Press Release: BusRates.com Launched


BusRates.com Launched — New Web Site Makes Bus Charter Easy and Convenient for Commercial and Individual Consumers

BusRates.com Is Only Web Site with Exclusive Bus Owner Directory, Eliminating Middle Man and Taking Guesswork Out of Bus Charter

CHICAGO, Jan 19, 2005 — BusRates.com, the most complete and categorized online directory of over 4,300 charter bus companies located throughout the U.S. and Canada, was launched in pilot phase in November 2004 and received a very positive response from independent bus owner companies and the organizations and individuals that charter buses. In its first two months of operation, BusRates.com has helped over 17,000 bus charter buyers inquire and book transactions with bus-owning companies.

BusRates.com has categorized its bus listings by the nine bus types: minibuses, school buses, entertainer coaches, executive coaches, limousine buses, trolleys, double-decker buses, vans and deluxe motor coaches. “We are extremely excited about BusRates.com initial results and know we can increase this number substantially as more bus owners participate,” said Mark Greer, Founder and CEO, BusRates.com. “As we continue to grow, it will be just a matter of time before the majority of charter bus companies in the U.S. and Canada will look to BusRates.com to reach new markets and build better relationships with their customers.”

BusRates.com drives traffic to its site through strategic search engine optimization and advertising on the Web and maintains its credibility and differentiation by being the only directory serving bus-owning companies. BusRates.com makes it easy to identify the right bus charter based on application and budget for buyers of this mode of transportation. The site also eliminates the unnecessary step of bus brokerage and allows the bus-owning companies to deal directly with their customers throughout the entire charter transaction.

Listing over 4,300 companies, BusRates.com takes the guesswork out of chartering a bus. The directory serves as a guide to consumers on all aspects of bus renting, allowing for convenient searches by bus type, local rates, specifications, amenities and inventory as well as searches for current tours and events in cities across the U.S. and worldwide. BusRates.com provides a customer with a simple and easy way to locate a bus and driver that is best suited for their trip or tour.

For more information and tips on chartering a bus, or to learn more about BusRate.com’s directory, visit the Web site at http://www.busrates.com.

About BusRates.com

BusRates.com is a web site directory for the charter bus directory. The bus listings are categorized by the nine bus types: minibuses, school buses, entertainer coaches, executive coaches, limousine buses, trolleys, double-decker buses, vans and deluxe motor coaches. Furthermore, all listings on BusRates.com are personally verified to guarantee customers receive accurate information. Information about BusRates.com products can be found at www.busrates.com

SOURCE: BusRates.com