Remember in Europe many countries have different road traffic laws.
For country specific information, please select your destination country
from the table at the bottom of this page.
- Documents required for motorcycling
Carrying the correct documents will help to identify you and your
vehicle and your rights should you be stopped by the police. Please use
the link above which details which documents you must (or should) take with
General Touring Advice
We have put together some more general advice including
Breakdown/recovery, spare keys and information on what to do in the event of
- Travel Insurance
Many people don't bother with travel insurance, but if
you are involved in an accident or collision it can be very helpful to
have. An EIHC (European International Health Card) will give you
emergency treatment, but if you are seriously injured private travel
insurance can help you get back home.
- Carnet de Passages en Douane
These are not required for travel within Europe.
If you are travelling outside of Europe or North/South
America, it is likely that you will need one.
General advice on luggage and packing for your motorcycle trip.
- Ferry crossings
Most trips from the UK to Europe, will start with a Ferry crossing. The
above link details information on ferry ports and their destinations.
Country Specific Information, Regulations & Advice
Below is a country specific list of additional information which may be
of use for your trip.
Touring Packs, which include the following motorcycle touring equipment
Replacement Bulb Kit, First Aid Kit, Beam Benders, Hi-Viz Jacket, Two
Breathalysers, GB Sticker, Two Reflective/Hi-Viz Armbands, Keep Right
Sticker, Four Reflective Helmet Stickers, Deer Whistle
Can be purchased from
Information & Advice