Coach hire FAQs answered
Booking a coach hire is quickly becoming a popular option for group and youth travel across the UK. As chauffeur-driven coach hire becomes more affordable, it has quickly established itself as a convenient alternative to train or public coach travel. Coach hire is a growing industry with coach hire companies mushrooming across the country. For a customer, booking a coach hire may become a stressful process with the plethora of options on offer and the increasing check-list to consider in order to guarantee a smooth travel.
At Coach Broker, Britain's largest chauffeur-driven coach and minibus hire service, we have attempted to address a few frequently asked questions regarding coach and minibus hire. These FAQs are aimed at all types of events including birthdays, school proms, hen and stag parties, airport transfers, weddings, corporate travel, and travel to events.
Q. What are factors to consider when booking a coach hire?
A. When booking a chauffeur-driven coach or minibus hire, the three main things to consider are the reliability and reputation of the company, their clientele and customer feedback, and finally making sure you have booked yourself the right coach. Make sure you distinguish between Standard and executive coaches as they have different amenities available and may incur different costs.
Q. What should a coach hire price include?
A. A coach hire price should include a friendly and experienced chauffeur, all your coach hire essentials covered such as seatbelts, luggage space, and any other luxury features like air conditioning, plasma screens, CD/DVD players, iPod docks required. The cost should include a pick up from your location of choice and a drop off to you pre-arranged destination. If the coach hire booked is for a return journey, then your group should be transported back to your preferred location. It is also important that the coach hire company have an efficient and friendly customer care unit to address any concerns that you may have before or after your journey.
Q. What are my choices when booking a coach hire?
A. Booking a coach hire may need substantial research and a lot of phone calls to determine and compare price and vehicle availability at various companies. This is where booking a coach hire through a brokerage such as Coach Broker is an easier option. Not only will a brokerage do all the legwork for you but will also find you the best deals without you having to worry about a thing. At Coach Broker, we offer Britains largest fleet of chauffeur-driven coach and minibus hire service. We have a range of coaches and minibuses on hire ranging from 8-16 seater executive minibuses all the way to 16-80 seat coaches. Our coach hires are available in a variety of options such as double-decker and glass roof coach. It is important that your requirements are met when booking a coach hire and that you are aware of all the facilities and luxury features available onboard.
Q. How far can I expect my coach hire to travel?
A. Your coach hire should be willing to travel to any destination within the UK as pre-arranged at the time of booking. Some coach companies even supply coach hire options for travel to Europe making those hard to get to destinations a piece of cake! At Coach Broker, we cater to all areas in the UK and offer coach hire options to destinations across Europe. This means it doesn't matter if you live in London, Bristol, Bath, Brighton, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, Newcastle, Oxford, Cambridge, Cardiff, Swansea, Edinburgh or Glasgow, our chauffeur-driven coach and minibus hire will be ready to pick you and your group up from outside your doorstep and transport you to your destination in style.