The Benefits of Using a Minibus for an Outdoor Activities Trip

 A day of outdoor activities is a fun, yet tiring affair. Using a minibus not only adds convenience value – it can improve the overall experience for everyone involved.


Whether it’s a day out with the kids, as part of a work team-building exercise or just to get out of the house, outdoor activity trips are a great way to get a group together and do something more adventurous. Hiring a minibus is advantageous for a wide range of trips, especially something as energy-sapping as a day of outdoor activities. Here are a few reasons why a minibus will benefit your trip:




It’s likely that you’ll be embarking on your day of activities in a group, and if it’s a particularly large group, organising a convoy of cars can be rather tricky.


Hiring a minibus means you and your companions can all leave at the same time and, more importantly, arrive at the same time. There’s nothing worse than waiting around for stragglers. Instead of having to organise meeting times or making sure everyone knows how to get there, you have the convenience of just getting on a minibus all at the same time.


Good Value For Money


Depending on the type of activity, combined with the petrol money for travel, your day out can end up being quite an expensive one. One advantage of minibus hire from a financial standpoint is that you will all be able to chip in to cover the cost of hire and travel.


Money saved on travel expenses can now be spent on getting more out of your day of activities, which is especially beneficial if the activity itself is on the pricey side.


It Gives You More Time to Bond


Activity trips are often a way for groups of people or colleagues to bond and get to know each other, such as on team-building exercises, but it’s often the journey to and from the location that provides some of the trip’s best moments.


A massive part of any trip is being able to bond with the people you’re with, and sharing a minibus ride together is the perfect way to do so. In the process of laughing and joking with everyone else on the trip, you’ve already set the right tone for what can then be a great day out.


Rest Up After a Long Day


Travelling in a luxurious Mercedes minibus to and from your activity location not only means you don’t have to do the driving, but you’ll also arrive in comfort and style. No matter what you’ve decided to do for the day, outdoor activities often involve some exercise. After a long day of doing any physical activity, you’re not going to be feeling wide awake or fresh, so it’s not ideal to be getting into your car and having to concentrate on the drive home.


Instead, you can get back onto the minibus, relax and even have a snooze if the day has taken its toll on you. The tiredness that comes from a long day of activities is not the condition you want to be in to drive safely, no matter how far you have to drive.


Hiring a minibus offers you a hassle-free, convenient and inexpensive way of travelling. Outdoor activity trips tend to take a lot of organising, sorting out various parties and making sure they can get to the destination, but that’s an issue you don’t have when you’re being chauffeured for the day. Theses benefits are just some of the reasons why you should be considering a minibus hire for your next trip.


If you’re interested in hiring a minibus from Extra Mile Coaches or have any questions about our other high-quality services, don’t hesitate to get in touch by phone on 0800 731 2242 or 07870729957 or email: