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What’s a party bus?


There are few terms on the Internet that are more confusing than “party bus.” If you sat in a room with 20 people and asked them to describe what a party bus is, what it looked like, and what you do with one, you would get 20 different answers. As the most searched for bus …

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How to Crowdsource a transportation event.


Bus travel is the most affordable way to move a large group. Period… but that does not make it any more or less challenging to deal with the question about who is the one who is going to actually sign the contract and put their credit card down on the “table.” Imagine a group of …

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Understanding the FMCSA safety rating system


Getting the Real Scoop on Bus Operators BusRates.com was designed to help charter-seeking customers book directly with their local operators. By booking directly with local operators, the customer can avoid commissions imposed by brokers, agents, or “specialists,” and ensures that the customer’s requests and trip details are communicated directly to the service provider; lessening the chance …

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Safety tips when choosing a transportation provider.


What is the most important part of picking a company to work with when it comes to transportation providers? Is it price, is it equipment, is it drivers? The answer may not be as simple as you may think. Safety Tip #1 Companies should always be happy to talk about what they do to keep …

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What you need to know when booking transportation for a group.


Booking group transportation does not have to be hard! If you want to know how to work with those companies who offer this service, here are five tips that will make your next group transportation booking go smoothly. Tip #1: Know what you want… or at least what you think you want… When it comes …

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Pro Tips for Prime Holiday Travel on a Bus


The weather is changing, decorations are being hung, and events with family and friends are happening by the dozens. It’s hard to believe it, but the holiday season is here again! That means that peak travel season is also upon us. If you want to travel like a pro and have a great experience on …

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Motorcoach Road Trip Packing 101


Road tripping via motorcoach is one of the best ways to experience the US (or any country for that matter.) A coach offers luxury amenity options, comfort, convenience, and the ability to travel with a large group all in the same vehicle. Whether you’re taking a charter bus for your family reunion or for a …

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3 Reasons a Motorcoach is the Best Way to Travel


So you’re ready to set off and take the group trip of a lifetime. That means that you need to find a way to get your entire crew to your destination. If you’re looking for the absolute best transportation option, look no further than chartering a motorcoach.. Here are three reasons why coaches are the …

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3 Best Travel Routes for Your Next Motorcoach Tour


Planning your next large group vacation? Charter a motorcoach to help you get where you need to go! A charter bus will make it easy to enjoy everyone’s company and will keep you comfortable and safe for the entirety of your journey. Now that you’ve decided to embark on a motorcoach tour, here are a …

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Quick Guide to Choosing the Right Charter Bus for Your Group


If you’re searching for a charter bus, chances are you have a specific activity, trip, or event in mind. That’s where knowing what types of vehicles are available can help tremendously. Luckily this quick guide will give you a summary of each commonly chartered vehicle available to help you make your choice. Luxury Motorcoach: Often …

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