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Why Book with Golf Holidays Direct

Why Book with Golf Holidays Direct

Golf Holidays Direct offer Golf Holidays and golf holidays to over 2500 destinations in 21 countries throughout the UK, Ireland, Europe and Rest of the World.

With over 50,000 golfers travelling with us annually you are guaranteed the very best price and service for your next golf holiday.

Golf Holidays Direct are known for delivering outstanding customer service. We have built an extensive client base, through our determination to deliver an unforgettable experience. Our Aims and principles are very simple to arrange every aspect of your golf holiday at the very best price in the industry.

We have a team of golf travel experts waiting to hear from you, all you need to do is call, email or fill out the enquiry form to get your personalised quote for your next Golf Holiday today.

Financial Protection with ABTA

Financial Protection

Golf Holidays Direct offer the highest level of financial consumer protection in the golf travel industry. When booking a trip with Golf Holidays Direct,100% of the money that you pay to us is protected.

Golf Holidays Direct are proud members of ABTA (membership Number Y6687) and ATOL (membership Number 11357). We also have Financial Failure Insurance, giving you financial peace of mind and complete protection against the failure of the travel company you book with, as well as the suppliers they use.

This comprehensive package of financial protection lasts from the point that you pay your deposit through to the point that you return from your trip.

All payments are secured and protected in our client account offering our customers an unrivalled level of financial protection available in the Golf holiday travel sector.

ATOL Protected Golf Holidays

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Golf Holidays Direct are members of the Civil Aviation Authority and are ATOL license holders. When booking a golf holiday with us that is inclusive of flights, the whole package will be financially protected by the ATOL scheme. Being a member of ATOL allows us to offer discounted flight inclusive golf holiday packages with all major airlines.

Our ATOL number is 11357.


We understand how important it is when booking a golf holiday to be talking to a like-minded golfer. That is why here at Golf Holidays Direct our whole team is made up of dedicated and passionate golf travel experts. We listen to your needs and know that we can offer you your next perfect Golf Holiday.

Derrick Remington Golf Holidays Direct

Derrick Remington - Director

From a successful career in operational management within the service industry it was a natural progression to direct the day to day running of Golf Holidays Direct. Being a passionate golfer myself and somebody who has travelled worldwide playing golf and organising trips, I feel informed enough to understand how important it is for any trip organiser to be confident in the team they trust to organise their holiday.

My aim is to ensure we fully understand the requirements of our customers, give a timely and personal service and offer the very best deals in the Golf holiday market. To ensure we meet this pledge, I have assembled a team of sales specialists with extensive knowledge of the golf holiday Industry who will personally manage all aspects of your booking.

  • Current Handicap: 5
  • Home Golf Club: John O Gaunt
  • My Top Courses: Link’s golf is a favourite of mine. Courses in Turkey are always enjoyable and any round that takes less than 4 hours is ok with me!
Lewis Remington Golf Holidays Direct

Lewis Remington - Managing Director

Golf Holidays Direct was founded by Lewis Remington, who has dedicated his entire career to the golf travel industry. Not only has Lewis got extensive knowledge of golf courses all around the world, he is a scratch handicap golfer who has played to a high standard. He has represented England A team and has captained the Hertfordshire Country Golf Union throughout his career.

“After a decade of working in the industry, I set up Golf Holidays Direct. I saw a niche in the market, knowing we could offer a high level of customer service which still rings true. I pride myself on this and believe that is what sets us apart from our competitors. We really go that extra step when booking clients their golf holiday. I also feel very passionate about offering clients the very best price on the market. When booking with us, you can be rest assured you will receive the best quote on your first enquiry.”

  • Current Handicap: 0
  • Home Golf Club: Brocket Hall in Hertfordshire
  • Top 3 Courses: I was lucky enough to recently be invited to play at Augusta National where that experience surpassed all expectations and is a memory that will last for ever. Next up is Monte Rei in the Algarve which offers more than just an amazing golf course the overall customer experience is second to none. My third favourite is the PGA Sultan in turkey, if you are ever travelling to Belek for a golf holiday I highly recommend including this on your itinerary.
Charlie Eales Golf Holidays Direct

Charlie Eales - Overseas Sales Manager

“I started playing golf as a junior at Knebworth Golf Club and won the Junior Club Championship title in my third year. My first golfing holiday was to Portugal many years ago, which is where my passion for golf travel began. With extensive first-hand experience of all European venues I have visited, I have found myself in a position where I can offer personal experience and guidance to other passionate golfers looking for a Golf Holiday. This is why I joined Golf Holidays Direct. I promise to ensure that my customers receive honest prices, a personal service, and an unforgettable golf holiday.”

  • Current Handicap: 7
  • Home Golf Club: Knebworth, Hertfordshire
  • Top 3 Courses: Quinta Do Lago North (Portugal), Son Gual (Mallorca), Carya (Turkey)
Oliver Allingham Golf Holidays Direct

Oliver Allingham - Sales Manager

I started playing golf at the early age of 4 with my drive and passion for the game coming from being the best at it and seeing what can be achieved. I used to caddie for my uncle at weekends where I could pick up hints and tips of where I could make my game better and realise what I was doing wrong with my game.

With a strong successful background in sales and my love for golf, it was a great opportunity for me to join Golf Holidays Direct and help them grow within the golf travel sector. I have played at many different courses ranging from America and Portugal to Scotland and clubs around the UK.

  • Current Handicap: 8
  • Home Golf Club: Welwyn Garden City
  • Top 3 Courses: The Carrick Loch Lomond, The Oitavos (Portugal), Woodhall Spa
Matthew Roberts Golf Holidays Direct

Matthew Roberts - Sales Manager

“I have been working within the golf travel industry for over 5 years and have gained extensive knowledge throughout the UK, France, Spain and Portugal. The UK tours sector is an area which i am very passionate about. Throughout the United Kingdom we are fortunate enough to have some of the worlds best golf courses on our doorstep, in regions such as Ayrshire, East Lothian, South Wales, Bristol, Bournemouth and Kent. I can offer first hand guidance and expert advice to suit your golfers requirements regardless of budget or group size. Whether you are looking for a short break away within the UK or a longer tour overseas I can confidently recommend some world class options that will provide you with a memorable golfing experience. I joined Golf Holidays Direct to provide clients with a more honest and bespoke personal service, whilst ensuring you receive the best value on the market.”

  • Current Handicap: 9
  • Home Golf Club: Stocks Golf Club
  • Top 3 Courses: Royal Porthcawl, Kingsbarns, The Twenty Ten Course (Celtic Manor)
Derrick Remington Golf Holidays Direct

Tom Hoskyn - Spain Sales Manager

I am a scratch golfer, former professional golf caddy, 2 time club champion and have 12 years experience working in the golf travel industry. I specialise in Spain but have also played golf in Portugal and Turkey as well as all over the UK, and caddied in Germany, Hong Kong, China and Malaysia. I am passionate about golf and have an extensive knowledge about the venues I have been to and can professionally recommend options to clients who are unsure of where to go.

  • Current Handicap: 0
  • Home Golf Club: Brickendon Grange
  • Top 3 Courses: Finca Cortesin, Bearwood Lakes, Monte Mayor
Derrick Remington Golf Holidays Direct

Alex Thomas - Golf Sales Specialist - PGA Professional

I started playing golf when I was 12 years old at Mill Green Golf Club in Hertfordshire. I worked my way up through the ranks from playing Junior golf, County golf, Men’s golf and then turning Professional at 18 years old and spending 6 years at the club coaching and playing in professional events.

After spending 12 years at Mill Green Golf Club, I decided I wanted a new challenge in golf, Joining the team at GolfHolidaysDirect offering a bespoke service to accommodate what our clients are looking for in a golf holiday and meeting the needs in order to provide a memorable golf holiday.

  • Current Handicap: PGA Professional
  • Home Golf Club: Mill Green Golf Club, Welwyn Garden City.
  • Top 3 Courses: I have played many courses, but my top three courses that stand out and suit my preference was playing at Royal Liverpool Golf Club (Hoylake) where Tiger Woods and Rory Mcilroy have gone on and won the British Open, Another course I really enjoyed was The Nicklaus at St Mellion in Cornwall which was very challenging due to every whole being completely different from the last and having to use a lot of imagination to get round the golf course. Lastly but in no particular order Hindhead Golf Course in Surrey being one of the most picturesque I have had the pleasure in playing.


GolfHolidaysDirect.com are always on the lookout for golf travel enthusiasts. We are constantly expanding our business and looking for creative and intelligent people who thrive on a work hard play hard environment. We are focused on delivering on our companies’ core values which is service and price.

If you feel what it takes to join our team then get in touch today, our head office is based in Letchworth, Hertfordshire. Our current job role opportunities include sales, marketing, customer service and accounts.

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