Golf and travel giants Monarch Airlines and Golfbreaks.com in strategic partnership
Story published at 14:12, Friday, March 4th, 2016
Page last updated at 2:33 pm, Friday, March 4th, 2016
The new alliance will see Monarch become the preferred short and mid-haul partner for the golf travel company, with Golfbreaks.com now the airline’s golf travel partner.
Both companies will promote flight-inclusive golf holiday packages to customers through a range of marketing and promotional activities, including a fantastic launch competition across their social media channels to win a 4-day golf holiday to the Algarve.
With thousands of golfers booking to play golf abroad every year, the new agreement will enable Golfbreaks.com customers to add Monarch flights to their bookings with groups of eight or more enjoying a range of exclusive benefits including:
- No names or passport details required at the time of booking
- Only a £25 deposit per person required to provisionally hold flights
- Complete flexibility managing group names with final confirmation needed just 7 days prior to travel
Keith Mitchell, Marketing Director of Golfbreaks.com commented: “We are delighted to announce the partnership with Monarch and look forward to many more years of success working with them. Over the past 17 years they have safely flown thousands of Golfbreaks.com customers to and from their golfing holidays and this partnership will enable us to be the complete one-stop shop for golfers, booking golf, accommodation and flights to their favourite destinations across Europe.”
Ian Chambers, Head of Digital & Marketing at Monarch said: “We are delighted to be the preferred short and mid-haul airline partner of Golfbreaks.com. The partnership closely fits our customer profile with many of our customers being keen and regular golfers.
“With the addition of Lisbon to our summer 2016 programme we have added yet another top golfing destination to our already extensive network. We offer excellent value and conveniently scheduled flights to some of the most popular golf hotspots, including; the Algarve, the Canaries, Turkey and to destinations in mainland Spain such as Alicante, Malaga and Majorca making it easier than ever for our customers to take a break at their favourite golf resorts.”
To celebrate the partnership, Monarch and Golfbreaks.com will be giving customers the chance to win return flights for two people with Monarch to Faro (Portugal); a stay at the Dona Filipa Hotel for three nights for two people on a bed & breakfast basis; and two rounds of golf at San Lorenzo and Pinheiros Altos. The competition will be live on Monarch’s Twitter and Facebook page on Monday 7th March (terms and conditions apply)