FAQ’s

 


FAQ’s – Mini-bus hire & Coach hire frequently asked questions

Minibus – Coach – Taxi

How do I get a quotation for mini-bus hire or coach hire?

BY EMAIL : You can get a quotation by emailing: mtwomey66@hotmail.com

BY PHONE: by phone contacting our team during business hours :  021 4840546

OR BY OUR CONTACT FORM: Click here 

 

Do I pay a deposit for mini-bus or coach hire?

Yes, a deposit of 50 Euros is required to book a coach. This deposit is non-refundable in most circumstances

How do I pay this Deposit?

You can pay by transfer or lodgement to bank account – Contact our office for deposit transfer / payment info.

When do I pay for the remaining balance of money?

You can pay before the date(s) of hire or on the day to the driver

Is the cost of the bus driver included in the quotation?

Yes, the cost of the driver is included in the quote

Is there any tax or VAT on mini-bus or coach hire?

No, there are no taxes or VAT on coach hire

Do you do overnight coach & mini-bus work?

Yes, we do overnight work

Are your fleet of coaches and mini-buses insured and licensed?

Yes, our coaches and drivers are licensed by the Department of Transport in Ireland. Coaches, drivers and passengers are fully insured

 

Do you have DVD players in your coaches?

 

Yes, we have DVD players in our coaches

 

Do you have a baby seat available for mini-buses?

 

Yes, but please request when booking

 

What is the minimum cancellation time for hire bookings?

 

36 hours before time of coach hire

 

How many passengers do your mini-bus & coaches seat ?

We have 8, 16 seat mini-bus for hire, 19, 29, 35, 39, 51, 53, seat coaches for hire.

 

Are your coach and mini-buses used for all types of trips and outings ?

 

Yes our smallest mini- bus to largest coaches are suitable for your coach travel & executive travel needs in Ireland including: wedding coach hire, luxury minibus hire, golf trips, airport minibus hire, schools & colleges coaches for hire. Sports teams, supporters, club outings, family outings and a myriad of journeys for all sizes and types of groups we have the vehicle solution for your needs.

 

 

BUS FLEET INFORMATION :

 

We comply with the annual Self-Declaration to the Road Safety Authority in accordance with the Road Safety Authority Commercial Vehicle Road worthiness Act 2012.

We are regularly inspected by the Road Safety Authority

All coach and mini-bus vehicles meet the requirements of EU Directives concerning Seat Strength,Safety Belts and Safety Belt Anchorages.

Directive 2005/39/EC

Directive 2005/41/EC

Directive 2005/40/EC

 

  • Certificates of Vehicle Road-worthiness Test (CVRT) – Done annually on all coaches and mini-bus
  • Regularly serviced as per manufacturers recommendations
  • Voluntary 13 week Safety check done by outside competent persons.
  • Fire Extinguishers maintained annually

 

COMFORT, SAFETY AND EXTRA FEATURES OF OUR BUS FLEET

  • All buses CD Player
  • Some buses DVD, personal reading lights
  • All buses 3 point safety belts
  • Privacy Glass
  • Arm rests, curtains, Roof Ventilation, overhead luggage Racks and large storage boots
  • Trailer available for Golf Bags etc. – request when booking.
  • P.A. system request when booking.

 

MARTIN TWOMEY MINI-BUS AND COACH HIRE CORK