Affiliate Program | Eco Active Travel Network
Bike and Saddle is one of Africa's leading Active Travel Companies, based in Cape Town South Africa, from where it manages an impressive portfolio of signature, fully escorted cycle and active-travel journeys and short excursions. Often in partnership with some of the continent's leading and brand-name hotels, private reserves, estates and service providers.
Our trademarked Eco-Active® Trips & Holidays are designed to meet the expectations of those who like to be active during their holidays and appreciate the finer things in life. Our guests regard a traveling holiday as an extension of their active lifestyle - a journey of body, mind and soul - rather than just another ‘tour’. And they wish to travel responsibly.
Excursions and Holidays are carefully researched and custom-designed to ensure a perfect balance of adventure and luxury – with zero hassle for our guests.
We offer establishments, tour operators and travel agents a unique opportunity to join our Eco-Active Affiliate Member Network. A brand and marketing affiliation with Africa's leading luxury & eco-friendly active travel company, in turn offering guests exquisitely crafted, truly one-of-a-kind travel experiences and our partners a winning product, services & marketing platform.
Click here for an overview of Products & Services to our members.
Going Eco-Active with Bike & Saddle: An Overview of the Partnership structure
Going Eco-Active with Bike & Saddle, you stand to gain from our extensive experience in the active travel market and exposure to our growing network travel of travel partners globally (see www.ecoactive.travel). In addiition to the opportunity to be associated with the continent's premier Eco-Active travel brand , we offer a number of exclusive services and products to our members.
SIGN-UP AS AN AFFILIATE MEMBER
The relationship between parties is governed by a flexible memorandum of understanding (MOU) - see a summary of the points hereunder – and makes provision for a best–fit approach between the parties.
Bike & Saddle and YOU.
The MOU provides a framework to facilitate cooperation and collaboration between the Parties, mostly on an exclusive basis.
Collaboration & Commitment
To create, operate and promote a joint product & services under the Bike & Saddle 'Going Eco-Active' trademarked label, to the benefit of the parties; minimum 3 to 5 year association.
Bike & Saddle contribution
Sales aids, training, products & services, commission, affiliate network maintenance, marketing, product development.
Affiliate member contribution
Property and brand association, access to areas under member control and management, logistical support for Bike & Saddle product & services execution.
Member of exclusive, luxury active travel brand – active member promotion through the network (ecoactive.travel) | opportunity to co-develop custom active travel products for joint guest audiences.
Branding and marketing collaboration of the Eco-Active Network
As an ‘Eco-Active Member’ your sales & marketing collateral will be enhanced and complimented by carrying the membership logo: “Going Eco-Active with Bike & Saddle” and the extention of the “CarbonNeutral” label to your materials.
All sales to your guests, prior, during and post stay, are commissionable and adjusted according to monthly and annual volumes (over 20 sales a month will typically earn a 20% commission; consistent sales volumes are rewared with a bonus payment annually) | jointly and co-developed, custom products, a 50:50 revenue share model applies (after costs, revenue are shared).
Use of name and logos
Use of all names and logos are granted unequivocally for the duration of the association.
No change in ownership is affected during the membership period and property of the parties prior to the MOU remain theirs without change during and after the relationship. Where new intellectual property are generated as a result of the relaionship collaboration, such property will be shared equally or shared in the ratio agreed to during the collaboration.
General legal items such as resolution of disputes, automatic renewal of membership, etc.
Who pays for what | No membership fees, etc. (Bike and Saddle provides all sales aids and collateral at no cost).
Non disclosure – NDA
The parties agree to keep confidential certain information shared that may have a materail affect on the parties business which they don’t wish to share outside of the relationship. A separate agreement for this purpose forms part of the MOU.
The MOU in its entirety is available upon request.
How to become a Bike & Saddle | Eco-Active Trade Affiliate Member:
Go to our account sign-up page and fill out the registration application form. Be sure to tick the
box next to 'Sign up as an Affiliate' at the bottom of the page. Once we receive your application, we will revert back with full details of the program, set-up a one-on-one meeting to discuss the product & service details and answer any questions.