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Father's Day Vouchers Now Available

Father's  Day Vouchers Now Available

Our Father's Day Vouchers are now available to pre-order, ready in time for the special day!

Vouchers can be of any amount and can be put towards either Holidays, Day Trips, Concerts or Theatre trips. Our team will create a personalised voucher tailored to your request and you can include your own message to make the present extra special!

Call to order your voucher today on 01793 821303, or request online at our website.

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NEW 2018 plate now ready to hit the roads!

NEW 2018 plate now ready to hit the roads!

The new Mercedes-Benz Toursimo has just been released in Europe and so Barnes felt that it was time to give this prestigious brand a go in its fleet of 40 vehicles. It promises to be one of the safest vehicles on the road as well as one of the most comfortable for passengers. This is Barnes Coaches 5th new vehicle of 2018 taking spending over £1.5 million.

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Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency

Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency

Today, we are proud to be part of the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency earned recognition scheme launch, as a founder member!

Find out more here > https://bit.ly/2HqjzQI


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Meet the Barnes Team! - Rachel

Meet the Barnes Team! - Rachel

Over the next several months we will be introducing the Barnes staff one by one so you can get to know the people that help make everything happen behind the scenes at Barnes Coaches!

We've done a quick question & answer session to help you get to know them, next up we have our newbie starter…. Rachel

Name? Rachel Beechey

How long have you worked at Barnes Coaches? 4 weeks

What do you do? Holiday Administrator

Favourite food? Any! - I'm a grazer, but I do enjoy Italian Food

Any Hobbies? Walking my chocolate lab Darcy, Horse Riding, Travelling & helping my husband run a football team.

What do you like most about working in travel? Seeing the pleasure when people enjoy their holiday, and I enjoy talking to customers & helping others

Favourite destination? Cyprus & Wales

What three items would you take to a desert island, and why? 

Hair Straightners as I hate my hair being curly - (let's hope there's electricity then!?)
Eye Liner & my Kindle - so I won't be bored!

 

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Happy Retirement Hilary

Happy Retirement Hilary

This week we said farewell to Hilary, retiring after her 11 years of dedicated service at Barnes Coaches. Hilary described her time at Barnes over the years as being "Fun, Interesting & enjoyable - with a great team to work with!"

A big thank you for all your hard work, you will be missed!

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