The annual office outing is always a welcome time for the hardworking employees, as it gives them a chance to relax with their colleagues in a non-working environment, and with enjoyment firmly on the menu, this is a reward for the effort the team has put in over the past year. The burning question is always the same, what kind of day would the staff prefer?
The races are always a good bet and there are many quality meetings spread across the country, which ensures there will be at least one race meeting that fits the bill. Alternatively, you could always attend a festival, or perhaps a major sporting event, although this might not be suitable for all. A mystery tour is also a good idea, as it adds a dimension of intrigue to the event and keeps everyone on their toes. Wherever you decide to spend the day, a reliable coach hire company can make sure the travelling is taken care of. Theme parks are suitable, so you might want to look at what is available, and an online search is by far the easiest way to do that.
Taking the workforce on a day out demands comfortable transport, and there are online rental companies that have affordable coach hire to suit every budget. Once you have decided on your venue, an online query will soon result in a competitive quote, and if the coach hire company has a range of special tours on offer, it might be an idea to take advantage of one of these. They are usually experienced in providing transport for office groups and would know of some novel venues that you might not have considered.
Small coach hire companies would typically accept every contract that came along, but with a small fleet of vehicles and limited resources, you are very much at the mercy of fate. Should a regular customer require an extra coach at the last minute, the hire company is likely to let someone down, in order to take care of the regular client. By using a large company that has an extensive fleet of quality vehicles and the resources to back it up, you can be sure when you make the booking, the transport will be there on the day.
Regardless of the numbers, if you are trying to keep the budget down, you could ask everyone to bring food of some description. Buffet style lunch can then be set out when you arrive at the venue. You could also organise games during the travelling, and there are many websites with great team building activities designed for both enjoyment and to strengthen the team bond and raise morale.
The annual office outing is not only a time for the employees to relax, it is also a means for the boss to say thank you for the hard work and effort that made the year successful. If the budget is on the low side, there are options and the Internet is the platform to search for ideas.