Why Book through a BAWTA Wholesale
Tour Agent?

When you book your tour arrangements through a BAWTA member, you are safe in knowing that…

  • Each BAWTA member has a proven stable long term track record in the industry.

  • We are dedicated to promoting and developing coach tourism.

  • We abide by a strict code of professional conduct.

  • Customer Protection:
    Preferential booking terms and conditions.
    Joint representation to suppliers whose conditions may be detrimental to customers’ interests.

  • ‘One Stop Shop’. Every BAWTA agent can book and administer your entire tour arrangements, from transport, accommodation, visits, itineraries to marketing support.

  • Care and Support. We dedicate staff to understanding your requirements and tailoring our service accordingly.

  • Support in dealing with Package Travel Regulations and provision of our own Repatriation Scheme available to operators.

  • Financial Protection of all advance payments you make until the return of any tour booking.

BAWTA Wholesale Tour Agent Members, specifically gear their service to create, book and administer group packages for operators.

  • Professionalism
    To ensure the best possible service, every BAWTA member not only works to a code of conduct with clients, but also to standard of terms and conditions with suppliers.
    In addition, we have been at the forefront of promoting the strengths and protecting the interests of the coach and group travel industry.

  • Product Knowledge and Experience
    Each BAWTA Wholesaler has a wealth of experience in dealing with every type of client enquiry. In this time we have built up an intimate knowledge of destinations and suppliers that is second to none.

  • Flexibility and Protection
    Our negotiation with suppliers maximises your booking flexibility and protection, from late cancellation deadlines and preferential payment conditions to potential liability clauses. Let us be the ‘buffer’.

  • Buying Power and Contracting
    Wholesalers focus customer demand through one channel, hence maximising buying power with suppliers.
    Our contracting experience focuses on buying the most suitable products at the best possible value. In addition, combined BAWTA wholesaler representation can often reverse any supplier booking Terms and Conditions that we see as detrimental to our clients.

  • Care and Support
    With every booking made through a BAWTA wholesaler, we focus on tailoring our service to your own operation.
    Starting with your specific likes and dislikes, what products are most suited, what marketing support and tour information is needed, to providing a full booking administration service with suppliers.

  • Your Money is Safe
    Every BAWTA Member runs their own scheme to ensure that your customers’ money is protected until the safe return from any tour.

  • Repatriation Scheme
    Package travel regulations legally require operators running any inclusive package longer than 24 hours in duration to protect customers’ money in order to repatriate them in the unfortunate event of financial failure. Run by BAWTA members, our repatriation scheme offers the necessary cover to registered operators.

  • Research and Development
    Since BAWTA’s foundation in 1987, we have been continually at the forefront of identifying new markets and new products for the coach and group operators.

Who do you trust your tour arrangements to?