Continental coach travel booms as passengers choose budget travel 44% increase in coach passengers to Paris in June 2011 vs. June 2010 Ash Cloud was catalyst for coach boom Surge in demand for budget travel from French and American travellers National Express is laying on around one hundred additional coaches during peak months to meet demand on their London to Paris service – as continental coach travel booms. Half year results from Eurolines, the European arm of National Express, reveal that almost 100,000 people have travelled by coach between London and Pari...
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August in Europe is very interesting because we've got some interesting events. Eurolines tells where, what and when it takes place. Dance Valley from £58 return - Amsterdam (6 August 2011) The biggest open-air dance festival in Holland. Each year 50,000 clubbers descend on the rolling countryside of an idyllic nature reserve outside Amsterdam, the Spaarnwoude Recreations Ground, for a party to remember. With three huge stages and up to 15 marquees the scene is set for hundreds of top international DJs to keep the crowds rocking all day and into the night.Eurolines runs ...
Two new vehicles belong to Excalibur Coaches and will be introduced on routes between Britain, France and Belgium, especially on the most busy express service London – Lille – Brussels. The new Irizar i6 body is liveried in full Eurolines colours. Scania's new vehicle for Eurolines UK Technical details: Both vehicles in this delivery are Scania K360 EB 4X2 chassis with Scania EGR Euro 5 360 horsepower engines and Scania’s automated Opticruise gearbox. The 12.2-metre bodywork has 51 seats, all with three-point seat belts, and is equipped air conditioning and cent...
Not so long ago we wrote about some deficiencies of Eurolines existing website, which is the main website of the Eurolines organization. More here. Surprisingly, the biggest Europe’s coach carrier, has the most inefficient website. It is known that nowadays a website is something like a business card and „represents” the entire company, and if this website has been created with the intention of exerting a good impression on a potential client, well....in this case we’ve got a conflict of interest. But this is going to change for better in the near future, exactly in...
National Express and Eurolines coaches are equipped with various amenities. Unfortunately at this time, not every connection offered by National Express and Eurolines have these facilities, because is carried by an older vehicle or by a subcontractor.How can you check whether the service chosen by you, has any facilities?It is very easy - when you make a purchase online by NEx or Eurolines’ websites, indications are displayed at each of connections. Explanations of these indications we’ve described below as a „Jurney Legend”.Journey LegendWC: On board toiletWH: Fa...
With the end of March National Express has introduced a promotion that lets you purchase tickets at half price. In a few days, this promotion ends, co you should consider buying a travel ticket now. Only two days left!People who wish to take this opportunity must purchase the ticket to 8th of May to get the discount. A special discount link will be available for immediate booking through the confirmation screen. Alternatively, you can book at a later date by using the voucher on your e-Ticket online, or at any National Express outlet.It’s last chance to travel for half pr...
So called „Open Jaw” - is National Express’ special journey planner. But what it enables us to?A lot of tourists and National Express customers have asked me whether it is possible to book a ticket for a journey from point A to B and from point C back to A, in order to avoid two separate bookings?Well... Yes, this option gives National Express carrier. For many people this may be a small amenity, but with this facility you will avoid the additional costs (use of a credit card, an extra print, and in some cases, a ticket bought via „open jaw” journey planner may ...