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6 tips for stress-free event travel

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Published: 1st March 2024


Heading to that highly anticipated event? Whether it's a concert, sports match, or music festival, the journey is just as important as the destination.

Our event coach services are your ticket to a convenient and comfortable travel experience, allowing you to arrive at the event hassle-free. Here are six tips to make the most of your event travel with us this year.

Skip that post-arrival walk

Cheltenham Festival coach travel

One of the standout advantages of choosing our event travel services is the direct-to-door convenience. 

Unlike parking or trains, where you might have to navigate through unfamiliar streets or transfer to another mode of transportation after arriving, our coaches drop you off right at the event or festival. No need to worry about hauling your belongings through crowded streets or getting lost in the hustle and bustle, we take you exactly where you need to be.

Comfort is key

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Long gone are the days of uncomfortable and cramped travel. Our modern fleet of coaches prioritise your comfort with spacious seating, ample legroom, leather reclining seats and usb ports for charging your devices. 

Enjoy the journey in a relaxed environment, whether you want to catch up on some reading, listen to music, have a snooze or simply take in the scenery.

Group travel made easy

Attending the event with a group of friends? Take advantage of being able to secure your own seats beforehand, ensuring that everyone can enjoy the journey together. The festive atmosphere on board sets the tone for your event experience, allowing you to start the celebration early with friends, fellow fans, or like-minded event-goers.

Stay connected 

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Make the most of your travel time by staying connected with our onboard free Wi-Fi. Prepare for the event by checking squad updates, reviewing event details, or creating the perfect playlist to get you in the mood. With free Wi-Fi on board, your journey becomes an opportunity to enhance your event experience before even arriving.

Effortless planning 

We understand the importance of timely travel when attending events. Plan your journey with confidence, thanks to our reliable departure schedules. Receive real-time updates on your coach's location and expected arrival time through our app, ensuring that you can make the most of your event without worrying if you’ll make it there or not.

Peace of mind

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When travelling to events, safety is a top priority. Our services prioritise passenger safety with experienced drivers, well-maintained vehicles, and stringent safety protocols. Relax and enjoy the journey with the peace of mind that comes from choosing a reputable and reliable transportation option.

Make your event travel as memorable as the event itself by choosing our convenient event coach services. With direct-to-door convenience, comfort, and much more, we ensure that the journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.

Skip the post-arrival walk and embrace stress-free travel with National Express, the ultimate choice for event-goers. Check out the events we travel to here.

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