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Skills Holidays stylish coach holidays for the 21st century

You can book with confidence in the sound knowledge that Skills Holidays, a fourth generation family business is still going from strength to strength after 94 years - and because we’re a local company serving our local community we can offer the ultimate in relaxation and convenience with free on-site car parking, home taxi pick-ups, a comfortable departure lounge and no change of coaches from our main pick up points.

I’m very proud of the Team at Skills and on behalf of all of them we look forward to welcoming you on board with us this year.

Nigel Skill, Chairman

94 years of experience – we care

All holidays are crewed by our own specially selected drivers and we pride ourselves on having the most helpful, courteous and knowledgeable drivers in the industry. Based on customer feedback, we know our crew play a key role in making your holiday extra special. Our crew express immense satisfaction from making you happy.

We own and operate our own fleet of coaches, maintained in our workshop to the highest standards and boasting all the facilities you need to stay safe and comfortable whilst you are on-board.

Our great range of destinations and itineraries are carefully planned along with a programme of excursions to make sure that your holiday is the relaxing, fun-filled break you deserve.

All our accommodation has been stringently checked, from family run hotels to national chains, and are tailored to the needs of each holiday. Chosen for their location, style and service, many are old friends that we have been using for years; others are new and we believe will become real customer favourites.

Outstanding value and “Distinctively Different” holidays

Explore the many “must see” attractions on our unusual and distinctive holidays from weekend city breaks, TV themes, special events, great train journeys and beautiful gardens through to 13 day touring holidays through some of Europe’s most stunning scenery.

Free car parking, Free shuttle coach and Free tea & coffees in our pre-tour departure lounge*.

Our super spec executive coaches feature on the majority of holidays, full details page 4.

Your own reserved seat throughout the holiday. (not available on shuttle coaches).

No change of coach when you join at our main pick up points, full details pages 6&7.

Travel with friendly, like-minded local people supporting their local family-run business.

Financial Protection

Skills Holidays are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday Group of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK Ltd who provide a government and ABTA approved consumer protection scheme.

This ensures that in accordance with the coach package holidays featured in our brochure and on our web site that our clients’ monies are protected by a Bond in the unlikely event of the Member’s insolvency. Full details can be obtained at www.bch-uk.org or call 0207 240 3131.

*Some pick up points are served after departing from the Departure Lounge