Entries by Emma Darling

Stay at home or go away for Christmas?

Why people are bucking tradition and going away on holiday at Christmas time. We all paint the perfect picture of Christmas in our minds – a big family Christmas at home with Turkey and all the trimmings, a roaring log fire and the Queen’s speech at 3pm. But why are more and more people choosing […]

Rover Launch New 2019 Holiday Brochure With ‘A Grand Day Out’

Nailsworth based coach operator Rover European are doing something a little bit different to celebrate the launch of their new and exciting 2019 Coach Holiday Brochure, with a VIP ‘Grand Day Out’ for both new and existing customers. Family run Rover European are renowned for providing a variety of first-class coach holidays to various destinations […]

Coach Travel – What’s Changed?

Over the centuries, UK holidaymakers have always enjoyed exploring new places both in the UK and across Europe from the comfort of a coach. We take a look at how coach holidays have changed since they first began back in the early 1900’s. Horse-drawn stagecoaches had been used in Great Britain as early as the […]

Rover’s Welcome Home Gift To You

You’ve enjoyed the trip of a lifetime. You’ve explored new destinations, sampled different cuisine, immersed yourself in new culture and met some fantastic, likeminded travelling companions along the way. You’ve become accustomed to the perks of being away on holiday; hassle free transport, panoramic scenic views, cooked breakfasts, delicious lunches, and you’ve been sure to […]

Staying Well Whilst On Holiday

It’s been on the calendar for months, you’ve paid the balance, you’ve been to the Post Office to exchange money, you’re packed and you’re ready for a relaxing break away from reality. The last thing you want is to come down with a dreaded bug and spend much of your trip hugging the toilet bowl. […]

How Will Brexit Affect Travel To Europe?

Many of us are beginning to think about where we will be going for our summer holidays. For those of us keen to sit back, relax and enjoy being driven, coach trips offer the perfect opportunity to visit interesting places without the stresses and challenges of planning, booking and driving there yourself. But with negotiations […]

What Celebrating 70 Years In Business Means To Rover European

Gloucestershire based coach operator Rover European is this year, celebrating its 71st year in business. Offering coach hire for any occasion and boasting an impressive 2018 Holiday Programme with a variety of tours across Europe, Rover European use their 70 years’ experience to create memorable holiday experiences for their passengers time after time. Based out […]

Rover Supports The Nailsworth Festival For 4th Year Running

Gloucestershire based award winning coach operator Rover European are, for a 4th year running, sponsoring The Nailsworth Festival which aims to bring something a little different to the cultural life of the Nailsworth community. Running from Saturday 19th to Sunday 27th May this year’s fun filled festival kicks off with Egypt Mill who will be […]

Blog – Why Coach Holidays Are Increasing In Popularity

Once deemed for more senior travellers and retirees, coach holidays have taken on a new identity in recent years. Some coach tour companies still only cater for the very mature age bracket, however most others including Rover European have seen an increase in younger travellers, both baby boomers aged 45 to 68, and young professionals. […]

Rover Pledges To Support Gloucestershire Based James Hopkins Trust

Having always supported local charities, Gloucestershire based coach tour operator Rover European have this year pledged to support James Hopkins Trust who provide nursing respite care for Gloucestershire’s life limited and life threatened young children. Rover European who have raised more than £2000 for various local and national charities in the last year, are supporting […]