Golf Bag Shipping

Using GBS

To Place an Order
To ship your bag(s), book online (USA domestic shipment only) or call the GBS reservation at 1-866-SHIP-GBS (1-866-744-7427)for Facsimile or Email to you the Manual Order Form

Convenient Door-to-Door Service
Our service is door-to-door! You can schedule for a home pick-up or for a place that is convenient for you, such as your office, hotel, resort or golf country club. We will then deliver your golf bags and luggage to your final destination.

Here's How to Ship Your Bag
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  1. Price List

    Domestic U.S.A. Shipment Rates

    For All U.S Domestic Shipments

    Distance (Each Way) Golf Bag (33 lbs)Luggage (44 lbs)
    3-Day   2-Day   Overnight3-Day   2-Day   Overnight
    1 - 600 miles $44       $79       $114$64       $99         $134
    601 - 1400 miles $54       $89       $124$74       $109       $144
    1401 + miles $74       $109       $134$94       $129       $154
    To/From Hawaii, Alaska ---       $119       ------       $139       ---

    Above prices are based upon the distance from the pick-up location zip code to the drop-off destination zip code.

    All prices are each way, based on a round-trip shipment purchase with a 5-business day advanced purchase. For shipments made less than 5 business days, there is an expedite fee of $20-$30 per bag to rush you the shipping kit. GBS cannot accept shipment reservations made less than 1 business days prior to departure or 2 business days if shipment is originating in Hawaii, Alaska.

    Surcharge: There is a $5 per bag surcharge for One-Way only shipments and $5.00 per bag fuel surcharge for every each way shipment.

    Any bags over the Weight limit (33 lbs for golf bag & 44 lbs for luggage): Charges are $2.00 per pound but will only be assessed if FedEx provides GBS with the actual shipment weight invoice. (Dimension weight may apply.)

    Click for dimension limit, shipping and excess weight information on shipping guidelines or to find your price here now.

    USA Domestic Shipment Insurance (Declared Value)
    GBS' carriers provide $100 in free basic declared value (insurance) per bag. Additional insurance (declared value) can be purchased at a rate of $1.00 for every additional $100 of insurance (declared value). Insurance coverage applies to damage and loss incurred only during shipment of the bag by our carrier. Insurance (Declared Value) does not cover any period prior to pick-up and after drop-off. Click for a guide on damage prevention.

    GBS is not responsible or liable for any insurance purchased through a third party.

    For information on claims please visit our FAQ's page. If you have further inquiries please contact us.

  2. About our service

    Eliminate carrying your gear and wear
    Why line up at check-in and worry about your golf bag and luggage at the airport? With our door-to-door service, you won?t have to carry your golf clubs or luggage on your trip ever again!

    Play your own clubs
    Everyone enjoys playing with their own golf equipment. When playing with your friends, business associates, or family, having your own clubs makes a difference.

    Door-to-Door Pickup & Delivery
    Your GBS experience begins right at your doorstep. A courier will pick up your bags and deliver it to your destination and when you are done with your trip, our courier will pick up your bags from your hotel, resort, or golf course and return them home for you

    U.S. Domestic Shipments
    Our U.S. domestic delivery service is available with three simple prices based on the distance of the shipment. All domestic shipments are made by 2nd day air delivery. Shipments to/from Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico take an additional business day. (All delivery time will be before 4:30pm for business location and 7:30pm for residence location.)

    Select International Shipments
    For Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, HongKong, Singapore, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Caribbean delivery, shipments are made by 4 to 7 business days air.(if released by the destination Customs authority on time.) One-way shipping Prices from US$129.00. Vary based on destination.

  3. How the process works

    Simple and Easy

    Here?s how to ship your bag:

    1. Please have your pick-up and delivery address and credit card information available. To avoid additional charges for expedited delivery of the shipping kit, please place your order at least 5 (five) business days in advance.

    2. A shipping kit, including the airway bills and a Shipping Plastic Container (SPC) will be sent to you for each golf bag and luggage. We do recommend covering your golf bag in a light soft travel cover bag before putting it into the SPC for shipment.

    3. On the scheduled date, a courier will pick up the SPC. We'll handle the rest. Your golf clubs and luggage will be delivered to your destination in 2 business days (3 days for Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico and 5 business days for select international destinations). It?s that easy!

    If you are ready to ship:

    • Please Book online or
    • Call GBS Reservation at 1-866-SHIP-GBS (1-866-744-7427)for Facsimile or Email to you the Manual Order Form.

  4. Inside the shipping kit

    When you place an order to ship your golf clubs and/or luggage you will receive a shipping kit that contains:

    Shipping Plastic Container
    We provide a specially designed, lightweight (less than 1 pound) plastic container with a "weave in-and-out" locking design and matching locking tie, to better secure your golf clubs and luggage for shipment. Optimally measured for handling and transport, it makes packing and unpacking effortless.

    Easy to Follow Instructions
    An instruction booklet on "How to Prepare Your Bag" is provided. This information is also available online.

    Airway Bill (Shipping Label)
    Pre-printed airway bills are included in the package. Please confirm the pick-up and drop-off addresses on the airway bills.

    GBS Receipt
    You will be given a detailed invoice of your transaction. Use your tracking # on the invoice to track your shipment for customer support.

  5. Placing and sealing your bag in the SPC

    Instructions

    1. Check each shipping kit for the following: (1) Shipping Plastic Container (SPC), locking ties, (1) Original pre-printed airway bill attached to the SPC, and (1) Adhesive pouch containing a photo copy of the pre-printed airway bill.

    2. Review the information contained on the Original and photocopy airway bills. Contact GBS immediately if there is any error.

    3. Attach the Adhesive pouch with the photocopy of the pre-printed airway bill to the outside of the suitcase, golf bag or golf traveling case/cover. For golf bags, GBS recommends using a soft golf travel bag to secure and protect your golf clubs.

    4. Place your suitcase in the Baggage SPC. Place your golf bag in the Golf Bag SPC.

    5. Lock the top of the SPC using one of the plastic locking ties. Be sure to loop the locking tie through the four eyelets for the Golf Bag SPC or the eight eyelets for the Baggage SPC, located at the top of the SPC. Pull the locking tie tightly through the locking base.

    6. Do NOT seal the pouch on the SPC containing the Original Airway Bill.

    7. You?re done! Wait for the scheduled pick-up of the SPC by the shipping courier.

      Additional Instructions for INTERNATIONAL Destination Orders only

    8. Review the commercial invoice and sign where specified. Signature required!

    9. Review the personal declaration form (varies with each country) and sign where indicated. Signature required! Provide hotel information and local contact for customs use.

  6. Shipping guidelines

    GOLF BAG

    Golf Bag Weight, Dimensions, and Restrictions
    The standard price for a U.S. domestic shipment of a golf bag allows a bag weighing 33 pounds or less. Any golf bag weighing over these limits will incur an additional $2.00 charge per pound for each additional pound. International shipments allow for a maximum of 33 pounds for a golf bag. Any international shipment will incur a $3.00 per pound charge for each additional pound over the stated weight allowance. Dimension weight may apply. GBS does not allow shipment of any bag weighing over 90 pounds.

    The Golf Bag SPC is designed only to ship one golf bag. The Golfbag SPC's dimensions are 60"x70" (RxH) for items up to 50"x55" (RxH).

    Do NOT reuse old SPC's since they are optimally designed for one time use, and re-use may compromise the integrity of the SPC.

    Restricted Items
    Do NOT ship valuables, any fragile and easily damaged equipment or personal belongings.

    Do NOT ship any flammable or other hazardous materials or dangerous equipment that normally are not allowed on an airplane.

    LUGGAGE

    Luggage Weight, Dimensions, and Restrictions
    The standard price for a U.S. domestic shipment of a piece of luggage allows a bag weighing 44 pounds or less. Any luggage weighing over these limits will incur an additional $2.00 charge per pound for each additional pound. International shipments allow for a maximum of 44 pounds for a luggage shipment. Any international shipment will incur a $3.00 per pound charge for each additional pound over the stated weight allowance. Dimension weight may apply. GBS does not allow shipment of any bag weighing over 90 pounds.

    The Baggage SPC is designed only to ship one standard sized luggage, suitcase, or bag. Your luggage, suitcase, or bag should fit within our Baggage SPC measuring 30?x14?x55? (LxWxH) for items up to 20"x12"x40" (LxWxH).

    Do NOT reuse old SPC's since they are optimally designed for one time use, and re-use may compromise the integrity of the SPC.

    Restricted Items
    Do NOT ship valuables, any fragile and easily damaged equipment or personal belongings.

    Do NOT ship any flammable or other hazardous materials or dangerous equipment that normally are not allowed on an airplane.

  7. Packing suggestions

    Golf Bag
    Use a soft travel cover bag or hard cover case for your golf clubs. The dimensions of our Golf Bag SPC's are 60"x70" (RxH) . Any Golfbag/Travel cover bag used for shipping must fit securely into our Golf Bag SPC.(ONE SPC GOOD FOR ONE BAG ONLY)

    To protect your golf bag, use a soft travel cover bag or hard cover case. GBS also recommends that you use a lightweight cover bag/case that offers good protection. The lighter bag/case will help keep the total weight under the 33-pound limit.

    Secure your golf clubs with head covers
    We recommend using head covers for your woods to help prevent minor scratches and provide cushioning.

    Protect your club shaft with plastic tubes
    Light plastic tubes is also a recommended item to protect your club shaft and are obtainable at any golf retailer.

    Luggage
    Use a standard sized suitcase, luggage or bag with non-abrasive edges (NO Boxes) for shipping your baggage.

    The dimensions of our Baggage SPC's are 30? x 14? x 55? (LxWxH) Any suitcase, luggage, or bag used for shipping must fit securely into our Baggage SPC. (ONE SPC GOOD FOR ONE BAGGAGE ONLY)

    We also advise our clients to carry with them at all time during their trip, a hand carry bag containing some extra clothes for any unanticipated delays in the shipment of their baggage.

  8. Scheduling and rescheduling a pickup

    Scheduling a pick-up
    When you make your purchase online, by fax or calling the GBS reservation center, you will be asked to give your desired pickup date. GBS can only accept reservations at least 1 business day (2 business days for shipments originating in Hawaii, Alaska or Puerto Rico). Make your purchase at least 5 business days to avoid the rush fee to expedite you the shipping kits in advance of the pickup date.

    Reschedule a Pick-up
    If you have a change in itinerary and need to reschedule, please call GBS Customer Service at 1-888-465-3463 or Email to info@shipgbs.com at least one business days prior to the pick-up date. You will not be charged. Any changes made within 24 hours to the pickup date/time may incur a re-scheduling and service fee of $10 to $20 US dollars, which will be charged to your credit card account on filed.

  9. Delivery Guarantee and Insurance Coverage

    Delivery Guarantee
    After pickup of your luggage or golf bags, if our transportation company does not get your items to your final destination within 24 hours of its scheduled delivery date/time, (excluding Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays),that portion of the shipping charges is WAIVED. Delivery guarantees do not apply if the non-delivery results from weather-related delays, mechanical related problems, strikes or job actions, acts of God or other elements beyond our control.

    GBS is only acting as an agent for the shipping carrier(s), GBS cannot be held liable for the actual performance of the carriers? shipping services, GBS is only responsible to make a claim on behalf of you with our shipping carrier(s).

    Insurance Coverage for Lost or Damaged Bags
    Our transportation company covers each shipment up to $100 should your baggage be lost permanently or damaged extensively unless additional insurance (up to a total declared value of $5,000 per shipment) is purchased at the time of placing the order. Our shipping company will make the final determination of the value of the lost bags or damages to the bags. Insurance coverage only applies to the time upon shipment pickup until shipment delivery. It does not apply to any time before a shipment is picked up or after a delivery has been made and completed.

    GBS is only acting as an agent for the shipping carrier(s), GBS cannot be held liable for the actual performance of the carriers? shipping services, GBS is only responsible to make a claim on behalf of you with our shipping carrier(s).

    Scheduled Pickup of Bags and Non Pickup of Bags
    All times for scheduled pickups are the shipping carrier?s best estimations. GBS is only acting as an agent for the shipping carrier(s). GBS cannot be held liable for the actual performance of the carriers? shipping services. If the shipping carrier fails to pickup your luggage or golf bags during the estimated time period or does not pickup because the shipping kit has not arrived or is delayed, GBS will 1) reschedule for the next available pickup time with the shipping carrier OR You may drop off the bags at any FedEx location 2) if you choose to cancel the shipment, GBS will make the refund without any cancellation penalty.

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