The UK has some of the world’s most iconic horse races; Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood, Cheltenham Festival and The Grand National. Attending a race day, for many, is the highlight of their social calendar. It’s a day to bask in the sunshine, sip on a gin or two and enjoy spending quality time with a group of your closest friends. As the major race days take over the start of summer, it’s time to start looking for the perfect coach hire so you can travel in luxury and arrive in style to the next event.
Why hire a coach for race days
Horse racing is one of the biggest events people book coach hire for. Not only is it an eco-friendly mode of transport but it is also the most cost-effective.
Your guests will be able to enjoy the extra space and legroom on-board our spacious coaches. So, there’s no need to worry about sitting in a cramped car or relying on public transport. Your guests will get to their destination feeling refreshed and raring to go!
Coach hire for groups makes perfect sense. Arranging a day out to the races with all your friends can often be a logistical nightmare. With everyone coming from different parts of the country, meeting times are often missed due to traffic and parking issues. When travelling by coach, there can be multiple pickups so you and your friends arrive altogether. Every coach hire booking is carefully planned by our in-house Operations team and your travel consultant to ensure the best route is taken.
The atmosphere doesn’t have to begin and end at the event, get the party started as soon as you and your friends step on-board.
The perfect race day transport
Our most popular coach hire solution for race days has to be our luxurious Executive coaches. They are guaranteed to add that ‘wow’ factor to your next event day. Each of our executive coaches have been handpicked to ensure everyone on-board experiences a five-star journey.
Our coaches seat up to 35 passengers with a choice of either a full kitchen or star-lit rear lounge to keep your guests entertained. All our Executive coaches come equipped with the following as standard; charging stations, reclining leather seats, Wi-Fi, entertainment systems, hot drinks facilities, refrigerator and toilet.
You can make your day at the races a truly unforgettable experience by treating your guests to some on-board catering. Continental breakfasts, afternoon tea, champagne and canapes, the choice is yours but we guarantee this will be a huge hit with your guests. We have a selection of menus available for you to choose from, and if you can’t find anything that takes your fancy just speak to your travel consultant and they will be able to order anything you desire.
We can even supply an on-board hostess service to make sure you and your guests sit back, relax and enjoy the experience.
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Attending a race day for a corporate event
A corporate event is the perfect way to entertain prospective clients, it’s even better if you step outside the norm. Directors and company owners have long opted for a race day event to help secure new business and retain clientele.
Many racecourses such as Ascot, Aintree and Goodwood offer corporate hospitality packages, perfect for privately entertaining your guests. You can build long-standing business relationships whilst cheering on your favourite jockey from the privacy of your own box.
Enhance your corporate race day with one of our Executive coaches and you’ve got the perfect pairing to secure a business deal.
For more information on transport for corporate events, visit our KF Connections page.
How do you book private coach hire for race days?
We recommend booking private coach hire for horse racing events at least four months in advance. To make a booking, you can call the team on 020 8778 6697. Our team of in-house travel consultants are fully experienced in race day transport and will be with you every step of the way. From the moment you enquire with us to the last passenger drop-off, we always endeavour to go the extra mile.
You can also contact the team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by filling in a quick quote form using the button below.