Luggage transport services for cyclists
Biking is the very best way to discover the particularities of each region in Québec. Following the rhythm of the landscapes in view, cycle through forests and fields, along the majestic St. Lawrence River, or in the heart of charming villages. You would like to plan a multi-day trek without having to worry about your luggage? Travel light with the help of the transportation services offered in many regions by specialized companies or lodging establishments.
Taxi Beaulieu offers a drive-home program in the areas of Kamouraska, Rivière-du-Loup, Témiscouata and des Basques. The vehicle can carry six people and has a trailer for four bikes with waterproof bag for the luggage.
By reservation only, at 418 862-3111.
Taxi-Vélo-Rando offers bike and/or luggage transportation. The taxicabs can pick up as many as three cyclists and their bikes within 60 minutes, while the groups are invited to make a reservation.
Information or reservation: 1 877 766-VELO (8356) ou cantonsdelest.com.
Some lodging establishments from the region offer luggage transportation services to their guests. Tourisme Centre-du-Québec also does, for those cyclotourists who stay as part of the Circuit vélo régional du Centre-du-Québec (Centre-du-Québec Regional Biking Circuit), under certain conditions.
Information: 1 888 816-4007, extension 300 or avelo.ca
Autobus Le Petit Train du Nord offers to transport your luggage between the inns located along the bicycle trail that goes from Saint-Jérôme to Mont-Laurier. Alone or in a group, take advantage of the 2 to 5-day packages offered by the transporter’s partner, and travel the trail from North to South to enjoy a favourable grade. The company also offers to transport you with your bike, by private bus with especially designed trailers.
Information and/or reservation: 1 888 893-8356 or autobuslepetittraindunord.com
Montérégie offers 2 to 4-day turnkey bicycle packages, including lodging and luggage transportation from hotel to hotel. Among them: Circuit des Patriotes, which visits some of the most beautiful villages of Québec; Circuit Montérégie-Estrie, which travels along the Richelieu River and Lake Boivin; or Circuit Montérégie-Rive-Sud, from Sorel-Tracy to Montréal, a 228-kilometre distance to be travelled over three days.
Information and/or reservation: 1 450 466-4666 or masortievelo.com
Équinox Aventure offers to transport your luggage to anyone of the various forms of lodging throughout the region (hostel, inn, hotel, motel, chalet or campground). The service is offered upon reservation from June 1st to 19, with or without reservation from June 20 to September 14, and again by reservation only from September 15 to the end of October. Packages including lodging and luggage transportation are also available.
Information and/or reservation: 1 88 668-7381 or equinoxaventure.ca
Cycling Quebec: travel light to enjoy the region
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