Edwards Coach Holidays
Departures From: South Wales including Cardiff, Newport and Swansea
Edwards Coach Holidays has gone from strength to strength, having grown enormously over the 80 years that it has been operating in South Wales. Being a family run company, Edwards Coach Holidays set high standards on their customer service in particular the quality of their tours, ensuring you have an enjoyable and yet affordable holiday.
Edwards Coach Holidays believes quality should come as standard and at no extra cost and they strive to ensure your holiday is as memorable as possible, from the moment they pick you up to the moment they drop you off. Priding themselves on having the best standard of coach and the most professional of drivers. They are also excited to introduce their prestigious 'Dragon Holidays' - offering you the opportunity to travel on their top of the range executive Welsh Rugby Union touring coach.
Edwards are proud that their award-winning tours team have worked exceptionally hard, offering you quality holidays to both favourite and new destinations alike and of course always at great value for money. Their holidays offer a choice of luxury hotels and fantastic destinations. Remember not all coach companies are the same!
Edwards Coaches have a wide range of holidays available but they are most popular for their coach breaks to Disneyland Paris and theatre packages to see top West End shows whether performed in London itself or at regional theatres in certain areas of the UK. Their tour packages to Disneyland Paris are so popular that places tend to sell out almost as soon as the tour goes on sale!
There are over 190 buses and coaches within the fleet at Edwards Coaches. These vehicles can vary in size from 29 seats up to 70 seats. The executive coaches will have toilet facilities on-board, although where this cannot be guaranteed, regular comfort stops will be made throughout the journey. Should you wish to experience the ultimate in luxury coach travel, you should opt for the 'Red Dragons' by Edwards Coaches. These luxurious coaches feature reclining seats, DVD players, radio, air conditioning, toilets, and refrigerators for the very best in travel comfort.
2006 - WINNER(Dai Wilde) - CDC Coach Driver of the Year, Coach Tourism Awards
2006 – WINNER - Welsh Coach of the Year, UK Coach Rally
2006 – WINNER - Best Décor of Show, UK Coach Rally
2007 - WINNER (Alan Clough) - Tours Manager of the Year, Coach Tourism Awards
2007 - HIGHEST PLACED MEMBER - Confederation of Passenger Transport, UK Coach Rally
2007 – WINNER - Coach of the Year, UK Coach Rally
2007 – WINNER - Welsh Coach of the Year, UK Coach Rally
2007 – WINNER - Setra Coach of the Year, UK Coach Rally
2007 – WINNER - Peter Rogers Memorial Trophy, UK Coach Rally
2008 – WINNER - Welsh Coach of the Year, UK Coach Rally
2009 - HIGHLY COMMENDED - Coach Marketing, UK Coach Awards
2009 – WINNER - Best Coach Touring Programme, UK Coach Awards
2009 – WINNER - European Programme of the Year, UK Coach Tourism Awards
2009 - RUNNER UP - Best Coach Operator for Group Large Fleet, Group Travel Awards
2012 – WINNER – UK Best Coach Operator, Coach Tourism Awards
2012 – WINNER – UK Best Coach Operator, Group Travel Awards
2012 – WINNER – Best Coach Operator of the Year, 11-15 vehicles – National Express Awards
2012 – WINNER (Jason Edwards) – Family Business Director of the Year, Welsh Institute of Directors
2012 – SHORTLIST (Jason Edwards) – Director of the Year, Institute of Directors UK Awards
For the continental holidays, if you live within a certain postcode area you may qualify for the Edwards Coaches Home Pick-up Service. For other postcode areas, a nominal charge will be added. Edwards Coaches also offer a range of conveniently located pick-up points across the area of South and West Wales. In the majority of cases, a feeder service will be in operation that will take you to an interchange where you will have a comfort stop before boarding your holiday coach.
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Other useful info
Edwards Coaches are members of the Bonded Coach Holidays Group (BCH), the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) and Air Travel Organisers' Licensing (ATOL) meaning that your holiday monies are safe. Edwards Coaches are also active members of the Coach Tourism Council (CTC).
For outstanding quality and comfort, you should look out for their 'Diamond Class' Hotels that are specifically chosen because they meet a certain standard in accommodation.