We offer a door to door service around the length of the Way, the published prices based on 5 stages. Provided the accommodation is within a 1 mile radius of the route and accessible from a public road all the stage prices will be as published below.
There is a minimum charge of £100, this allowing for up to 2 items of luggage being transferred over the five stages.
For additional items between 3 and 4 the cost will be £40 per item.
For additional items between 5 and 8 the cost will be £30 per item.
For additional items above 9 the cost will be £25 per item
If the route is being shortened or extra stops are being introduced the costs offered will be pro-rata to these above with the exception of the minimum that will remain fixed at £100.
The service prices are based on providing the service for walkers travelling in a clockwise direction around the route. We will also handle walkers in an anti-clockwise direction however there may have to be a supplementary charge based on additional time and mileage for backtracking along various sections. Please contact us for details if this is the preferred direction for your walk.
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The item is defined as a single piece of luggage not exceeding 18kg. If the weight is exceeded Walking Support is entitled to charge a supplement.
The luggage needs to be available for collection in the morning by 9.15 am and we will have it delivered to the next address by 5.30 pm at latest, but we would hope that this could be in many cases much earlier.
The service operates between Easter and the end of September. Services outside this period will be considered dependent on demand.
The responsibility for insurance of the luggage in transit rests with the individual and not with the carrier. We therefore recommend that you do not include items of value or items that are easily damaged. Walking Support can advise you regarding low cost comprehensive holiday insurance that includes luggage protection.
Prices are as those shown on our website www.baggagetransfer.com at the time of placing the order.
In the case of large groups special rates can be quoted.
A deposit of 25% of the cost is required at the time of booking. This is non refundable. The balancing sum must be paid in advance of the start date or, with agreement with Walking Support, be available for collection with the bag/s at the first pick-up point.
To assist individuals making payment for any of our services we are able to accept cash, cheque, BACs payments (payable to SCSupport Ltd) or on-line card payment.
On the latter on-line transaction we require to apply a 3.9% transaction fee to cover our costs of such a money transfer. All payments are to be in £ (sterling) and where there is an international client with currency transfer costs these have to be carried by the payer along with any payer and payee bank charges.
Payment is through our registered trading business SCSupport Ltd and we will either issue you with an Invoice in advance of payment or a Receipt on receiving the payment. If you are going to pay by on-line card transaction a buy now button on the e-mail invoice will be included, simply click on this and follow the simple payment steps.