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Edwards Holidays

Simply the best way to get away

About Edwards Holidays

Edwards Holidays has gone from strength to strength, having grown enormously over the 90 years that it has been operating. Being a family run company, Edwards Holidays set high standards on their customer service in particular the quality of their tours, ensuring you have an enjoyable and yet affordable holiday.

Edwards Holidays believes quality should come as standard and at no extra cost and they strive to ensure your holiday is as memorable as possible, from the moment they pick you up to the moment they drop you off. Priding themselves on having the best standard of coach and the most professional of drivers. They are also excited to introduce their prestigious 'Dragon Holidays' - offering you the opportunity to travel on their top of the range executive Welsh Rugby Union touring coach.

Their holidays offer a choice of luxury hotels and fantastic destinations. Remember not all coach companies are the same!

Edwards executive coaches

  • 49 & 53 Luxury Reclining Seats
  • On Board Sunken Toilet
  • Colour Monitor
  • DVD Player
  • CD Radio / PA System
  • Seat Belts Fitted To All Seats
  • Hot and Cold Drinks Facility
  • Refrigerator
  • Air Conditioning or Temperature Control
  • Double Glazed Windows
  • Continental Door
  • Excellent Luggage Compartments

History of Edwards

Edwards have operated in South Wales since 1925. The first coach or "charabanc" as they were commonly known, was a 1920 Spa.

During the next 20 years or so, the company's main source of income was the "local bus service" into the market town of Pontypridd. Business increased as the near-by Treforest Industrial Estate expanded where many factory workers were transported to work and also to the munitions factory at Bridgend during the Second World War by Edwards Coaches.

The fifties and sixties brought new ambitions for the company and indeed its clients. Edwards Luxury coaches boasted a heater and radio, travelled from all over the South Wales Valleys to popular holiday destinations, such as London, Blackpool, Bath and Stratford. During the early sixties the company organised tours as far afield as Paris, Belgium and Austria.

Since those early days, Edwards has expanded progressively. They now operate a fleet of over 250 buses and coaches from their operating centre at Pontypridd, employing 550 personnel. Last year they carried over 6,500 students to school each day and provided over 80,000 clients with their customised package holidays. They also undertake day excursions and transfers for numerous organisations.