FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Great news! We look forward to seeing you at Freedom Cycle Escapes. We will be in contact with shortly to confirm your dates, clarify some final details and check your dietary requirements. To confirm your break a 10% deposit will be payable with full payment due 6 weeks in advance of your stay. All that is left for you to do is pack your sun cream!
All riders will need to bring a cycling helmet as it is compulsory to wear one in Spain. If you are hiring a bike, you will need to bring your own pedals and cycling shoes. Once your booking is confirmed, we will send you an information pack which contains all the details on clothing, the weather and any other information you may need.
Transfers from the airport are not included but car hire can be very reasonable especially outside of peak summer season. We are happy to help arrange a taxi transfer to/from the airport if required.
The stays are broken down into 3 categories, Beginner, Intermediate and Challenging as described towards the bottom of Our Packages page of our website, you can find this on the contents bar. The terrain and distances covered can be quite challenging, and whilst we are not a training camp a certain level of fitness will be required to complete the routes each day.
That is completely your choice. We are happy to recommend and book local excursions for you or you can feel free to relax by the pool, in our gardens or at the nearest beach only 15 minutes away by car. We arrange an evening meal out on the rest day which is included in the weekly package.
You are more than welcome to book a guided ride or rides with us when you arrive dependant on availability. Guided ride fees are 10 euros per hour with a minimum of 2 hour ride. This fee includes service car assistance if necessary and drop off and collection from the bar collection point at Monte Pego.
Yes, this is a compulsory requirement of your cycling holiday with us, we would advise comprehensive travel insurance. Do check with your provider that they cover you for any cycling related activities.
In our Luxury Package all rides will be led by an experienced guide and there will be an on-call support car available should it be required. If you book a guided ride as part of our Bed and Breakfast or Part Catered Package then the support car will be included in your booking should it be necessary. If you are not booked onto one of our guided rides and find you require support car assistance, then a 20 euro call out fee is applicable.
We cater for all dietary requirements. Our hosts have particular experienced in vegetarian and vegan diets but are happy to cater for any specific needs or preferences. Please advise on booking should your require something specific.
Stays at the villa are booked on a shared twin or double room basis. A single room may be possible with a single person supplement payable, depending upon availability.