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
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
Mobile Promotional Bus Hire, or Branded Bus Hire, 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.
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 Interior modification page for more information
Our Promotional vehicles can be branded in many ways 3 popular being
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
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 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 Bus Branding Page
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.
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.
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 Inspire Engage 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.
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 volunteersCharlie Bibby - News International.
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