Coach tour holidays in 2016 are hi-tech and high-spec without the airport hassle

Sit back and relax in your luxurious seat and take in the magnificent scenery. Perhaps you d like to enjoy a nice cuppa and a biscuit, too, while you charge your tablet.

Coaching holidays in the 21st century1 mean travelling on hi-tech, high-spec vehicles that feel more like mobile five-star hotels and they ll take you on ever more adventurous and exciting itineraries to fabulous destinations. So get yourself comfortable, enjoy superlative, friendly service on board and wait for your Discount Holidays © holiday to come to you.

Millions of Brits enjoy coach tours and holidays each year, so why not join them and see what you re missing? Here s a look at the leading firms plans for the 2016 season…

Leger

Coach Tour Holidays In 2016 Are Hi-tech And High-spec Without The Airport Hassle Screen time: A Leger Luxuria interior

The Europe and Beyond brochure is Leger s biggest and contains 30 new tours. Additions include extra Grand Explorer tours, short city breaks and river cruises in continental destinations such as Italy, Portugal and the Czech Republic, and as far away as South Africa, New Zealand and Canada. Highlights include 16 days seeing the jewels of Italy on the Splendours of Calabria, Abruzzo & a Taste of Sicily tour, which takes in Sorrento, Lake Garda2 and heads across the Straits of Messina to Taormina.

Or for lovers of Portugal, there s the nine-day Lisbon, Porto, Fatima and Silver Coast itinerary, which combines beaches with historic towns and villages.

Coach Tour Holidays In 2016 Are Hi-tech And High-spec Without The Airport Hassle History: The ancient theatre of Taormina

There is also the option to travel on the new Luxuria executive coaches, which seat a maximum of 31 passengers in rows of three with wider seats and extra legroom. The armchair-style seats, some facing into tables, also feature retractable calf rests, personal touchscreen TVs, and plug and USB points so passengers can keep their gadgets fully charged. Luxuria tours are selling fast and are already more than half full for 2016. A spokesman said: We are delighted to launch our biggest and best brochure to date.

2015 was a huge year on the back of our first Luxuria tour and we want to continue this success into 2016 with some really exciting additions to our portfolio.

We wanted to not only explore different and unique corners of Europe such as Norway and Sardinia, but also expand our long-haul offerings with escorted tours right to the other side of the world. legerbreaks.info3

Shearings

Coach Tour Holidays In 2016 Are Hi-tech And High-spec Without The Airport Hassle Comfort: A Shearings Grand Tourer

The updated 2016 programme is out now and features new itineraries and experiences in an array of UK and European destinations, with bookings made before February 29 saving up to 100 per couple. Domestic highlights include tours celebrating 2016 as the Year of the English Garden with a new Gardens of Capability Brown itinerary, while tennis fans can see the stars on court in Eastbourne. In Europe, the big draws are more all-inclusive holidays, 13 new breaks travelling on luxury Grand Tourer coaches and more itineraries to flower shows and festivals.

All-inclusives include an eight-day Heart of Germany trip to Wernigerode, Quedlinburg, Goslar and the pretty Harz Mountains, and an eight-day Czech Charms tour of the historic region of Bohemia, which takes in Unesco world heritage site Cesky Krumlov plus Tabor, Pisek and Pilsen, home of the famous Pilsner beer.

On the road, Shearings has added 15 Mercedes Tourismo Euro V1 coaches to its Grand Tourer fleet with a brand new livery and top-end comfort.

They offer upmarket upholstery, air-conditioning, generous legroom, individual overhead service controls and arm and footrests. shearings.com4

References

  1. ^ Coaching holidays in the 21st century (www.mirror.co.uk)
  2. ^ Lake Garda (www.mirror.co.uk)
  3. ^ legerbreaks.info (www.leger.co.uk)
  4. ^ shearings.com (www.shearings.com)

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