The annual Best of GetMyBoat awards are a special recognition of our top owners who have provided incredible water experiences to renters all around the world. They create memorable experiences for travelers and locals in their area, helping them to experience the water in new ways with ease. This year we’ve grown to offer over 130,000 listings in 184 countries, making the winners of this year the best yet!
Selection criteria for the Best of GetMyBoat owners are factors like customer reviews, responsiveness, and customer service. They take each rental seriously and help guests to feel at home on their watercraft, providing the best possible experience.
Benefits of being in the Best of GetMyBoat
1. More Visibility. We'll share your boat on our social media and in newsletters to thousands of readers!
2. “Best of GetMyBoat” badge on your profile - assures renters they are booking a top experience.
3. More trip bookings. Recognition as a top owner leads to increased bookings and more business for you.
4. Special extras & prizes. Did we mention, cool swag?
How to Earn Best of GetMyBoat in 2019
Any GetMyBoat owner can earn a spot on the list in 2019. The key is creating an unforgettable experience for the renters who take out your boat, helping them to enjoy their special day out on the water and encouraging them to come back for another trip! If you want some ideas on how to take your business to the next level in the new year, here are some ideas on how to improve your chances of recognition in 2019.
1. Clear, consistent, and quick communication.
Renters appreciate quick responses and clear communication. Make sure you’re always checking your GetMyBoat inbox and answering all parts of customers questions when sending offers or replies
Being understanding of customer’s needs to make changes to scheduling, pick-up locations, or other details will help you stand out as a superb owner, going above and beyond to make an excellent experience for renters.
3. Special extras and unique offerings.
Everyone likes little surprises. Whether it’s offering a bottle of champagne onboard or sunset cruises to unique spots, offering little surprises can make the extra experience special for your guests.
4. Impeccable service.
Always make sure your boat is clean and matches the description. Be on time, friendly, and accommodating. Safety is a top priority. Caring for your guests and doing your best to provide an unforgettable experience will help to make you a top owner on GetMyBoat.
Best of 2018 GetMyBoat Winners
To give you a taste of what the Best of GetMyBoat award winners are offering, check out these stand out examples.
"Amazing experience — JD was awesome and very easy to work with, the boat was gorgeous, and the trip/itinerary was perfect. We booked a last min charter for my husband’s 40th birthday, and it was great. Not having much time to look at different options, I selected JD because of all the positive reviews, and we were not disappointed. Would do this again in a second."
With reviews like this, it's easy to see why JD is one of our top owners! Check out his boats if you're visiting Miami and looking for an experience out on the water that you'll never forget.
From sportfishing charters to special events, Captain Eddie knows how to create a memorable experience for his guests!
"My husband and I used this boat for a 10 year vow renewal, and it was truly magical. The captain and his staff were attentive, friendly and accommodating to everyone at my party. The boat ran beautifully, and we couldn’t have asked for anything better."
Heading to Mexico to get out of the winter cold? Check out Andrea's boat charters if you're looking for a memorable experience.
"I chartered the yacht for my birthday celebration (a group of 6) and it was absolutely perfect! Exceeded my expectations. Communication was great, they were fast to respond. The crew was very fun and friendly - awesome playlist for the party. They provided me with a birthday cake too! It was 5-star service all around: Jose, Angie, Neri."
If you're in the mood to catch the sunset or even watch the fireworks while in Chicago, Captain Nijole's sailing charters are a great option.
"Captain Nijole is great and her boat is gorgeous!!! I rented the boat to "sail into the sunset" after proposing at Millennium Park. The ride was breathtaking and Nijole helped take amazing pictures. She also provided flowers and champagne to celebrate the occasion. It was an unforgettable night for us and Nijole made it even more special. Highly recommended!"
We hope you all have an excellent boating year in 2019!