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ABOUT US

97 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 accommodation used 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 touring holidays through some of Europe’s most stunning scenery.

Free car parking and Free shuttle coach.

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 of our Super Brochure 2014.

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

GROUP BOOKINGS

For a group holiday designed specifically for you and your friends call Michele Else our dedicated Group Sales Manager on 0115 9777416 for advice on the perfect itinerary to suit your group requirements.

Visit our groups web page at www.skills.co.uk/group-organisers or email groups@skills.co.uk.

 

 

Exclusive to Skills - When you book on a holiday or break with Skills you can now make your holiday arrangements more convenient by taking advantage of our exclusive Park & Ride service available at our secure parking site at the Skills Departure Lounge, close to Juncti on 26 of the M1.
Exclusive to Skills - Join us at our the Skills Departure Lounge where you can relax before joining the holiday coach. Its the most convenient way to travel with us and fast becoming the most popular way to take a coach holiday with Skills.
EST.1919 - Skills Motor Coaches originated in Radford, Nottingham in 1919. It became a limited company in 1958. Founded by Arthur Skill, the current chairman’s (Nigel) and financial director’s (Simon) grandfather, began by using his only lorry to collect fish from the early morning market and for light haulage during the day. Soon, he began carrying local miners to Bestwood Colliery, and in 1921 he purchased a Crossley Charabanc - Skills’ first true bus. Read the full story of our heritage at www.skills.co.uk/heritage
FINANCIAL PROTECTION - Skills Holidays & Skills Coachstyle are members of the Bonded Coach Holiday Group of the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK Ltd who provide a government approved consumer protection scheme.
This ensures that in accordance with the coach package holidays featured in this 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 http://www.bch-uk.org or call 0207 240 3131.
21ST CENTURY - Today Skills provides great value breaks and holidays by coach.Visit our branches; Skills Travel shop in central Nottingham, Skills Head Office in Bulwell or visit us online. For inspiration on all types of holidays including air and cruise visit Skills Worldwide Travel agency in Beeston, for an unbiased quotation on your holiday needs..
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