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Text Box: Coach Holidays from Derby, Ilkeston, Heanor and Ripley.Felix Holidays are arranged by Swiftsure Travel — a family business based in Burton on Trent, with friendly service and good quality products delivered by a small team of professional people!
We select quality hotels which offer comfortable accommodation with good food, and we have included a variety of excursions. Our coaches are smart and comfortable, and our drivers pleasant, helpful and informed. 
Our coach will collect you from a convenient point along a route between Derby, Chaddesden, Oakwood, Stanley, West Hallam, Ilkeston, Heanor, Codnor and Ripley. There are also additional pick-up points at Cotmanhay and Kirk Hallam. This generally takes no more than 1 hour 20 minutes. We do not normally use feeder coaches on weekend tours, but may do so if we think it will improve the pick up and drop off arrangements. Some departures are shared with Swiftsure and Afton Holidays—in this case you may be picked up by a feeder coach and taken to join the main tour coach at a convenient local interchange point.
We hope that one or more of these holidays might interest you and look forward to taking your booking. If you would like to join one of our friendly and relaxing holidays please call our office:- FREEPHONE 0800 019 0047 or 0115 9325332  Ring today and ask us to post you a copy of our Holiday Tour Brochure — the call is free!
For brief details of our holiday tours please see the table below. For more details about the hotel, click on the hotel name link.
Text Box: Why choose us?
Local pick up points. 
Comfortable Coaches
Good Quality Hotels.
Interesting Itineraries. 
Great Value for money - most tours include meals and admission to attractions.
Helpful Drivers.
Text Box: Brochure Request:
Click here to send us an e-mail with your postal address so we can send you our latest holiday tour brochure:
Text Box: Payment:
You can pay by Credit or Debit Card over the phone, or by cheque through the post (using the booking form in our brochure).

Financial security: 
Your holiday payment to Swiftsure is secure—see below for details
Text Box: Why choose us?

“Just returned from Harrogate and York weekend. Good central hotel with plenty of tasty food and of course excellent driving once again with Andy. Another excellent value for money trip. Keep up the good work Swiftsure!! Looking forward to our next holiday with you”.             

Clients on our recent Harrogate Weekend Mini-tour.

FELIX SHORT BREAKS & HOLIDAY TOURSDAY TRIPS and COACH HOLIDAYS from Ripley, Heanor, Ilkeston and Derby

FELIX & SWIFTSURE COACH HOLIDAYS 2017/2018

¨ QUALITY COACH HOLIDAYS from local pick up points in Derby, Chaddesden, Stanley, West Hallam, Kirk Hallam, Ilkeston, Heanor, Loscoe, Codnor and Ripley.

¨ SEATS STILL AVAILABLE on all these tours - unless it says ‘Full’ - please telephone for more details.

¨ ADDITIONAL CHARGES may apply for single room or sea view supplements—please see our tour brochure for full booking terms and conditions.

¨ The tours marked have sufficient bookings to ensure they will not be cancelled for low numbers!

Destination

Hotel

To visit the hotel website, for more information or pictures, just click on the hotel name

Departure Date

Meals

Days

Nights

Price

ISLE OF MAN.

Steam Train to Port Erin, then to Cregneash & Peel; coach drive via Laxey to Ramsey & including cream tea at Milntown House Gardens.

Chesterhouse Hotel, Douglas.

Free drink with dinner each night.

Sunday 8th to Thursday 12th October 2017.

HB

5

4

£366

Single Nil

 

LIMITED AVAILABILITY

CRAGSIDE, NUNNINGTON & SEATON DELAVAL (NT)

 

Holiday Inn Gosforth Park

Friday 13th to Sunday15th October 2017

HB

3

2

FULLY BOOKED

LONDON WEEKEND TOUR.

A relaxed weekend break including Remembrance Sunday.

Staying beside the River Thames at Tower Bridge. 

Guoman Tower Hotel 

Superb four star hotel in an ideal location overlooking the River Thames and St Katherines Dock.  Next door to the Tower of London.

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th November 2017

BB

3

2

£230

Single £135

SCOTLAND Turkey & Tinsel entertainment including a Michael Bublé Tribute act. Traditional Christmas and Hogmanay dinners. Glass of wine with dinner. Free bar (limited hours/selected drinks).  Coach Excursions to Loch Lomond and The Trossachs.

Winnock Hotel, Drymen.

STB ***

Entertainment.

Monday 13th to Friday 17th November 2017

FB

5

4

£322

THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

De Paris Hotel

Fri.17 November

HB

4

3

£251

TWIXMAS IN CAERNARVON

Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarvon.

Wednesday  27th to Saturday 30th December 2017

HB

4

3

FULLY BOOKED

WEEKEND MINITOUR:

YORK and the YORKSHIRE DALES

visiting Skipton, Grassington and York.

Mercure Wetherby Hotel.

Saturday 17th to Sunday 18th March 2018

HB

3

2

£90

Single £20

Felix Special Bargain Break

EASTBOURNE

Includes excursions to Beachy Head and Brighton and to Rye (on Market Day) and Hastings.

Special: £1 a drink bar each night!  2000 to 2200 only; house wine, draught beers and soft drinks only

 

West Rocks Hotel, Eastbourne.

Entertainment.

Monday 26th to Friday 30th March 2018

HB

5

4

£200

No single room supplement

SPRINGTIME IN OBAN.

Outward via Loch Lomond and the Rest and be Thankful Pass; Day tour to Glencoe and Fort William; Half day tour to Easdale and the “Bridge over the Atlantic”.

Royal Hotel, Oban

AA**

Entertainment.

Monday 9th to Friday 13th April 2018

HB

5

4

£294

PAIGNTON, SOUTH DEVON. 

Includes a round trip on the South Devon Steam Railway and visit to Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otters.

Includes train ticket and admissions.

The Queens Hotel Paignton

AA***  Entertainment.

Leisure Facilities.

Friday 13th to Monday 16th April 2018

HB

4

3

£236

HARROGATE and the YORKSHIRE DALES

Includes a tour of the Yorkshire Dales with a trip on the Wensleydale Heritage Railway; a visit to Harlow Carr Gardens and visits to Skipton and Saltaire.

Includes train ticket and garden admissions.

 

Cairn Hotel, Harrogate.

Entertainment.

Monday 23rd to Thursday 26th April 2018

HB

4

3

£262

£48 single room supplement

Code:  Price is per person, based on two people sharing a twin or double bedroom. HB = Half Board (Dinner, Bed & Breakfast).   

BB = Bed & Breakfast.   RO = Room only.   FB = Full Board (Lunch, Dinner, Bed & Breakfast).

Single = Single Room Supplement .   SV = Extra charge (per person) for Room with a Sea View.

PC = Premier Collection Tour:  These tours are top quality tours for a special short break.  These tours feature quality three or four-star hotels in superb locations; bedrooms with every conceivable extra; excellent restaurants & elegant surroundings. With luxurious travel on our touring coaches, you can be sure of a very special break.  And, thanks to some careful negotiations, at a price you can afford!

FELIX COACH HOLIDAY TOUR FREE PICK UP POINTS:

¨ Derby, Full Street

¨ Chaddesden, Chaddesden Lane End

¨ Oakwood, Morley Road

¨ Stanley Village

¨ West Hallam, White Hart or Mapperley Cross Roads

¨ Ilkeston, Derby Road or General Havelock

¨ Kirk Hallam, Goole Avenue

¨ Ilkeston, Heanor Road (Rutland Manor)

¨ Cotmanhay, One Stop Shop

¨ Marlpool, Breach Road

¨ Heanor, Market Place

¨ Loscoe

¨ Codnor, Market Place

¨ Ripley Market Place

And other local pick up points along that route

Pick up routes and feeder coach routes are planned to be as efficient as possible - most pick up routes are complete within an hour—90 minutes at the most.

Some passengers may be collected by a feeder coach, but most will be collected by the tour coach.

Confirmation of pick up times will be sent by post to clients about 10 days prior to departure.

GROUP BOOKINGS:

We offer a discount to any group of eight or more passengers who wish to travel together on one of our holiday tours.  Please ask for more details if you are interested.

 

FINANCIAL SECURITY:

Swiftsure Travel (Burton upon Trent) Ltd. are a company committed to customer satisfaction and consumer financial protection. We are therefore pleased to announce that, at no extra cost to you, and in accordance with ‘The Package Travel, Package Tours Regulations 1992' all passengers booking with Swiftsure Travel are fully insured for the initial deposit, and subsequently the balance of monies paid as detailed in your booking confirmation form. The policy will also include repatriation if required, arising from the cancellation or curtailment of your travel arrangements due to the insolvency of Swiftsure Travel. This insurance has been arranged by Advantage Financial Services Ltd who are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number 308337 and underwritten by MGA Cover Services Limited ((Registered address: Farren House, The Street, Farren Court, Cowfold, West Sussex. RH 13 8BP).  Company registration: 08444204; authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number: 597536) under a binding authority with the insurer CBL Insurance Europe Limited ((Registered address: 2nd Floor, 13-17 Dawson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland), who are authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority registration number 203120).  In the unlikely event of insolvency, you must inform MGA Cover Services Limited immediately on +44 (0) 20 3540 4422. Please ensure you retain this booking confirmation form as evidence of cover and value. Policy exclusions: This policy will not cover any monies paid back to you by your Travel Insurance or any losses which are recoverable under another insurance or bond.