Houseboat Holiday: 7-Night Boat Hire for 2-5 People, Self-Drive Without Licence (21 Departure Ports in Europe)

Houseboat Holiday: 7-Night Self-Drive Boat Hire in Europe

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The Houseboat

An authentic model of a traditional Pénichette, The Pénichette 935W is ideally designed for couples and families. The boathouse features a double cabin with a cloakroom and plenty of storage space. The living area has a bench which can be converted into a double bed. Hot water and heating are also available for travellers’ convenience. To ensure the home-like feel, the boat comes complete with a fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet. Moments of relaxation can be also enjoyed on the sundeck.

To drive a self-drive hire boat from Locaboat no qualifications or previous experience are required. Locaboat rents properly fitted out and certified boats for cruising in regions popular with tourists where there is little commercial traffic, and is fully insured. In France, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands, Locaboat has authorisation from the local authorities to rent out boats without the customers required to purchase a licence for themselves. Theoretical and practical training is provided before the cruise to ensure that the customers know how to drive the boat and understand the essential cruising rules.

Departure ports to choose from:

Ireland

Northern Ireland

Germany

France

Netherlands

What You Get

Included in all options:

  • Seven-night boat hire for 2-5 people with all equipment, crockery, cutlery, bed-linen and towels, navigation toll, insurance of the boat, one gas bottle of 12 or 13 kg, according to the country (only the first bottle is free of charge), The Captain’s Handbook, boat handling instruction and orientation on the departure day, and technical assistance seven days a week (during opening hours only)

  • €599 for a hire in period A (56% off)
  • €999 for a hire in period B (38% off)
  • €1,299 for a hire in period C (36% off)

Validity:

  • Valid until 3 Nov 2019
  • Period A: 15 Mar-23 May 2019 and 20 Sep-3 Nov 2019
  • Period B: 24 May-20 Jun 2019 and 6 Sep-19 Sep 2019
  • Period C: 21 Jun-22 Aug 2019

  • Departures on Fri, Sat or Mon

Cancellation policy:

  • Modification possible only by contacting the Merchant directly and subject to availability; Groupon takes no responsibility for modifications to customer stay dates. No cancellation allowed after booking confirmation. Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable to another destination once confirmed.

Amenities

  • Check-in 2-6pm, check-out by 9am
  • Staff speaks German, English and French
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Parking: €35 per week (complimentary in some of the ports)
  • Animals allowed at €35 surcharge per week

The Fine Print

Cancellation Policy:

Modification possible only by contacting the Merchant directly and subject to availability; Groupon takes no responsibility for modifications to customer stay dates. No cancellation allowed after booking confirmation. Bookings are non-refundable and non-transferable to another destination once confirmed.

Validity:

Valid until 3 Nov 2019.
Period A: 15 Mar-23 May 2019 and 20 Sep-3 Nov 2019
Period B: 4 May-20 Jun 2019 and 6 Sep-19 Sep 2019
Period C: 22 Jun-30 Aug 2019.
Departures on Fri, Sat or Mon.
Departure days are Fri, Sat or Mon.
Price for up to 5 people.

Booking:

Must book by 31 Aug 2019
Questions and bookings by phone 0033 386917272 (Monday-Friday 9am-6pm; Saturday 9am-5pm) or by email: info@locaboat.com, and subject to availability.
Please attach your voucher to the e-mail.
Limit 2 vouchers per stay.

Other Information:

The offer is valid for boat hire.
No city tax.
No transfers included.
Once the booking is made the customers must agree to the general Locaboat conditions. This
link to general terms and conditions of Locaboat has to accepted by the customer when placing a booking.

Limitations:

On arrival the customers must choose one of these mandatory options:
- €1,500 deposit to be paid directly to the partner on base
- Damage waiver for diminished deposit of €500 (€85 to be paid directly to the partner on base)
- All-Inclusive Package: damage waiver, fuel, cleaning, 1 bicycle for €315 to be paid directly on base
Additional services to be paid on base (not mandatory):
- Fuel: 3,0 liter / hour (costs differ per country).
- Adult bicycle: €40 per week to be paid directly to the partner on base.
- Child bicycle: €20 per week to be paid directly to the partner on base.
- End Cleaning service: €70 to be paid directly to the partner on base.
- Upgrade to a more comfortable boat for up to 7 people - €140

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