With almost 400,000 new students making the trip to University next month, National Express has relaunched its popular Young Person Coach Card – offering 30% off all journeys for the next three years. According to NUS figures, the cost of being a student is now in excess of £15,000 per year – with over £2000 on transport costs alone. National Express’ Young Persons Travel Card is available to all 16 – 26 year olds and anyone in full time education. The card costs £10 for one year or £25 for three years of discounted travel. Examples of the travel savings avai...
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Archive: August 2011
From unknown reason, the Bulgarian branch of Eurolines, temporarily suspended the operation of its website for several months.During this time EuropeBus received lots of questions from travellers, why the carrier has decided to take such a step. Through this whole period in which the website did not work we tried to find out what are the reasons for doing so, unfortunately we haven’t get any answer from the carrier.During this period, Eurolines’ customers who began voyages in Bulgaria could purchase tickets or get information on the German website of Eurolines. However,...
The new Wrightbus StreetLite brings a whole new look and style to the small bus sector. Crucially, it also helps bus operators deliver enhanced productivity and profitability in their day-to-day operations. Capacity and Choice StreetLite is available in two main configurations, one with the door located behind the front axle (“Wheel Forward”) and one with the door ahead of the front wheel (“Door Forward”). With a standard 2445mm width across the range, body lengths and seating layouts have been carefully chosen to deliver class leading seated capacity, which is ke...
Latest travel information from Eurolines Please be aware there is a likelihood of industrial action in France this Bank Holiday weekend. Eurolines anticipates this action will cause potential delays and disruption to its services. Eurolines is doing everything possible to reduce the impact of this action and it is committed to getting its customers to the UK with the least possible disruption to their journey. There is no need to change your travel plans at this time as all services are operating. Regular passenger updates will be posted on Eurolines UK website throughout ...
The British government coalition agreed to liquidate the existing concessions for coach travel for people over 60 years of age and with disabilities. Coalition cuts will mean half-price coach travel for pensioners and the disabled will be slashed from the budget. More you can read in the Mirror paper.Unfortunately, the government cuts also affected the least affluent in the british society. From October 2011 pensioner and disabled people will be deprived of the concessions fares, and to take advantage of discounts they’ll have to seek trade concessions offered by the carr...
A few days ago, Megabus announced that soon on the route between London and Glasgow will launch a special sleeper coach where passengers will be able to lie down, and even sleep. We wrote about it here. The new vehicle will go on the road in the coming months. Luckily for our, bus enthusiasts already captured some pics where you can see the Megabus’s sleeper. Pictures are posted on Flickr.com Photo No. 1 Photo No. 2 Photo No. 3 Many people guessed that the new Megabus overnight coaches have been modernized and adapted from their owned fleet, and indeed they are co...
New budget coach services out of Omaha, Memphis, St Louis and Boston Total of 64 locations now served from six key hubs in United States and Canada More than 10 million customers benefit from great value travel deals Stagecoach Group has expanded the network run by its market-leading budget coach operator megabus.com in the United States and Canada. New budget coach services are now operating out of Omaha, Memphis, St Louis and Boston, bringing to 64 the total number of locations covered in North America from the company’s six key hubs. megabus.com – which offe...
Brits contemplating a last minute break for the Bank Holiday can still pick up a bargain to Europe with Eurolines. Europe’s largest scheduled coach operator has return fares to Paris and Bruges for £74 return while Amsterdam and Rotterdam are just £76 return. The price is inclusive of booking fee and luggage allowance and can even be booked on the day of travel. Fares for travel between 24 – 29 August: London to Paris, Bruges or Brussels: £74 return per person London to Amsterdam, Rotterdam or Utrecht: £76 return per person Eurolines, a sister company of N...