WHY Roadshow Promotions?

Roadshow Promotions are one of the main suppliers of promotional or product awareness and product launch buses available for rent to the UK and European marketplace providing the conversion rent, lease, hire and branding of these vehicles

CONTACT INFO
  • Roadshow Promotions
  • 14 Kings Walk
  • Thornton Cleveleys
  • FY5 1HZ
  • Phone: (01253) 923800

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For the right promotional bus hire for the job.

Promotional Bus Hire

The phrases Awareness Campaign bus hire, Mobile Promotional bus hire, promo bus hire, promotional vehicle rental or Roadshow bus hire encompasses a wide range of double decker buses and single decker promotional buses which have been converted to promote, exhibit, inform, consult, educate or train members of the public or staff about a product, service or company.

We operate a number of promotional buses within our promotional vehicle fleet with a range of double decker promotional buses, consisting of over 450sq ft of floor space and over 100 sq metres of exterior branding space, to single decker promotional buses. Interiors vary between promotional buses and are usually dependent upon the type of events the buses will be undertaking



Promotional Vehicle Hire

Mobile Promotional Bus Hire, or , whatever the name, they are all promotional vehicle rental all performing a similar function to provide a vehicle or vehicles to promote a variety of products, marketing, services or concepts on the high street or in works/supermarket car parks

We operate several professionally converted single decker and double decker buses that can be utilised as promotional vehicles, ideally suited for a product or service awareness campaign

These rental or lease vehicles offer a diverse set of features that are often utilised on promotion related tours ranging from worktops, large screen TV's, DVD players, Laptops, Tablets, Kitchen. external awning as well as the usual features we build into our vehicles.

In addition to the internal layout, clients can have the vehicle "skinned" or vinyl branded with campaign or company branding, this can be anything from minimal branding incorporating a few logo's and cut lettering to a Full wrap, if required we can brand or modify the interior of the rental bus to suit your tours unique requirements.

Promotional Vehicle Features

Listed below are some of the main features to be found on our range of Promotional Vehicles, however each bus is different, each can have additional or fewer features than listed so it is always best to check the individual bus listing for its full range of fixtures, fittings and features.

Last but not least we can modify the interior to suit your particular requirements whether its a simple seating colour change to installing a bespoke interior why not view our for more information

  • Dedicated and Experienced Tour Driver
  • External Branding options from logo's to a full wrap
  • Internal Branding options from window stickers to a full internal brand
  • External Awning over entrance to vehicle
  • Built-in generator or other built-in mains electricity supply
  • Electrical sockets and mains powered lighting throughout
  • Kitchen area with sink, fresh and waste water tanks
  • Fridge and/or microwave
  • water urn for hot drinks
  • 1 - 5 LCD TV's with DVD players and/or ChromeCast stick
  • Leather hospitality seating with storage under
  • Worktops for displays along with built-in leaflet dispensers
  • Anti Slip floor covering, Disabled access

Our Promotional vehicles can be branded in many ways 3 popular being

Full wrap branding

Full Wrap: this involves adding a new vinyl skin to the exterior of the rental vehicle (excluding roof) including the windows. The windows can be covered with solid or contra-vision vinyl, contra-vision allowing the branding to be seen outside and clear uninterrupted viewing from inside

Full Bodywork Wrap

Body Wrap: this involves adding a new vinyl skin to the exterior bodywork of the campaign bus but doesn't include the windows or the roof. The windows of the vehicle are often black or silver tinted but allow for unrestricted vision

Partial Branding

Partial Wrap: This usually revolves around applying vinyl logo's/decals, cut shapes and/or text over the rental vehicles existing paintwork and windows, using the vehicles paintwork as the backdrop

More information on branding buses can be found on the

Why Roadshow Promotional Bus Hire?

We understand that most of our clients have never been involved with the rental or lease of an Promotional vehicle let alone organising a Promotional Bus tour and have many questions about costs and the minutia of organising such a tour, we also understand that those clients who do have some experience in organising a meeting or hospitality tour may not be aware of our processes and also have questions. To this end we provide two routes of service.

Route One Designed for those who require more help and/or additional features we can provide a full or part managed service via our specialist partners who have years of experience undertaking Promotional Bus events and can undertake as much or as little of the strain as you want. For more information view the Project Management Tab above

Route Two For those wanting to “Go it alone” and project manage the tour themselves, we appoint an account manager as a single point of contact. Your account manager has years of experience organising Promotional Bus Hire tours, they will assist by providing advice and guidance, via telephone and email throughout the whole process, from vehicle selection, route planning, location sourcing to target delivery.

Roadshow Promotions Service Features

In addition to the services below we will provide a dedicated account manager with years of experience organising Promotional Bus Hire tours, they will provide guidence and advice about the whole process, from rental vehicle selection to target delivery.

  • Experienced Tour Driver
  • Extensive fleet of Promotional Vehicles to choose from
  • Pre-Converted Promotional vehicles to choose from reducing overheads
  • Large selection of equipment i.e. computers included at no extra cost
  • All costs provided "up front" no "hidden" extras
  • Location Booking Service Available
  • Design Templates available for all vehicles to assist with branding
  • Layout plans available for all vehicles
  • £10,000,000 in public liability insurance included as standard
  • Hazard Risk Assessments available for each vehicle
  • On site print company to undertake external/internal branding
  • On site coach builder to undertake conversion work

For those who need the additional services or help in creating a successful tour we can provide bespoke Project Management services. If you require this service please indicate your preference on the enquiry form or whilst speaking to our customer service staff

Project management is provided through our strategic partnership with Bauer Radio with whom we have worked collaboratively on many successful bus tour campaigns. These include several local and National Engagement tours with the likes of Liverpool Hope University GM Higher, Hepp South Yorkshire and many more.

These Bauer Radio led campaigns are built on a bespoke basis and can include some or all the following aspects.

  • Dedicated Account Manager to assist throughout the whole process
  • On Tour Project Manager
  • On Air coverage through their 22 Radio Brands
  • Online Digital Coverage
  • Street Team Engagement Activity
  • Location Sourcing and Booking
  • Health & Safety Risk Assessment
  • Full Post Campaign Analysis

Promotional Bus Hire Clients

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Promotional Bus Hire

We worked with Roadshow Promotions on a huge campaign for a major UK paint manufacturer. The Promotional bus visited 10 projects over a 10 month period all around the UK and acted as a mobile decorating centre with helpful hints and tips on board. It became the heart of the campaign and was extremely popular with the client and the makeover volunteers

Promotional Bus Hire Fleet

Promotional vehicles which can be hired for promotional tours, or Product awareness campaigns.

RSP01 Promotional Bus

RSP01 Promotional Bus

RSP01 Promotional Bus


RSP01, known to us as 'Teddy' is 9.8m long x 2.5m wide x 4.5m high, is suitable for a large number of tour types and has undertaken many high profile tours.

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RSP02 Promotional Bus

RSP02 Promotional Bus

RSP02 Promotional Bus


This 9.8m long Double decker bus, known as 'Roxy' was initially converted as one of our IT training buses but now comes with an open plan interior suitable for a wide range of Awareness tour types .

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RSP03 Promotional Bus

RSP03 Promotional Bus

RSP03 Promotional Bus


This 9.8m long Double decker bus, known as 'Gummy' was initially converted as an hospitality bus but now comes with black & white interior suitable for a wide range of tour types .

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RSP04 Promotional Bus

RSP04 Promotional Bus

RSP04 Promotional Bus


RSP04 or 'Bertha' initially classified in our training buses category, but after a few tweaks is now suitable for a range of tour types including product or service awareness tours.

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RSP05 Promotional Bus

RSP05 Promotional Bus

RSP05 Promotional Bus


'Harvey' our 10m single decker bus ideally suited for undertaking product awareness campaign services its exterior being ideal for low cost branding

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RSP06 Promotional Bus

RSP06 Promotional Bus

RSP06 Promotional Bus


'Norman' our 9.6m single decker bus ideally suited for undertaking product awareness services its exterior being ideal for low cost branding

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RSP07 Promotional Bus

RSP07 Promotional Bus

RSP07 Promotional Bus


'Freddy' one of our standard size Dennis Dart single decker multifunctional buses designed to promote products and services

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RSP08 Promotional Bus

RSP08 Promotional Bus

RSP08 Promotional Bus


'SAUL' another of our 11.5m single decker promotional buses which has been designed to undertake a wide variety of tour types for Key103 Manchester

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RSP09 Promotional Bus

RSP09 Promotional Bus

RSP09 Promotional Bus


'Millie' one of our 11.5m single decker promotional buses which has been designed to undertake a wide variety of tour types

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RSP10 Promotional Vehicle

RSP010 Promotional Vehicle

RSP010 Promotional Vehicle


'Sassy' is our 7m promotional van ideally suited for undertaking product awareness campaigns its exterior being ideal for low cost branding

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RSP11 Promotional Bus

RSP11 Promotional Bus

RSP11 Promotional Bus


'JJ' is a standard size Dennis Dart single decker multifunctional bus designed to promote CandleLighters Charity .

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RSP12 Promotional Bus

RSP12 Promotional Bus

RSP12 Promotional Bus


Currently under construction is this 11.5m single decker MAN




Quote Request Form

Request a free, no obligation quote for Vehicle Hire, Vehicle Conversion or Branding

Years of Experience

To provide the right quote, our experience is all you need

We have years of experiance providing all manor of Promotional Bus Hire quotes for any number of tours and tour types, to get youre free no obligation quote fill in the quote request form at the side of the page and we will happily send a quote within 1 working day.

Completing the form is relatively straight forward, first enter your personal contact details, i.e. name, company, email and phone details.

Then select the type of quotation you require i.e. Vehicle Hire Branded/Unbranded, this will then show several new fields relating to vehicle hire for you to complete.

When looking at the fields for Vehicle Hire, you will be presented with several drop boxes these being Bus Type, Vehicle ID, Event Type and Level of Branding, with Bus Type and Vehicle ID you can select the general details or a specificc vehicle you choose.
With regards to Event Type, if the event type isn't listed select other and this will provide space for you to enter the type of event you are wishing to operate

To generate the Vehicle Hire quote we also need to know when you are looking at starting and for how long the tour will last be it 1 day, 1 week or 1 year

Next we have 2 sets of Options these being Optional Services and Optional Extras, Optional Services i.e. Project Management, Venue booking etc. are via our partners Bauer Media, who have considerable experience in these areas and well worth the additional cost.

Optional Extras are items that don't normally come with a vehicle i.e Gazebo's, external chairs/tables etc. with both you can select as many or as few options as you require.

After you have completed as many of the presented fields as possible, you can add additional comments in the comment field and submit the quote request

When you submit the quote request the form contents are automatically loaded in to our system, which will email you a confirmation shortly after one of our staff will review your requirements and send you a quote

Please note the quote we send is based upon the information you submit and should be considered as a Ball Park figure and not the actual cost, which may be higher or lower depending upon actual requirements