Gold Trusted Service Award
Gold Trusted Service Award
Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
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Boating expertise since 1969
With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
Boussole
18 amazing destinations
Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
Bateau
World’s largest fleet
We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
Bouée
No boat license required
That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • badge rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Boussole
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Bateau
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Bouée
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • badge rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Boussole
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Bateau
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • Bouée
    No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.

Partner with us

We're the No.1 provider of boating vacations on the beautiful rivers, lakes and canals of Europe and Canada.

 

 

Market Leader 

We are the market leaders

We're the No 1 provider of boating holidays on the beautiful rivers and canals of Europe and Canada. We have the world’s largest fleet of self-drive boats and the widest choice of destinations to choose from.

 

 

 

 50 years

Over 50 years of boating experience

With over 50 years on the water, you can rely on our teams to offer exceptional service and a wealth of helpful advice and knowledge to ensure you and your party have the best time on the water.

 

 

 

 No experience needed

No license or experience required

Not many of our new customers have driven a boat before. However, they quickly realize how easy it is and soon become confident navigating the waterways. Our base teams will show you everything you need know.

 

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Why you should partner with Le Boat

Le Boat is the market leader in self-drive canal boat vacations, with over 50 years of experience in the industry. Le Boat owns and operates one of the largest and most stylish selections of self-drive canal boats in Europe and Canada. 

 

With a fleet of over 900 boats, travellers can easily choose a boat that best fits their budget, travel style and group size (sleeping from 2 to 12 people). All boats feature fully-equipped kitchens, comfortable furnishings, showers and bathrooms. Instructions and an orientation are provided and no previous boating experience or license is required to hire a boat. We operate a network of departure bases across nine destinations, meaning Le Boat’s self-drive canal boat vacations can be whatever your customers want them to be – from a full-on, unique action-packed adventure to a slow-paced, relaxing chance to unwind and explore the waterways at their own leisure. If your customers can drive a car, then they will feel comfortable driving one of Le Boat's cruisers.

 

We know that our continued success depends on providing the best service, boats and destinations, and we do, so your customers are in good hands with Le Boat! 

CONTACT OUR TEAM

Get in touch with our team directly for more information:

+61-251-290-803

Special Offer

2024 Cruises on Sale Now

  • Save up to 20% on selected destinations
  • Save up to 15% on Summer vacations.
  • Book before May 23, 2024 Offers exclude Italy and Horizon unless stated.  T&C Apply

 2024 Booking Offers 

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NEW for 2024 Trent Severn,
Canada

We're launching our second cruising ground
in Canada from our base in Peterborough.

 

Trent Severn 

new 2024 Le Boat Brochure

Our NEW 2024 Brochure is HERE!  

You asked for it- and we listened! Our new 2024 Brochure is available for download.
See a detailed overview of our destinations with images, maps and top cruising tips.
Plus deck plans & interior photos for all our boat types.

 

DOWNLOAD OUR NEW BROCHURE

Types of partnerships

Agent link

This system allows our partner agents to add a link to your website or marketing activity to a customised version of the Le Boat website, that can use your own phone number, opening times, terms and conditions and logo. With this system, you will either receive customer booking requests that you then book and confirm with us, or you can receive commission for bookings that your customers make directly with Le Boat. This functionality is for customers to use rather than your staff.

Direct API

For larger agent partners that meet the necessary requirements, we are able to develop dedicated API integrations direct into our booking system. The API connection will allow you to check availability, create quotes and book vacations using an XML script. This will allow you to integrate Le Boat vacations into your own website, with all bookings managed by you.

 

 

Book on request

If your business is not suited to either an agent link or direct API, we are also able to accept booking requests for agent partners on an ad-hoc basis. Get in touch with one of our sales team members for more information. 

Request an agent account

Do you have a client who would like further information on Le Boat? Request an account using the link below to begin the setup of your Le Boat Agent ID. A member of the Le Boat Team will then come back to you with your account details in 24 to 48 hours.

 

REQUEST AN ACCOUNT

 

Partner assets

In line with our website terms of use, Le Boat offers existing partners who have gained written permission from Le Boat, or the appropriate content owner, a revocable, non-exclusive licence to use the content of this page. All trademark, copyrights or other intellectual property rights are retained by Le Boat or the content owner. Below, you can access exclusive partner marketing material to help better understand as well as sell our holidays. Watch our New To Boating video.

 

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Agent webinar

Want to know more about Le Boat and our fantastic service offering? Watch our pre-recorded agent training webinar lead by our Head of Sales Operations, Pierre Walters, that will tell you everything you need to know.

 

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Suggested itineraries

Enjoy our detailed, ready-to-print guides that have been compiled by boating holiday experts, with the aim of taking the hassle out of holiday planning. Hourly breakdowns of each day gives the customer an idea on what to see and do, covering all main destination highlights, including restaurant recommendations, suggestions for families with younger children, plus a few insider tips!

 

SEE ALL ITINERARIES

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Agent asset library

Access our Bynder partner asset collection for useful images and videos of our destinations, boats, fonts, brand guidelines, and more.

 

PLUS download assets for our exciting NEW destination for 2024: the Trent-Severn Waterway in Ontario.

 

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What our customers say...

Margaret Perkins says...

"Five star service every time - We have booked vacations with Le Boat for over 15 years and always had a five star experience. If we need help before our vacation, or during it, they have always been there with a smile!"

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Charles Price says...

"This was our 4th Le Boat cruise and we were most impressed with the boat and with the excellent staff. The reception ladies were most helpful and extremely pleasant, whilst the handover of the boat was easy. We have already booked another Le Boat cruise for next year."

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Feefo Trusted Service Award