On this page you will find a number of links to useful pages explaining ski transfer types, helping you understand transfers, and including some helpful tips for both ski transfer seekers and ski transfer providers. Please consult these pages below to better understand the transfer industry, what we do and to avoid any misunderstanding. We hope this will help you to get the best ski transfer service possible when contacting transfer providers directly.
This section should help you understand the different types of ski transfers from airport taxi transfers to limousine transfers. Please make sure you specify what you require when you submit an airport transfer request and also make sure your quote received is for the transfer service you have asked for. Any doubt please contact Ski Transfer Finder to clarify service quoted for.
ski transfer: airport transfer service to a ski resort
airport transfers: generic term for all types of transfer from airport to holiday resort
private airport transfers: comfortable and dedicated transfer from airport to your resort accommodation with no scheduled stops in between.
shared airport transfers: transfer car or van is shared with other people, either going to same resort but different accommodation or going to different resorts on route, potentially leading to multiple drop offs.
taxi transfers: Also called airport taxi transfers. Taxi transfers are typically transfers to your resort by a taxi with a meter. Charges might vary depending on travel time and accommodation location.
airport limousine transfers: This could be a van or car transfer. Limousine normally indicates the use of high quality and luxurious cars.
public transport transfer: Transfer by public bus or train. Only normally available for limited resorts and set times of the day. Probably the most inflexible transfer option.
If you are looking for an airport transfers service to a ski resort, ski transfer finder will save you time. When searching the web for airport transfer services you will encounter many names such as taxi transfers, airport taxi transfers or airport minivan transfers and many types such as scheduled-, shared- and private airport transfer services. As most things in life, airport transfer services can vary widely in terms of service offered, quality, cost and also description. This page should help you understand some of the airport transfer options.
|Taxi transfer or airport taxi transfer|
|Taxi transfers tend to be the most expensive option to get to your chosen resort|
|Airport taxi transfer operators are legally required to operate a meter|
|Taxi transfer operators tend to be readily available outside most airports|
|Taxi airport transfers can be arranged on the day of arrival|
|Taxi airport transfers can be shared or private|
|Private airport transfers services|
|Airport transfer operators normally offering vans seating 7 to 8 people|
|Airport limousine transfer operators tend to offer cars seating 3 to 4 people|
|Private van or minivan airport transfers are only cost effective for groups over 4 people|
|Private transfer operators require a valid license for countries they operate in|
|Quality of service can vary between operators - check service on offer before you book|
|Shared airport transfers services|
|Shared airport transfers tend to be lower in cost but often less convenient|
|Shared airport transfer services tend to have multiple stops en route to your resort|
|Shared transfers is the cost effective for small groups below 4 people|
|Some shared transfer operators cover multiple resorts not just multiple drop-offs|
|Travel time to resort via shared transfer can be substantially longer than private transfer|
|Scheduled airport transfers services|
|Some airport transfer operators offer fixed scheduled route into some ski resorts|
|Scheduled airport transfer services tend to be the cheapest way to get to a resort|
|Scheduled transfer services operate fixed departure and arrival times|
|Normally only larger resorts can be reached by a scheduled service|
|Scheduled services will normally have multiple stops and drop offs adding to travel time|
Tips for Ski Transfer Seekers
Below is a list of tips that should help you get the most out of Ski Transfer Finder and get more relevant ski transfer quotes. Ski Transfer Finder covers all airports and all destinations not just airport transfers from Geneva to Meribel.
|TIPS FOR TRANSFER SEEKERS|
|Transfer Request Details:||Always include all details you have to hand even though the fields are not mandatory. Including arrival time, departure time, flight number and any specific requests helps the airport transfer operator quoting a more precise price.|
|Arrival Time:||Always input the flight arrival time. The transfer operator will make all calculations for when to arrive.|
|Departure Time:||Always input the flight departure time. The transfer operator will make all calculations for when to depart from resort.|
|Number of people:||Always complete the field for number of children if applicable, as it might reduce the price for the quote.|
|Flight Number:||Include if known, especially if you request a shared transfer.|
|Transfer Quotes:||After log-in you see a summary of all transfer requests. You can select the transfer request number and you will see all existing quotes for each of your transfer requests.|
|Comments:||You can send the operator a message to clarify his quote or ask any questions.|
|Accept:||Once you press the accept button for the transfer quote you selected the transfer operator will receive a booking confirmation notification. You can complete the booking and arrange payments on Ski Transfer Finder web site directly - no commission.|
Below tips should help you get the most out of ski transfer finder, get more relevant transfer requests and close more business, not just Geneva airport transfers:
|TIPS FOR TRANSFER OPERATORS|
|Airport Registration:||Head over to 'Route Admin' and you can make multiple selections with your mouse. Only select airports that you are actually servicing otherwise you will get unwanted inquiries.|
|Country Registration:||Head over to 'Route Admin' and you can make multiple selections with your mouse. Only select countries that you are actually servicing otherwise you get unwanted encores.|
|Resort Registration:||You will get transfer requests for any resort in any of the countries you selected. Should you want to receive transfer requests only for specific ski resorts you will have to tick the resorts individually.|
|Size of your Fleet:||Head over to 'Fleet Admin' and add accurate details of your fleet including min. and max. capacity as the system uses these figures to calculate your total capability.|
|Operational Period:||Select either dates 'from' to 'to' or tick box for all year operation. Please note you get only encores for the period selected. If in doubt, please select a longer period or all year operation.|
|Operator License:||Make sure you list all license details, transfer seekers will assume that you have no license if you don't provide any details. This could loose you ski transfer business.|
|Contact Details:||Provide all contact details. As soon as your quote has been accepted and booking confirmed by payment, the transfer seeker will receive all your contact details. Wrong or missing contact details could lose you ski transfer business.|
|Transfer Request:||After log-in you see a summary of all transfer requests. You can immediately delete all requests which you are not interested in without looking at the details.|
|Quoting a Price:||Always quote a price as soon as you receive the notification email. Customers value a quick response. You can override existing quote at any time by making a new quote for the same transfer request.|
|Value Add:||Always include the number of people the quote includes, always quote for total price of return journey unless request is for one-way transfer. Always offer the highest comfort level at the lowest price|
|Quote acceptance:||You will get a email notification as soon a customer accepted your quote. The notification will contain all contact details so you can complete the transfer booking and make payment arrangements.|
If you are planning to make a tentative request please read this page before submitting your airport transfer request to transfer operators registered on our system.
Ski Transfer Finder was designed to help transfer operators quote for airport transfer requests and cut out the middlemen so you get a better deal. Please don't submit a request unless you are actually planning to go on a ski holiday and planning to use an airport transfer service.
Airport transfer operators have to spend time to quote for your business. If you just want to find out prices for transfers, you can also check our pages on prices before you submit a request.
Make sure you submit a complete airport transfer request form including flight numbers, arrival & departure times and your contact details. Airport transfer operators often treat incomplete request forms as tentative enquiries and won't bother to quote.
Your price guide for airport transfers to selective ski resorts
Airport transfer pricing is entirely responsibility of the registered airport transfer operator. Ski Transfer Finder has absolutely no influence over the prices quotes and unlike other transfer sites, we charge no commission on transfers quoted or booked. The quote you get is what you are asked to pay, no extra or hidden cost from us.
Prices quoted on Ski Transfer Finder can vary largely depending on airport, destination, number of people in your group, time of year and transfer operator location compared to your airport transfer request.
This page should help you set your expectations when submitting a airport transfer request. Private airport transfers can be expensive and they are often not viable for a single person or very small groups traveling. Please find below a list of price drivers.
Airport Transfer Price Drivers
Follow the links below to get sample airport transfer prices for different groups sizes from the most popular airports to a range of ski resorts. All prices listed are season average based on price lists available from most transfer operators. Ski Transfer Finder is providing this information without any guarantee. To get an actual price for your transfer request you have to submit a airport transfer request.
Typical Airport Transfer Prices
In general, full return trips are better for ski resort transfer operators and depending on the circumstances could reduce your fare for a resort transfer request. Fully loaded transfer vans from and to the airport as often as possible also reduces the carbon footprint of operators and help the environment - nice side effect too!!!
Happy ski transfer hunting. We hope you find a quality airport transfer service provider.
Airport Transfer Time Calculator
Useful tool to calculate estimated travel time from airports to ski resorts
Ski Transfer Finder has developed a unique tool to calculate travel time and distances between airports and ski resorts. The airport transfer time calculator provides you with an estimate travel time between any possible airports and any ski resorts which can be reached from your chosen airport.
Below some selective airport transfer times from frequently requested airport transfers to some popular ski resorts:
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|Les Deux Alps||1.5|
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