  • The Independent Tourist must receive written notice by e-mail or regular mail no later than the above deadlines to apply proper credit to your account. Please contact us as soon as possible to assure the best outcome.

Please consider trip insurance (recommended) Check for possible coverage with your home-owners policy and or their advise.

Cancellation by the Independent Tourist, LLC

We never expect to cancel a tour; however, certain unforeseen events beyond our control could occur making it impossible to fulfill your reserved tour. In this unlikely event, you will receive a full refund of all amounts paid by you to the Independent Tourist for the cancelled tour (including the tour deposit). The Independent Tourist, LLC shall not be liable for any other costs incurred by you, such as airline, hotel or travel costs required to reach your tour starting point.

Requested Changes Once Tour is Booked

Once a tour has been reserved, we will do our best to accommodate change request. Please understand that we are limited to what is possible for the location in which you are traveling. Changes in travel dates affect shuttle schedules, luggage schedules, luggage transfers, lodging arrangements and any activities previously booked through Independent Tourist. Fees associated with these changes are covered by the following:

UP TO 45 DAYS prior to departure – $25/person

44 – 15 DAYS prior to departure – $50/person

14 – 0 DAYS prior to departure – $75/person

Single Room Request once tour has started

Note: Single room request that arise during your tour will be the cyclist financial responsibility, though we will be happy to aid in communication if needed.