Become a Transfer Operator With Ski-Lifts
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 Ski-Lifts logins and you are ready to go!
Who are Ski-Lifts?
Since then, Ski-Lifts has seen considerable growth and now via a trusted network of partners offers airport transfers to ski resorts in 14 different countries and transports around 70,000 passengers per winter season. We now offer transfers to ski resorts in North America, as well as the Alps, such as; Aspen, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, Vail and Whistler.
Through a unique combination of our own operational experience of the industry, and our close partnerships with many other ski transfer operators around Europe and North America, we have developed a thorough understanding of the market and the needs of our customers, and we have built up an unbeatable product offering built upon four fundamental principles:
Reliability, Safety, Value for Money & Customer Satisfaction
In each area, we search out every mode of airport transport available; from private or shared minibuses all the way to coaches, executive cars and limousines. If you can’t find the transfer you need, our experienced and knowledgeable team are on hand to help build a bespoke transfer package to meet your needs.
Our unique service takes the stress out of arranging a DIY ski holiday. Simply make your booking online and turn up at the airport safe in the knowledge your transport has been catered for. Our team are also available 24/7 to help assist you while you are travelling.
We work with many of the industry leaders, such as tour operators and travel agents, providing transfers for their customers. Using our knowledge of the ski market and the companies involved in it, we are also able to offer our customers great deals on their travel essentials, such as ski hire, ski lessons and guiding and much more.
We’re proud to say that we have won the award for the World’s Best Transfer Operator for the last 3 years running at the World Ski Awards.
Why become a Ski-Lifts transfer operator?
Trusted by the ski industry for over 15 years. They know that their customers and reputation are safe with us. Ski-Lifts have a rating of 9.2 out of 10 on TrustPilot and we have won the award at the World Ski Awards for the World’s Best Transfer Operator in 2015, 2016 & 2017.
Backed by agreements with some of the biggest companies in the ski sector, we have mobilised our dedicated sales and marketing teams to address the huge ski tourism market in Europe and North America. By working with Ski-Lifts you will have access to the 60,000 passengers who already book transfers through us each ski season. These numbers are growing each year.
Marketing & Sales Investment
We already have massive contracts with travel businesses and are the only dedicated ski transfer operator covering 12 countries across Europe and North America. 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.
Prompt payments are important to us, so we pay within 14 days from receiving your invoice, after the month of travel. Talk to us about your requirements.
We create long-term relationships
We value you as a partner and understand that your success is our success.
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
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Ski Lifts offers the best ski transfer value and price, instantly.
Cheaper than alternatives
Our drivers are specialists - and cheaper than taxis.
Last minute ski transfer?
Yes! Ski-Lifts accept all bookings up to 48 hours prior
Free ski, snowboard luggage
Also yes, we do carry your child seats, skis, snowboards for FREE!
Airport transfer types to suit all budgets
Shared transfer vehicle with other passengers of similar flights & destinations.
One of the most cost effective, efficient ways of getting to the ski resort.
Similar to shared - transfers run on timetables, so you must book a transfer that fits your flight times.
Generally not door-to-door, but cheaper.
All yours. Book a driver and transfer 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 transfers - but with a larger vehicle.
Perfect for larger ski and snow groups wanting to travel together.
Exec & Limousine
Enjoy top-of-the-range Mercedes minivans or an S-Class Mercedes limousine.
Like a private transfer vehicle, but with the additional benefit of travelling in pure style.