Tour du Canada – Fees and Dates

The dates and fees for Tour du Canada 2018 have now been set by the Board of Directors. The dates are subject to re-confirmation after Marine Atlantic (Newfoundland Ferry) publishes its schedule for the 2018 season. There will be up to 20 cyclists participating in Tour du Canada 2018, you can send in your membership form and tour application form now.

Tour Fees and Dates:

  • Membership in Tour du Canada: $30.00 (valid for two Tour du Canada years and renewable). For returning riders membership renewal for 3 years is $25.00.
  • The per person fee to ride Tour du Canada, in Canadian dollars, is $5750.00 plus $258.78 (HST*) for a total of $6008.75.
  • Tour du Canada Dates: June 20, 2018 to August 31 1, 2018. (subject to reconfirmation of the ferry schedule to Newfoundland.)
  • The event fee includes a portion paid to Tour du Canada for shared costs and a portion (plus HST) paid to Cycle Canada as organizer of the event.
  • Once you are a member please submit an Application Form with a non-refundable application fee, currently $150. For those continuing on to register this amount is included in the fee.
  • You will then receive the full information package which you should review and complete and return along with a registration fee of $600.00 (again which is included in above total fee amount).
  • The next payment is $1000.00 which is due by February 1.
  • The final payment, the balance, is due March 15, 2018.
  • Applications and registrations will be accepted after these dates however the amount stipulated in the previous dates will be due at that time.
  • Credit Cards are accepted for membership in Tour du Canada. Tour du Canada Ride: Credit Cards are not accepted for payment of Tour du Canada trip fees. Payment methods for fees for the trip Tour du Canada are — Canadian Cheque, Money Order, Interac Transfer (Canada) and Swift (outside Canada). Please refer to the "Paying Your Trip Fees Memo" here: TdC Trip Fees Memo. When paying by cheque or money order it should be made to Tour du Canada. Please contact us for wire transfer details.
  • Tour booking and fee payment is made through Cycle Canada, the Veloforce Corporation. TICO #50022860. Cycle Canada provides administrative support for Tour du Canada.
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*Note: the Harmonized Sales Tax is a sales tax levied by the provinces of Canada and the Canadian Federal Government, this ranges from 5% to 15% and is calculated by the amount of time in each province.

There is a contingency fuel surcharge in place in case of a sudden surge in energy prices.

Availability:

To check availability on Tour du Canada please check the Cycle Canada Availability Web Page: Event Availability top

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Membership

Visit: Tour du Canada Membership Form top

The Tour Fee – What's included

The following is a summary of key components of the Tour fee:

  • A truck and driver(s) to carry rider gear, field kitchen and galley supplies.
  • Major Ferry fees.
  • Three meals a day. Riders cook (and cleanup) as a group and share in galley duty. Riders will need at least basic cooking skills. Meal plans stress the high-carbohydrate diet needed by active cyclists. Approximately 1/3 of the dinner meals are vegetarian (may include dairy products)
  • Cooking equipment is provided and daily group food supplies are purchased by Tour vehicle driver.
  • Accommodation is paid at pre-arranged locations. At a few locations we stay indoors, typically at university residences. Indoor accommodation is shared or single, but mainly it's camping with your own tent over your head at nights.
  • When riding, you carry what you need for the day (typically a camera, lunch, on-the- road tool kit and a rain shell).
  • Daily route sheets and drawn maps exclusively for the use of participants during the Tour. These sheets and maps are copyright protected and remain the property of Cycle Canada, The Veloforce Corporation.
  • Celebration party in St. John's where riders get a certificate for completion.
  • Tour du Canada jersey, reflective triangle and water bottle at start of the ride.
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Fundraising and Sponsorship

Fundraising and/or sponsorship and promotion is not permitted on Tour du Canada.

Tour du Canada's mission is to promote inter-provincial bicycle tours and other advocacy work. Please read our mission statement. Cycle Canada also contributes to projects such as the Tour du Canada Bursary and cycling advocacy. top

Contact Us

If you have any questions please contact us at sweep@tourducanada.com or by phone at 1-800-214-7798 (705-434-1100 outside North America).

For fees on other Cycle Canada events please visit: All Events top

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