Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a couple of answers to frequently asked questions.
What size of coaches do you operate?
We operate standard, executive and corporate coaches, as well as minibuses and double deckers. Our vehicle capacities range from 16 -80 seats.
Do you provide coach hire services in the Wirral?
Yes, our coach hire service covers the whole of Cheshire and beyond, including Merseyside, Lancashire and Greater Manchester. We have a base close to the Wirral in Runcorn, Cheshire so we are able to accommodate your coach hire needs if you are in the Wirral area.
How safe are your coaches?
All of our modern coaches are well maintained and are fitted throughout with seatbelts. Our whole fleet is subject to a rigorous service schedule and safety inspections.
We are proud to be a member of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the Guild of British Operators, both of whom hold us to a high standard.
Our vehicles are monitored on the road with satellite tracking, and are supported with a 24 hour breakdown service.
How long have you been operating?
Selwyns Travel have been operating coach hire throughout the North West for more than 40 years, so you can rest assured that you are in safe hands.
What is the BUSK benchmark?
The BUSK benchmark is an independent start rating for the coach and minibus industry, that’s based on safety and legal compliance.
Selwyns are proud to have the BUSK benchmark. Find out more here.
Do you provide coach hire for corporate events?
We specialise in providing coach hire for corporate events. So if you have any corporate travel needs and require a cost effective solution, then contact our experienced corporate travel organisers and they’ll let you know how we can help and can sort you out with a quotation.
Do you operate coach tours and day trips?
Yes, we offer an extensive range of day trips. We have a separate booking website that contains full information on all of the day trips and tours that are currently available.
Can I see the vehicle before I confirm my booking?
Of course! Selwyns Travel is proud of its fleet and we’d welcome you to visit. We do however ask that you arrange a viewing in advance with our sales team so we can ensure that the vehicle you are interested in is available.
How do I make a booking?
You can get a quote for Private Hire online, by calling us on 01928 564515 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are looking for Day Trips, you can call us or book online at www.selwynsdaytrips.co.uk
We are booking a coach for a tour and needs hotels and ferry reservations. Can you help with this?
Of course – our experienced sales representatives are happy to help to make reservations at hotels throughout the UK and Europe and any ferries you may require. If you wish us to book theatre tickets or anything similar for you please let us know.
Is Selwyns Travel a coach broker?
No. Selwyns Travel owns and operates our own vehicles, employs our staff directly and work from recognised and well resourced depots. We would always recommend that you book your coach hire directly with a supplier. This ensures that you will receive the standard of service that you expect and will pay for we strongly advise you to book direct with a specific coach company like us.