TERMS & CONDITIONS

Itineraries

All Tokyo bike tour and Tokyo street food tour itineraries offered by DIG Tokyo Tours are accurate at the time of publishing. Itineraries are occasionally updated as improvements are implemented based on feedback from previous participants, DIG’s own research or changes to offerings from service providers. If DIG is unable to utilise a particular product, service or activity outlined in the itinerary, a suitable alternative will be offered where possible. Itineraries can vary and attractions may be substituted in the event of causes including but not exclusive to: seasonal conditions, weather extremes or natural disasters. All activities listed in the tour itinerary are included in the price unless stated otherwise as an additional expense.

Flexibility

Participants appreciate and acknowledge that tours offered by DIG require considerable flexibility and that you should allow for alternatives. The itinerary provided for each tour is representative of the activities planned but it is understood that the walking and cycling routes, schedules, itineraries and amenities may be subject to alteration without prior notice due to circumstances or events outside DIG’s control.

Fees and Pricing

Fees are quoted in Japanese Yen (JPY), are inclusive of all taxes and service charges and are correct at time of publishing. No responsibility is accepted by DIG for unforeseen omissions or misrepresentation by third parties.

Optional Activities

Fees for optional activities are required to be paid directly to the service provider and are subject to seasonal conditions, operator availability and are not guaranteed.

Payment Policy

In accepting a tour booking, DIG agrees that the traveller's pre-payment will be held in trust until after the tour service has been completed.

Booking Alterations

In the event of a booking alteration, such as a change of name or a change of date, DIG and its third party providers, reserve the right to charge a fee if necessary.

Conditions of Travel

DIG reserves the right to alter any route or itinerary if necessary. No refunds will be given under any of these circumstances or in the event of delay or alteration of a tour resulting from causes including severe weather or mechanical failure of the bicycle tour fleet. Components of tour itineraries are very much weather dependent and DIG cannot be held liable if particular tour components are not available on the scheduled day. DIG cannot guarantee the time of pick-up or drop-off and is not liable for the participant’s failure to connect with other services or any associated costs resulting from delays. DIG accepts no responsibility for the loss or damage to personal belongings or accompanying luggage.

Liability

While DIG makes every effort to safeguard its participants, DIG will not be liable for any damages, injury, or loss of any type caused by or resulting from any act or omission by its staff, agents or contractors.

Acceptance of Risk

The participant acknowledges the adventurous nature of the Tokyo cycling, walking and food tours offered by DIG and that participation can involve a degree of personal risk. It is the participant’s responsibility to familiarise themselves with all relevant travel information, the nature of the itinerary and the level of skill and fitness involved. The participant acknowledges that the decision to participate in a DIG tour is made in light of consideration of this information and acceptance that you are aware of the personal risks involved in such a tour.

Minimum Participant Requirement

DIG’s small-group Tokyo bike tours and Tokyo walking and street food tours require a minimum number of two participants to operate. In circumstances where the minimum numbers are not met an alternative may be offered. If a tour is cancelled as a result of the minimum numbers not being met, participants will be offered an alternate tour option or will be provided with a refund in full.

Travel Insurance

Tokyo cycling liability insurance is included for the cycling component only of all small-group, private and family bike tours. Travel insurance is not included in the price of the tour. DIG requires that all participants possess adequate travel insurance. Your personal insurance protection must include coverage for cancellation, medical and repatriation expenses, personal accident and injury, death, loss of personal baggage and money and personal liability insurance. During the tour there may be opportunities to participate in activities, outside the advertised itinerary.

 

Passport and Visas

Participants must carry a valid passport. It is the participant’s responsibility to ensure that they are in possession of the correct Japanese visas, permits and certificates. DIG is not responsible if you are travelling without the correct passport, visa or travel documentation.

Starting and Finishing Times

All starting and finishing times published are an estimate only and are subject to change at short notice. Participants will be informed of any updated details prior to commencement of the tour.

Age Requirements for Group Tours

The minimum age requirement for participating in a DIG small group tour is 10 years old. Families with children under the age of 10 are required to book a private or family friendly tour option that will be personally tailored to the family’s specific needs and interests. Children under 18 years of age are not permitted on DIG tours unless accompanied by an adult. At all times, DIG reserves the right to not accept children on tours due to the suitability of the tour and potential safety concerns.

Fitness and Participation

DIG’s Tokyo cycling tours and walking and street food tours are active and require a reasonable level of fitness. If you have any doubts about the suitability of the tour for yourself or for your travelling companions please check with DIG before booking. DIG reserves the right to assess each participant’s fitness level and suitability prior to tour departure.

Luggage and Personal Effects

Prior to the tour, DIG advises storing excess luggage at your hotel or in the public train station lockers at Nakano and Koenji Stations. Backpack usage is encouraged for easy access to cameras, clothing, water, snacks, etc.

Smoking and Alcohol

Smoking and the consumption of alcohol should be limited to designated stops where legally permitted and culturally acceptable.

Participant Behaviour

DIG reserves the right not to carry a participant whose behaviour is detrimental to the enjoyment of the tour group. By participating in a DIG tour, you agree to accept the authority of the guide and their respective decisions. DIG staff are entitled to a safe working environment and all DIG participants to an enjoyable tour. Any threats to safety or inappropriate physical or verbal behaviour may result in the removal of the offending participant from the tour. If a member of DIG requires a participant to leave a tour, no refunds will be given and the participant will be responsible for their own travel costs and arrangements from that time.

Complaint Handling and Resolution

DIG takes all complaints, no matter how big or small, seriously. Complaints give DIG valuable information on how to improve the services offered to our guests. DIG seeks to resolve all complaints in an efficient, fair and timely manner as DIG is committed to providing the highest standard of service possible. All complainants deserve the right to be heard and the right to receive a response.

 

If you wish to make a complaint please contact:

Privacy Policy

DIG is committed to keeping your details private. DIG will not under any circumstances release your personal information to 3rd parties, except where there is a commercial agreement with a 3rd party to provide DIG’s services to you or where required to do so under law. All personal information is strictly maintained and protected.

 

Booking Methods

1. Online: www.digtokyotours.com 

2. Email: andy@digtokyotours.com

3. Phone: +81 80 9553 8692

 

Payment Policy

Payment can be made electronically in advance or if agreed upon in Japanese Yen on the day of the tour. Failure to adhere to the payment policy may result in the cancellation of your booking.

The following payment methods are accepted:

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  • Credit Card

  • Paypal

  • EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer)
     

Cancellation Policy

Due to the extensive organisation and planning involved in composing each and every DIG tour, strict cancellation fees are applicable to compensate for costs and lost revenue. Once a booking has been made the following cancellation fees apply:

 

  • Cancellation 7+ days before departure: 100% refunded.

  • Cancellation 7 days - 24 hours before departure: 50% of the tour purchase price refunded.

  • Cancellation within 24 hours of departure: No refund.
     

If for any reason you fail to join a tour, join a tour after departure, or leave a tour prior to its completion, no refund will be made.

Currency

DIG tours are priced in Japanese Yen (JPY) and are subject to applicable Japanese taxes.

Price Exclusions

DIG tours exclude transport and meals prior to the start of the tour and after completion, travel insurance and any applicable taxes. The only money participants require during the tour is for optional purchases and items noted as not included in the price on the specific tour itinerary.

Tour Information

Upon successful booking, participants will receive an e-mail with the following information from DIG Tokyo Tours:

 

  • Tour date, time and payment confirmation.

  • A copy of the tour itinerary with detailed meeting instructions.

  • A list of suggestions on how to get the most out of your Tokyo bike tour or Tokyo walking and street food tour.
     

If you have any further queries, please email DIG directly.

 

Updating of Terms and Conditions

DIG reserves the right to update and alter these terms and conditions at any time and it is the participant’s responsibility to be familiar with them. The latest terms and conditions can always be referenced on the DIG Tokyo Tours website and will supersede any previously published versions.

TOKYO WEST-SIDE  CYCLING  &  STREET  FOOD  TOURS  FOR  SMALL  GROUP,  PRIVATE  &  FAMILY  ADVENTURERS
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DIG Tokyo Tours is a sole operated Tokyo bike tour, street food and walking experience provider, based in the offbeat Tokyo neighbourhoods of Nakano, Koenji and Asagaya.

 

Only a stone’s throw away from the major Tokyo sightseeing hubs of Shinjuku and Shibuya, DIG aspires to provide the discerning traveller with an honest local insight into the neighbourhoods and communities on the inner west-side of town.

 

Each of DIG’s immersive and socially responsible small-group, family and private offerings are unmistakably unique to any other tour operator in Tokyo. So jump on a bike or join me on foot for a whirlwind Tokyo cycling tour or colourful street food voyage through the vibrant backstreets away from the tourist crowds.

 

Andy   (Owner Operator)

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Office Address

3-9-10 Yamatocho, Nakano,

Tokyo Japan, 165-0034

Departure Points

Cycling Tours: Koenji Station, Tokyo City

6 minutes JR Train ride from Shinjuku Station.

Food Tours: Nakano Station, Tokyo City

4 minutes JR Train ride from Shinjuku Station.

HEALTH & SAFETY UPDATE

DIG Tokyo Tours is taking all necessary precautions to keep its guests and local community members fit and healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. For any concerns regarding tour itineraries or specific health and safety measures feel free to get in touch. I hope to see you over this side of Tokyo soon, Andy!