What To Bring
A valid passport and visa if required.
Travel insurance (cancellation, lost baggage, and medical coverage).
Foreign currency – we recommend 150-200 Euros in cash. Credit cards – call your credit card company to let them know about your travel plans.
Check the fees applied for foreign transactions.
Some credit card companies charge lower fees than others.
Camera and video camera, personal cell phone – call your cell phone provider to see if your phone will work overseas.
For cheaper calling in Europe, buy a sim card from Call in Europe (www.CallInEurope.com) A quad band phone with a sim card slot is required.
You will need to have your sim card phone unlocked. To unlock your phone contact your service provider, and they will send you an unlock code.
Cycling jersey and shorts/bibs.
Cycling shoes and pedals (for race bikes)
Personal saddle (optional)
Rain jacket and wind jacket
Helmet (rental available at no extra charge)
Leg and arm warmers
Sun screen and chamois cream.
If you are traveling with your own bike, you should bring a spare chain, extra tires and tubes.
Walking or hiking shoes and sandals. Clothes for temperatures between 60-90 degrees.
Sunglasses and hat.
Sun screen and mosquito repellent
Most dinner meals are casual dressy.
Give your family the contact information of the hotels where you will be staying (provided in your Gourmet Cycling Travel Guest Packet)