We offers a door to door baggage transfer service along the length of the Sir Walter Scott Way & the SUW from Beattock
eastwards based on the route being undertaken in 6 stages so long as Walking Support also provides the planning and booking of
There is a minimum charge of £150, this allowing for up to 2 items of luggage being transferred over the six stages.
For additional items between 3 and 4 the cost will be £60 per item
For additional items between 5 and 8 the cost will be £45 per item.
For additional items above 9 the cost will be £40 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 £150
The costs are fixed regardless of the accommodation selected with the exception of :
- Ettrick Valley - Tushielaw: supplement of £25 per walking group
- Dunbar: supplement of £20 per walking group
- Coldingham: supplement of £20 per walking group
These charges are based on considerable additional
mileage being required by our vehicle to service these locations.
If the walker is ending the walk in Cockburnspath and not staying that evening in Cockburnspath or one of the other nearby
communities then we can arrange to meet the walkers at a defined time up to 5.00 pm and hand the luggage over to the group.
There is a supplement of £25 for this service.
The prices detailed above are based on providing the service for walkers travelling in a west to east
direction along the route. We will also handle walkers in the reverse direction however there may have to be a
small supplementary charge based on additional time and mileage. Please contact us for details if this is
the preferred direction for your walk.
Walking Support will handle directly much of the physical transfers but reserves the right to make use of sub-contract couriers to handle elements of the total transfer.
Southern Upland Way*
WalkingSupport is able to offer a complete baggage transfer service
for those undertaking the whole Southern
Upland Way in a single continuous walk based on 13 stages for the sum of £350 for up to 2 items of luggage.
We will handle all the arrangements for the walker but will in this extended service make partial us of
another contractor to handle the western half of the route.
To make a baggage transfer booking enquiry please complete the electronic booking form by clicking here.
To view more dertails on the Sir Walter Scott Way visit its website www.sirwalterscottway.com
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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 at a rate of £20 per kg over the maximum.
Items that are in excess of 22 kgs may be refused transfer and the walker simply notified as to the reason for non-transfer.
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.