Become a Transfer Operator With Golf-Drives
3 steps to becoming a transfer operator
1 SEND US your price list (including all taxes and charges), transport License and Public Liability Insurance
2 CONFIRM with us a few options
a Set rates or ad hoc?
b What transfer types you can provide?
c You are happy with our payment terms
d You can accept bookings up to 48 hrs before travel
e Your cancellation policy
f Your contract details
g Supplements and services
3 SIGN our Agency Agreement
We’ll then send you your Golf-Drives logins and you are ready to go!
Who are Golf-Drives?
Golf-Drives is a transfer company with golf at its heart, created to take the hassle out of arranging transport on golfing holidays. What sets Golf-Drives apart is that we understand what golfers want from their holiday and are the golfing holiday transfer experts.
All of our transfers come with a golf bag per person included in the price. We guarantee a transfer service that takes the hassle and inconvenience out of public transport or renting a car. We cover the widest range of destinations across Europe, more than any other transfer company who specialise in golfing holidays.
Golf-Drives comes from the same family as Ski-Lifts and Sea-Lifts. Ski-Lifts have been named the World’s Best Transfer Operator in the World Ski Awards for the last 3 years. We have comprehensive experience in the travel industry, which has enabled us to build unbeatable transfer services in different travel sectors. Golf-Drives shares exactly the same values and fundamental principles as Ski-Lifts and Sea Lifts.
Why become a Golf-Drives transfer operator?
Trusted by the travel industry for over 15 years. They know that their customers and reputation are safe with us. Golf-Drives is part of the award-winning family of specialist transfer brands, including; Ski-Lifts who have won the World’s Best Transfer Operator for the last 3 years and have a rating of 9.3 on TrustPilot. We will build on this reputation and extend this into the golf tourism market.
Backed by agreements with some of the biggest companies in the travel sector, we have mobilised our dedicated sales and marketing teams to address the ever-growing Golf Tourism market worth over €1.55bn in Europe alone. By working with Golf-Drives you will have access to the thousands of passengers who already book transfers through us. The numbers are growing. As a business, we already transported more than 60,000 passengers last year.
Marketing & Sales Investment
We already have massive contracts with travel businesses and are the only dedicated golf transfer operator covering 9 countries in Europe. Giving you access to new customers to help grow your business. Our in-house marketing team have dedicated their time to increase bookings through SEO, PPC, email and social media. Also, our sales team are networking and attending events to constantly win contracts with brand new clients who cover multiple territories.
We understand what it is like to be a transfer operator. We started life as a transfer provider, so we know how difficult and demanding it can be. We’ve built our transfer operator system to be as easy to use as possible. Also, it’s not just about the cheapest price – quality, service and availability are more important.
What you get with our partnership
Outstanding Customer Service
You’ll be assigned a dedicated account manager. They’ll be on hand to discuss your requirements, someone you can give feedback to and get suggestions from.
Our operations teams are always contactable to handle enquiries relating to live transfers.
Less hassle and admin
We deal with all customer enquiries and booking changes up until the day of travel. This will cut down on your admin time, meaning you can focus on what you do best, delivering the best possible service. We make as few demands as possible – we send bookings by email and we ask for pick up times the day before.
It’s not just Golf…
Benefit from a cross-over with Sea-Lifts, as well as our continued growth into new areas like Cruise and Outdoor Activity breaks
Easy to use solutions
Transfer Operator Account
We’ve made our account area as easy to use as possible.
✓ Search for bookings by a certain date & extract a spreadsheet of the bookings
✓ View pending availability requests & accept/decline bookings
✓ View list of rates you’ve provided
✓ View all accounts details & contact info
Use our API to automatically input our booking details into your system and also automatically confirm your pick-up times for transfers in our system.
What’s important to us?
Obviously, price is important to us, but we’re not looking for the cheapest transfer operator at the expense of our values. Customers safety and reputation are paramount, so we’re looking to work with the best partners. We value; reliability, safety and service levels, above all else.
Availability is important to us, as we want to know that if we commit to working with a supplier, that they will work to service all of the bookings we bring – we don’t want to invest in getting bookings only to find they can’t be serviced.
Long Lasting Relationships
We’re looking to build long-lasting relationships with our transfer operators. We want to work with people who want to build a partnership which will last over time. Which will work for us, you and our customers. When we all win, things grow and develop
Transfer types to suit all budgets
Book a driver and vehicle to take you to the course for tee-off time and back to your hotel for when you finish your round.
Door-to-door service. No sharing with others and no additional stops en-route.
Book a driver and vehicle for your sole use.
No sharing with others, no waiting at the airport and a direct door-to-door service, with no additional stops en route.
Similar to a private transfer the only difference is that it is using a larger vehicle.
Perfect for larger groups wanting to travel together.
We accept all bookings up to 48 hours prior
Save on future bookings by earning points when you book
Want the best price?
Book early to get the biggest choice of transfers
Easier than alternatives
We take the hassle out of arranging transport or using public transport
Pay in £GBP, €EUR, CHF, $USD or $CAD
Need to cancel?
Get a full refund when you cancel +14 days before travel.