Trips & Excursions


We arrange door-to-door social outings for elderly and disabled people using our own 7-seater multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) and hired 15-seater minibus.

In order to attend our trips and excursions you must complete and return our Client registration form  (please note it will download to your computer so please check your desktop or downloads folder).

You can book in person or by phone on 01858 468499 (24hr answer machine).  If possible payment should be made by 2 weeks after booking seats; you can either post a cheque made out to VASL or call in at Torch House personally.

The administration time to organise these trips is very high and it’s very frustrating to have to change the planned route when a cancellation is made. We would appreciate commitment to the trips that you have booked except in an emergency.

We will only be able to offer a refund if you cancel your seat a minimum of 7 days prior to the trip. We reserve the right to cancel at late notice but will try to rearrange the trip.

Passengers must be able to manage on their own, due to the popularity of these trips there is no room for walking frames but some of the destinations have got a Shop mobility scheme. 

Forthcoming trips include:

Bus trips 2018 using the Harborough Community Bus (15 seats)

Pick ups for all following trips start at 9.15am (door to door) unless stated otherwise. 


Friday 20th July: Stamford 

3 hours at Stamford (market day)

Cost:  £8.00


Friday 24th August: Uppingham & Oakham

1 hour at Uppingham & 2 hours at Oakham

Cost:  £8.00


Friday 28th September: Stamford 

3 hours at Stamford (market day)

Cost:  £8.00


Trips on 7 seat MPV

Fosse Park:

Tuesday 17th July

Thursday 9th August

Tuesday 21st August

Wednesday 19th September

3 hours at Fosse Park

Cost:  £8.00


Melton Mowbray: 

Tuesday 3rd July

Tuesday 11th September

3 hours at Melton Mowbray

Cost:  £8.00


Dunelm / Asda @ Kettering:

Tuesday 25th September

3 hours between the 2 stores

Cost:  £8.00


Wistow:  Tuesday 14th August pick up start at 11.00am

3 hours at Wistow

Cost:  £5.00


Ullesthorpe Garden Centre, then onto Morrison’s at Lutterworth

Wednesday 29th August

1 1/2 hours at the garden Centre then 1 ½ hour at Morrison’s in Lutterworth

Cost:  £7.00


Phoenix Park Corby:

Thursday 16th August

Asda, M & S Food, Matalan, Next, Iceland, Brantano, The Range etc

3 hours at Retail Park

Cost:  £6.00


Willow Place Corby:

Thursday 12th July

Thursday 6th September

3 hours in the town centre

Cost:  £6.00


Gates Garden Centre:

Tuesday 7th August

3 hours at the garden centre

Cost:  £8.00


Rushden Lakes shopping centre:

Thursday 26th July

Tuesday 4th September

Shopping centre now complete lots of shops, cafes and restaurants with a lovely setting

3 hours at the shopping centre

Cost:  £8.00






To find out more or to book a trip

Call: 01858 468499

Or pop along and see us (our opening times are 9am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday).

Torch House (Between 2 Shires surgery and Busy Bees Nursery)
Torch Way, Market Harborough, LE16 9HL

Payment should be made within 14 days of booking seats for the trips. You can either write a cheque (made out to VASL) and post it to Sandy, VASL Transport, Torch House, Torch Way, Market Harborough, LE16 9HL. Or call in to the drop in (venue and dates below) where you can pay by cash or cheque to a member of Transport Staff.

Market Harborough town centre DROP Ins

Louisa’s Café and wine bar, St Mary’s Road, Market Harborough

9.30am till 11.00am

Wednesday 11th & 25th July

Wednesday 8th & 22nd August

Wednesday 5th & 26th September

St Dionysius Church, High Street, Market Harborough

9.30am till 11.00am

Tuesday 17th July

Tuesday 28th August

Tuesday 18th September


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