BMW MOTORCYCLES RENTAL SERVICE

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We accept a current and valid driver’s license from your home country with the proper class or endorsement permitting you to ride the motorcycle or equivalent of the motorcycle, you are renting. Please note that Country laws apply to your rental vehicle and its use.

  • Although not required, it is recommended for all visitors with a license in a foreign language to obtain an International Driver’s Permit.
  • If your license is legible, we will accept it.

Once you complete your quick rental check-in at our location one of our team members will provide a comprehensive orientation of your rental motorcycle. The orientation will include a thorough damage and safety inspection, as well as detailed instructions on features, engine starting and cutoff procedures, location of braking, turn signals, emergency flashers, alarm system procedures, location and storage of the motorcycle registration, and much more. Be sure to ask as many questions as you need to feel 100% comfortable and confident with your motorcycle before you start your journey.

We are open to walk-ins during our respective business hours.

We do provide airport pick-up at a fee for taxi expenses for transportation to or from the airport.

GSTRAVELER offers motorcycle delivery and pick-up for individuals and groups. Please contact GSTRAVELER at: [email protected] for a detailed quote. These services carry an additional cost that varies based on the number of bikes, location, season, or other factors, and are subject to availability.

Full-shell helmets for riders and passengers are loaned free of charge with your motorcycle rental. In addition, GSTRAVELER offers motorcycle gear and accessory showrooms stocked with the latest styles of helmets, gloves, chaps, jackets, riding glasses, and everything else you will need for a great ride. If you are traveling from overseas, be sure to take advantage of current favorable exchange rates by purchasing all of your new riding gear at GSTRAVELER.

All GSTRAVELER motorcycles are presented with a full tank at the start of your rental and should be returned with a full tank. If your motorcycle is returned with less than a full tank of fuel, you will incur a refueling charge. To save time and the hassles please refuel the motorcycle at the gas stations next to our office that is open at extended business hours.

Rental rates are based on 24-hour increments. If you pick up the bike at 10:00 a.m. it is due back by 10:00 a.m. on the agreed-upon day. GSTRAVELER offers rate discounts starting for rentals of 4 days or more.

GSTRAVELER’s standard hours of operation are Mon – Fri from 0900 to 1800, for Weekends and Holidays, a prior communication should be in place. In some cases, extra fees may occur.

GSTRAVELER policy for riding your rental motorcycle across international borders is that without prior written approval from us, NO motorcycle is allowed to cross the borders unless we give special permission for that purpose.

All GSTRAVELER rentals include the free loan of DOT-approved full-shell helmets for riders and passengers. All rental motorcycles also come equipped with an Alarm System and GPS Tracker for added security.  A complimentary secure luggage storage service is offered at all GSTRAVELER locations.

GSTRAVELER offers excellent rates on numerous hotels including some traditional accommodations.

If you lose your rental motorcycle key, expect to pay for its replacement. The lost key fee varies per motorcycle model (approximately 200-300 euros per key).

  • A1 license will allow you to rent VOGE 500DS – RE SUPER METEOR 650 & HIMALAYAN 450 – CFMOTO 650MT Limited Version.
  • A  license will allow you to rent all Models.

For rental bookings, a minimum deposit of 30% is due at the time of booking. The remaining balance must be paid in full at the pick-up date.

We encourage our customers to return their rental bikes during business hours in order to close out their reservations and avoid additional charges that may occur. It is always possible to agree on different hours for pick up / drop off, sometimes at an extra charge.

Jacket / Pants rentals are available in textiles.

Depending on the motorcycle you choose, a security deposit between 400 to 1,500 euros will be required when you are picking up your motorcycle. The security deposit will be reserved against the available balance on your credit card. Once your motorcycle is returned on time and free of damage, the security deposit will be released.

A motorcycle lease of an A license motorcycle is allowed for drivers who have reached 25 years of age and hold a motorcycle license for at least 2 years. Especially about the A1 license motorcycles, the respective age limit is 22 years of age for holders of a motorcycle license for at least 2 years. The license must be valid, and a copy thereof shall be submitted before the lease. There is no age limit for passengers; however, the passenger must be able to reach the passenger footpegs of the bike.

At GSTRAVELER you are welcome to store any suitcases/luggage at our office. Luggage storage will not be possible for one-way tours. The service is free of charge.

All Models have power outlets built-in. If you order a GPS as part of your rental package one of our technicians will wire it directly to the motorcycle’s power source.

For rental reservations booked more than 60 days before the pick-up date, a minimum deposit of 30% is due at the time of booking. The remaining balance must be paid in full at the pick-up date.

GSTRAVELER will provide you with a 24-hour Breakdown Telephone Number you can call for immediate assistance. Our team will make arrangements to have the motorcycle towed to the nearest Road assistance location or repair shop to help get you back on the road as quickly as possible.

GSTRAVELER offers BMW VI or Garmin GPS units for rent. If you want us to handle most of the planning for you, GSTRAVELER GPS Route Specialist can pre-program your route or one of our proprietary GSTRAVELER Tour Routes into your GPS unit for a small additional charge.

A jacket and proper protective clothing are required when you operate the vehicle. Of course, you are also welcome to bring your helmet and jacket. We recommended protective textiles, gloves, pants, and motorcycle boots. We offer additional protective gear for sale.

Roadside Assistance Coverage provides towing and roadside assistance by a GSTRAVELER-approved vendor if your motorcycle becomes inoperable.

We will cover the cost of any approved roadside assistance service. These services are only covered during the duration of your rental contract and end on the date and time that your booking was agreed on.

If you secure your rental with a credit/debit card, we will charge the security deposit on the day you pick up your rental vehicle. Your security deposit might be held by your bank for up to 15 days. After that, it will be automatically released in full unless we charge any damages, traffic violations, or any other necessary charges against it.

Tours

For Roundtrip tours, you are welcome to store any suitcases/luggage at our GSTRAVELER office. Luggage storage will not be possible for one-way tours. The service is free of charge.

If you lose your rental motorcycle key, expect to pay for its replacement. The lost key fee varies per motorcycle model (approximately 200-300 euros per key).

All of our tours are self-guided, with the exception of 1-day tours. Our Self-guided Tours are packaged tours that include your bike rental, hotel accommodations, and route suggestions.

The motorcycle will come with the mandatory minimum level of insurance required by Greek Law. This will only protect the rider against claims made by a third party for property damage and injury. GSTRAVELER offers a Theft and damage Warranty which limits your liability in case of damage to the motorcycle.

In the event of a bike mechanical failure, you must call us for assistance. We will be responsible for creating a solution to get you back out on the open road. This may include asking you to bring the bike to a nearby GSTRAVELER collaborating repair shop using our road assistance service; sending a team to assist or replacing the bike. Ultimately it is up to your pickup location to offer a solution.

Breakfasts are included with our Self Drive Tours.

Our Self Drive Tours do not have any set departure dates and you are welcome to start your tour any day of the week our locations are open for business.

Yes, we can easily add extra days to the beginning or end of your tour.

To participate in our Self Drive Tours, you must meet the following requirements. Driver must be 21 years of age or older. The driver must have a valid, unrestricted motorcycle license. The driver must be the owner of a valid credit card.

If you secure your rental with a credit/debit card, we will charge the security deposit on the day you pick up your rental vehicle. Your security deposit might be held by your bank for up to 15 days. After that, it will be automatically released in full unless we charge any damages, traffic violations, or any other necessary charges against it.

Upon cancellation of a lease, there is no refund of the prepayment if the cancellation is made in less than 30 days from the date of the lease. If the cancellation is notified in writing to the company more than 30 days from the start of the lease, then you will get a full refund. Cancellations can be addressed on a case-by-case basis as well.

For self-drive tours booked more than 60 days before the pick-up date, a minimum deposit of 30% is due at the time of booking. The remaining balance must be paid in full at the pick-up date.

Unfortunately, bike choices are not guaranteed due to factors outside our control. The majority of our riders receive their first bike choice however, at the time of booking we require two choices to be provided.

For self-drive tours, a minimum deposit of 30% is due at the time of booking. The remaining balance must be paid in full at the pick-up date.

Yes! One of the advantages of our Self Drive Tours is that they are completely customizable: you are welcome to modify an existing tour, and our Tour Guides can help you create your own Custom Tour.

Before starting your tour, we may be able to change your hotels and itinerary depending on availability. If we can make a change, a surcharge may be applied. Unfortunately changing your hotel while on tour will not be possible. Your hotels are booked in advance and once your tour has started it will not be possible to change hotels.

The hotels we use are booked based on availability and we will not know the exact hotel until it is confirmed. However, the hotels we typically use are 3-star, motorcycle-friendly properties. We can also request higher-star properties for a surcharge depending on the location. Small towns often only have 3-star properties and booking a higher-star hotel may not be possible. Typically higher-star properties can be booked in larger cities.

With a Self Drive Tour your bike, hotels, and route suggestions will be arranged by GSTRAVELER. As its name implies, with the bike-only rental only the bike will be arranged by GSTRAVELER and you will be responsible for arranging hotels and routes on your own.