Our Choice

Our Choice of Coach Holidays - Now It's Your Turn To Pick Your Perfect Holiday!

Our Choice is designed to further help you find the coach holidays you want. We look at all the deals coming in and then select a handful that we honestly feel represent outstanding value for money.

To do this we have to carefully check out availability as well as use our many years of experience to only choose coach holidays that are likely to delight our customers and inspire them to travel.

We hope you find this both interesting and worthwhile. As the UK’s Number One Coach Holidays Booking Agent, that is fully ABTA bonded, so that you can travel in confidence, we want you to find the very best deals we have on offer from our outstanding collection of over 80 respected Coach Tour Companies.

Alternatively, if you’d like to embark on a break that allows you to make your own way to and from the hotel, and the opportunity to use all the time as you please, take a look here at where we’d recommend!

Alfa Travel

–  North West Departures

Bournemouth from £178pp

10th December 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £21
Bournemouth is superbly situated on the sunny south coast on top of spectacular cliffs which look down upon miles of golden sand. It is probably Britain’s most international resort with many visitors from the Continent providing an interesting sprinkling of foreign tongues as one strolls through the splendid gardens or browses through the outstanding selection of shops.

Ilfracombe from £372pp

23rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas BreaksSave £37

Christmas is a time for reflection, relaxation and enjoying the company of like-minded people as well as good food, comfortable surroundings and traditional entertainment. Sit back, relax and enjoy the festive experience with us. Ilfracombe enjoys a setting of rare beauty set as it is amongst the breathtaking scenery of North Devon and nestling around a harbour as old and beautiful as any in Britain.

Exmouth from £159pp

27th December 2018 — 4 Days — Twixmas BreakSave £20

Exmouth developed as a resort in Georgian times and was once probably the most select seaside resort in Britain, being home to such famous people as Lady Nelson and Lady Byron. To the south the resort overlooks Lyme Bay, while to the west it looks across the estuary of the River Exe to the Haldon Hills and Dawlish Warren.


– North East Departures

Porthcawl from £174pp

3rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £25

Located between Swansea and Cardiff, Porthcawl was originally a port for the iron and steel industries and still has some interesting features from that period, including the oldest maritime warehouse in Wales, an attractive harbour and the last coal and gas powered lighthouse in the country.

Blackpool from £387pp

23rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas BreakSave £72

Blackpool is one of the largest towns in North West England and for 150 years its name has been synonymous with lively seaside holidays. Enjoy a festive itinerary that also takes us to some of the most serene scenery in Britain including the Ribble Valley and the Lake District.

Dunoon from £149pp

27th December 2018 — 4 Day — Twixmas BreakSave £25

Dunoon is splendidly situated on the western shores of the Firth of Clyde, where Loch Long and Holy Loch join the sea. It boasts some lovely gardens, two bays, and a flat promenade – perfect for that most traditional of seaside occupations, strolling along the prom!

– Midlands Departures

Isle of Wight from £193pp

26th November 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £16

The traditional seaside part of town blends into the picturesque thatched cottages of Shanklin Old Town at the head of the impressive Shanklin Chine. The delightful nature trail through the Chine is not to be missed and includes a surprising relic of the Second World War.

Criccieth from £188pp

26th November 2018 – 5 Days — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £16

Criccieth must surely enjoy one of the most beautiful locations to be found anywhere. Situated on the coast at the edge of the Snowdonia National Park with all its attractions there is something to do for everybody. Castles, walks, mountains, beaches, scenery, trains, golf, water sports, fishing, plus excellent visitor attractions in abundance.


– South Departures

Great Yarmouth from £174pp

19th November 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £20

Great Yarmouth is East Anglia’s top seaside venue, a popular resort catering for many tastes. A special feature of the Great Yarmouth seafront are the horse-drawn landaus in which you can enjoy a ride and view the many attractions.


Newquay from £178pp

26th November 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £21

Newquay is Cornwall’s premier holiday resort boasting some of the finest coastline and beaches in Europe. The heart of the town is the old harbour but it spreads along the cliff tops which stand behind the eleven magnificent sandy beaches.


Llandudno from £188pp

10th December 2018 — 5 Day — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £21

The sandy west shore is quieter with miles of sands and panoramic views of the Snowdonia mountain range in the distance. Llandudno is a highly attractive resort with its magnificent crescent of hotels, broad tree-lined streets and elegant shops all combining to produce a unique atmosphere.


– Yorkshire Departures

Scarborough from £178pp

3rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas Festive SpecialSave £26

Scarborough is arguably the oldest seaside resort in Britain, a cursory glance at the headland which divides Scarborough’s two bays reveals the impressive medieval castle. The busy harbour is haven to a welter of fishing vessels and there are the usual seaside pursuits on the adjacent South Bay promenade which leads to the Spa.

Criccieth from £387pp

23rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas BreakSave £47

Criccieth has two beaches either side of the Castle, which dominates the town standing high on its rocky perch. The beaches are a mixture of sand and pebble with a rocky area at the far end of the eastern beach exposing rock pools at low tide. There are no amusement arcades or vendors along these beaches so you can enjoy a relaxing time soaking up the sun with only the sounds of the sea.


Isle of Wight from £387pp

23rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Christmas BreakSave £52

Although a quieter and more intimate resort than Sandown it nevertheless has its own theatre, lively pubs and entertainments. Shanklin boasts a long, safe sandy beach which lies at the foot of the spectacular cliffs on which most of the town is situated. The two are connected by a cliff lift.


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Angela Holidays

Tenby, South Wales from £309pp

12th November 2018 — 5 Days — Save £10

Tenby is probably the most iconic seaside town in Wales, rivalling places like Mevagissey and Polperro for quaintness and charm. Enjoy this delightful resort with picturesque and colourful walled harbour, beaches and quaint narrow cobbled streets. Explore the medieval town walls and ruined castle or just enjoy the views.

Newquay & the Eden Project from £280pp

19th November 2018 — 5 Days — Festive BreakSave £9

A five day turkey and tinsel break to Newquay to soak up the atmosphere on the quay or just stroll the deserted shoreline or enjoy the local shops, with a visit to the Eden Project, near St Austell, a 23 acre site and at Christmas time is decorated with festive lights and a Christmas tree.

Lincoln from £212pp

7th December 2018 — 3 Days — Christmas MarketsSave £7

A contemporary cathedral city with over 2,000 years of history, Lincoln is the perfect place to visit. Take a trip back through time and stroll along the cobbles in the cultural quarter of the city. Enjoy a full day in Lincoln to enjoy the famous Christmas Market and soak up the festive atmosphere.


Bowens Holidays

Festive Spirits in Weymouth from £212pp

7th December 2018 — 4 Days — Save £7

The popular resort of Weymouth is surrounded by stunning countryside with its rolling Dorset Downs and scenic paths. Its crowning glory is perhaps the beautiful beach and seafront boasting a variety of shops and cafes, perfect for a leisurely stroll, you are guaranteed a relaxing and entertaining time.


Leeds Castle & Rochester from £174pp

8th December 2018 — 3 Days — Christmas MarketsSave £5

Set in the picturesque castle gardens, there’s truly something for everyone. Stalls selling Christmas decorations, handmade and personalised gifts, stocking fillers, mulled wine, artisan chocolate and much more.


Devonshire Ilfracombe from £393pp

23rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Save £12

A great opportunity to spend your Christmas in the wonderful North Devon Coastline. Ilfracombe with its cliffs and inlet coves really shows the variances of this wonderful area. The colourful heritage, seaside views, rural tranquillity and charming harbour means it’s the resort that has everything to offer.



Crusader Holidays

Christmas on the Costa Brava from £560pp

21st December 2018 — 8 Days — Save £29

Leave the grey and cold behind and spend the festive season on Spain’s beautiful Costa Brava. Enjoy Christmas with all the trimmings in this Crusader favourite hotel with excellent leisure facilities.



Torquay & Tinsel on the English Riviera from £569pp

23rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Save £30

The English Riviera has long been known for its mild climate, so why not head south for the Christmas break. It’s a magical time with a sparkling programme of entertainment.



Christmas in Bruges from £569pp

23rd December 2018 — 5 Days — Save £30

Bruges – often described as the ‘Venice of the North’ is one of the most beautiful towns in Europe, a perfect place to spend your Christmas break.



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Gold Crest Holidays

– Disneyland Paris Breaks

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Robinsons Holidays

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