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April 2017

Date: Saturday 1st April 2017

Departing: Tynedale

Arriving: Edinburgh


Our Drivers: Billy Golden


Hello, I would just like to say thank you to your company and your excellent driver Billy following our tour to Edinburgh this weekend. The coach was fantastic - the boys were very impressed with the gold 79 seat double decker coach! (Booked via SkyHigh Sports) Billy was very helpful and went out of his way to make our trip as safe and enjoyable as possible and was very patient with the group - 36 boys of 11 & 12 years old are not always the quietest but Billy was unflappable.  We will definitely look to use you again next year. With many thanks.


Laura Sykes, Tynedale RFC U12

Our client testimonials...

Date: Saturday 8th April 2017

Departing: North East (Various)

Arriving: Bury Market


Our Drivers: Billy Golden


I just wanted to say a big THANK YOU to you for a wonderful trip to Bury Market on Saturday 8th April. My friend and I had a great time - so much so we've booked another two trips with you. A special mention for our bus driver Billy who was absolutely brilliant - very professional, friendly and couldn't do enough for us. Coach was extremely comfortable too. We look forward to our next trip to Doncaster market on the 6th May.    


Thanks again.


Julie Robson, Carolynn Fippard

Date: 1st April - 9th April 2017

Departing: Barnard Castle School

Arriving: Claviere, Italy


Our Drivers: Gordon Foster, Roger Clayton



We were delighted to be the new coaches first passengers. The recline on the seats is excellent and the leg room is very good too.





Gary Bishop, Ski Trip Organiser, H.O.D. Economics and Business Studies, Barnard Castle School

Date: 7th - 12th April 2017

Departing: Sunderland

Arriving: Dortmund, Germany


Our Drivers: Paul Gibson



Driver created great relationship with staff and pupils.






Gavin Embleton, Teacher, Farringdon CA

Date: 10th April 2017

Departing: Sunderland

Arriving: Great Yarmouth


Our Drivers: Billy Golden



The bus drivers were very pleasant and very knowledgeable about the needs of our disabled passengers. I would have no hesitation to recommend your company for abled and disabled passengers.





Momentum Coach Hire Customer

Date: 7th April 2017

Departing: Cambridgeshire

Arriving: Normandy and Paris


Our Drivers: Stephen Henderson




Contact details received a few days before departure, an excellent coach. Very punctual. It was a pleasure working with Steve, he had excellent knowledge.




Thierry Jestin, Head of Department, Wisbeck Grammar School

Date: 17th April 2017

Departing: Gateshead

Arriving: Holland


Our Drivers: Roger Clayton



Roger was great, he was very obliging as we varied the itinerary.






Neil Walker, Gateshead RFC, Coach

Date: 7th - 15th April 2017

Departing: Bradford

Arriving: Folgardia, Italy


Our Drivers: Micky Thurlaway, Andy Gardener



Just arrived back from a school trip from Folgardia with the coach drivers Mick and Andy. Brilliant drivers, fantastic entertainment value and all round top blokes! We would highly recommend them for any trip and would definitely request them again! A massive thank you for making our trip enjoyable! Pirates for life!




Clare Buckley, Hanson Academy

Date: 6th April 2017

Departing: Whitehaven, England

Arriving: France


Our Drivers: Ian Westgath



Ian was extremely helpful and friendly throughout the trip. We would love to have him as our driver again.






Liam Cambell, Head of year, Whitehaven Academy

Date: 8 - 16th April 2017

Departing: Stourbridge, Old Swinford Hospital

Arriving: Madanno Di Campiglio


Our Drivers: Doug Andrew, Harry Morton





Personable, friendly and professional. Very satisfied. Drivers were particularly helpful and went out of their way to facilitate us.



Andrew Coalter, Old Swinford Hospital

Date: 21st April - 23rd April 2017

Departing: Yarm

Arriving: Ambleside


Our Drivers: Kevin Porter



Very nice coach. Coach Company and driver were very helpful and made the tour a great success.






P.Shaw, Party Leader, Yarm U'14 Rugby Club Team

Date: 18th April 2017

Departing: Bolton

Arriving: Folgarida


Our Drivers: Kevin Porter



Excellent - USB Ports, brilliant, very clean, world’s greatest coach. Very honest drivers. Quality banter from Kevin & Gordon. Very accommodating for students to enable us to save time in the morning. Greatly Appreciated!




Bernadette O'Hara, Trip Leader, St Joseph's High School

Date: 23rd April 2017

Departing: Blyth

Arriving: Barnsley/Stockdbridge


Our Drivers: Colin Hilton



Colin did a great work transporting us, always on time. Great navigational and driving skills on some very testing roads.




Jimmy Halsius, Party Leader, Blyth Rugby Club

Date: 24th April 2017

Departing: Hindhead, England

Arriving: Holland


Our Drivers: Micky Thurlaway




Couldn't fault the customer service. A great new coach. Loved the USB chargers! Mickey the driver went out of his way to be helpful and was friendly and charming at all times. Excellent service. Great coach. Awesome driver.



Mark Reynolds, Head of Performing Arts, Amesbury School

Date: 15th April 2017

Departing: Bradford

Arriving: Folgarida, Italy


Our Drivers: Micky Thurlaway, Andy Gardener


Very happy with the customer service, good communication and introduction. Very good quality coach. Always on time. The driver’s skill and knowledge was exceptional. For example we know how the gear box oil can be used to slow the coach and thus preventing brake fade. Our two buccaneers Captain 'Andy' Blackbeard and long john 'Mickey' have been fantastic addition to the pirate team. They have been involved in all activities and brought a great sense of humour with them. They have definitely earned their stotty cakes and Pease pudding this week.


Ben Irving, Head of Sixthform, Trip Leader, Hanson Academy

Date: 15th April 2017

Departing: Yorkshire

Arriving: Folgarida, Italy


Our Drivers: Adam Rayner, Phill Hall




Very clean & comfortable. Thank you for getting us to Italy and back to the UK so safely and professionally. The coach was immaculate each time we boarded. Thank you!




Helen Barnie, House Leader, Brigshaw High School

Date: 14th April 2017


Arriving: London


Our Drivers: Adam Rayner



The coach was comfortable and clean. Adam the driver planned in advance and was always on time. He was very capable and reliable. Very accommodating of our plans. We were extremely happy with our driver Adam. He was affable, flexible and we were always in safe hands. Fantastic all round!




Mark Mortensen, Teacher, Newlands College

Date: 21st April 2017

Departing: Houghton le Spring

Arriving: London


Our Drivers: Peter Guthrie



We would like to express our gratitude to your driver peter, who I have been informed was fabulous throughout the journey and the bus was in excellent condition and a very smooth travelling experience. We would certainly be looking at using your company again probably around Christmas time when we take our children and young people to the panto in Newcastle and would recommend your company to anyone. Once again thank you very much.


Carol Masheder, Office Administrator, Gateway North East

Date: 26th April 2017

Departing: Sheffield

Arriving: Normandy


Our Drivers: Stephen Henderson, Andy Gardener




It was good to have direct driver phone numbers though I did not need them. The quality of the coach was excellent. Steve and Andy were excellent - charming, funny, flexible and professional. Drove excellently (although they only let me drive once) Best drivers we have ever had.



Miriam Tierman, Bradfield School, Head of Languages 

Date: 26th April 2017

Departing: York

Arriving: Normandy


Our Drivers: Gordon Foster



Gordon was extremely professional, courteous and polite throughout our trip.






Susan Rotherforth, Troop Staff Sergant, 2 Signal Regiment

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