Becoming a Restaurant/Other Partners Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What does it cost to be a Dock Links Business Partner?
A. There is no cash cost to become a Business Partner. You only offer a discount package that you select, the savings go directly to your customer making you look great in their eyes. A happy customer is a repeat customer. Why spend thousands on print advertising and hope it attracts a customer. We are guaranteed advertising.
Q. I don’t own a restaurant, what other types of businesses do you partner with?
A. Dock Links is always looking to partner with any business that will offer a discount that will be beneficial to our membership. Some ideal partners are, but not limited to; Hotels, Car Rentals, Marine Items, Fuels, Events, Travel, Food, Automobiles and Recreational Vehicles etc.
Q. The Restaurant across the bay is a Dock Links Partner and really benefiting from the program, can I sign up my restaurant?
A. Maybe, we offer limited exclusivity in each geographical area. We do offer a waiting list should your area become available. Just fill out the online application and a Dock Links representative will get directly back to you.
Q. A group of 6 people arrived at my restaurant for lunch, Only one person had a membership. Do I have to offer the discount to the entire party?
A. No, The Dock Links membership is good for 2 Adults and 2 children. But each Restaurant is free to offer the discount to the entire party if they so choose.
Q. How will I know if a boater is a Dock Links member?
A. All members will have their dock links membership card identifying what level membership they have. Their card will have their boat name or registration number on the back and an expiry date. Members who purchase their membership while on the water can present their receipt, either a hard copy or an email receipt.
Q. How will you promote my business to your membership?
A. All of our partners are represented with a symbol on our website map, once the member clicks on the symbol it will give them the name of your business, the discount that you offer as well as a direct link to your website and phone number. We are also able to do direct emails for special events from time to time. We also have a Social Media Team that will promote your business at no charge.
Q. Why should I partner with Dock Links?
A. The Dock Links membership is a large and affluent membership, our members have also paid for their memberships, If someone pays for something they tend to use it and will seek out our partner businesses to use their discounts. Our membership group is extremely loyal.
Q. Can I withdraw as a Partner at any time?
A. No, as we go through considerable cost to promote your business and display it on our website, we ask that every Partner commit to 1 year at a time, we further ask for 90 days notice to withdraw from the program.
Q. What area is Dock Links offered?
A. Dock Links is an Ontario based company that operates throughout Ontario. We currently have partner coverage in Georgian Bay, Trent-Severn Waterway, Lake Ontario, and St. Lawrence River. We are currently looking to expand into Ottawa, Montreal area as well as the rest of the Great Lakes both on the Canadian and USA shores.
Recieve a one time use discount card of 10% at sign up to Dock Links.Then you will recieve special prefered pricing throughout the year. Just show your card at any NAPA store.
NAPA offers a complete line of Marine parts and Supplies. Feel free to use your Dock Links card to save on Auto parts as well year round.
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Dock Liks members receive a 25% discount of regular priced Sperry products at www.Sperry.com, Free Shipping, No limit on the number of products purchased. Contact us for your "Promo Code" if you don't have it.
If your on your boat for an extended period of time we can arrange to have your purchase delivered to a partner marina for pick up!
Use the Promo Code that was sent in your welcome letter. If you no longer have this letter, just send an email request to email@example.com and we will send it to you. Be sure to include your Name and Membership Number.
The Online Rope Store is offering Dock Links members a 10% discount on any product from there store. Visit them today for great Canadian made product with great prices. Email us today to get your Promo Code and save more.
50% Discount on Print Subscription to Canadian Yachting Magazine. Use the Promo code that was sent to you in your welcome letter. If you have lost that letter just send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask for the Promo Code. Also include your membership number and name.