Star of the Month

Who's your star of the month?

As a company, we feel it is essential to reward our colleagues for their hard work and efforts in making Bluestar the success that it is today. As a Bluestar customer, you will get the opportunity to nominate who you feel should be in with a chance of winning Star of the Month, and you could win a prize for doing so!

Here’s how it works...

Did you receive excellent customer service or witness a colleague going above and beyond while travelling with Bluestar? If so, simply complete our short nomination form with as much detail about your experience as possible. Once you click finished, your nomination will be put forward to be considered against all of our colleagues that received a nomination that month.

What does it mean to our colleagues to be crowned Star of the Month?

The winner receives:

  • A personalised winners certificate
  • £50 worth of shopping vouchers
  • An article in our internal newsletter, plus Social Media promotion
  • Their photo displayed on our Star of the Month winners board at the depot
  • An invitation to the Go South Coast annual awards ceremony

But what's in it for you?...

If you nominate someone who ends up being the winner, you will win a week's FREE travel on us! This is our way of saying thank you for helping us find our Star. It's lovely to hear such positive comments about our team and often you see things that we don't, so we really appreciate you telling us.

What are you waiting for? Nominate your Star now!

Thanks for travelling with us at Bluestar and we hope to see you on board again very soon.


Our Stars throughout the year...

2018 Star of the Year

Michael Bendell

Ops Manager Andy and winner Michael

At our recent 'Night with the Stars of 2018' awards night, held at Southampton's Grand Harbour Hotel, Our April Star of the Month, Michael, was not only crowned as Bluestar's Star of the Year, but went on to scoop the top prize of Go South Coast's Employee of the Year!

Michael was originally picked for the award after being asked to represent Bluestar at a careers event, where he would be encouraging young adults to pursue a career in the transport industry. Despite the volume of attendees, his enthusiasm and professionalism shone through. Michaels interaction with the school children and students in promoting the travel industry proved very popular with them and also the event organisers, who emailed us to say that he is 'a credit to the company'.

January 2019

James Headland

Andy Shaw, James Headland and Damian Robson

James is our first Star of the Month for 2019 after being nominated twice in January.

Firstly, during the closure of the Highfield Bus Interchange, an elderly lady who had been misinformed faced a challenging walk to the nearest alternative bus stop, but luckily James was on hand with a company vehicle and was able to give her a lift - All the way to her home instead!

Secondly, after a lady stepped out in front of James' bus, he received a nomination for the way he handled the situation, despite being very shaken himself. Luckily he was able to stop the bus before he hit the lady, and was more concerned about her welfare and his passengers on board than his own.


Check out 2018's stars.