Archive for November 2014

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Archive for November 2014

15% Off Coach Hire in December

As the festive period approaches, you will no doubt have an ever increasingly busy diary. Celebrations, shopping trips you name's on the list.

Well there is no need to shop around for your transport because, as a way of wishing you a Merry Christmas, The Kings Ferry will be giving you 15% off any hire travelling in December 2014!

So if your business has a christmas party, or you're planning a day trip to a christmas market in France - Whatever the reason, don't hesitate to call or submit your details online.

The Kings Ferry are a multi-award winning coach operator, most recently voted 'TOP LARGE COACH OPERATOR' at this years Route One Awards. Be safe in the knowledge you are in safe hands travelling on one of our luxury executive coaches.

Quote 'We three Kings' when you request a quote to claim your discount

(If you are submitting an online quote request place this in the field titled 'any other information')

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Terms and conditions
The Kings Ferry will provide 15% discount for any hire travelling in December 2014. Open to customers who haven't booked within the last 12 months. Excludes contracted customers. To claim your discount please quote 'We three Kings' when enquiring. If you are submitting an online quote request please place 'We three Kings' in the field titled 'Any other information'.

1st Year Anniversary for North Bristol Service

The Kings Ferry coach shaped cake on their 1st Anniversary in North Bristol

4th November 2014 marked the beginning of the second year of the new North Bristol Commuter Coach Service. To celebrate our 1st Anniversary of successfully running a brand new service from Weston-super-Mare, Clevedon and Portishead to North Bristol, Operations Manager Mark Purchase poses with Cllr Elfan Ap Rees with a wonderful Kings Ferry coach cake in front of our anniversary rosette.

In the service's 1st year we have seen over 23,000 passenger journeys and over 800 registered customers enjoy commuting in complete comfort on-board our executive coaches with WiFi and reclining seats.

After and independent survey result of 100% customer satisfaction it's not hard to see why it's going from strength to strength.

1st Anniversary

To top the celebrations off The Kings Ferry along with North Somerset Council and Volvo won 'Partnership of the Year 2014' at the Route One Awards in the same week.

The success of the service shows that this 1st year was one of many more to come - people can be safe in the knowledge that The Kings Ferry are here to stay in North Somerset.

The Kings Ferry Anniversary Birthday Cake


Kings Ferry scoops 2 top coach awards!

The Kings Ferry and North Somerset Council representatives collect the 'Partnership of the Year' Award 2014

It was a successful night for The Kings Ferry at the annual Route One Awards, coming home with 2 top accolades.

Crowned UK Coach Operator of the Year 2014, The Kings Ferry were eager to complete the collection by triumphing at this year's Route One Awards. Finalists in 3 categories - Manager of the Year, Partnership of the Year and Top Large Coach Operator meant The Kings Ferry could make it 5 awards in one year if successful in all 3.

In fact The Kings Ferry, alongside North Somerset Council and Volvo won the Partnership of the Year Award for the ever growing coach commuter service into North Bristol, run by The Kings Ferry, funded by North Somerset Council and supported by Volvo.

The Top Large Coach Operator Award finalists were The Kings Ferry, Lucketts Coaches and Shearings Holidays. Each great operators in their own right but with record figures and 100% customer satisfaction scores The Kings Ferry took the award to be crowned Top Large Coach Operator and UK Coach Operator of the Year in the same year.

Find out more about the Route One Awards 


Cyclopark Launch

Cyclopark Park & ride, Tollgate launch 2014

On Thursday 30th October representatives of The Kings Ferry and Cyclopark met with local authority figures to declare the Cyclopark Park & Ride site officially open. 

Adam Holloway – MP Gravesham with The Kings Ferry Managing Director Ian Fraser

Joined by Deputy Mayor of Gravesham Gurdip Ram Bungar, Gravesham MP Adam Holloway, Karen Tiley, CPT Regional Manager and Councillor Anthony Pritchard; Lawrence Tricker the CEO The Cyclopark Trust, Danny Elford and Ian Fraser posed for press shots to promote the launch.

They were joined by a stunt rider in his commuting clothes performing some impressive manoeuvres on and off the coach!


The car park provides a safe and secure parking facility for residents of Tollgate, Gravesham and it's surrounding areas such as Istead Rise wishing to commute into London each and every day. There are 22 departures every morning, averaging one every 5 mins. Canary Wharf is just 44 mins away on-board one of our comfortable executive coaches  - on which you are guaranteed a seat.

Gurdip Ram Bungar – Deputy Mayor of Gravesham at the Cyclopark launch



The newly refurbished bus shelter a short walk from the Cyclopark car park

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