Winners of the 2018 
Dumfries and Galloway Business Awards 
for The Community Award!


Welcome to Cutting Out The Middle Man Ltd  - Trading as COMMTRAVEL.

At Cutting Out The Middle Man Ltd we provide PRESTIGE TOURS, with EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE at AFFORDABLE PRICES to all our customers.


We work in association with Kt's Coaches of Kendal & Simpsons Coaches who provide us with luxury executive coaches for all of our UK and European tours - we have experienced friendly drivers who are all fully licenced and fully CRB checked.


We go directly to the travel wholesaler then pass the amazing prices onto you our customers. We provide services with the highest level of customer service and satisfaction and we do everything we can to meet and surpass your expectations. with our vast range of weekends away, short breaks and day trips we can be sure you will be more than happy to book with us.


We can work with you to arrange trips tailor made for your group, so whether your a school, brownies, scouts, WI or a social group who would like a no obligation quote on a specific package  - GIVE US A CALL.


Bespoke HEN and STAG parties can also be catered for  - coaches, accommodation and entertainment packages!!



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Lightwater Valley 

Tuesday 9th April

£39pp including coach and entry 

Children under 3 £20.

Lake District Rail and Sail

Thursday 11th April 

Includes tickets for a ride on the Haverthwaite railway and the Windermere steamer 

£32 per adult £28 child (5-15) and under 5 £20


Saturday 20th April

£20pp for all 


Coronation Street Tour

Sunday 19th May

£60pp ( Ticket and Coach)



Friday 5th July 2019

under 90cm £20 and Children and Adults over 90cm £36pp ( includes coach and entry )

Chester Zoo

Monday 8th July 2019

Adult £47 child £45 Infants (2 and under) £20 ( includes coach and entry )


Thursday 11th July 2019

Adult £33 and Child £26 ( Includes coach and entry)


Saturday 27th July 

£20pp for all


Blair Drummond 

Friday 9th August 

Price to be confirmed

MORE TO BE ADDED .........


Saturday 9th March 2019

£60pp (deposit 50% non refundable 

Fans of The Greatest Showman are being invited to ‘roll up’ and see Hugh Jackman’s hit musical brought to life by a talented troop of singers, dancers and aerialists in Newcastle this coming March.

‘The Greatest Show For Families’ will take lucky ticket holders on an immersive journey through songs from the box office smash, as well as a host of other musical favourites including Moulin Rouge, Hairspray, Wicked, and Disney classics.

The live concert spectacular has been produced and commissioned by International Shows Ltd, and promises to give fans a truly unforgettable experience.

Show Director, Max Fox, said: “The Greatest Showman has become one of the world’s most iconic films, and we’re excited to bring this show to the heart of Newcastle


Saturday 11th May 2019

£69pp (deposit 50% non refundable deposit)

WWE have announced that its unique brand of action packed entertainment is returning to the UK in May 2019 with Intercontinental Champion Seth Rollins vs Dean Ambrose! Braun Strowman vs Drew McIntyre! Bobby Lashley and Nia Jax.

Fans will be able to see all their favorite WWE Superstars live in action all under one roof.

Don’t miss out; Get your ticket to an incredible night of action packed entertaining experience!

WWE LIVE is unique blend of sport and entertainment, combining in-ring match action with dramatic entertainment. Bursting with all the drama and energy of a rock concert, in a fun, lively and exciting environment, WWE Live is the ultimate in family entertainment!

14th June 2019 at the Bolton University Stadium

£99pp including luxury coach travel and Concert ticket

Rod Stewart has announced his return to the road, celebrating the release of his forthcoming 30th studio album, Blood Red Roses.

The Rod Stewart Live in Concert tour will kick off in Southampton on the 31 May 2019, taking to York, Milton Keynes, Ipswich, Wolverhampton, Aberdeen and Bolton.

The live dates mark Rod’s first UK tour in three years, having sold out venues on his 2016 The UK Hits Stadium Tour and his From Gasoline Alley to Another Country Hits run.

The fully seated shows will follow the release of Blood Red Roses, due on the 28 September 2018.

Stewart has celebrated a No.1 hit single in every decade of his career, bringing together a now iconic blend of rock, folk, soul and RnB. He has sold over 200 million records worldwide, been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice, won the ASCAP Founders Award for songwriting, is a New York Times bestselling author, a certified Living Legend courtesy of the GRAMMY Awards, and has received a knighthood by Prince William at Buckingham Palace.

During his Rod Stewart Live In Concert 2019 tour, the singer promises a mixture of classics and new tracks, taken from across his illustrious 50-year career

Jess Glynne

Saturday 23rd November 2019

£65pp including coach and ticket to the show 

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, The Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb before it falls into Loki’s hands. This ancient artifact holds immeasurable mystical power and would allow Loki to achieve his eternal quest to crown himself ruler of Asgard and Earth.

This all-new show unites some of Marvel’s greatest Super Heroes including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk and Black Widow against some of the most threatening villains. Their journey sparks new feuds with old foes, pitting student against mentor, sister against sister and brother against brother. Witness cutting-edge special effects, aerial stunts and video projection in this incredible adventure. Fans of all ages will be immersed in the Marvel Universe and experience it all with their family…live!


Disneyland® Paris 

Call for tailor made prices

30th June 2019 from £435 per adult and £280 per child

13th October 2019 from £400 per adult and £270 per child

15th December 2019 from £350 per adult and £265 per child 

Setting off early hours we will have a fun filled journey to Disneyland® Paris. We will check into our hotel for our first of 2-night’s bed and breakfast. Disney's® Hotel Cheyenne in December 2018, June, October and December 2019 – Cowboy themed) After breakfast on day 2 you will go and explore the park and studios. In the evening, you will have an option to stay in the park or come with us for a fantastic evening tour of Paris with free time at the Eiffel Tower. After a second busy day in the park we will board out coach and travel home through the night to arrive home late morning on day 4. 

Grand National Weekend (ADULTS ONLY) 10 Seats left Easter Holidays 2019  !! ONLY 15 SEATS LEFT !!

Friday 5th - Sunday 7th April 2019

£255pp based on 2 sharing 

This weekend is always a sell out due to the fantastic fun we have ALL weekend. 

The party starts on the Friday as we pop on the music and have a leisurely drive down to Liverpool where you can either get some last minute shopping for the races, look around some of the beautiful sights and museums or enjoy the Liverpool hospitality further. we will then head to our hotel in Leyland for our first or our 2 nights 3 course dinner bed and breakfast. on Saturday its time for the main event. time to get your glad-rags on and hope lady luck is with you as we set off the the 2019 Grant national at Aintree!! you will be met at the coach with a glass of bubbles to get the day started in the right way. you will have tickets for the Tattersall stands. At the end of the day we will head to the hotel for our evening meal. on the Sunday we will head to Blackpool after breakfast to blow away the weekends cobwebs, there is loads to do here, shops, shows, bars and restaurants or even if you are feeling brave the pleasure beach! we will leave Blackpool mid afternoon and head home for early evening.

Whitby and Flamingoland Easter Holidays 2019

Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th April 2019

£135 Adult and £125 child

Leaving local areas on Tuesday morning we will head to the beautiful seaside town of Whitby and home of Bram Stokers Dracula! have a wander around this beautiful town, maybe climb the 199 steps to Whitby abbey, or how about a boat ride or crabbing over the harbour walls - whatever you decide a must is fish and chips for lunch on your visit. we will leave Whitby late afternoon and head to York where you can have a wander and choose where you would like to have your evening meal  - there are so many nice places to choose from. we will head to our hotel just outside york for our evenings accommodation and breakfast the following morning. On Wednesday we will head to Flamingoland for a full day at this brilliant theme park - there really is something for everyone here. at the end of the day we will begin out travel home arriving home mid evening.

Legoland and Cadburys World Short Break  - 2 NIGHTS DINNER BED AND BREAKFAST!! Easter Holidays 2019

Sunday 14th - Tuesday 16th April 2019

£245 Adult and Child Price £235 (Reduced child price of £145 when sharing with 2 adults)

This amazing trip in the Easter holidays includes 3 days away, 2 nights in a hotel on a dinner bed and breakfast basis, return coach travel and entry to Cadburys world and Legoland all included in this fantastic price. we will leave local areas on the Sunday morning and take a leisurely drive down to Birmingham for our first attraction, Cadburys World! after a few hours exploring chocolate heaven and sampling some of Cadburys favourite sweeties we will head to our hotel for our 1st evening meal and 1st of our 2 nights accommodation at the Crowne plaza hotel , Heathrow, London. On Monday we will head to Legoland and spend a full there enjoying the rides and attractions!! at the end of the day we will head back to the hotel for our 3 course dinner. after breakfast on Tuesday we will start our journey home stopping at a mystery location to stretch our legs on the way home. 

Isle of Wight  - Monday to Friday Break 

Monday 29th to Friday 3rd May 2019

£299pp HALF BOARD based on 2 sharing a room.

This is a family run budget hotel, food is good and hotel is clean and comfortable- the fact that this is a budget hotel is reflected in the price - you won’t be disappointed.

With a wonderful mild climate, shimmering waters and sixty miles of award winning sandy beaches, the Isle of Wight has been a favourite coach holiday destination for generations.

Discover the incredible range of things to do for all ages and interests, from the fun packed theme parks to the magnificent heritage sites. Visit Queen Victoria’s favourite retreat, Osborne House, with spectacular grounds and sumptuous royal apartments. (A small extra charge applies)

Explore seaside towns and enchanting villages, from Ryde, Cowes and Sandown to the picture postcard village of Shanklin with pretty thatched cottages and quaint tearooms. Visit Alum Bay with magnificent views of the legendary Needles, or take a boat ride to discover the quiet secluded bays and fossil rich coves - truly a jewel waiting to be discovered.

Canterbury Tales (NEW FOR 2019)

8th to 11th May 2019

£425pp HALF BOARD based on 2 people sharing

Join us on our Canterbury Tails and Call the Midwife tour, Staying at the Best Western Abbots Barton Hotel in Canterbury on a Dinner Bed and breakfast basis, we will enjoy a packed 4 day break including a tour and tasting at the Shepherd Neame Brewery, a costumed guided tour of Canterbury tales and a visit to Canterbury Cathedral and the highlight of the tour a visit to Chatham for the call the midwife tour. The series was filmed in and around Chatham docks and we will be given a guided tour of the locations and discover the secrets of the hit show.this also includes a 2 course lunch one of the days in Faversham. The price is higher but includes all entries to all the attractions, all the travel and the Dinner bed abd breakfast accommodation.


18th and 19th May 2019

More details to follow 


23rd to 26th May 2019

£299pp based on 2 sharing a inside cabin 

Join us on our mini break to Rotterdam with free time in Amsterdam and free time in Rotterdam. Travel with us by coach to Hull where we will have an overnight crossing in a cabin to Rotterdam. on arrival we will head to Amsterdam where you will be given the full day to explore all Amsterdam has to offer. once you have explored this vibrant city we will bring you to your hotel in Rotterdam for a nights bed and breakfast giving you change to recharge your batteries for the next day. On the 25th you will have the full day to explore Rotterdam and all the delights it has to offer. we will head back and catch our overnight sailing back into hull tonight and travel back home on the 26th May.

Bed and breakfast is included at the hotel in Rotterdam and meal packages for breakfast only or dinner and breakfast can be added to your booking each way on the ferry as can a low berth or outside cabin additional price..


Sat 8th and Sunday 9th June 2019

£169pp based on 2 sharing

Join us for this fantastic Emmerdale weekend, we will head to Leeds for a days shopping, or maybe hit one of the many bars and restaurants Leeds has to offer.. After a change to look round  we will head to Bradford for our nights accommodation. We are staying on a Dinner bed and breakfast basis. On the Sunday morning we will head to the indoor Emmerdale studio tour, showing us behind the scenes of the nations favourite soap, see the costumes, make up, special effects and also have your picture taken pulling a pint in the woolpack. in the afternoon we will take you to the outdoor filming location just outside Leeds, here you can see the actual set that Emmerdale is filmed!! this is always a fantastic tour.  


Information coming soon 


Information coming soon 


22nd to 24th JULY 2019

£259 Adult and £245 Child 

This amazing trip in the Summer holidays includes 3 days away, 2 nights in a hotel on a bed and breakfast basis, return coach travel and entry to Dudley Zoo and Legoland all included in this fantastic price. we will leave local areas on the Monday morning and take a leisurely drive down to Birmingham for our first attraction, Dudley Zoo! after a few hours exploring  we will head to our hotel for our 1st evening meal and 1st of our 2 nights accommodation at the Madejski Hotel Reading. On Tuesday we will head to Legoland and spend a full there enjoying the rides and attractions!! at the end of the day we will head back to the hotel. After breakfast on Wednesday we will start our journey home calling at Straftord upon Avon to break up the journey . 


29th July to 2nd August 2019

£449pp based on 2 sharing 

come and enjoy the beautiful Dundee with its fantastic scenery, shopping and surrounding areas, enjoy excursions to Broughty Ferry, St Andrews and Edinburgh or for an additional cost we can visit a gin distillery. this holiday is based at the Best Western Woodlands hotel on a half boards basis - when Matt and Tony stayed up here in October they thoroughly enjoyed the trip and highly recommended it to future holiday makers. the hotel features include swimming pool and leisure facilities and the use of these is all included in the price.


6th -7th August 2019

Join us to visit the warner brothers studio tour the making of Harry Potter studios, enjoy a tour behind the scenes at the Harry Potter studio tour, see the props and costumes used in the films and let yourself be absorbed into everything magical. after a good few hours in the studio tour we will head to the Madejski hotel for our stay on a bed and breakfast basis. after breakfast we will head to Stafford upon Avon to explore this beautiful olde town (birth place of Shakespeare) before continuing with our journey home.  

KYNREN - an Epic Tale of England -  History, Myth and Legend 2000 years in the making

Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August 2019


This price includes GOLD Seating at the Kynren show, Dinner, bed and breakfast at the 4* Marriot Royal County Hotel in Durham city centre with full use of the hotel facilities including indoor swimming pool and entry into Beamish. We will travel to Durham on the Saturday in time for check in and dinner at the hotel before our night time show of Kynren. After a leisurely breakfast we will head to Beamish open air museum for a full day before heading home, arriving back mid evening on the Sunday.


8th to 12th August 2019

£499pp based on 2 sharing a room

this full packed 5 day tour of the highlands of Scotland includes 4 nights half board accommodation staying at Hilton Coylumbridge, Avimore. The trip will show you our beautiful scenery the highlands has to offer including a tour of Speyside cooperage visitors site, Return funicular train ride, a Cairngorms brewery tour and return steam train ride at Strathsprey. also included is a guided walk with bike ride. 


8th to 10th November 2019

£115pp ( add low berth for £20pp and add a meal package for 2 dinners and 2 breakfasts for £55pp)

Join us on this fantastic and fun weekend away on our Amsterdam mini cruise enjoy the music and relaxing atmosphere on the way to Newcastle to catch the boat and continue the party onto the mini cruise in one of the bars on board. once we dock into Amsterdam you will be transported by coach into Amsterdam where you will get approx 5 hours to explore this city before catching your transfer back and enjoying the cruise back home!


Sat 15th and Sunday 16th November 2019

£135pp based on 2 sharing 

We will set off on the Saturday morning and head to Beamish, a fantastic working open air museum. we will spend the day there before continuing to the hotel on the outskirts of York for our evening meal, bed and breakfast. on Sunday after our breakfast we will head into York and have free time to visit the York Christmas markets before heading home mid evening.

22nd and 23rd November 2019
More information coming soon

30th November and 1st December 
£115pp based on 2 sharing.
Join us for a weekend in the friendliest city in the north west, the city of culture Liverpool. we will take you down to Liverpool on the Saturday morning in a relaxing atmosphere on the coach ready for your weekend of Christmas shopping, museums, bars and restaurants in this stunning city. staying at the Ibis Styles near the cavern club on a bed and breakfast basis we will drop you off and get you checked in before you have the full weekend to yourself. we will pick you back up on the Sunday at 4.30pm to take you home.

6th to 9th December 2019
More information coming soon

All prices are from pick ups including Dumfries, Annan, Gretna, Carlisle, Penrith, Kendal, Lancaster and Preston

Prices are subject to a supplement of £25pp if a feeder is coming from Barrow, Dalton, Ulverston or Newton Stewart, Creetown, Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas and Dalbeattie and also West Cumbria  The feeder will only run on Tours not day trips.

TO BOOK PLEASE CALL LISA OR MATT ON 01461500203 OR 07456557079

OR EMAIL [email protected].






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