Galloway Travel Group is one of the leading coach and bus operators in East Anglia providing the full range of road passenger transport solutions:
- UK & Ireland Coach Tours
- Continental Coach Tours
- Day Excursions
- Coach Hire (private & contract)
- School Group Tours
- Local Bus Services
- School Transport
- National Express Services
It’s been 50 years since Galloway started organising coach holidays to the continent. A lot has changed but one thing remains – their commitment to delivering a quality experience. Whether you’re hiring a coach, booking an extended holiday overseas or travel and tickets to a show, they aim to provide you with excellent service, a comfortable journey and plenty of memories to share.
The company’s head office and main vehicle depot is in Mendlesham, between Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, where a well-equipped workshop and top-class engineering team carry out preparation, maintenance and repairs on the fleet of over 50 vehicles. The company has four sales offices in Stowmarket, Ipswich, Colchester and Norwich, where coach tours, concerts, day excursions, European and worldwide air holidays, cruises and Disneyland Paris breaks can be booked.
The Galloway fleet includes the highest quality touring coaches, from 33 to 53 seats, many include the very latest facility vehicles with extra legroom and luggage space. Other facilities include hot drinks, fridge, toilet/washroom, double-glazing, air suspension, air conditioning and public address system. There are four Sapphire Star coaches developed for the top of the range coach holidays utilising four-star hotels, with many enhancements to increase the quality and luxury feel still further, such as extra legroom and luggage space, leather inserts to seat backs and head rests. There are also a range of buses and other smaller vehicles.
As well as the Guild of British Coach Operators, Galloway is a member of the Confederation of Passenger Transport, the main organisation representing and advising the coach and bus industry, and accredited by CoachMarque. They are one of the founder members of the Consortium of Independent Tour Operators.
Galloway have also gained membership to the
School Travel Forum
and have achieved the governments sponsored Quality Badge for
Learning Outside the Classroom.
As well as the reassurance of travelling with a long-established, well-respected and sound company, clients’ money is protected through the Bonded Coach Holidays financial protection scheme, approved by the Department of Trade and Industry as satisfying the requirements of the Package Travel Regulations. If the holiday includes air travel, financial protection is provided through the Air Tour Operators Licensing scheme. (ATOL number 6268).
Galloway is fully aware of its responsibilities concerning the safety of its passengers. There is a Safety Management System detailing what steps are taken to check the reliability and safety of each element of your trip, and Risk Assessments are carried out to evaluate any hazards.
For more information, please visit www.travel-galloway.com.