Almost anybody can be an exceptional bike tour guide because no certification is required. You don’t need to have been bicycle touring around Europe for months or even be a great cyclist. You just need to love to travel, be great at multitasking and enjoy being in front of a crowd. If that’s you, then do not wait and apply for a job today. Bicycle travel is a very competitive field to work in.
Bike tour guides usually are paid on contract for a trip. They earn between $80 and $110 per day. Expenses are also paid. A good tour guide earns an average total compensation of $20,000 per year. However, salary & wages may vary based on length of the tour and itinerary.
Tipping for bike guides is customary in the travel industry and is an important component of the guides’ overall compensation. Clients usually tip 5 – 10 percent of the trip price per team of guides. However, gratuities are given at the clients’ discretion according to the tour guides professionalism.
So you want to be a DIGnGO bike tour guide? Bicycle tour jobs are available for the upcoming season so please email us your application. Click here to apply today and tomorrow you may be riding a bike across the Alps, pedaling through endless acres of vineyards or biking in Tuscany!