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- Clients on our weekend mini-tour to Kew & Wisley.
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No Big Interchanges; most passengers will have the same coach and driver all the way!
Local pick up points - even from your front door.
Great Value for money - most tours include meals and admission to attractions.
Free excursions.
Good Quality Hotels
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COACH & MINICOACH HIRE
DAY EXCURSIONS
HOLIDAY TOURS

SWIFTSURE HOLIDAYS 2014

¨ QUALITY COACH HOLIDAYS from local pick up points in Burton, East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire.

¨ PICK UP FROM HOME available on all these tours for a small extra charge - see below.

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

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

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

Destination

Departure Date

Hotel

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

Meals

Days

Nights

Price

n SHIPS, TRAINS, PLANES & AUTOMOBILES  SS Great Britain, Haynes Motor Museum, Fleet Air Arm Museum Yeovilton and West Somerset Railway - all admissions included!

Friday 29th to Sunday 31st August 2014

Holiday Inn Taunton. 

Leisure facilities

HB

3

2

£189

Single £36

 

n LIGHTS, LAKES & DALES. Lake District day excursion, Yorkshire Dales tour and an evening drive through the Blackpool Illuminations.

Monday 1st to Friday 5th September 2014

St Ives Hotel

Entertainment

Leisure Facilities

HB

5

4

FULLY BOOKED

 

n SHANKLIN, ISLE OF WIGHT. 

Osbourne House and Steam Railway, plus scenic Island Tour

Monday 1st to Friday 5th September 2014

The Shanklin Hotel AA***

Entertainment

Leisure facilities

HB

5

4

£326

Singles all sold

n EASTBOURNE  Pashley Manor Gardens, Battle, Lewes and Brighton.

NB New Dates—now one week later than originally advertised

Monday 29th September  to Friday 3rd October  2014

The Afton Hotel

AA**

HB

5

4

£255

Singles all sold

 

n NATIONAL TRUST WEEKEND MINITOUR

Stourhead Gardens and Uppark House

Saturday 27th to Sunday 28th September 2014

The Holiday Inn Eastleigh

Leisure facilities

HB

2

1

£99

£79 for NT members

Singles all sold

n WEYMOUTH. Jurassic Coast and Isle of Purbeck.

Monday 29th September to Friday 3rd October 2014

Crown Hotel, Weymouth 

AA**  Entertainment

HB

5

4

£290

Singles £12

n EXMOUTH. River Exe Cruise, Seaton Tramway, Exeter and Dartmoor

Wednesday 1st to Sunday 5th October 2014

Cavendish Hotel, Exmouth 

AA**  Entertainment

HB

5

4

£239

Singles £20

n CROMER.  Visits to Sheringham and Felbrigg Hall (NT); trip on the Bure Valley Railway and cruise on the Norfolk Broads; also Wells next the Sea & Walsingham. Train & boat fares included. Felbrigg Hall admission £8 extra; NT members free.

Monday 6th to Friday 10th October 2014

Hotel de Paris, Cromer

AA**  Entertainment

HB

5

4

£233

Single £20

SV £12

n DURHAM & WHITBY WEEKEND MINITOUR

Saturday visit to the castle, university and cathedral city of Durham; Sunday drive to Whitby, returning over the North Yorkshire Moors

Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th October 2014

The Holiday Inn Washington

Leisure facilities

HB

2

1

£82

Singles all sold

n NORTH CORNWALL: ST. AGNES ‘Mistletoe and Wine’

Newquay, St Ives, Falmouth and Truro Cathedral.

Monday 10th to Friday 14th November 2014

Rosemundy House Hotel, St. Agnes.  AA***

HB

5

4

£278

Single Nil

n BOURNEMOUTH ‘Turkey and Tinsel’

With visits to Salisbury, Swanage and the Isle of Purbeck

Monday 17th to Friday 21st November 2014

The Queens Hotel, Bournemouth.

AA***  Leisure facilities

HB

5

4

£254

Single £Nil

 

WINCHESTER & SALISBURY CHRISTMAS MARKETS plus Oxford and the Cotswolds. Luxurious four star hotel in 54 acres of parkland.

Sunday 30th November to Wednesday 3rd December

Norton Park Hotel.   AA**** Leisure Facilities  PC

HB

4

3

£236

Single £54

n CARLISLE CHRISTMAS MARKET and a tour of the Northern Lakes, plus Leighton Hall by candlelight.

Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th December ‘14

Crown and Mitre Hotel. 

AA***

HB

4

3

£228

Single £34

n 2014 CHRISTMAS TOUR: BOURNEMOUTH 

All inclusive Christmas package at one of our favourite hotels - great food and entertainment!

Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th December 2014

The Queens Hotel, Bournemouth

AA***

Leisure Facilities

FB

4

3

£448

Singles all sold

n LAKELAND TWIXMAS.

Short break between Christmas and New Year.

Saturday 27th to Tuesday 30th December 2014  

The Shap Wells Hotel. AA*** 

HB

4

3

£165

Single Nil

LONDON WEEKEND MINITOUR:

Choice of two weekend tour dates to Central London, staying in a top class hotel overlooking the River Thames near the Houses of Parliament.

Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th February 2015

Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel

AA****

BB

2

1

£98

Single £42

LONDON WEEKEND MINITOUR:

Choice of two weekend tour dates to Central London, staying in a top class hotel overlooking the River Thames near the Houses of Parliament.

Saturday 21st to Sunday 22nd February 2015

Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel

AA****

BB

2

1

£98

Single £42

FALMOUTH, CORNWALL. Visit the Cathedral City of Truro; optional River Fal boat trip; scenic drive via Helston & Lizard Peninsula.

Monday 2nd to Friday 6th March 2015

Madeira Hotel

AA** 

HB

5

4

£198

Single £20     

SV £12

Code:  HB = Half Board (Dinner, Bed & Breakfast).    BB = Bed & Breakfast.   RO = Room only.

Single = Single Room Supplement .   SV = Extra charge (per person) for Room with a Sea View.

PC = Premier Collection Tour:  These tours are top quality tours for a special short break.  These tours feature quality three or four-star hotels in superb locations; bedrooms with every conceivable extra; excellent restaurants & elegant surroundings. With luxurious travel on our touring coaches, you can be sure of a very special break.  And, thanks to some careful negotiations, at a price you can afford!

SWIFTSURE HOLIDAY TOUR FREE PICK UP POINTS:

¨ Uttoxeter, Bus Station.

¨ Doveridge, Village Hall.

¨ Chaddesden Lane End.

¨ Derby, Full Street.

¨ Littleover, Half Moon.

¨ Etwall, Spread Eagle.

¨ Hilton, The Old Talbot.

¨ Hatton, Post Office

¨ Tutbury, Dog & Partridge.

¨ Rolleston, Spread Eagle.

¨ Stretton, Church.

¨ Beam Hill, The Beacon.

¨ Horninglow, The Church.

¨ Horninglow, Navigation.

¨ Burton, Town Hall/Derby Street.

¨ Branston, Church.

¨ Branston Arms.

¨ Burton, New Street.

¨ Winshill, Church.

¨ Stapenhill, New Bridge/Glebe.

¨ Stapenhill, Tesco (Copper Hearth).

¨ Stanton Road Coop, (Black Horse).

¨ Newhall, Old Post.

¨ Newhall, Four Lane Ends.

¨ Swadlincote, Bus Station.

¨ Midway, Hillcrest/The Wheel.

¨ Midway, Masons Arms.

¨ Woodville, High Street.

¨ Ashby de la Zouch, Main Street.

 

Holidays marked as FELIX COACHES  tours also pick up at:

¨ Ripley, Market Place

¨ Codnor, Market Place

¨ Loscoe, Denby Lane

¨ Heanor, Market Place

¨ Ilkeston, Derby Road

¨ West Hallam, White Hart

¨ Stanley Village

¨ Oakwood, Morley Road

And other local pick up points in that area.

 

Holidays marked as AFTON HOLIDAYS  tours also pick up at:

¨ Rocester, Denstone & Stramshall

¨ Rugeley, Bus Station

¨ Brereton

¨ Handsacre & Armitage

¨ Lichfield, Bus Station

And other local pick up points in that area.

 

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.

 

PICK UP FROM HOME SERVICE:

No price increases for 2014!

Our mini-coach or taxi will pick you up outside your front gate, with your cases, and take you to join the tour coach at a local pick up point.  There will be an extra charge for this service:

¤  For Burton upon Trent town area, Swadlincote town area, Rolleston, Willington, Repton, Linton & Rosliston we will charge £12 for the first person and £4 for each extra person at the same address.

¤  For Barton under Needwood, Hatton, Alrewas, Tutbury, Melbourne, Moira, Measham, and Ashby de la Zouch we will charge £15 for the first person and £4 for each extra person at the same address. 

¤  For Derby, (including Chaddesden, Oakwood, Littleover, Mickleover, Chellaston and Stenson Fields), Lichfield, Newborough, Abbots Bromley and Uttoxeter we will charge £18 for the first person and £4 for each extra person at the same address.

 

These are RETURN FARES; we will meet the coach on the return journey and take you home. 

Please Note: You must book this service at the time when you book your holiday or no later that six weeks before the departure date.  You must wait outside your house with your luggage.  (We will not carry cases into/out of your home). The mini-coach will pick up at several addresses en route so you will share the mini-coach/ taxi with other passengers travelling on the day.

 

Pick up from home map

 

 

 

 

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:

In accordance with ''The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992'' all passengers booking with Swiftsure Travel (Burton upon Trent) Ltd. 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 (Burton upon Trent) Ltd. This insurance has been arranged by Towergate Chapman Stevens through MAPFRE Assistance.

In the unlikely event of Insolvency you must Inform Specialty Claims Services Limited immediately on +44 (0) 1420 383012. Please ensure you retain your 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.