→ What is this affiliate program?

The Ottawa Yacht Tours affiliate program is a way for you to make money from your location, website, and/or social media followers.

→ How does it work?

All you need to do is make our name & logo, (advertisement optional) visible at your location, on your website, and/or on your social media, and allow your customers or followers to book a tour from us using our 24/7 online reservation platform. You will get paid on those sales.

→ How do I become an affiliate?

It's easy! Give us a call at 343-550-0175, or click the SIGN UP button above to send us some basic info to help us get you set up.

→ Does it cost anything?

No, joining our affiliate program is completely free.

→ Can anyone become an affiliate?

Yes, we accept affiliates from around the world to  promote our brand and tours anyone who visits Ottawa can enjoy an Ottawa Yacht Tour.

→ Who are some existing affiliates?

We have a wide variety of affiliates; for example:  TripAdvisor, Expedia, GetYourGuide, Les Suites Hotels, Lady Dive Tours, Zak's Dinner, Experience Outaouais.

→ How much commission?

You can earn 10% commission from any sale of a ticket for our public tours, or from the sale of any private charter. Our average ticket price is approximately $100, and we have two yachts each able to accommodate up to 12 passengers per tour. We offer tours from June 1 to Oct 15.

→ How are sales tracked?

Each affiliate is assigned a unique ID, which is included in the QR code and hyperlink we provide. The ID allows FareHarbor, the online reservation platform we use, to track which customers bought what tours, and provide real-time info of how much commission is earned. The tour must be purchased through FareHarbor using the QR code or hyperlink we provide.

By logging into FareHarbor dashboard, affiliates have access to commissions earned from sales.

→ How & when do I get paid?

Affiliates receive payments of commissions via  eTransfer, either every two weeks or monthly depending on sales volume, and keeping in mind that the season is from May 15 to Oct 15.

→ What if a sale is not tracked?

We will resolve this as quickly as possible. To help us, we will need the Order ID, sale amount, and date of sale.

→ Which tours can affiliates sell?

Affiliates may sell any of our daily tour or any private charter, but not our fireworks tours.

→ Can affiliates advertise promotions?

Affiliates may promote Ottawa Yacht Tours through ads, QR codes, hyperlinks we provide, for display on websites, paid search/SEM, social media, email marketing and other marketing channels, as long our guidelines are followed.

If promoting Ottawa Yacht Tours through paid search/SEM, affiliates must include a prominent reference in the ad that they are an affiliate of Ottawa Yacht Tours.

If promoting Ottawa Yacht Tours through email marketing, affiliates must comply with all laws on email marketing.

→ Where can promotions be shown?

Affiliates can place the material we provide on their website(s), social media, or at their location(s).