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Happy Birthday to us!

Wallace Arnold Worldchoice is the company that owns Coachholidays.com, and it has reached the impressive age of 65 this year after a long and varied history. The story starts in 1937, when Frank Flin set up Homeland Tours as a coach operator based in Park Lane, Croydon, but with the outbreak of the second world […]

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A Century of Service and Innovation – Wallace Arnold Tours 1912 – 2012

A personal appraisal by Jon Hartley, who spent almost 30 years with the company and for much of that time was the Hotel Contracts Manager for the UK Hotels The history of the company has been well documented in several books, especially those published by Ian Allan including Wallace Arnold Days which provided a great […]

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The Golden Age of Coach Travel

Did you watch the BBC documentary on the Golden Age of Coach Travel a few weeks back?  Well, if you missed it, BBC Four are repeating it on Wednesday 26th January at 8pm.  I would highly recommend watching it and seeing what coach travel was like in its prime.  Also, keep an eye out for […]

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Ask the expert: John Flin on today’s coach tours

Escorted tours expert John Flin offers some insider tips on how agents can maximise their coach sales. Joanna Booth from Travelweekly.co.uk reports Are you missing out? John Flin, managing director of Coachholidays.com, thinks many agents don’t realise how much commission they could make selling escorted tours. “Operators who support the trade pay generous commission,” he […]

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EXPIRED: Shearings Sale – Save 10% on all Shearings Summer 2010 Coach Holidays

Happy New Year to all our readers and customers! Once again we have secured an exclusive deal with Shearings who are offering 10% off all Summer 2010 coach holidays! Visit our website for more information or call 0845 330 3747

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

All the staff at coachholidays.com would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 2009 has been a great year for coach holidays despite the credit crunch and we believe that 2010 will be even better!  We have new operators coming on board, which will bring our total up […]

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EXPIRED: Late Availability Offers from Shearings Holidays with an extra 6.5% off!

Not to sound like a broken record but Shearings have once again provided us with some fantastic offers this week*.  With prices starting from £159pp for a 5 day holiday, I know that these offers will sell out fast!  You can find savings of up to £300pp off to get searching today!! PLUS we have […]

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Interview – Denis Wormwell, chief executive of Shearings Holidays

Think of coach holidays and the image that springs to mind is usually Kenneth Williams wrestling with a microphone and Hattie Jacques while leading a reluctant tour party off on a British holiday of rain and dingy hotels. It is an image that Denis Wormwell, chief executive of Shearings Holidays, is keen to move away […]

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