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Meet the Team - Jennifer


Posted On 23 May 2019 at 16:52 by nicola

Meet the Team - Jennifer

Meet The Team is back! Get to know 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.

Meet our new starter Jennifer who will be one of the friendly voices answering our customers calls and taking bookings in our travel department!

Name? Jennifer 

How long have you worked at Barnes Coaches? Only 4 weeks - Newbie!

What do you do? I work in the the travel department taking customer bookings etc.

Favourite food? Caribbean / Indian food

Any Hobbies? Yoga / Dog Walking

What do you like most about working in travel? Talking with our lovely customers!

Favourite destination? South Africa (Safari) or Singapore

What would you take to a desert island, and why? Ipad, Knife & a saucepan

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New Named Coaches Hit The Roads!


Posted On 15 May 2019 at 11:30 by nicola

New Named Coaches Hit The Roads!

We now have 5 new vehicles that have joined our fleet for 2019! These coaches were named by the public earlier this year & they are already out on the roads - Make sure to keep an eye out for them! We would love you to send us a photo if you spot one of one!

Vehicle Info:

Vehicle Name Registration Vehicle Make No. Of Seats
Moonraker BV19YFR  Mercedes Tourismo  53 seats
Dabchick  BV19YFS  Mercedes Tourismo 53 seats
Bob    YT19KUS   Irizar i6 53 seats
Jim YT19KUP Irizar i6 61 seats
Nellie YT17FBA  Irizar i4 70 seats

 

 

                
                        

                                                         

                                                                         

                                                                   

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Barnes Golden Tickets


Posted On 27 April 2019 at 11:45 by nicola

Barnes Golden Tickets

To celebrate the launch of the new Barnes 2019-2020 Holiday Brochure, which will be released at the end of May, we have an extra special gift for you. Inside 10 randomly selected copies of our the brochure will be a GOLDEN TICKET to claim a £50 holiday voucher!

How do I get a brochure?
If you have travelled with us on a holiday within the last 3 years or have requested a brochure in the last 2 years, good news – you’ll get sent a brochure automatically.

If you haven't and would like to enrol to receive one, simply create an account with us using the form here Tuesday 30th April 2019 23:59.

 
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New Apprentices


Posted On 27 April 2019 at 11:44 by nicola

New Apprentices

We're thrilled to welcome our 3 new Coach Driver Apprentices to the Barnes team!

Meet Zac, Sophie & Dave who will be gaining their coach driving license from our in house training programme!

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Win a family pass to Legoland


Posted On 03 April 2019 at 14:42 by nicola

Win a family pass to Legoland

We're giving away a family pass (x2 adults & x2 children) to join us on our trip to LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort on 18/04/19. Prize includes coach travel from Swindon, #Wiltshire area.

Join us for an awesome family day out this year, visit the LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort and experience the ultimate LEGO® adventure! With live shows and attractions set over 150 acres of parkland plus a fully LEGO themed hotel on site, the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort is a family destination that is not to be missed! Plus new for 2019, The Haunted House Monster Party! Attend Lord Vampyre’s birthday celebration as his special guests and experience his all new ride.

For your chance to win, enter here on our website.

Competition closes: Wednesday 10th April 2019, 23:59.

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