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Archive for October, 2017

Recruiting now! Additional quality drivers required due to continued expansion of our business

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Due to continued expansion of our business, Bennetts Coaches is now looking to recruit for the following positions –

National Express – Full Time – £11.48 per hour, plus bonuses

We’re looking for smart, professional drivers with outstanding customer service skills and a real sense of responsibility.  The ability to work shifts (including weekends and Bank Holidays) and a good level of fitness are both vital, as is possession of a valid PSV driving licence, driver card (tachograph) and driver CPC qualification.

You will be driving a state-of-the-art coach and your customers to their destination in safety, on time and in comfort.  We’ll look to you to provide exceptional customer service and information at all times, sell tickets, handle money, and help passengers to load and unload luggage. Naturally, safety is paramount and you’ll operate within legal requirements such as tachographs, VDFs and drivers’ hours regulations.

You’ll also be there to ensure all vehicle defects and any incidents are reported in line with company procedures.

We offer excellent rates of pay, a company pension and a performance related bonus scheme.

Full Time PSV Drivers – Full Time – £10.48 per hour, plus bonuses

We are currently looking for a professional, experienced, friendly coach drivers to join our existing team, covering all aspects of coach driving, to include private hire and contract work.  Applicants must hold a valid PSV driving licence and an up to date Driver CPC qualification, be reliable and have a flexible approach.

40 hours minimum per week.

We offer excellent rates of pay, a company pension and a performance related bonus scheme.

PSV Drivers – Part Time – £10.48 per hour

Applicants must hold a valid PSV driving licence and an up to date Driver CPC qualification, be reliable and have a flexible approach.  This position will include morning and afternoon school runs during term time, but may on occasions, also include other contract or private hire work.

20 hours minimum per week during term time.

We offer excellent rates of pay and a company pension scheme.


For further information, please contact the Operations Manager at Bennetts Coaches on 01452 527809, or send your CV by email to

Old style £1 coins

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Dear customers, please be advised that Bennetts Coaches will no longer be able to accept the old style £1 coin on our services from Monday 16th October 2017.

The old round £1 coins are no longer legal tender, and whilst some retailers may choose to still accept the old style coin for a short period, the only places guaranteed to still accept it are banks and post offices.

We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

Bennetts Coaches are delighted to be working in partnership with The Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership again this year and is committed to making every journey as safe as possible. Bennetts Coaches are providing the transport for over 6,000 young adults to attend a GRSP county wide road safety theatre production called ‘What if…?’ being shown across five venues in Gloucestershire between September and November 2017. What if…? is a theatre based roadshow aimed at students aged 16-17 and is designed to prevent harm and fatalities to young road users. For more information please visit: