INTRODUCTION

Following the success of the service offered by DHL last year, the Titan Desert is renewing its contract with DHL for bicycle transport services. This is a great service to participants, being convenient for travelling long distances without having to transport the bicycle, as well as the reliability and trust behind an international company like DHL.

DHL is present in more than 220 countries and regions around the world, making it the biggest company in its sector at global level. With a workforce of over 340,000 people, it provides solutions for a wide range of logistics needs.

 INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT

For the transport of bicycles to the Titan Desert, international participants in the race must select one of the following options

• If the participant chooses this option, he should be aware that he will have to transport his bicycle throughout the trip.
• After the event, all participants must collect their bicycles on Friday November 1st before 15:30.

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORTATION

• MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20kg.
• MAXIMUM DIMENSIONS PERMITTED FOR THE PACKAGING: 160x90x22cm (TITAN BOX dimensions).

PROCEDURE

Before the event

• The courier service will have the TITAN BOX (specially designed for transport) at its disposal (160x90x22cm).
• The organizers can send the box at a charge of €25 per box.
• The courier service must hand over the bicycle, correctly packaged, in the BCN Euro Express warehouse on October 22nd and 23rd from 09:00 to 14:00 or 15:00 to 18:00.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1st in scrutineering in Almeria. *He/she shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event

• The participant must hand over the bicycle to the organization after the last stage on November 1st, before 15:30.
• The courier service or the participant must collect the bicycle from the assigned warehouse on November 10th and 11th in Barcelona.
** From November 12th onwards a €10/day extra charge will be made for storage costs.

WAREHOUSE ADDRESS

BCN EUROEXPRESS
Av. Ports d'Europa, 72-80,
08040 Barcelona

PRICES

 ZONES  DESTINATION  PRIX
1 PORTUGAL 185,00 €
1 FRANCE 185,00 €
1 ITALY 185,00 €
1 MONACO 185,00 €
1 BELGIUM 185,00 €
1 UK 185,00 €
1 LUXEMBOURG 185,00 €
1 HOLLAND 185,00 €
1 GERMANY 185,00 €
2 AUSTRIA 210,00 € 
2 DENMARK 210,00 € 
2 FINLAND 210,00 € 
2 GREECE 210,00 € 
2 IRLANDE 210,00 € 
2 SWEDEN 210,00 € 
3 CROATIA 210,00 € 
3 SLOVAKIA 230,00 € 
3 SLOVENIA 230,00 € 
3 ESTONIA 230,00 € 
3 HUNGARY 230,00 € 
3 BULGARIA 230,00 € 
3 LATVIA 230,00 € 
3 LITHUANIA 230,00 € 
3 POLAND 230,00 € 
3 CZECH REPUBLIC 230,00 € 
3 RUMANIA 230,00 € 
4 LIECHTENSTEIN 250,00 €
4 NORWAY 250,00 €
4 SWITZERLAND 250,00 €

*The price includes an OUTWARD and RETURN service. Included: cost of home delivery for the box, home collection of bicycle and home delivery of the bicycle after the race.
There is an option of taking out a fully comprehensive insurance policy offered by DHL (€30), to be added to the previously mentioned rates.

INSURANCE AND COVERAGE (download PDF)

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORT BY DHL

• MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20kg.
• MAXIMUM PERMITTED DIMENSIONS OF THE PACKAGING: 160x90x22cm.

*The organization reserves the right to extract any object not permitted under air transport regulations.

GENERAL PROCEDURE

• Deadline for contracting the service: October 7th.
• Deadline for sending the Titan Box: October 12th.
• Last day for collection of the bicycle at the participant’s home: October 15th.

Before the event

• DHL sends the official TITAN BOX (160x90x22cm) to the participant’s home.
• The participant must pack his bicycle. It is very important to mark the box with your race number.
• DHL will collect the bicycle at the participant’s home (following prior agreement with the participant) and will transport it to the BCN Euro Express warehouse.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1st during scrutineering in Almeria. *He/she shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event

• The participant must hand over his bicycle to the organization after the final stage on November 6th, before 15:30.
• DHL will deliver the bicycle to the participant's home the week beginning November 16th.

TRANSPORT FROM SPAIN

For the transport of bicycles to the Titan Desert, participants in the race should choose one of the following options.

• If the participant chooses this option, he should be aware that he will have to transport his bicycle throughout the trip.
• After the event, all participants must collect their bicycles on Friday November 1st, before 15:30.

PROCEDURE

Before the event

• The participant must present himself on October 22nd and 23rd from 9:00 to 14:00 or from 15:00 to 18:00 in the warehouse to pack his bicycle.
• The participant will have a specially designed TITAN BOX for transport (160x90x22cm). *If you want to hand over the bicycle before, you will have to pick up the box at the warehouse of RPM (Carretera del Mig 46, 08907. Hospitalet de Llobregat).
• The organizers can send the box at a charge of €10 per box on the Spanish mainland and €15 for the Balearic Islands and Andorra.
• The participant must bring tools to disassemble the bicycle and pack it correctly, as well as protective material.
• The participant will sign a delivery note after the packing is completed.
• To access the facilities of BCN Euro Express, you need to collect a ticket at the entry gate.
• After the bicycle is handed over, the participant must stamp the exit ticket.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1st during scrutineering in Almeria. *He/she shall not be allowed to collect it if he has not completed the medical form.

After the event

• The participant must hand over the bicycle to the organization after the last stage on November 6th, before 15:30.
• The bicycle should be collected from the warehouse between November 10th and 11th, from 09:00 to 14:00 or 15:00 to 18:00.
• The participant will receive his bicycle on presentation of an identity document*.
• The participant signs a sheet to say that he has collected the bicycle.
• To access the facilities of BCN Euro Express, you need to collect a ticket at the entry gate.
• After the bicycle is handed over, the participant must stamp the exit ticket.

*To collect a bicycle belonging to another participant, it is compulsory to present the authorization document signed by that participant together with a photocopy of the identity document -

AUTHORISATION TO COLLECT (download PDF).

** From November 12th onwards a €10/day extra charge will be made for storage costs.

ADDRESS OF THE WAREHOUSE

BCN EUROEXPRESS
Av. Ports d'Europa, 72-80,
08040 Barcelona

• Spanish mainland: €100 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).
• Balearic Islands: €130 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).
• Andorra: €150 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).
• Canary Islands: €420 + €30 for the fully comprehensive DHL insurance (optional).

* The price includes OUTWARD AND RETURN service. Included: cost of home delivery for the box, home collection of bicycle and home delivery of the bicycle after the race.

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORT BY DHL

• MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20 kg
• MAXIMUM PERMITTED DIMENSIONS OF THE PACKAGING: 160x90x22cm (TITAN BOX dimensions).

*The organization reserves the right to extract any object not permitted under air transport regulations.

GENERAL PROCEDURE

Spanish mainland and Balearic Islands:

• Deadline for contracting the service: October 9th
• Deadline for sending the Titan Box: October 16th.
• Last day for collection of the bicycle at the participant's home: October 20th.
Canary Islands
• Deadline for contracting the service: October 7th.
• Deadline for sending the Titan Box: October 12th.
• Last day for collection of the bicycle at the participant’s home: October 15th.

Before the event

• DHL sends the official TITAN BOX (160x90x22cm) to the participant’s home.
• The participant must pack his bicycle. It is very important to mark the box with your race number.
• DHL will collect the bicycle at the participant’s home (following prior agreement with the participant) and will transport it to the BCN Euro Express warehouse.
• The participant may collect his bicycle on November 1st during scrutineering in Almeria. *He/she shall not be allowed to collect it if he/she has not completed the medical form.

After the event

• The participant must hand over his bicycle to the organization after the final stage on November 6th, before 15:30.
• DHL will deliver the bicycle to the participant's home the week beginning November 16th.

INSURANCE AND COVERAGE (download PDF)

The participant should select this option if he has contracted mechanical assistance and this service deals with all the transport arrangements.

CONDITIONS FOR TRANSPORT

• MAXIMUM AUTHORISED WEIGHT OF THE BOX: 20kg MAXIMUM PERMITTED.
• DIMENSIONS FOR THE PACKAGE: 160x90x22cm (TITAN BOX dimensions).

PROCEDURE

Before the event

• The courier service will have the TITAN BOX (specially designed for transport) at its disposal (160x90x22cm). *If you wish to collect the bicycle before, you must collect the box from the warehouse of RPM (Carretera del Mig 46, 08907. Hospitalet de Llobregat).
• The organizers can send the box at a charge of €10 per box on the Spanish mainland and €15 for the Balearic Islands and Andorra.
• The courier service must hand over the bicycle, correctly packaged, at the BCN Euro Express warehouse on October 22nd or 23rd from 09:00 to 14:00 or 15:00 to 18:00.
• The participant may withdraw his bicycle on 1 November in scrutineering in Almeria. * He/she shall not be allowed to collect it if he/she has not completed the medical form.

After the event

• The participant must hand over the bicycle to the organization after the last stage on November 6th, before 15:30.
• The courier service or the participant must collect the bicycle from the assigned warehouse on November 10th and 11th in Barcelona.

** From November 12th onwards a €10/day extra charge will be made for storage costs.

WAREHOUSE ADDRESS

BCN EUROEXPRESS
Av. Ports d'Europa, 72-80,
08040 Barcelona

PROCEDURE TO CONTRACT THE SERVICE 

  • Participants must pay for the service via "Time To" if they have chosen an option that involves a payment.
  • After closing inscriptions, the organization will provided a release where you will be able to choose the desired transport option and complete all the necessary data for its fulfillment.
  • The transport operation starts immediately after the registration closes.

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