2018 MotoDiscovery Rental Motorcycle Terms and Conditions
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MOTODISCOVERY RENTALS - TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF A MOTORCYCLE RENTAL
RENTER REQUIREMENTS FOR A MOTORCYCLE RENTAL
Renter must be at least 21 years old or older.
Acceptions for younger riders using out motorcycles are made in a case by case basis.
Renter must have a valid motorcycle class driver's license endorsement.
A license from a country other than the United States is acceptable provided the renter is licensed in corresponding displacement motorcycle in home country.
Renter must provide proof of having a current motorcycle insurance policy on a currently owned motorcycle in their name.
Major Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) for Damage Security Deposit. Debit cards not accepted for Damage Security Deposit
A $1,000 - $4000 USD (depending on make and model of motorcycle) damage security deposit will be pre-authorized at time of motorcycle check-out regardless of damage liability reduction packages purchased. These funds can be held up to 10 business days as a requirement of major credit card company policies and is beyond the control of MotoDiscovery Rentals.
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE 24-HOUR RENTAL RATE
Motorcycle rental for rental period as stated on rental agreement.
Gear storage to be left at our facility during the rental period.
Motorcycle Orientation for renter at time of pick up.
NOT INCLUDED IN MOTORCYCLE RENTAL RATE
Tanks are full at time of check out and must be returned full. $5.00 per gallon charge for tanks that are not full.
Tolls, fines and violations
Any violations or unpaid tolls having occurred during your rental contract period will be automatically charged against your Credit Card on file with an additional $25 USD administration fee
Renter is responsible for any and all costs associated with tire damage or punctures during the rental period. This includes the cost of materials and labor to fix the affected tire(s)
The motorcycle must be returned clean. Dust and normal accumulation of particles and water spots are fine. A $25-$100 CLEANING FEE PER MOTORCYCLE WILL BE CHARGED FOR MOTORCYCLES RETURNED WITH MUD, CLAY OR ANY EXCESSIVE DIRT BUILD UP ON THE MOTORCYCLE. PLEASE POWERWASH ALL MUD OFF BIKE AT A DO IT YOURSELF CAR WASH PRIOR TO RETURNING THE MOTORCYCLE TO AVOID THE THE FEE.
RENTAL / BOOKING PROCESS
Deposit – 25% USD
MotoDiscovery Rentals requires a 25% non-refundable deposit at time of booking to confirm a reservation. If your entire rental is less than $500 USD we will ask for full payment to confirm the rental. If you would like to protect your deposit and travel plans please consider travel insurance through Travel Guard.
Balance – 60 days prior to departure
MotoDiscovery Rentals requires your rental balance to be paid 60 days prior to pickup. Rentals with unpaid balances inside of 30 days can be canceled by MotoDiscovery Rentals with no refund of the deposit.
MotoDiscovery Rentals recommends all riders protect their financial situation by purchasing travel insurance on their rental package with MotoDiscovery Rentals and accompanying logistics with a trip insurance policy through Travel Guard. MotoDiscovery Rentals is not responsible for a participant’s inability to attend a rental due to any circumstance whether it be health, family or environmental.
MotoDiscovery Rentals packages must be canceled in writing to our email address rentals@MotoDiscovery.com. Please include your full name and reservation number.
Cancellations initiated by the rider with more than 60 days notice, deposit and any balance payments are nonrefundable but fully transferable to another invoice with MotoDiscovery Rentals within one year.
Cancellations initiated by the renter with less than 30 days before the rental period start, deposit and balance are forfeited as a cancellation fee.
Cancellations initiated by the rider during the rental will not result in any refund or credit. No refunds or credits for early returns.
INSURANCE AND REDUCTIONS IN LIABILITY
All MotoDiscovery rental motorcycles are charged a mandatory $15 USD per day Damage Protection Insurance (DPI) which limits the financial liability to the renter for damage or theft of the motorcycle to only the first $2000 USD depending on the make and model of motorcycle. Restrictions apply* - Please see list of important restrictions below.
Basic Liability Insurance (BLI) – All MotoDiscovery rentals include Basic Liability Insurance. This is required for the motorcycle to be legal on the road and is required regardless of any private insurance held by the renter.BLI protects the renter from damages to 3rd Parties ONLY. BLI is included in your rental rate. For information on the limits included with this insurance, please contact us at Rentals@MotoDiscovery.com
Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI) – $6.95 Per Day: When you accept SLI the policy provides you with excess coverage for the difference between that provided in the BLI (minimum requirement is the state financial responsibility mandated by the applicable insurance jurisdiction) and $300,000 USD. Property Damage limitation is $50,000 USD on any claim and this limit is included in the total liability limit of $300,000 USD. Policy limits are in excess of any/all valid and collectible underlying insurance. If there is any other valid and collectible insurance in effect (i.e. personal automobile liability coverage) then the available protection under the SLI coverage would be reduced by the amount of the underlying insurance. If you would like to purchase Supplemental Liability Insurance (SLI), please CLICK HERE to sign up using Operator Policy # 242127
*Restrictions –violations of the following restrictions void all reductions of liability and renter will be held completely liable for damages and may result in complete loss of the Damage Security Deposit as well as additional penalties.
In the event of an accident, a police report is required regardless of fault. Please call MotoDiscovery Rentals immediately in the event of any serious accident.
If motorcycle is submerged in water, renter will be liable up to the FULL AMOUNT of the current value of the motorcycle.
Use of the rented Motorcycle is restricted to the licensed person listed on the Rental Agreement ONLY. Damages resulting from operation of the motorcycle by someone other than the person listed on the rental agreement will be the responsibility of the renter listed on the rental agreement.
Failure to adhere to Maintenance Responsibility (see #9 below) may result in full liability due to damages to the rental motorcycle.
Renter is responsible for checking and maintaining engine oil levels whenever the motorcycle is refueled.
Renter is responsible for reporting mechanical failures immediately to MotoDiscovery Rentals. Renter should not seek independent repair without approval from MotoDiscovery. Seeking and approving independent repair without consultation from MotoDiscovery will result in repairs at your expense.
Rental street motorcycles are not allowed on gravel roads, beaches, logging or other non-public roads.
Mexico Restriction: Clients cannot enter Mexico on a MotoDiscovery rental motorcycle without written authorization or accompanied by an MotoDiscovery Guide. Death Valley WARNING: Entering Death Valley during the months of June & August is dangerous and not recommended.
Every client will receive orientation to the motorcycle. The client orientation will cover general motorcycle operation, the clients' maintenance responsibilities, and local and state laws.
At training venues, fuel is included in the tour price (eg. Three Step Hideaway). Motorcycle rental starts with a full tank of gas. While on tour, fuel costs are the renter’s responsibility. MotoDiscovery claims no responsibility for motorcycle fuel consumption and mileage. Motorcycles must be returned with a full gas tank or a $5-$25 fee will apply.
HELMETS (NOT INCLUDED)
Helmets are required on all MotoDiscovery events, tours, trainings and safaris. On MotoDiscovery training events, full-face helmets are required.
Helmets are required by law in most locations. It is the renter’s responsibility to know and obey local laws.
MAINTENANCE / DAMAGE RESPONSIBILITY
The customer is responsible for checking engine oil levels at each refueling and reporting mechanical failures immediately. Instructions and procedures for maintenance expense reimbursement are provided at pick-up.
Customers may be held responsible for mechanical damage due to negligence in motorcycle operation or failure to provide normal maintenance. Any damage done to the motorcycle during the rental period must be reported to a MotoDiscovery Representative at the time of incident. A damage estimate will be provided to the renter. Damage costs, including parts, labor and transportation, will be charged to the renter’s credit card up to the maximum liability as articulated on the rental agreement.
MotoDiscovery reserves the right to substitute the motorcycle confirmed to rental client. Should MotoDiscovery not be able to provide confirmed motorcycle, a similar or better suited model will be provided to the client. This constitutes the maximum liability of MotoDiscovery Rentals.
A fee of $40 per hour + applicable insurance and transportations costs will apply for rental motorcycles returned beyond the rental check-in time for the rental period as agreed to on the rental agreement.
Colorado requires that we collect a 6.5% environmental charge on all rentals.