Departures From: Nationwide departures available throughout England and North Wales
When it comes to coach holidays in Britain or Europe, Alfa has a formidable reputation for excellence built up over 25 years in business. Their famous cream coloured coaches are a familiar sight throughout Britain taking holiday makers to attractions and seaside resorts the length and breadth of the UK as well as many destinations in Western Europe.
Why choose Alfa?
- Alfa holidays are terrific value
- They offer a great choice of holiday destinations across the UK and Europe
- Their holidays tend to include more excursions with more included content than most other operators
- They have an outstanding fleet of modern luxury coaches
- Their pick up service offers a wider choice of joining points than the majority of their competitors
- They are very proud of the standard of their drivers
- The hotels they use - many owned by their sister company Leisureplex – are of a consistent standard
- Entertainment is included on at least 4 nights per week at most of their hotels
- Their holiday descriptions are very clear about what is included and they do not omit necessary meals or excursion content just to get down to an eye catching price
Although they offer some short breaks, Alfa tends to concentrate on holidays of at least 4 nights duration. Most of their UK holidays are 4, 6 or 7 nights long. Their overseas holidays, which include a wide range of destinations in Ireland and the near Continent, vary from 4 to 11 nights.
The majority of Alfa’s passengers will stay in one of the twenty hotels owned and operated by their sister company Leisureplex. These hotels are dedicated to the coach tour market and the common ownership gives them the ability to ensure that the content and quality of your stay is first class. Additionally, they operate to a variety of other hotels which have been carefully selected and checked to ensure they meet their rigorous standards. All the Leisureplex Hotels and a majority of the other hotels they use provide entertainment in the evenings
Personal, friendly service
Alfa prides itself on the approachability of their staff and the friendliness of the service which they provide. Whether it's their reliable, happy-to-help drivers or the dedicated staff at their 20 Leisureplex hotels, they always seek to provide the best service possible in order to make your coach holiday or seaside break as relaxing and enjoyable as possible
Main summer seaside holidays and 5 day breaks throughout the year.
All of the vehicles in their fleet are air conditioned and provided with reclining seats with three point seat belts; they also have a washroom and drinks servery. The majority of their vehicles are manufactured and maintained by Mercedes Benz to ensure the best possible standard of comfort and reliability. At peak times, they supplement their fleet with vehicles from a select group of reliable local operators with years of experience in the coach holiday business
2016 - FINALIST - Coach Tour Driver of the Year - Coach Tourism Awards
2016 - FINALIST - Coach Tour Operator of the Year - Coach Tourism Awards
Alfa operates four separate holiday programmes via four ‘hub and spoke’ or ‘feeder’ systems based on: (1) Bowburn Motorway Services on the A1 near Durham (holidays from Tyneside and Teesside), (2) Burtonwood Motorway Services on the M62 near St.Helens (holidays from North West England, West and South Yorkshire and North Wales), (3) Tamworth Motorway Services on the M42 (holidays from the Potteries, West and East Midlands) and (4) Reading Motorway Services on the M4 (holidays from South East England including Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Dorset, Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Greater London).
Other useful info
The insurance offered by Alfa does not have any age restrictions and is very competitive. For the sale of insurance, they are an Appointed Representative of ITC Compliance Limited. They are also members of ABTA, the Coach Tourism Council and the Confederation of Passenger Transport.