Ringing in New Years Eve on the East Coast
A look at some of the best party spots to ring in the New Year on the east coast. Make that resolution happen with the BusRates.com directory of group-friendly charter bus operators – they provide the quotes and YOU get to choose your operator.
Hotels: What Matters Most to Groups
It’s great to have multiple options when looking to book lodging for your group–especially in comparing and contrasting rates, services and value–but what are some of the most important things to look for when booking a hotel?
Group Travel Planning How-To Guide
In the last 10 years, we haven’t been content to rest on our successes. We’re glad that BusRates.com is the “go to” resource for over 100,000 group travel planners each month, but the bus is only one part of the group travel journey.
Christmas Travel By Bus and Holiday Family Travel Ideas
Check out some of these fun ideas for Christmas travel that you can get onboard with alongside family, friends, or the kindhearted goodwill of strangers.
Can You Drink Beer, Wine or Liquor on a Charter Bus?
Renting a minibus, limo bus, party bus or other bus type is a great way to keep your group safe while in transit. Even for smaller groups of a dozen passengers, renting a minibus can make more sense than driving individually. A question we sometimes receive at BusRates.com is, “Can you drink alcohol on a charter bus?”
How To Get The Best Deal on Group Hotel Reservations
The hotels suggested by the operators listed in the BusRates.com directory are specifically looking to serve travel and tour groups. What kind of special treatment can these hotels offer your group? Let’s take a look…
How Refurbished Coaches Compare to New
Model years for cars aren’t a fair comparison to model years for motorcoaches. You may have put mileage for one or two cross-country trips on your car, but motorcoaches do long haul weekly.
Questions to Ask Before Renting a Bus
These questions should provide peace of mind and security when booking with a motorcoach operator, and to help avoid any unexpected surprises. Let’s get started.
Bus Brokers Can be Bad for Charter Rental Customers
The broker model is to take the customer’s request and pair them up with an appropriate bus operator. However, things began to get out of hand as some unscrupulous brokers began to take advantage of bus operators. That’s why we partner with local bus operators who work with you directly.
Why Are School Buses An Affordable Transportation for Groups
School buses are suitable for many group types. Dress up the bus a bit for wedding transportation, or take the bus downtown to your favorite watering holes for a pub crawl.