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Extras for your houseboat holiday

Liberty Cruise Pack*:

The price includes one bike of the basic range, the hourly navigation rate, the final cleaning of the boat at the end of the cruise (inside and outside) and the cruise plus insurance (damage waiver).
The price does not include the hire of the boat, the waterway map of the region, the cancellation insurance and all the other rental extras not mentioned in the detail of the freedom pack.

2020 Prices : These prices can change depending on the price of the fuel
Boat category
Week-end213 €253 €302 €345 €
386 €468 €
Mini - week283 €335 €396 €453 €503 €608 €
Week401 €473 €551 €629 €694 €833 €
Additional day
45 €53 €59 €67 €73 €87 €
Special discount of 10% if the freedom pack is purchased at the time of booking


Given all the problems which can arise with this sort of cruise, a one-way trip and whether it remains a one-way trip and not a return trip cannot be confirmed until one week before departure and there will be an additional charge to pay on arrival. One-way trips are not possible with more than 2 boats travelling together.
ONE WAY (Fee refunded on arrival at the other base) :
Boat category1, 2 and 34, 5 and 6
Prices130 €130 €
Car transfer:

In the case of a one-way cruise, you will be offered the transfer of your car from the departure base to the arrival base. The price varies between 75€ and 150 € per vehicle. It is best to book this service in advance. Shuttle buses, taxi or train can be considered.

Transfer of Crew:

Another option for those participating in a one-way trip is our shuttle service which offers to drive one or more persons from the arrival base to the departure base in order to recuperate the vehicle. The fees for this service depend on the route, but range between 35€ and 45€ per person.

Car park:

Free parking of your vehicle will be possible. It is possible to get a locked but uncovered car park. (35 to 40 € per week)


Free parking of your vehicle will be possible. It is possible to get a paying car park at Chenillé-Changé. (from 50 to 60€ per week)


Your animal is welcome onboard (no additional cost), however, you will be responsible for its well behavior. Moreover, we ask you not to use the bedding or the kitchen utensils for it.

Extra Pet : 40€

Waterways map :

You will find in these guides the detailed map of your cruise (locks, tunnels, places to refill your water tank etc) but also the different interesting services for tourists in the local towns and villages: an essential product to prepare your cruise! (Please note that this waterways guide is available for consultation onboard the boat). Attention : on certain routes two maps may be necessary. These maps cost 22€ each.

Deck Table and Chairs:

This service is only available on boats with another space on the deck, the Linssen Yacht 36, Linssen Vlet 1030, Espade Concept Fly, Tarpon 37, Tarpon 32, Tarpon 42 and the Tarpon 49. It consists of a table and stackable chairs (1 per person and an umbrella) and is free.

12V converter:

With this converter, plug yourself into the cigar liter socket and charge up your low power devises such as your camera or your mobile phone (maximum power 300 Watts)
Week-end / Mini-week / week : 10€

Renting a BBQ, plancha (grill plate) :

What could be friendlier than to end a day of cruising around a barbeque (or a plancha). Be careful; if you rent a barbeque, do not forget your charcoal.(In Redon, gas barbecue).
Week-end / Mini-week : from 10 to 20 €
Week : from 10 to 35 €

Bicycles :

- Renting bicycles (Included in the liberty pack (1 bike)): 6€/day

- Child Bicycles : 6€/ day
*Child Bicycles: be careful, in order for us to prepare and adapt our bicycles for your children, please indicate the approximate height and weight of every child during your booking.

Renting a fishing rod and buying a fishing permit :

Message to all amateur fishermen: we provide a fishing rod with a new line and bait: ideal to catch whitebait! We remind you that a permit is compulsory to fish in a public domain. Some bases can provide them for you. Otherwise, the closest place to get one will be indicated. You can also buy it directly online via the website
Week-end / Mini-week / Week : 10€

Final cleaning* :

This service allows you to get away from the cleaning of the inside and the outside of the boat when you return from your cruise (Included in the liberty pack).

Boat categoryDeposit for the cleaning,
in and outside
Deposit for the cleaning of the insideDeposit for the cleaning of the outsideFinal interior and exterior cleaning
170 €40 €30 €60 €
290 €50 €40 €77 €
3125 €80 €45 €108 €
4150 €95 €55 €128 €
5175 €110 €65 €149 €
6215 €140 €75 €183 €

Green cleaning set :

We offer a green cleaning set for sale, which respects the environment. It contains washing-up liquid, toilet paper, 3 bin bags, 2 sponges, 2 small soaps and 1 match box (8,90 € / set.
Free of charge on the Premium fleet)

Tea towel set :

In order not to burdened yourself any more than you already are, we rent out a tea towel set, with 3 tea towels
(2 € / set. Free of charge on the Premium fleet)

Towel set :

1 bath towel and 2 towels (6 € / set. Free of charge on the Premium fleet)

Concierge service :

From now on benefit from a personalized service with a trilingual agent at your service from Mondays to Saturdays, from 9am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm. He will follow up on your booking, book your transfers from the airport or the base, taxi, but also visits to the museum, restaurants, and even manage your particular demands (delivery of champagne...)
Quote for specific requests.

Deck chairs :

Want to relax in the Sun on the deck of your boat? The deck chairs are made for you!
10 €/week /MW-WE.

Internet access:

Rental of wifi box : 49€/week

Crew dress: Polo embroidery:

On request, we deliver onboard your boat the captain's cap and polos with the deck-hand's name embroidered
16 € / polo - 5 € / embroidery

Cap embroidery:

6,30 €

Cancellation Plan (4% of the rental price):

This plan means you will be refunded the amount that you have paid in certain cases of cancellation (see General Hiring Conditions).

Insurance :

The Canalous fleet is completely insured. Nevertheless, we hope you will take care of the boat and all its equipment. This insurance includes a deductible and as such a deposit will be sought in all cases before boarding. The boat’s insurance does not cover the person hiring the boat nor his crew, their responsibility towards others nor their personal belongings.

Cruise Plus Insurance :

This insurance covers: the interruption of the cruise, the propeller breaking, the bicycles, injuries and guarantees the refund of the deposit. This insurance does not mean you will not have to pay the deposit on boarding and is a collective contract (a copy of the general conditions is available on demand).
Boat category123456
Caution800 €900 €1 000 €1 100 €1 200 €1 200 €
Week-end 2 days59.25 €66,75 €70,50 €77,25 €86,25 €108 €
Mini-Week67,15 €75,65 €79.90 €87,55 €97,75 €122,40 €
Week79 €89 €94 €103 €115 €144 €
Additional day7,90 €8,90 €9,40 €10,30 €11,50 €14,40 €

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