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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Do your coaches have Wi-Fi?

    We have an increasing number of vehicles that have Wi-Fi onboard, speak to our sales team about your requirements today.

  • Are Parking charges & Road tolls included in Coach hire?

    Unless otherwise specified Parking charges and Road-tolls are not included in your coach travel quote.

  • Can we drink alcohol on the coach?

    Speak to our sales team when booking and they can advise you. It is usually not a problem however on designated sporting events it is not allowed.

  • Are your drivers CRB checked?

    All our drivers are carefully selected and have been checked with the Criminal Records Bureau at an advanced level. All drivers have their Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) and newly qualified drivers are mentored for 12 months after passing their PCV test to ensure they all adhere to the high standards of being a Country Lion coach driver.

  • Do you provide risk assessments for schools?

    We have a risk assessment. A copy is available upon request.

  • What group sizes do you cater for?

    We have a large, air-conditioned fleet of coaches. We offer hire with driver in vehicles as small as 25 and our largest coach for adults is 61 seats and for children, we can offer 72 seats.

  • Is there any VAT on coach travel?

    Private hires of coaches or buses is classed as travel and is therefore exempt from VAT

  • How do I pay for my Coach?

    We require a non-refundable deposit of £50 per vehicle at the time of booking (unless you are an account holder)
    and full payment is to be made 7 days prior to the date of hire.
    Payment for your hire can be made by cheque, payable to Country Lion (Northampton) Limited, credit/debit card or
    by bank transfer.

  • Can I hire a self-drive vehicle over the weekend and drop it off Monday?

    You certainly can.We are flexible and work with all customers to accomodate them in any way we can.

  • How old do you need to be to drive the self-hire vehicles?

    To drive the Cars and Vans you must be at least 21 years of age. To drive the mini-buses you must be at least 25 years of age.

  • Can I still hire a vehicle if I have points on my license?

    We hire to drivers with no more than 6 points on their license. However, speak to our team as certain endorsements may exclude you from hire.

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Country Lion (Northampton) Ltd
John Bull House
Oxwich Close, Brackmills
Northampton, NN4 7BH