What To Do In Buckinghamshire: 3 Top Picks

What’s better than spending a few days exploring a new part of the UK, we ask you? Staycations are always popular among holidaymakers as they’re a lot less effort and can be much cheaper than going overseas. But where to go first? Buckinghamshire is a delightful county no matter what time of year you visit – so here are a few top choices for what to see and do to get your holiday planning started.

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Where To Go For A British Seaside Holiday

Time to break out your bucket and spade, and pack the kids up for a beach holiday – apparently, we’re in line for some very balmy conditions indeed over the next week or so, thanks to a tropical maritime air mass making its way across the country. Heaven! But which beach to go to? Here are a couple of seaside ideas that might float your boat.

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Golfing Day Trips for Groups

Our luxury minibus is perfect for groups up to 10 for golfers who wish to visit a new golf course. Our large boot has plenty of space for 10 x golf bags, trolleys and golfers.
Recent golf courses we have had the pleasure of visiting include Parkstone olf course on the south coast and Burford Golf Course.

19 Seater Minibus and Driver Hire

We’re delighted to introduce our latest upgrade, a lovely 19 seater (plus our driver) minicoach.

This vehicle is perfect for larger groups and for those who like a bit of space. Each passenger has their own reading light and air vents and the large windows make for great views from the vehicle.

Our Luxury Minibus is on its way

We’re rather excited about our new arrival this week…a lovely 16 seater luxury minibus is on her way. Boasting comfy reclining leather seating, air conditioning (I know, I know, today is hardly the day to boast about a/c) and a super huge boot!

With a Euro V engine, there a substantially reduced number of nasty greenhouse gases, particularly nitrous oxide released out the tail pipe. And with her XL size passenger comfort will be top notch.  We cannot wait to pull up at Ascot in this!

Minibus and Drivers for Work Christmas Parties

We’ve been very busy over November and December taking groups to and from their Christmas parties across London, Bucks and Berks. After all, what better way to transport staff than in a minibus? You get the benefit of arriving at the same time, having lots of fun, getting picked up safely not to mention huge cost savings.

A tip when organising group travel is to allow for an extra 15 minutes as there are always some stragglers, especially with larger groups! And from a safety perspective, always book any drop offs in advance so that those who are a little worse for wear do not have to navigate their way home.

Busman’s Holiday Texas Style

53 Seater Coach on its way to our Heathrow Depot!

That’s right folks, this week we will be bringing to the yard a new 53 seater coach. This lovely Scania IRIZAR Century coach benefits from air conditioning, reclining seats, a recent retrim and is fully LEZ compliant – so no problems going into London!

Photos will be follow shortly.

Automatic Manual D Licences for Drivers

Drivers who have or take  their D driving licence on an automatic vehicle will be pleased to hear that from 10 April 2014 they will be entitled to drive manual buses/coaches so long as they have a manual entitlement in either their B, BE, C, CE, C1, C1E, D or D1E  driving licences.

The government had originally scheduled this to happen on at the beginning of the year but current delays have pushed this to the 10th April 2014. We will keep an eye on this and update this article if we hear this changes.

Day Trip Focus: Bicester Village Designer Shopping

Bicester Village is a designer outlet village based only 1.5hours outside of Central London. It’s perfect for a day out with a range of shops and restaurants in this pretty location.

Just some of the designer brands at the village are: