Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Desert Rats (hereinafter referred to as “the Company”) accepts clients, and any accompanying 4×4 passengers (hereinafter referred to collectively as “the Client”) subject to the following conditions:

1. BOOKING AND PAYMENTS Online booking for the tour can be conveniently made on the Company website, utilizing our reliable booking system, WeTravel. To secure your place on the tour, a non-refundable deposit of 350€ will be required. The remaining balance will be due 30 days prior to the commencement of the tour. A payment notification will be sent to you via email.

2. CANCELLATION Cancellation must be notified by e-mail to the Company 4 weeks beforehand.

3. DAMAGE DEPOSIT When using one of the Company bikes or equipment, the Client agrees to pay a deposit of a HUNDRED EUROS before beginning the tour, which will be returned in full provided that no damage has occurred to the bike.

4. Only the Client recognised and accepted by the Company may drive the motorbike.

5. Should the Client cause the motorbike to be retained or embargoed, all costs will be payable by the Client, including any losses to the Company whilst the motorbike is immobilized.

6. All fines, judicial costs, etc., derived from any form of traffic infraction or other, which are against the motorbike, the Company or the Client, and caused by the Client during the period of this contract, will be payable by the Client except when caused by the Company.

7. The Company reserves the right to refuse to allow the Client’s participation if the Company’s insurance agent will not accept the Client as an insurable risk.

8. WHEELIES ARE NOT ALLOWED If damage is caused as the result of doing a wheelie the Client will be responsible for the cost of ALL damages.

9. If for whatever reason, it is not possible to check the bikes at the end of the tour, the Company will have up to 7 days to advise the Client of any damages and costs due

10. The Client understands that;

  • He/she is responsible for his/her own personal insurance with repatriation and acknowledges the inherent risk and dangers of the tour.
  • Will travel entirely at his/her own risk.
  • Neither the Company, its agents, or any other person assisting with them, is liable for any personal loss, injury, accident, damage, delay, or inconvenience, whether caused by acts of the Company, its agents, or events outside the Company’s control (e.g. strikes, civil war, mechanical breakdown, weather, etc.).
  • Due to the nature of the tour, no responsibility can be accepted by the Company for any damage, loss, or accident to a Client’s vehicle or other property, whether owned, on hire, or loaned to the Client.
  • If the Client leaves the tour voluntarily before completion of the tour or is required to do so by a Company representative, then all liability that the Company may bear to that Client will cease immediately, and the Company will have no responsibility for repatriation or any other expenses incurred by the Client which may arise out of such an event.
  • In the event of an accident when the bike becomes undrivable or the client cannot continue the tour then any costs incurred to get the bike back to the Company’s garage base, will be to the cost of the client (110€ to 350€).
  • He/she will abide by the authority and decisions of the Company and/or its representatives.

11. The Company reserve the right to alter or cancel all or part of the tour without prior notice. If a tour is canceled, any payments already received by the Company will be refunded in full.

12. The Client will comply strictly with the laws and customs of all countries visited, whether in respect of health, immigration, exchange control, drugs, or any other matter.

13. All distances and information quoted in our itineraries are approximate. These are meant as a rough guide and can vary if there is a change of route. At all times we will try to maintain this itinerary but due to climatic conditions or availability of accommodation, the company might have to alter part of it.

14. Any dispute that may arise between the Client and the Company will be dealt with under the jurisdiction of the country where the Company is registered. Costs incurred by the Company (including lawyer and procurator fees) whilst reclaiming monies owed by the Client from this contract, will be payable by the Client.

15. The Company reserves the right to alter or change all or part of these Terms & Conditions without prior notice.