Coach Travel Aston Villa & Wigan

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by EASTENDER MARKY » 20 Aug 2006 19:13

Just out of interest, how many coaches have been booked for the first two away games ?

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by STAR TRAVEL » 20 Aug 2006 21:11

EASTENDER MARKY Just out of interest, how many coaches have been booked for the first two away games ?


We have filled six coaches.

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by PlasticRoyale » 21 Aug 2006 11:31

Am i too late to book a seat on the coach??

Was going to get the train but getting back may be a problem

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by Rhys The Royal » 21 Aug 2006 14:13

PlasticRoyale Am i too late to book a seat on the coach??

Was going to get the train but getting back may be a problem


And if it isn't too late, can you buy a ticket for the coach on the day of the game?

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by STAR TRAVEL » 21 Aug 2006 14:22

Rhys The Royal
PlasticRoyale Am i too late to book a seat on the coach??

Was going to get the train but getting back may be a problem


And if it isn't too late, can you buy a ticket for the coach on the day of the game?


We are full and have a standby list of people wanting to go.


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by M4 Junction 11 » 21 Aug 2006 14:30

Any idea why the STAR coaches are going at 3.30pm and the Young Royals coach at 4pm? Is this a typo or do the YR's just have a faster coach?

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by STAR TRAVEL » 21 Aug 2006 14:50

M4 Junction 11 Any idea why the STAR coaches are going at 3.30pm and the Young Royals coach at 4pm? Is this a typo or do the YR's just have a faster coach?


Enquiries would have to be made to RFC why they have stated 4pm.

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by EASTENDER MARKY » 21 Aug 2006 16:45

Is there still room for two 17 year olds for the coach to Wigan ?

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by STAR TRAVEL » 21 Aug 2006 17:56

EASTENDER MARKY Is there still room for two 17 year olds for the coach to Wigan ?



At the moment yes, The STAR HQ is open from 10am -4pm on Wednesday. First come first served.


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by EASTENDER MARKY » 21 Aug 2006 18:05

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EASTENDER MARKY Is there still room for two 17 year olds for the coach to Wigan ?



At the moment yes, The STAR HQ is open from 10am -4pm on Wednesday. First come first served.


Excellant. Would I be able to book on the coach on the way to Villa ?

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by STAR TRAVEL » 21 Aug 2006 18:10

EASTENDER MARKY
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EASTENDER MARKY Is there still room for two 17 year olds for the coach to Wigan ?



At the moment yes, The STAR HQ is open from 10am -4pm on Wednesday. First come first served.


Excellant. Would I be able to book on the coach on the way to Villa ?


Come into the HQ and book not on the coach

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by EASTENDER MARKY » 21 Aug 2006 18:16

OK, i'll do it before the coach leaves. Cheers

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by RoyalMatt » 21 Aug 2006 20:07

How do STAR organise how many coaches will be going to each game? Is a deadline set a certain number of days before a match when no more coaches are booked or is each game allocated a specific number of coaches? A standby list was mentioned above- when that becomes the 50+ required is another coach ordered?

Obviously I'd book up early if planning to travel by coach but I'm just wondering how late I can leave it if I'm unsure of plans!

Thanks


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by STAR TRAVEL » 21 Aug 2006 22:23

RoyalMatt How do STAR organise how many coaches will be going to each game? Is a deadline set a certain number of days before a match when no more coaches are booked or is each game allocated a specific number of coaches? A standby list was mentioned above- when that becomes the 50+ required is another coach ordered?

Obviously I'd book up early if planning to travel by coach but I'm just wondering how late I can leave it if I'm unsure of plans!

Thanks


As we fill a coach we put on another one, however there has to be a cut off point because in fairness to the coach company they need to know how many drivers/ vehicles they have to allocate. With evening games it will affect the drivers hours the following day. For the Villa game the coaches had to be booked first thing this morning. On Saturday the last seat on a coach was filled directly after the game. We had four enquiries this morning after the coaches were booked, these are the people on "the standby list".

For the Wigan game we have to order the coaches on Wednesday. We cannot and will not rely on people booking at the last minute, coaches are very expensive, so it is in the interests of everyone to book as early as possible so we can assess the demand and try to meet it.

There is no limit to the amount of coaches we will take if the demand is there but we cannot justify putting on a 53 seater coach for one person. If we put coaches on standby we would have to incorporate standby charges into the price we charge our members and the whole point of our travel is to make them as affordable as possible.

So in essence if you want to go do not leave it until the last minute.

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by The 17 Bus » 22 Aug 2006 07:01

Excellent explanation there Star Travel, I also like the use of the name for the shck, STAR HQ it is from now on, roger, wilko and out.

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by STAR TRAVEL » 22 Aug 2006 09:57

The 17 Bus Excellent explanation there Star Travel, I also like the use of the name for the shck, STAR HQ it is from now on, roger, wilko and out.


Gosh, thanks old boy for those kind words.
Now time for tiffin, so chocks away.

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by royal1 » 22 Aug 2006 15:40

Cavaman Can we book coach seats by email?


what is the capasity on the coaches to Wigan

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by RoyalMatt » 22 Aug 2006 17:43

Thanks very much for the answer to my question. Makes it a lot easier to understand what's going on!

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by STAR TRAVEL » 22 Aug 2006 19:21

royal1
Cavaman Can we book coach seats by email?


what is the capasity on the coaches to Wigan


This year we are using 53 seater coaches.

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by Lost in the West Stand » 24 Aug 2006 00:53

so how many broken windows did we end up with? :roll:

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