Choose Your Bike
A.R.T offers premium big bikes for daily, weekly, or monthly rental.
Our pick up location is in Ho Chi Minh City, but we do offer one-way shipping to major cities in Vietnam should you want to start your adventure elsewhere.
We aim to pair the individual capabilities, experiences and preferences of each rider to each bike. With our knowledge and expertise, we can recommend the best bike for you. We reserve the right to suggest an alternative bike if the bike selection is deemed too advanced for the rider.
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What Driver’s License is required?
A.R.T complies with Vietnamese legal requirements to ride a motorcycle in Vietnam.
In order for travel medical insurance to provide coverage appropriate licenses are required.
Drivers are required to have:
A valid International Driver’s Permit with motorcycle endorsement accompanied by a valid Driver’s License or a Vietnamese Driver’s License.
International Driver’s Permits are easy to obtain from your home country, it is a translation of your Driver’s License which is often provided by motor vehicle associations.
The Vietnamese authorities also have online services www.drvn.gov.vn.
If you have already set out on your journey, there are online companies offering easy to obtain, printable versions
Do you provide pick-up from Airport?
Airport transfers can be booked through a variety of companies including Grab or GoViet. Also metered taxis are a decent option, A.R.T recommends Mai Linh or Vinasun. Beware of fake/spam taxis.
We can help you with your travel plans every step of the way or you can arrive the day of at the location your tour starts from.
Do you provide accommodation?
Our tours provide accommodations, for bike rentals clients arrange accommodations on their own. Throughout the tour, all accommodations will be arranged through our partners and provide comfortable accommodations (private room and bathroom). Accommodations vary from boutique hotels, condos and resorts depending on the style and budget of the trip, and preferences of the rider.
How to pack for the trip?
You will require at least one large (70L) duffel bag to transport your riding gear. Which you will then wear. You will also need a smaller (40L) pack to transport your personal items. ART will be supplying a 40L North Face dry backpack that will mount on the luggage racks of your bike.(China Eastern allows 2 pieces of checked baggage free of charge)
Dry bags or dry duffels are recommended. Some bikes will be outfitted with Givi hard/waterproof/detachable saddlebags for convenient transport of roughly 15kg of on board cargo capacity. For most persons this is more than enough. ART will offer storage of any excess baggage not deemed necessary for your tour.
What about cell phones?
We recommend getting a local SIM while travelling in Vietnam; they are affordable, USD $10 per month gets you unlimited data and calls.
There are several carriers to choose from Viettel, Mobiphone and Vinaphone are the most popular. You will need to show your passport in order to purchase a SIM, although there are services at the airport that waive this step. A.R.T recommends Viettel as having the most coverage.
Don’t forget to unlock your phone prior to leaving your home country. Cell phones in general are affordable in Vietnam.
What apps do you recommend I install prior to the trip?
- Google Maps
- Maps.me (Google maps alternative, provides offline maps)
- Currency Converter (XE Converter)
- Google Translate
- Skype – Calls, messaging
- WhatsApp – Calls, messaging
- Rever – Motorcycle Maps, GPS, Navigation Planner
- Geo Tracker – GPS Tracker for distance travel
- Viber – Calls, messaging
- The Rider must be at least 25 years old to rent and ride the motorcycle.
- Valid Driver’s License for an engine size of 175cc or greater
- If not in possession of a valid Vietnamese license, the Rider is required to have in his/her possession a valid International Driver’s Permit which is valid for the entire length of the rental period
- Credit Card for Security Deposit hold between $2000 to $3000
Minimum rental period is 3 days. To request a shorter rental period, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A rental day is defined as a 24 hour period. Motorcycles can only be rented in blocks of 24 hours. We do not offer hourly or half day rates.
The duration of the rental period is calculated using the agreed start date and the agreed completion date.
To confirm a booking, a 50% deposit must be paid in full. Payment in full must be made prior to the rental start date.
A deposit of $2000 or $3000 will be charged to the Rider’s credit card when the motorcycle is picked up. The sum will be held as a damage deposit and will be refunded to the Rider when the motorcycle is returned.
The rental booking may be cancelled at any time, however all cancellations must be received in writing (e-mail), and cancellation charges may apply.
Cancellation charges apply as follows:
- Cancellations made more than 60 days prior to departure : 100 % refund
- Cancellations made 14 days prior to departure : 50 % refund
- Cancellations made 1 – 7 days prior to departure : 35% refund
- Cancellations made on day of departure or after departure : no refund
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Experience of a lifetime
Finally a way to get proper bikes ! This is my 4 time to Vietnam and I have longed after riding all of vietnam on a real bike now I can do that thanks to these amazing guys . Super grateful to have met them and got to follow on a 3 day ride out ! This is the only way to experience Vietnam so far I have done about 700km with them will definitely do more when I have time. And bring friends
So much fun! Quality Hosts, Epic rides
Joel and his team planned an incredible week for us. The scenery is stunning, the people are fun and kids, good times ahead! I will go back for sure.
They have the best bikes in the country including the Royal Enfield Interceptor 650.