HU Travellers Meeting Switzerland 2024

6th Annual Horizons Unlimited Overland Adventure Travel Event

Thursday, 15 August to Sunday, 18 August 2024 - Meierskappel, Switzerland

It's All About Overland Adventure

Whether you're a seasoned veteran with wisdom to share or a complete novice hungry for ideas and guidance, it doesn't matter if you ride a motorcycle, a bicycle, or drive an expedition vehicle...

Horizons Unlimited meetings are for everyone who dreams of adventure along the road less travelled.

Inspiring, Informing & Connecting

Some people value Horizons Unlimited events for what they learn from the unique line-up of presenters. Some people value the chance to discover new products and services at the trade stands. Some people value just kicking back with a beer among old friends and new.

Most people enjoy a little bit of everything, and everyone goes home fired-up for adventure with a smile on their face.

HU Switzerland 2018 group photo

The event will include a packed schedule of presentations and activities. All within the relaxed and friendly atmosphere that Horizons Unlimited is known for.

Below is a short (1:45) video from the 2022 event: (or you can see the full version - 6min 43s)

Horizons Unlimited Switzerland Event Schedule

The event is taking place from Thursday, August 15 to Sunday, August 18 2024.

The plan is simple. Show up on Thursday afternoon, meet people and setup. Ride-outs (depending on weather) and workshops will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Organizers will be there on Wednesday afternoon, if anyone wishes to arrive early and just hang out or go for a ride in the area.

Event schedule will be posted here approximately 1 week before the event.

PLEASE NOTE: The schedule is subject to change at any time - all the presenters are volunteers and travelling, thus they may be delayed or unable to get there. Some may have anxiety attacks and be unable to perform! ;-) And sometimes travellers show up unexpectedly with great pics and stories, so we try to fit them in! Details of changes to presentation times or other matters of note will be posted at the meeting on the day.

Presenters at HU Switzerland 2024 - So Far

Workshops and Tech Sessions below

Josh Priestley

Josh Priestley, Travelling Ent

How to Travel When You're a Donkey
Travelling is hard. I'll share some stories of my complete lack of preparation, due care and attention, and general ability.

In 2017, I left on a 60,000-km solo trip from the UK to Australia. I was woefully underprepared, despite spending 12 months preparing. I'll share some stories and lessons from my experiences so that you, too, can learn vital skills.

HOW TO:
- How to spend three months selecting the correct seat cover only to lose it three weeks into your trip;
- Which mechanical skills to brush up on that you will never use;
- How to carefully plan and select a route you will never stick to;
- How to take a break from your trip to do another trip within your trip.

JOSH PRIESTLY bought his first motorbike in 2015 and travelled overland to Italy, fell in love with the travelling style, and left on a UK-to-NZ trip from 2017-2018. Since then, he's been travelling on-and-off around Europe.

Josh Priestley

Josh Priestley

Josh Priestley

Sabine Krauss and Uwe Eisenmann

Sabine Krauss and Uwe Eisenmann, #followthebluesky

How Do You Prepare Your Life For Travel
How do we manage our lives to have enough time for travelling. What kinds of models are good solutions?

We share our experiences to find the right idea to get more time for travelling. How to find the best job arrangement. What about the travel budget, tax, costs, long-term travels versus stop-and-go trips, leave your vehicle in a foreign country, go back home for work and restart your trip? In this workshop, you'll find the best idea for you to go travelling. The only borders are mostly in your mind - now we start the border crossing!

Sabine Krauss and Uwe Eisenmann

SABINE KRAUSS and UWE EISENMANN travel on two and four wheels to some beautiful countries of the world. Looking always for the "bright side of life", making new friends on the road, and following the blue sky. Our favorite areas are Africa, Middle East, and Europe. We start with a long-term ride over 19 months from our hometown to Cape Town. Now we're spending six months per year for travel and we don't want to wait for retirement.

Sabine Krauss and Uwe Eisenmann

Sabine Krauss and Uwe Eisenmann

Karin and Ralf Kuehl

Karin and Ralf Kuehl, RCG on Tour

Georgia on Two- and Three-Wheeled Bikes
The European balcony into Asia, or how we become the first westerner tourists to conquer the Abano Pass on a Dnepr sidecar.

Georgia has become one of our most beloved countries we ever visited. We had the chance to travel all over Georgia not only on our own bikes, but also got the possibilty to make use of vintage Kiev Dnepr sidecars and, even partly, a Russian Wolga. We got introduced into the impressive landscape from the sea up to the 5000-m Kasbek Peak, but we also learned about the warm hospitality of the Georgian people which most times comes along with Chacha and Chatschapuri. We introduce you to a city where the public transport is mostly operated by cable ways and a traverse with a pass which climbs up to 2800 m. We hope you will find Georgia as impressive as we like it and we will be open to all your questions.

Karin and Ralf Kuehl, blue sidecar

KARIN and RALF KUEHL have travelled together, mostly on motobikes, since 2008. Meanwhile, they have been on four continents on rented or our own bikes. We love to meet our future friends on the road or at nice and cute places.

Maxime Berberat

Maxime Berberat

From the Alps to the Himalayas
Riding a 34-year-old bike across Eurasia in a post-covid world, and discovering life on the road

Leaving Switzerland in April 2022, I had one goal: riding my bike in Ladakh, northern India, on the highest passes on Earth. In reality, I realized a few months into the trip that I was getting at least as much stimulation and satisfaction from living on the road. When daily life becomes interesting again, faraway goals lose their importance. You just begin to let yourself flow. Encounters with locals and other travellers, magnificent landscapes, struggles to get the right documentation, and dealing with loneliness: all these experiences distorted the significance of the ultimate goal of reaching Ladakh, altering my vision of what the purpose of this journey was. Between mountains and sea, snow and scorching hot deserts, sun and monsoon, hugs and firearms, join me on a solo journey from Switzerland to India via the southern route (Turkey, Caucasus, Iran, Pakistan).

Maxime Berberat

Maxime Berberat

MAXIME BERBERAT has always been riding motorcycles, but he only recently started travelling with them. Before discovering Horizons Unlimited in 2019, he had not at all been aware of the existence of long-term overland travel. In 2022, the opportunity to ride across half the world arose, and he took it.

Michael Schröder

Michael Schröder

Longing for Patagonia
Total freedom, or three months and 16000 km on a bike in Patagonia

The longing for Patagonia grew bigger and bigger. Over 30 years after his first motorcycle trip through this wild south of Chile and Argentina, Michael, a professional journalist, returned to this windswept part of the world. He spent three months on the road, traveling 16,000 kilometers on his BMW R1250 GS through rainforests and passed active volcanoes, huge glaciers, and unique mountain landscapes. Later, strong winds chased him through a seemingly endless steppe, where he felt total freedom on his bike.

When he finally arrived at Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world on Tierra del Fuego, the rough charm of Patagonia made him fall in love with this part of the world again! On his way bac,k he also crossed the Andes on one of the most spectacular high mountain roads you can imagine: the Paso de San Francisco (4726 m).

Michael Schroder, emerald lake view

Michael Schroder, Motorcycle camping

MICHAEL SHRÖDER became Editor at MOTORRAD after travelling through Patagonia for six months in 1989. He spent another five months on a bike in South America in 1993, followed by trips all over the world, including Mongolia, central Asia, and southern Africa, and South America again for six months in 2001. Two kids changed his lifestyle, but in 2023 at the age of 60, he shipped his bike again to South America. Why? Because of Patagonia, where he spent another three months. You can read the full story in his latest book, Sehnsucht nach Patagonien.

Educational Sessions

Because Horizons Unlimited events are about informing, not just inspiring, we also have a great line-up of educational sessions for you... Further information will follow.

Celine Dubois

Celine Dubois, Break-A-Way

Outdoor Emergency Medicine & First Aid /
First Aid Kit On-The-Go: What to Pack?

1. Outdoor Emergency Medicine & First Aid
Injuries and illnesses in the middle of nowhere: possibilities, limits, and being prepared!

Handling medical emergencies is a challenge, even in countries with good medical standards. What do you do with an injured travelmate after an accicent or your fever infection is getting worse and worse? Are you prepared? In this workshop, we help you learn how to size up the situation, to overcome the stress, and to react appropriately. You learn how to check your patient, do the recovery position in bike gear, when and how to remove a helmet (or not!), do a body check, fix broken limbs, and stop bleeding. In the end, you get a chance to provide your new skills and knowledge in a scenario from a real case study.

Cel Dubois

2. First Aid Kit On-The-Go: What to Pack?
A huge list of essential items and so little space - what do you really need to pack for your travels

Are you prepared to provide immediate and proper attention using the first aid kit in your panniers, even if you're in a country with good medical standards? How do you treat persistent diarrhea or the bite of a strange insect? In this workshop, we go through the whole range of emergency possibilities and discuss what to pack in to your personal first aid kit. We learn to recognize severe illnesses and how to treat them appropriately. We talk about the possibilities and the limits, how to avoid and to treat bites and stings, and how to handle medical problems before they turn in to serious emergencies.

Cel Dubois, emergency and first aid gear to pack

CELINE DUBOIS has been exploring the world for over 30 years with her partner and for 10 years now with a Toyota Landruiser - adventurous roads and a wildcamp away from it all, that's all they need. As a passionate paramedic with more than 15 years' experience, Cel teaches First Aid and Outdoor Medicine and prepares people for their own travel adventures.

Judith Seeberger

Judith Seeberger

Women's Discussion Session

How to travel light and woman on bikes - a contradiction? This and many other female topics There are many female topics we can discuss about: security, what to take with or not, what bike on a solo trip, how much technical or mechanical knowhow is needed, etc..... with the experience of me and - hopefully - other female travelers there will be a interesting discussion started.

Judith

JUDITH SEEBERGER - Riding motorcycle since 27 years, I spent my motorcycle holidays mainly in Europe on road and since 5 years off-road as well. Finally I dared to go for 6 months on a solo trip from Anchorage to Santiago de Chile. The best decision in my life!

Filippo Fania.

Filippo Fania

Solving Mechanical and Electrical Problems on the Road

No need to worry about mechanical or electrical problems - all you need is a little basic knowledge and lots of creativity, Filippo "McGyver" will show you.

This will be an interactive workshop where we will focus on what people are interested in. Bring your questions and problems, and together will try to find a solution - in particular, for electrical and electronic issues. Bring your bike and show us also your modifications and special fixes. Filippo will also explain and present some modifications that have proven to be very helpful during his world trip with his wife Heike, 2 Live the Dream

Filippo Fania.

FILIPPO FANIA has extensively travelled the world by motorcycle, truck, 4x4 - he has huge experience in motorcycle mechanics and in particular the electrics and electronics. He now runs a business specialised in motorcycle and automobile electrics and electronics.

Xenia and Tinu, XT Adventures

Xenia and Tinu, XT Adventures

Gear and Tools for Your Trip

Welcome to our gear-up session where we're all about sharing the knowledge to fuel your two-wheeled adventures! Whether you're dreaming of a globe-trotting expedition or a leisurely ride into the unknown, we've got the lowdown on essential camping gear and motorbike tools to make your journey a breeze.

When it comes to camping gear, think lightweight, durable, and packable. We're talking about tents that can weather any storm and sleeping bags that'll keep you snug under the stars. And let's not forget about the joy of cooking al fresco with portable stoves and utensils designed for life on the road.

Now, onto motorbike tools because every rider should know how to handle basic repairs on the fly. So bring your tool rolls and we'll talk about all the essential tools you will need to get you around the globe. So grab a seat, bring a beer and lets talk gear and tools!

Xenia and Tinu, Desert camping sunset.

About the presenters: XENIA and TINU are the new hosts of HU Switzerland! The couple travelled around the world for a bit more than three years with their XT Yamaha motorbikes. Mostly spending the nights in their tent and cooking their own food.

More to come...

How about you? We're all here to learn, and there's LOTS to learn! We want to do more presentations and seminars - but we need volunteers to give them! Any topic you can contribute having to do with motorcycle travel, maintenance, planning etc, lasting 20 minutes or more, would be great. Please sign up here.

The Adventure Travel Zone

  • Equipment Specialists
  • Manufacturers
  • Tour Operators
  • Adventure Travel Authors and Film-Makers
  • The HU Store

Exhibitors at HU Switzerland 2017.

 

Exhibitors - TBC

Touratech Peter Hanna
Touratech
Travel Equipment & Suspension

Touratech will display their High End Motorcycle and Travel Equipment, as well as the Touratech Suspension, Top Performance On and Off-Road

Peter Hanna will also give a Workshop on Motorbike Suspension: How is the suspension of a motorcycle working? Finding out the secret of balance and damping. How to measure the static sag & dynamic sag, and how to adjust it. Possible reasons to change the suspension. How to check & adjust the damping. Differences between shocks, differences between fork springs and closed cartridge systems. Also we will offer measuring and adjusting sag and checking damping for the visitors on the whole weekend.

Come and say hello to Peter

If you know of any other motorcycle or travel equipment vendors or tour operators who should be there, please suggest it to them!
Exhibitors
, more details and registration here. Please contact us if you have more questions.

Panel discussions at most HU events include...

Border crossings - How to get through borders with minimal stress and cost!

Packing light - Tips and techniques from experienced travellers to reduce weight and bulk.

Regional discussions - e.g. travelling in South America or Asia.

For Women Only - A must for the ladies, so be sure to plan on being there! A chance to talk to experienced travelling women without the men around!

Experienced Travellers Panel - ask the experts anything you want!

Walk arounds / Show and tell!

Tool Kits - Show us your favorite tools. Toolkit discussion.

Tents and Bedding discussion (in the camping area) - What works, cheap vs dear and which ones keep you dry, warm and comfy!

Farkle Walk - Take a stroll and talk about your best bike mods - homemade saddle bags, toolbox mounts, GPS mounts, seats, side stands, tank panniers, cup holders, etc.

I'M READY TO REGISTER NOW!

SELECT YOUR PRE-REGISTRATION OPTION BELOW


Switzerland, motorcycling paradise.

Facilities for a great weekend!

We have a great venue for our Horizons Unlimited Switzerland Travellers Meeting!

Erlebnisbauernhof Gerbe
6344 Meierskappel
Central Switzerland

+41 417903534

Featuring

  • Official campsite with showers and toilets. 19 CHF per person per night.

Nice flat area for camping at Erlebnisbauernhof Gerbe, Switzerland.

  • Fireplace

HU Switzerland 2017 Campfire chats.

  • Bar and catering on-site, small shop with local farm products

Bar at Erlebnisbauernhof Gerbe, Switzerland.

  • Great barn for workshops and presentations

Presentation room at HU Switzerland 2017.

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Swimming in nearby lakes and small pool at campsite

Swimming pool onsite at Erlebnisbauernhof Gerbe, Switzerland.

  • Beautiful surrounding in the heart of Switzerland
  • Great motorcycling roads nearby and the Alps at your doorstep, with the famous Furka, Grimsel, Susten or Klausen Pass roads only few kilometres away. Check out Best Biking Roads.

Switzerland is motorcycling paradise!

Great views in Switzerland.

Camping

Camping fees are not included in registration. The fees must be paid on-site.

NO PREBOOKING FOR TENTS NECESSARY - CAMPSITE IS RESERVED FOR US!

Cost is 19CHF per person per night (special rate only during HU Switzerland)
(incl.water, hot showers, wifi).

HU Switzerland 2017 campground.

Other accommodation on site

Tipi tents are available for rent at campsite (please contact them directly via their website: www.swiss-bauernhof.ch OR phone +41 417903534)

Tepees at HU Switzerland 2017.

Food

Meals are not included in registration fee, but can be bought on-site.

Restaurant at Erlebnisbauernhof Gerbe, Switzerland. Food at Erlebnisbauernhof Gerbe, Switzerland.


Campground Map (click for larger version)

Campground map, click for larger version.

I've already registered - I just want to pay!

PRE-REGISTRATION PRICING FOR FULL PASSES

Includes admission to all slide shows, workshops and demos on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Camping fees are NOT included in registration. The fees have to be paid on-site. Meals are NOT included.

Pre-Register & Pay before:

Event Price

15 March, 2024

€35 (saves €20)

8 Aug, 2024

€45 (saves €10)

AT THE EVENT PRICING (APPLIES AFTER Aug 7)

Pay Cash on Arrival

Full Pass

€55

Weekend Pass (arrive Friday after 6 pm)

€45

Day Pass (Saturday only)

€30

I'M READY TO REGISTER NOW!

SELECT YOUR PRE-REGISTRATION OPTION BELOW


Comments

Thanks everyone for a wonderful weekend, from the the organisers, to presenters to attendees. What a super bunch of people. I will certainly be attending again.

Some of the speakers were truely inspirational and meeting Ted Simon was a real priviledge.

Do I have to register my two underage kids if I bring them along?

Hi, bring your kids along - that's no problem. Even though there is no special programme for them, I am sure they will like it. Grant already commented about registration and the waiver form. If you stay on the camp site you will have to pay the campsite fees for the kids as listed above. See you next week!  

Hi,

Not sure what age "underage" is, but here you go:

Under 16 no, and free entry for them, but you need to sign a waiver for them as we don't want to be responsible. Over 16 yes, they're of riding age so they're just like everyone else, must register.

Remember we have nothing specific for younger (under 16) kids to do as we get very few of them, the event is primarily adults.

Hope that works for you, and you all have fun!

I am aware that to use Swiss roads, you need to buy a yearly vignette, the current price being 38,00€. Is there a possibility to reach the campsite from Germany without using the concerned roads? On another hand, will Grant and Susan attend this particular HU meeting? Thanks for your time guys...

You need to buy a vignette only for the motorways. Normal roads are free, and much nicer anyway. But it will take much longer for you to get there. I already posted two route suggestions on the HUBB

Looking forward to meeting you soon... 

 

I was wondering what the main language for the presentations will be?

Presentations will all be in English. Some workshops will be in German. But we will make sure that there is somebody doing on the go translations. 

See you soon...

Sorry for the late reply, we missed it!

Most of our events are primarily in English as the language most people will know. Where needed, there is a translator who does "on the go" translations for those who struggle with English, or if the speakers main language is something else, to English. Language is rarely an issue, so whatever you speak go and you'll be fine!



 

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HU Switzerland Unofficial Video (28 minutes!)


Thanks to KiwiMCVideos for this video of the HU Switzerland 2018 Travellers Meeting (and some gorgeous scenery along the way to remind you of why this country is so popular with motorcyclists)!

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Comments about
HU Switzerland

"Thanks everyone for a wonderful weekend, from the the organisers, to presenters to attendees. What a super bunch of people. I will certainly be attending again."

"Some of the speakers were truly inspirational and meeting Ted Simon was a real privilege."

"Just want to say a big thanks to Heike & Filippo and everyone who helped make the weekend so good. This was my first Hubb meet and I will be coming to the next one. I met some really great people and the atmosphere was amazing. I enjoyed all the talks and even had some one on one time with the Great Ted simon. So I look forward to seeing everyone again next year."

"For a first meeting it was a very nice weekend without a cloud and everything was professionally prepared. A great thank you to the organization team and specially to Heike & Fillipo. I'm sure we all hope and waiting for the announcement of the next HU Switzerland meeting. Great atmosphere, great people and nice interesting presentations, everything was there. Thanks again and see you next year."

You can help!

If you have a few minutes, please download the poster (Adobe pdf format) and print off a few and hand them round your club or your local bike shop or anywhere seems like a good place.

UK flag. English

Poster in pdf format, English (715 kb) full colour Event poster:

HU Switzerland 2024 poster, English.

Postcard in pdf format, English (349 kb) full colour postcard, can be printed 4 to a page:

Horizons Unlimited Switzerland 2024 postcard, English.

Deutschland flag. Deutsche

Poster in pdf format, German (715 kb) full colour Event poster:

HU Switzerland 2024 poster, English.

Postcard in pdf format, German (349 kb) full colour postcard, can be printed 4 to a page:

Horizons Unlimited Switzerland 2024 postcard, English.

You may need to right click and choose "save target as, or similar..."

Thanks!

Join the Volunteer Crew

From welcoming travellers at the gate, to taking care of the campsite and making sure all the presentations run smoothly, the success of every HU event relies on the enthusiasm of its volunteer crew.

"What a wonderful bunch of people. I had no idea how much fun I'd have by helping out!"

Dee Masters, volunteer extraordinaire!

"It was my absolute pleasure to be able to give something back to the HU community and working with such great folks really made the event special."

Volunteering is a great way to make new friends, get more involved with Horizons Unlimited and have loads of fun! You can sign up to volunteer when you register for the meeting, OR click here if you have already registered and want to add volunteering.

Be a Presenter

We're inviting submissions for presentations, so whether you're attending the event or exploring a distant continent, if you've got a story to tell or expertise to share we'd like to hear from you.

We love to hear stories about your travel adventures, especially if you have great pics! Also, practical how-to sessions such as roadside cooking, navigation / GPS, trip prep and planning, adventure motorcycling medicine, packing light, setting your bike up, communications / blogging from the road, self-publishing your story, yoga for bikers, bodging / bike maintenance, self-defense, photography, videography, tire repair, safe riding techniques, how to pick up your bike, off-road riding, all are of interest.

There are 45 minute and 100 minute sessions available for talks, workshops, demos and live web chats.

Click here to submit your ideas

PLEASE NOTE:

Submitting a Presenter registration DOES NOT mean you will automatically be included in the schedule, as we can have more presenters than available presentation slots. We will confirm one way or the other as soon as we can (but not immediately!)

Departing or Returning?

If you're planning an expedition, why not make the Horizons Unlimited meeting your official start point? Or maybe you're nearing the completion of a journey and would like a very public welcome home? Of course you might just be passing through and fancy marking a key stage of your travels?

We'd love to make you a big part of the meeting, so feel free to get in touch and tell us your plans.

Book your Exhibitor Stand space

Over the course of four days, this Horizons Unlimited event offers a unique opportunity to build awareness of your brand and talk directly to potential customers.

The Adventure Travel Zone occupies a central position at the event site and is exclusive to trade stands representing the overland adventure travel market.

Choose between our Premium and Standard packages, both of which include on-site advertising and can include a presentation about your products and services. Be sure to let us know you want to do a presentation when you register.

Click here to book your trade stand

Switzerland Venue Location

Erlebnisbauernhof Gerbe
6344 Meierskappel
Switzerland

Other Accommodation

B&B / Hotels available in nearby villages (be sure to check reviews!):

Hotel Waldheim in Risch

Bahnhöfli in Küssnacht

Hotel zum Hirschen in Küssnacht

Local Hosts

Thanks go to Heike and Filippo and their helpers for bringing Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meetings to Switzerland!

5 years later, they have passed the torch to Xenia Sägesser and Martin (Tinu) Strebel, two 'travel bug infected people' who fell in love in Cusco, Peru! After trips together to the Balkans, Oman, Iceland, Philippines, Indonesia, Morocco and Tanzania, they decided to 'do something big'! The resulting 3-year trip around the world is chronicled on their XT Adventures website.

While travelling the world, Xenia and Tinu have told their stories at HU meetings in Australia and South Africa, and closer to home, they have been to Germany and Switzerland events, so they are well-qualified to host this event. Welcome Xenia and Tinu!

Xenia and Tinu, HU Switzerland co-organizers.

Please contact Xenia with vendor, venue and speakers questions.

We can always use help on the day - please volunteer to help out for a couple of hours when you register (above)!

HU Events Refund Policy

Like adventures, life can throw surprises our way. Stuff happens. While we would love for you to join the fun and connect with everyone at our events, we understand that you (and the funds) may be needed elsewhere. We'll catch up later!

On our side, we know you appreciate that we have financial commitments to venues and caterers!

The best way to let us know that you're unable to attend an event is to reply to the Registration Confirmation Email you got from us when you first signed up.

Up to 30 days prior to event start, we will refund all fees in full less a $10 (or €9 or £8) handling fee and PayPal charges. At your request, we can apply your Event Registration and all fees to any subsequent HU event you wish in that year or following year.

Up to 15 days prior to event start, we will refund only the camping/accommodation and food packages in full less a $10 (or €9 or £8) handling fee and PayPal charges. At your request, we can apply your Event Registration fee (with no handling fee) to any subsequent HU Event you wish in that year or following year. If you purchased a t-shirt, we will ship it to the mailing address you provide.

Within 15 days of the event start, there will be no refunds. At your request, we can apply your registration fee (with no handling fee) to any subsequent HU event you wish in that year or following year. If you purchased a t-shirt, we will ship it to the mailing address you provide.

If WE cancel an event:

We are constantly evaluating the situation for every event, and very much err on the side of caution. We will endeavour to announce "Final" decision one month or more before the event, but the situation COULD change closer to time, and we could be required by law to cancel.

If we are forced to cancel for COVID or natural disaster, we will roll your registration over to next year automatically.

If you want to transfer your existing registration to any other HU event in the world, just let us know.

Need a full refund? PLEASE REPLY to your original Registration Confirmation email to make it easier for us to find. If you can't find it, please email a request to: events-c (AT) horizonsunlimited(-)com with the subject line: "Refund event-name event-year"

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New to Horizons Unlimited?

Horizons Unlimited was founded in 1997 by Grant and Susan Johnson following their journey around the world on a BMW R80 G/S motorcycle. The website, HUBB forum and regular events across the globe have inspired thousands of people to follow their dreams and take the road less travelled.

Susan and Grant Johnson
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Membership - Show you're proud to be a Horizons Unlimited Traveller!

Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love overland adventure travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events such as this one (18 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.

You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.

You can join at a reduced rate as part of your meeting registration. Note that new Memberships with your Meeting Registration are applied as of the Meeting date or as soon as possible thereafter, not earlier, unless you make a special request in the Comments box when you register.