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Golf At Goodwood and bagSOLO team up in new sponsorship deal

BagSOLO.com have partnered with Golf At Goodwood to sponsor the Junior Golf Teams at the club.  Goodwood has a growing reputation for an extremely active junior section and the county and regional representation from their junior members is growing at a rapid rate. The support of bagSOLO has allowed the club to provide shirts, performance tops and caps for the Junior team which have been very well received.  Stuart Gillet, General Manager comments,…

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The alternative way to transport your sports equipment

A traveling golfer, cyclist or skier was previously faced with two options; they would either lug their sports equipment through the airports paying excess baggage charges or hire gear when they arrive at their destination.  However, the majority of enthusiasts would rather use their own equipment, especially if they are on a bucket list trip.  bagSOLO breaks that mould and provides an alternative solution.  Our door to door service offers…

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bagSOLO launches Associate Programme with PGA in England (South) and becomes sponsor of PGA in Hampshire

BagSOLO are delighted to be working with both the Professional Golfer’s Association in England (South) and also the PGA in Hampshire. Within the South region, bagSOLO have joined the Associate Programme and the partnership with Hampshire sees bagSOLO sponsoring the prestigious Order of Merit for 2017. The PGA in England (South) is one of the 7 regions of the PGA and includes the counties of Kent, Sussex, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire,…

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The costs of airline bike travel weighed up

Travelling with your bike on a commercial airline can be a challenge.  As airlines’ costs are increasing, weight allowances are decreasing and there are no guarantees your bike will even travel on the same plane as you. We love this infographic, so we’ve added in our very own bagSOLO plane to illustrate how we stack up like for like against some of the major airlines.  When travelling to Europe, our…

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bagSOLO joins the path to Pyeongchang, Winter Olympics with the British Parasnowsports team

With less than one year to go until the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, bagSOLO was pleased to be able to lighten the load for some British Parasnowsport team members on their recent trip to South Korea. The ‘Hello PyeongChang Test Events’ took place throughout March and served as a unique opportunity for athletes and staff, to familiarise themselves with the competition venues and the host region.  In total, over 3,000…

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England Golf partners with bagSOLO

England Golf has partnered with BagSOLO to offer its members a convenient, alternative way to transport golf clubs and avoid airline excess baggage charges. BagSOLO will give a 10% discount on its service to golfers who belong to the England Golf Member Benefits Programme (MBP). This means travellers can head to Scotland for £51 or to Spain or Portugal for £70 round trip. England Golf Chief Executive Nick Pink said:…

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Q&A with Freeski rising star Ethan Davis

BagSOLO are proud to be sponsoring the free ride skier Ethan Davis. At just 15, Ethan has a wealth of triumphs behind him, travelling and competing from an early age. He is tipped to turn Pro in the coming years and BagSOLO are delighted to be transporting his equipment as he reaches new heights of successes. Here Ethan tells us a bit more about himself. How long have you been…

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BagSOLO exhibits at the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Show London

Over the last weekend of October, bagSOLO exhibited at the Telegraph Ski and Snowboard Snow, the UK’s largest ski and snowboard show, to launch its snow sports equipment shipping service. After the early success in the golf club and bike transportation market, bagSOLO are now offering to pick up your skis or snowboard from your doorstep and take them directly to a chalet or hotel in the winter resort of…

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BagSOLO attends the Scottish Golf Tourism Week

The inaugural Scottish Golf Tourism Week took place in St Andrews; hailed to be a game-changer for golf tourism businesses in Scotland, according to the country’s national tourism organisation.  It was anticipated the week would create more opportunities than ever before for golf travellers to visit the country where the game began. Taking place at Fairmont St Andrews, the innovative Scottish Golf Tourism Week saw up to 50 carefully-selected worldwide golf…

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BagSOLO chooses DEBRA UK as a charity partner

bagSOLO has chosen DEBRA Golf Society as its charity partner and plans to participate and contribute free BagSOLO services as prizes at some of its golfing events held throughout the UK. Last year the golfing sector raised in excess of £100,000 net income, says DEBRA golf society Chairman, Gary Johnson. DEBRA is the name of an international medical research charity dedicated to the curing of Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) with National…

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