Whether you’re going on a holiday or a day trip, attempting to fit many people into few cars can be a nightmare. Even if you manage it, trips like these will involve cramped travelling conditions and stressed passengers. That’s no way to an enjoyable journey!
Instead, you might want to consider Portsmouth coach hire from Lucketts. With a range of coach sizes for every need, we can ensure even big-group trips never stress you out again. With our double-decker coaches coming in at 74 seats, you’ll never even need to worry about finding room for everyone!
With experience in school trips, executive events, and group holidays; we have the know-how to ensure you’re able to head away without the headache. And, it’s as simple as booking a coach with us today.
Our fantastic fleet of coaches
Our coaches are the main event, and our extensive fleet of over 160 modern vehicles won’t let you down. Whatever your need; we have a coach to suit, complete with onboard capabilities to take your trip to the next level.
- Modern coaches (70 seats)
- VIP coaches (36 seats)
- Double deckers (74 seats)
- 35-seater midi coaches
- 35 seater midi coaches
- 29 seater midi coaches
- 19 seater mini buses
- 16 seater mini buses
- Reclining seats
- Air conditioning
- TV, DVD, CD players
- Power sockets
- Tables (VIP)
- Sky TV and Chromecast (VIP)
- Integrated kitchen (VIP)
*Charges may apply
**Selected vehicles only.
Portsmouth coach hire
For your assurance, each of our vehicles is inspected every 35 days using an extensive preventative maintenance program by our award-winning engineers. We also offer a 24-hour breakdown service to make sure that you’re never left stranded. As if that weren’t reassurance enough, each of our coaches uses the latest technology to guarantee safety, including real-time satellite tracking and hands-free communication. When you travel with us, then, you never need to worry about breakdowns or other issues. You can just sit back and enjoy the ride!
Inclusive coach experiences
We understand the varying needs of all passengers, which is why we also offer a wide variety of disability-friendly coaches. All you have to do is tell us about special requirements at the time of booking so that we can arrange the most suitable vehicle. Please let us know if you or your passengers will need –
- Assistance getting on or off a coach
- Help loading coach (up to 20kgs)
- Loading wheelchairs (up to 20kgs)
We also allow wheelchairs on board, though regulations must be met to cater for this need including –
- Notification of at least 1 week
- Provision of wheelchair dimensions
- A wheelchair/passenger combined weight of no more than 300kgs
- Seat belt still be worn
- Wheelchairs in storage must weigh no more than 20kgs and break down into parts
- Dry cell batteries only for powered wheelchairs
Assistance dogs are also allowed in some circumstances as long as –
- Owner is responsible and aware of additional foul charge
- Aisles are not blocked
- Additional charges are met if assistance dog cannot sit at owner’s feet
We also allow passengers to carry handheld oxygen tanks on board, ensuring our coach trips from Portsmouth and surrounding areas are as inclusive as possible.
Coach trips from Portsmouth
We don’t just serve your existing holiday needs here at Lucketts. We also offer a wide range of holidays and coach trips from Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. Even if you have nothing in the pipeline, then, we could see you enjoying the experiences of a lifetime.
Our day trips range from as little as £22, and include a wide range of top UK locations. Our holidays are also well worth your attention. If you don’t have a holiday coming up, then, don’t hesitate to put your name down for one our coach-based wonders today.
We wouldn’t be where we are without our fantastic team of over 380 drivers. These are (literally) the driving force behind our Portsmouth coach hire, and they don’t let us down. To make 100% sure of that, every single one of our drivers is DBS checked, as well as undertaking on-going in-house training. We also make sure our drivers are forever at their best by adhering to strict EU driving regulations, making your trips safer every time.
Established in 1926, Lucketts Travel is a family-owned business based in Fareham, Hampshire. We’ve provided quality coach hire and holidays to tens of thousands of customers, and have therefore become the largest coach operator on the South Coast. Now, we enjoy over 380 fantastic employees and offer 160 vehicles for your every travel need.
Our first-class focus on safety and quality service has gained us a fair few recognitions and awards, proving we really are the best coach hire company for Portsmouth customers. Our growing list of recognitions to date includes impressive accreditations like –
- Earned Recognition from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)
- CoachMarqu by the Confederation of Passenger Transport
- Guild of British Coach Operators
- Armed Forces Covenant – Bronze award
We’re also proud recipients of multiple British Coach Tourism and UK Coach awards among many others. As if all that weren’t enough, we’re also a recognised and favourite transport provider for Portsmouth Football Club supporters among others.
If you’re looking to hire a coach in or around Portsmouth, then you really should look no further than the largest provider on the South Coast to date. We have what it takes to meet your every coach hire need. All you need to do is contact us with your requirements on 01329 823755 for a quote today.
Request a quote today and choose from our wide range of modern coaches, buses and people carriers. Alternatively call us on 01329 242617 01329 242617 and find out how we can help you with your journey.