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Text Box: AFTON DAY TRIPS & HOLIDAYS from Rugeley & Uttoxeter
SWFTSURE

We welcome telephone bookings for our day trips and holidays. 

Payment can be made by debit or credit card.

Just call 01889 566575 to make a booking. 

We will post you your travel tickets and card receipt.

It’s quick, convenient and secure - and we don't make an

extra charge for card payments!

 

We have lots of pick up points in Rugeley and Uttoxeter - the coaches will pick up at selected bus stops along the route.

Just check the letter code (list at bottom of this page) to see if the trip picks up in your area.

Text Box: Why choose us?
Local pick up points in Rugeley and Uttoxeter
Great Value for money - many trips include meals and admission to attractions.
Comfortable Coaches
Helpful Drivers 
Great choice of interesting destinations
Text Box: Payment:
You can pay by Credit or Debit Card over the phone, or by cheque 
through the post, or call at our office on Stanton Road or at
our local booking agents - see below for details.

DAY TRIPS

 

Date

 

 

Destination

Adult Fare

Senior fare

Pick Up Code

Departure Times

Denstone,

Village Hall

Uttoxeter,

Bus Station

Rugeley,

Bus  Station

Handsacre

Old Peculiar PH

The trips marked have sufficient bookings to ensure they will not be cancelled for low numbers!

Saturday 13th October

BURY MARKET- probably Britain’s best market! From brooms to black puddings, you’ll find it here.

EAST LANCASHIRE RAILWAY for heritage steam and diesel trains from Heyward to Rawtenstall. Train fares extra - pay on the day.

Back for 1900/1945.

£21.30

£18.80

RU

——

0900

0830

0814

Monday 29th October

BAKEWELL (on Market Day) plus a short afternoon visit to MASSON MILL for mill shop shopping or a cup of tea!            

Back for 1645.

A SWIFTSURE  trip from Uttoxeter pick ups only. 

Nearly full—taking names for a second coach.

£13.30

£11.80

U

——

1020

——

——

Wednesday 7th November

TRENTHAM - Christmas Shopping at the Outlet Village and Garden Centre.  Back for 1600/1645.

£12.80

£11.80

RU

——

1000

0930

0914

Friday 30th November

WORCESTER VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS FAYRE.

Victorian-themed street market of 150 stalls will fill the atmospheric streets of Worcester’s historic heart with the colours, sounds & aromas of Christmas. Wonderful range of products waiting to be discovered within the local arts and crafts maker area, international area, festive gifts area & food court.

Back for 1845/1930

£19.80

£17.80

DU

R

0835

0900

0930

0946

Tuesday 18th December

SENIOR CITIZENS SANTA SPECIAL a short tour, complete with coffee and mince pies, prize bingo and a raffle.  Time for an hour’s shopping or lunch at our mystery destination. 

Back for 1600/1645.      

All seats

£12.45

 

DU

R

0905

0930

1000

1016

PICKING UP POINTS: 

 

Code D: Denstone, Village Hall;  Rocester, Ashbourne Road (Garage);  Stramshall, High Street (Bus Shelter);

 

Code U: Uttoxeter, New Road;  or Cheadle Road;  Uttoxeter Bus Station; or Tesco; 

 

Code R:  Rugeley, Wolseley Road/Eaton Close;  Rugeley, Springfield Road (Coop);  Rugeley, Bus Station;  Brereton, A51 ’Sheds’;  or Redbrook Lane;  or The Castle;  Armitage, War Memorial; or Londis Shop; or Plum Pudding;  Handsacre, The Old Peculiar PH;  Uttoxeter Kingfisher Way (Spar Shop); Kingfisher Way (Westlands Road);  Uttoxeter, Stafford Road, The Plough PH.

 

 

Departure and return times: ‘Depart’ times shown in this leaflet are the scheduled departure time from the major pick up points; Your exact pick up and time and place will be confirmed on your travel ticket. ‘Back for’ is the estimated time of arrival back in at the start/end of the dropping off route – this time cannot be guaranteed.

Where indicated Senior Fare is a discounted fare for all persons aged 60 years and over. Child Fares are generally the same as senior fares (unless stated otherwise) and are for children aged 4 to 15 inclusive, only when accompanied by a responsible adult. Children aged 3 and under travel free but will not be allocated a seat.

Cancellations & Refunds:  If you wish to cancel your booking please let us know as soon as possible.  All refunds will be less a 20% cancellation charge. No refund will be made for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the departure date/time.  No refunds can be made on any theatre, concert or show tickets, or meals or admission fees which may have been bought and paid for in advance.

 

AFTON DAY TRIPS: Call 01889 566575 and book by telephone: 

 

Office hours 0915 to 1600 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday; 0915 to 1300 Wednesday; Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays.

If you need urgent assistance outside these times the office telephone answering machine will give out the mobile number for the manager on duty.

Cheques should be made payable to ‘Swiftsure Travel’ please.

 

You can also book day trips at our agents: Blueprint Designs, Brewery Street, Rugeley.  Telephone 01889 584754.

 

Operated by SWIFTSURE TRAVEL, Unit 6, 290 Stanton Rd., Burton upon Trent, DE15 9SQ                                                  

                       

 AFTON HOLIDAYS 2018

· QUALITY COACH HOLIDAYS from local pick up points in Rocester, Uttoxeter, Abbots Bromley, Rugeley and Lichfield

· SEATS STILL AVAILABLE on all these tours—please telephone for more details.

· ADDITIONAL CHARGES may apply for single room and/or sea view supplements—please see our tour brochure for full booking terms and conditions.

· The tours marked have sufficient bookings to ensure they will not be cancelled for low numbers!

Destination

Hotel

To visit the hotel website, for more information or pictures, just click on the hotel name

Departure Date

Meals

Days

Nights

Price

EASTBOURNE. 

Includes admission to Michelham Priory House and Gardens—seven acres of gardens and grounds with a moat and watermill; Free day in Eastbourne; Visit to Beachy Head and Brighton.

The Afton Hotel,  Eastbourne.

 

AA**  Entertainment.

The Afton Hotel is a long established favourite with our passengers; the friendly family owned Afton stands on the seafront opposite the Pier.  It offers plenty of comfortable lounge areas and ballroom with entertainment most nights. 

Monday 24th to Friday 28th September  2018

HB

5

4

 £288

 

ISLE OF MAN.

Steam Train to Port Erin, then to Cregneash & Peel; coach drive via Laxey to Ramsey & including cream tea at Milntown House Gardens.

Chesterhouse Hotel, Douglas.

 

The Chesterhouse Hotel was upgraded to a three star standard and offers comfortable modern accommodation on the seafront in Douglas.  The Shiraz Restaurant has panoramic views of the Bay and offers good and varied choice of menu. Our  tour package includes free drink with dinner each evening and in house entertainment on two nights. 

 

Wednesday 3rd  to Sunday 7th October 2018.

HB

5

4

£377

 

AUTUMN COLOURS OF CORNWALL

Visit to the gardens at Trebah, Trelissick and Trengwainton, plus St Ives, Penzance and Truro.

Price includes garden admissions.

Rosemundy House Hotel, St Agnes.

 

The Rosemundy House Hotel is a friendly family run hotel, set in secluded gardens in the village of St. Agnes, on the North Cornwall coast. Always a warm welcome, good food & friendly service - one of our favourite hotels!

Entertainment

Saturday 13th to Thursday 18th October 2018

HB

6

5

£427

THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

The Christmas Spectacular at Thursford is one of the most exciting Christmas shows - it mixes Christmas songs, carols, dazzling dancers, beautiful costumes, outstanding music and singing from a cast of over one hundred. 

Price includes top priced show ticket.

Sea Marge Hotel, Overstrand, nr Cromer.

 

Just  4 minutes walk from the beach, with a cliff-top location on the North Norfolk coast, this hotel has 4 acres of gardens and terraced lawns leading down to the foreshore.

The Sea Marge is located in the peaceful village of Overstrand, near Cromer. It is an elegant Edwardian building steeped in history where unspoilt original features combine with the best of 21st century style, facilities and comforts. 

Tuesday 20th to Thursday 22nd November 2018

HB

3

2

FULLY
BOOKED

TURKEY & TINSEL IN LYTHAM ST ANNES.

Full programme of Seasonal Entertainment.

The Inn on the Prom, Lytham.

 

Located on St Anne's seafront, this stylish family-run hotel is situated in an excellent, peaceful location just a short five minute walk away from the town and just two miles from all the attractions at Blackpool.

AA***  Entertainment.  Leisure facilities.

Sunday 2nd to Thursday 6th December 2018

HB

5

4

£288

TENBY. AFTON HOLIDAYS REUNION WEEKEND.

‘New Year Again’ Hotel Entertainment Package.

Belgrave Hotel, Tenby.

 

There is always a warm relaxing atmosphere in The Belgrave Hotel. Large comfortable lounges and attractive bar, good food, choice menu, sea views, friendly and obliging staff all add up to make a comfortable base for an enjoyable holiday.

 

AA ***  Entertainment

Friday 4th to Monday 7th January 2019

HB

4

3

£175

Code:  Price is per person, based on two people sharing a twin/double room. BB = Bed & Breakfast. HB = Half Board (Dinner, Bed & Breakfast). RO = Room only. Single = Single Room Supplement. SV = Extra charge (per person) for Room with a Sea View

AFTON COACH HOLIDAY TOUR FREE PICK UP POINTS:

¨ Denstone, Village Hall

¨ Rocester, Ashbourne Road (Garage);  Stramshall, High Street (Bus Shelter);

¨ Uttoxeter, Grange Road/New Road or Uttoxeter, Cheadle Road

¨ Uttoxeter, Bus Station or Uttoxeter, Tesco

¨ Uttoxeter, Kingfisher Way or Uttoxeter, The Plough

¨ Abbots Bromley, Goose Lane or Abbots Bromley, Buttercross or Abbots Bromley, End Shop

¨ Hill Ridware, Village Hall

¨ Handsacre, The Old Peculiar

¨ Armitage, War Memorial; Armitage, Londis Shop or Armitage, Plum Pudding

¨ Brereton, The Castle or Brereton, Redbrook Lane

¨ Rugeley, Bus Station; Wolseley Road; or Springfield Road.

¨ Lichfield, Bus Station; or Beacon Road

 

Other local pick up points in Tean, Cheadle, Doveridge, Sudbury, Hatton, Tutbury and Burton upon Trent may be available upon request.

Pick up routes and feeder coach routes are planned to be as efficient as possible - most pick up routes are complete within an hour.

Some passengers may be collected by a feeder coach, but most will be collected by the tour coach.

Confirmation of pick up times will be sent by post to clients about 10 days prior to departure.

GROUP BOOKINGS:

We offer a discount to any group of eight or more passengers who wish to travel together on one of our holiday tours.  Please ask for more details if you are interested.

 

FINANCIAL SECURITY:

Swiftsure Travel (Burton upon Trent) Ltd. are a company committed to customer satisfaction and consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, and in accordance with ‘The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992' all passengers booking with Swiftsure Travel are fully insured for the initial deposit, and subsequently the balance of monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation form. The policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Swiftsure Travel. This insurance has been arranged by Advantage Financial Services Ltd who are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number 308337 and underwritten by MGA Cover Services Limited ((Registered address: Farren House, The Street, Farren Court, Cowfold, West Sussex. RH 13 8BP).  Company registration: 08444204; authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number: 597536) under a binding authority with the insurer CBL Insurance Europe Limited ((Registered address: 2nd Floor, 13-17 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland), who are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number 203120).  In the unlikely event of insolvency, you must inform MGA Cover Services Limited immediately on +44 (0) 20 3540 4422. Please ensure you retain this booking confirmation form as evidence of cover and value. Policy exclusions: This policy will not cover any monies paid back to you by your Travel Insurance or any losses which are recoverable under another insurance or bond.