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ROADBOOK & TRAVEL INFORMATION
WHO THE ROADBOOK PACKAGE IS USEFUL FOR:
It is very useful in case you would like to visit the places described here on your own and by your own transportation such as motorcycles, cars, campers, etc. You can also rent one if you arrive by plane. Our digital files will allow you to follow exactly the trip and in complete freedom. You will only have to book a hotel where to overnight. For that, just use the Hotel Search widget, located on our pages, where you can even compare different offeres and different prices. Organizing in this way your journey you will be able to visit more things spending less money!
HOW TO ORDER A ROADBOOK PACKAGE:
To place your order, you must be registered. Please, use a correct email address because the Roadbook Package will be sent to your registration email address.
Trips are "self-driven". That means they are not pre-organized group trips, but individual ones, so you can start on the date that is more convenient for you, no need to adapt to prefixed dates.
HOW MANY DAYS DOES A TOUR TAKE?
Actually our trips are not divided into days but we describe here the whole trips. You can divide any of them on your own as you like, or you can send us a request by email, and we will prepare a day-per-day version of it with all the required files: see below "ROADBOOK WITH CUSTOMIZED ITINERARY"
IN THE "ROADBOOK PACKAGE" THERE ARE THESE DIGITAL FILES:
Our "Roadbook" is a package that includes ALL the files that can be requested by the various apps in the case of a smartphone / tablet or by GPS navigators to display a route. In addition, we also include a high resolution Map file and one of the Road Directions. So, here are all files included in every Roadbook package:
1 - File .KML to upload the route (via apps*) on your smartphone (iOS -iPhone / iPad- or Android), so you can have the maps with you, - even offline!
2 - File .KMZ to display the route on Google Earth (free download from the net), and also file .kml;
3 - Universal .GPX file for GPS devices, created from the original .kml file so it is extremely accurate. This file has probably to be adapted to your device according to its performance (it is the user's task: see the instructions how to do it from the manufacturer of your GPS, or from the user manual or online). On request, as a courtesy free service, we can adapt this file for you in case of Garmin or TomTom devices next generation;
4 - High-resolution MAP file .PNG of the route;
5 - INTRO.pdf file: in this text file you will find useful info on how to use the digital files included;
6 - + Gift: we enclose, when possible, also a .PDF File "Directions";
Price is shown on the trip's descriptive webpage.
HOW CAN YOU PAY:
We accept only SEPA bank transfer, (a common, simple, cheap, and fast method between the European Union countries, and the EEA countries (European Economic Area) Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein). Also from San Marino, Switzerland, Principality of Andorra, Principality of Monaco, Vatican City. It takes only 1 working day.
From extra EU/EEA countries you can use a "money transfer" system. Generally, it takes 2-6 working days.
When do you get the Roadbook package? - We will send it to your email address you registered with on our portal within 24-48 hours after we got the credit.
ROADBOOK WITH CUSTOMIZED ITINERARY:
If you wish to divide a tip that has already its general Roadbook Package into a day-per-day trip, and thus have even the Roadbook Package with all the files divided day by day, you can send your request by email for the price. In this case, we will provide you with all the files (.kml, .kmz, .gpx, high-resolution maps) divided by days, reporting also the daily kilometers to be done. The itinerary elaborated in this way becomes complete and ready to start the trip, you only have to make reservations for the overnight stays.
BOOKING INFORMATION: Once you've got our Roadbook, you have only to book the accommodation (Hotels, B&B, Farmhouses, or others) that you prefer according to your budget. Use for this purpose the HOTEL&FLIGHT SEARCH window you can find on our pages. Here you will have different results that even compare prices.
NOTES / FAQ / TERMS:
1. * There are many apps in the Apps Stores, (simple, advanced, free or paid ones, up to you). We will show you one in the package, a very simple one, it is free and works even offline, moreover, it does not require a PC for the file transfer, and it is one of the most used apps! Anyway, you are free to choose different or more advanced apps (just search for "navigators" for smartphones (iOS / Android) in the Apps Store or online).
2. For beginners: .kml, .kmz, .gpx files cannot be open simply clicking on them: you need the appropriate programs as indicated above.
None of our files must be modified or tampered with (besides for copyright), because they can lose their original characteristics and display the original route with errors.
4. Withdrawal: once the Roadbook Package has been sent from our email (usually from contact [@] touring-italy.net) as an attachment or simply giving notice of a link where the user can freely download it without verification (a procedure called free access), the User loses any right of withdrawal.
If the user is notified by email directly from an external mail-transfer service that exercises control over the download, the User loses the right of withdrawal once the download has been made. (a procedure called download verified).
Also, the right of withdrawal is not applicable in the case the Roadbook Package was realized as a personal order or as for a personalized trip. (according to art. 59 of the Consumer Code).
5. Liability disclosure
6. Attention: The "ROADBOOK Package" presented and described here is the name of the package containing the files listed above. All those are not expressly described above, are not part of it.
If you have any questions or requests, please, contact us by email:
Roadbook & Travel Info