Alba Travel recognizes the huge strides BUSK Benchmark is making by making educational travel organizers aware of the potential risks of travelling with sub standard operators. The Company decided to join Benchmark to help spread awareness among the teaching profession of this very serious safety issue.
Management contact Michael Holmes
Established since 2002
Fleet Fleet of 5 coaches, seating capacity from 22 to 59 and 4 minibuses.
Training Drivers involved in on-going CPC modules and have completed Customer Care, Safe Loading, First On The Scene, Health & Safety, Tachographs, Drivers Hours’ Regulations, Operators Compliance Responsibilities.
Maintenance In house maintenance carried out in purpose built workshop facilities and managed by Allan Holmes. Maintenance audits are carried out annually by Lloyd Morgan Group and maintenance team have VOSA training and qualifications. Vehicles safety inspected every 4 weeks.
Members of BUSK Benchmark, Confederation of Passenger Transport, Cumbria Tourism.
Profits are re-invested into business to maintain safety standards.
Alba Travel is a family run business situated to the north-east of Penrith in the picturesque Eden Valley. The Company is very flexible in terms of what it can offer customers and our modern fleet of well maintained vehicles carry out a variety of work from weddings and airport transfers to tours, day trips and school work.
Alba Travel take the safety of it's staff, customers and the general public extremely seriously and that is why we plan each journey carefully to ensure drivers' hours are met and that all safety aspects have been taken into account. Our fleet are safety inspected every 28 days or less, our annual MOT test pass rate and breakdown history show perfect records. Our maintenance arrangements are independently audited every year by experts in the field, Lloyd Morgan Group.
Three point safety belts are fitted in all our coaches and we have a Health & Safety Policy statement and Coach Travel Risk Assessment available upon request. We have wheelchair assessible transport and our drivers are trained to how to correctly secure wheelchairs with the appropriate clamps and restraints.
For more information about our services and how our Company is run please call us today.Benchmark License No: BE0065