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Size &
Type of
Coach

Differences between Standard, Executive and Luxury?

وظيفة كبيرة للقراءة A انتقل إلى عنوان ورل Standard Coach can contain 8 Seats right up to 70 Seats. Booking this style of coach will very often be your cheapest option. However because of this you will not get certain luxuries that you get on better specified Coaches. With a Standard coach you will find they will have seat belts, as this is now law on coaches, however you are not likely to get facilities such as Toilet, DVD/Video player or drinks machine. This type of vehicle is very often used for school outings and contract work, or for local jobs and services. You need to bear in mind that these vehicles are used for short local work, and should you want better facilities you will need to look at the next level, Executive Coaches.

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خيار ثنائي روبوت ايطاليا forex köper x-change Luxury Coaches are the ‘top of the range’ when it comes to specification. These coaches will have all the facilities you find on Executive Coaches, but can have so much more. This can include tables, walk in kitchens, microwaves and in some cases even Sky TV. With all these added extras you do loose space for seats, so seating can fall to around the 35 mark, but can on occasions be increased. This style of Coach is used for Corporate Events and Football Team Coaches, so the price of hiring such a vehicle can be much more expensive. However if you are willing to pay the extra it can make your trip much more comfortable and enjoyable.

How many seats does each type have?

يمكنك محاولة ذلك There are many different configurations of seats you can have when booking a minibus, mini coach or coach.

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ثنائي الخيار اعتراضية A Mini Coach can have 24, 29, 33 or 36 seats.

انظر هذا الموقع A Single Deck Coach can contain a number of combinations. They are 49, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 70 or 72 seats.

كيف وسطاء الخيارات الثنائية كسب المال We then have the Double Decker Coaches that can contain 74, 79, 83 or even 102 seats.

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How much luggage space on the coach?

الخيارات الثنائية 101 بلوق The luggage space that coaches have available, will on most occasions be more than enough to accommodate your luggage. Coaches are designed and built with luggage in mind, and will be able to take enough luggage for the amount of passengers it can carry. However having said this, there will be occasions where the amount of luggage you are taking with you will be limited. This is more likely on longer holidays, where Operators will usually place a limit on how many cases or bags each person can take on the coach. If you are looking to book a coach where you know that there will be a large amount of luggage, then it is worth speaking with the Operator to see if they are able to provide a trailer.

الخيارات الثنائية فيشر التطبيق Coaches can tow a trailer, and will often do so when carrying out trips such as Skiing, where they know that passengers may want to bring extra luggage with them such as ski`s. You do need to consider that if you want to have a trailer it will be an extra cost on your journey, and may at time to your journey, as the speed limit for Coaches with a trailer does change.

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Difference
In
Quotes

Why are some quotes much more than others?

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Will hiring a larger coach be much more?

ما معنى الرافعة المالية As already explained, there are many different seating capacities you can hire. Many people will think that if they want to hire a larger vehicle it will cost a lot more money. This is not always the case.

Clearly the larger the vehicle you hire the more it will cost, however it may not be as much more as you may think. Operators have still got to pay the driver the same, even if it is a larger vehicle they are going to use. As a result of this the only thing that will cost more is the amount of fuel used, so as a result the difference in price might not always be that great. We would always advise customers to at least explore how much extra it will be to have a slightly larger vehicle to give you extra room, which of course will be more comfortable.

What can I do to make my quote cheaper?

The three main area`s that you can look at to reduce the cost of your quotes would be the type of vehicle you are hiring, the times of your journey and the amount of pickups and drop offs that you have.

As explained above, the type of vehicle you are hiring will make a difference to your quote. If you are getting quotes for hiring an Executive Coach and think they are too high, you could look at hiring a Standard Coach which may be cheaper. However you do have to remember that a Standard Coach will not come with facilities that you will get with an Executive Coach.

The second factor to try and reduce the cost would be the times of your journey. Coach Operators and Driver`s are now very restricted to the hours they can drive. Driver`s hours are explained in more details in the next section. By adjusting the times that you travel may result in the difference between having one or two drivers for the trip. Clearly having two driver`s will increase your quote. If you have any query with regards to times, we would suggest you speak directly with the Operator who will always advise you accordingly.

Pickups and drop offs are always an issue when considering Coach Travel. Many people will book a coach or minibus and expect to be picked up from a number of different locations and also dropped off the same. Operators will do this, however it will increase the price of your journey. In some cases having a number of pickups and drop offs may result in the Operator having to provide what they call a `Feeder` driver, which is basically a second driver for the job that will complete all the pickups and then hand the vehicle over to the main driver to complete the rest of the journey. So therefore we would advise that you try and keep pickups and drop offs to an absolute minimum, ideally only having one or two of each. Again if you have any query regarding this we would advise speaking to the Operator directly.

03

Drivers Hours
and
the Law

What breaks does a driver have to take?

All Coach Drivers are by law required to follow very strict rules when it comes to driving time and rest periods. The responsibility to abide by these rules is down to the driver and the Operator, so you as the passenger should not have to worry about it. When planning any journey the Driver and Operator will have to plan all driving times and breaks. However, we do think that it helps if passengers have some knowledge of the rules the Drivers have to follow.

After a driving period of no more than 4 1/2 hours, a driver must immediately take a break of at least 45 minutes unless he takes a rest period. A break taken in this way must not be interrupted. For example if a driver drive`s for a full 4 1/2 hours, he must then take a uninterrupted break of at least 45 minutes.

Alternatively, a full 45 minute break can be replaced by one break of at least 15 minutes followed by another break of at least 30 minutes. These breaks must be distributed over the 4 1/2 hour period. Breaks of less than 15 minutes will not contribute towards a qualifying break, but neither will they be counted as duty or driving time. The EU rules will only allow a split-break pattern that shows the second period of break being at least 30 minutes, such as in the following examples:

Driving 2 hours – Break 15 minutes – Driving 2 1/2 hours – Break 30 minutes
Driving 2 hours – Break 34 minutes – Driving 2 1/2 hours – Break 30 minutes

A driver `wipes the slate clean` if he takes a 45 minute break (or qualifying breaks totalling 45 minutes) before or at the end of a 4 1/2 hour driving period. This means that the next 4 1/2 hour driving period begins with the completion of that qualifying break, and in the assessing break requirements the new 4 1/2 hour period, no reference is to be made to driving time accumulated before this point. For example:

Driving 1 1/2 hours – Break 15 minutes – Driving 1 1/2 hours – Break 30 minutes – Driving 4 1/2 hours – Break 45 minutes.

What is the daily driving limit for a driver?

As well as having to abide to strict breaks throughout a driving period, Drivers have also got a limit to the amount of driving that can be carried out in one day.

The maximum daily driving time is 9 hours; for example:

Driving 4 1/2 hours – Break 45 minutes – Driving 4 1/2 hours
Driving 2 hours – Break 45 minutes – Driving 4 1/2 hours – Break 45 minutes – Driving 2 1/2 hours

This maximum driving time can be increased to 10 hours twice a week; for example:

Driving 4 1/2 hours – Break 45 minutes – Driving 4 1/2 hours – Break 45 minutes – Driving 1 hour
Driving 2 hours – Break 45 minutes – Driving 4 1/2 hours – Break 45 minutes – Driving 3 1/2 hours

What is the daily driving limit if you have two drivers?

Should you be planning to go on a journey that is longer than ten hours, an Operator can supply two drivers, which is known as `Multi Manning.

Multi Manning is the situation where, during each period of driving between any two consecutive daily rest periods, or between a daily rest period and a weekly rest period, there are at least two drivers in the vehicle to do the driving. For the first hour of multi manning the presence of another driver or drivers is optional, but for the remainder of the period it is compulsory. This allows for a vehicle to depart from its operating centre and collect a second driver along the way, providing that this is done within 1 hours of the first driver starting work.

Organising driver`s duties and incorporating this concession enables a crews duties to be spread over 21 hours.

04

Other
Commonly Asked
Questions

How safe is Coach Travel?

Coach Travel is now a very safe form of transport. Coaches are now built to a very high safety standard with a large amount of extra safety features. This does now include seat belts for all passengers which should be found on every coach. In addition to this, Drivers are now required to carry out ongoing training to retain their licence, resulting in driving standards constantly increasing. Operators of Coaches are now also very closely monitored by VOSA, and have to follow very strict rules when it comes to maintenance of all their vehicles.

Can I smoke on a Coach?

Smoking is now strictly prohibited on all Passenger Carrying Vehicles, which includes Coaches.

Can I get Disabled Access?

There are now a number of Operators that do have Coaches with Disabled Access. This could be a vehicle with a larger front door to allow access for a wheelchair, or a coach that has been fitted with a lift for wheel chair access. If you do require such access or any further information, then we advise you speak with the Operator you use.

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