We specialise in creating exceptional tailor-made Scottish golf tours and creating luxury golf vacation packages to suit your individual requirements and budget. We use our comprehensive knowledge of Scottish golf courses and hotels to create Exceptional Scottish golf tours.
A Scottish golf vacation should be a memorable experience. Golf Scotland ensure that it will be! We provide a wide range of services which can be part of your luxury golf vacation package including:
Golf Club Shipping- For your upcoming trip with Golf Scotland, avoid the hassles of checking and carrying your clubs and other luggage with the airline and instead have it picked up at your home and delivered directly your destination. Upon departure, your bags are sent right back home. Our partner Luggage Forward saves you as much as 50% versus FedEx or UPS while handling customs clearance on your behalf, even backing its service with a full money back plus $500 on-time guarantee. Book online at www.luggageforward.com/golfscotland or by phone on +1 617-482-1100.
Golf Photohrapghy - Golf Scotland has partnered with Foremost Golf Photography, one of the leading Golf and Sports Photographers in Scotland. Create a lasting memory of your golf trip with various photography packages available, each designed to suit the individual client’s needs and budget; from digital images to faux leather table books that would take pride of place in a golfer’s home. Please also visit the private Golf Scotland gallery via the following link (http://www.foremostgolfphotography.com/private-gallery/)
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Car Rental - Take control of your Scottish golf vacation. Self Drive Car Hire can be arranged and included in the cost of your package regardless of your groups size. Included in the car hire - CDW (Collision Damage Waiver), unlimited mileage, theft protection & all local taxes.
Mid Sized Automatic - Vectra
This car is large enough to carry 2 golfers with 2 sets of golf clubs and 2 suitcases. Covered by CDW insurance and has unlimited mileage allowance.
MPV - Chrysler Voyager
This Minivan is large enough to carry 4 golfers with 4 sets of golf clubs and 4 suitcases. Covered by CDW insurance and has unlimited mileage allowance.
For 4 golfers who wish to travel with additional luggage, for comfort, it is be worth upgarding to this larger Minivan. Larger minivans are also covered by CDW insurance and has unlimited mileage allowance.
Transfer service - We can include a daily transfer service which will allow you to enjoy your round of golf and some legendary Scottish hospitality in the clubhouse afterwards without worrying about having a designated driver in your group.
These transfers would be to and from the airport on your arrival and departure days as well as to and from the courses included in the itinerary each day. You would arrive at the course around 1 hour before your tee time and collected 1 hour after you have finished the round however, this is flexible. If for example you would like to have lunch in the clubhouse after your round, as long as we were told in advance, your driver could pick you up later than originally planned.
Coach Hire - Golf Scotland are able to provide tours which include a luxury coach with a driver / guide. This vehicle will be for your exclusive use throughout the tour for all transfers, sightseeing, dinner excursions, etc. The only limiting factor is that the drivers hours must be kept within the legal limit.This coach has club class seats, tables, TV/VCR, excellent sound system, fridge stocked with light refreshments and a separate large storage compartment for luggage and golf equipment. Of course, in an escorted tour Golf Scotland is responsible for all fuel costs (In the UK at present fuel is approximately £6 GBP per gallon).
Caddie Hire - Golf scotland will be happy to request caddies for you in advance. If you have requested caddies please note, they can only be requested and are not guaranteed. Payment to the caddie should be made in cash. Caddie fees range from £40 - £50 and the generally acceptable gratuity for a job well done is a further £20 per round. You should therefore budget approximately £70 per round for caddies.
Sightseeing - Discover the beauty of Scotland. As part of your vacation package we can suggest excellent sightseeing activities or supply a local guide.
Scottish sightseeing opportunities can be provided as suggestions, or a local guide can be arranged for as many days as you wish. The guide will be delighted to show you around each area, pointing out the local attractions and sharing his/her extensive knowledge of Scotland. Below are just a few examples of what Scotland has to offer:
- St Andrews - The town that needs no introduction in the world of golf. Like much of Scotland, St Andrews still bears historical remains of significance and importance in Scotland's upbringing. Why not take a look for yourself...
- Castles - You could spend a tour in itself gazing at all Scotland's magnificent castles and architecture. Each castle has its own story (and usually its own ghost to go with it!). Enjoy a step back in history with tall tales and myth...
- Distilleries - For those of you who enjoy our national drink, Scotland boasts a world famous array of single malt distilleries. Golf Scotland can arrange whisky trail tours, one off visits or whisky tasting for anyone who has a taste for Scotland. Slainte Mhath (good health)...
Dinner Reservations - Table reservations at hotels should be booked in advance to avoid disappointment particularly at the larger resorts of Turnberry, Gleneagles & St Andrews Bay. This also assists the hotels in staffing arrangements to ensure that your experience is nothing short of excellent. Please see our recommended Restaurants list for for exceptional dining experiences in your area.
Whisky Tasting - Since the 15th century, besides devloping the game of golf, the Scots have been just as busy developing a extensive range of fine whiskies. After playing a historic links course, soak up the experience with a tasting session.
"Please accept this note as a very belated, but extremely heartfelt thank you for a great trip. The whole group has continued to comment on the amazing experience, and your professionalism was evident throughout the trip. I truly cannot imagine how the experience could have been any better. You really delivered. Also, our driver Jim was one of the most accommodating people I have ever met. He made the trip special for us and we became quite attached to him by the end of the trip. Again, we could not have asked for a better guide, handler and all-around expert in all things Scottish. We hope someday to return, and would not think of using anyone else for the trip. Thanks again for an experience to always remember."