Minibus Buyers Guide

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Welcome to the Minibus Options Buyer’s Guide, a simple way to configure the perfect vehicle for your needs.

Whether you are a school, community transport operator, care home, outreach unit, patient transport service, special needs transport or even commercial passenger transport, Minibus Options can help you build a vehicle which suits you.

As one of the leading wheelchair accessible minibus manufacturers in the UK, this year celebrating 30 years in the business, we have supplied over 5,000 minibuses to organisations all over the UK.
This guide is aimed at customers who need wheelchair- accessible minibuses but we can also design and build highly specialised van conversions to suit any application.

As a core philosophy, we don’t set out to sell what we have ‘off the shelf’, we work with our customers through the buying process to ensure that the vehicle we build to order will be perfect for your customers... the passengers.

We build to Type Approval standards, giving you complete peace of mind that the vehicle you receive meets all current regulations and safety standards. Our build process is fully audited, we are approved convertors for Renault, Volkswagen and Vauxhall and have professional working arrangements with Fiat, Ford, Mercedes, Peugeot and Iveco.

Following this guide, step by step, will ensure that Minibus Options can give you a firm quote with no ‘hidden extras’ and a reliable delivery schedule which will enable your fleet manager to plan fleet replacements with complete confidence.

As a family-run company, we are very proud of our achievements during our three decades in creating passenger vehicles. In our 30th year, our hard work has resulted in Minibus Options being selected by the Department for Transport as key supplier to deliver over 200 Community Minibus Fund vehicles, this in addition to helping a great number of returning customers.

For us, that is the greatest accolade of all.

Please download the Minibus buyers guide below. Alternatively, you can read this in your web browser - click here.

Driver licences

Not sure if you have the correct licence to drive a Minibus? Click here for some guidance

Visit our showroom

Come and see our unique showroom and production facility. We offer travel assistance for charities. Click here for details

Volunteer drivers

Are you looking for information about driving a Minibus as a volunteer? Click here for some guidance

Type approval

What is European Type Approval and why does it matter? Click here for some guidance

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