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Group Planner: U.S. Gov’t Shutdown Affects Charters, Group Travel


The shuttering of popular tourist destinations such as Yellowstone, the Smithsonian, and Gettysburg battlefield will negatively affect plans of charter operators and tour groups in varying degrees from minor speed bumps to complete road blocks.

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Group Trip Social Media Usage


What are your ideas for using social media to enhance your group travel? Tell us on the BusRates.com Facebook page and keep the conversation going.

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Group Planner: Top 10 Group Travel Destinations


Sometimes there’s nothing better than a list. There’s the list you get when looking for a charter bus on BusRates.com. Or the list of great restaurants our directory pulls together when you search here.

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Group Planner: Fall Foliage Tours


The best part is the spectacular changing of the colors isn’t confined to just New England. You and your group travelers can see the fall leaves from coast-to-coast. Let’s take a look at the peak predictions or places to see the Fall Foliage show.

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Group Planner: Going Green


Did you know that group travel by charter bus is a great way to offer travelers a green option for their vacation, too? It’s amazing the impact a group can have by wanting to have a fun vacation by hitting the road in a motorcoach.

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Group Planner: Seat Belts on Motorcoaches and Tour Buses


Each year more than 750-million passengers board more than 35,000 motorcoaches, making it one of the safest modes of transportation. In the next year, we anticipate the Department of Transportation to hand down regulations to further enhance the industry’s current strong standards.

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Group Planner: New York City in Autumn and Winter


Magic becomes redefined in New York City as the Big Apple puts on a spectacular display to transition from fall to the winter holidays, followed by the ushering in of a new year. When planning group travel, it’s hard to resist gathering a group and heading to the city that never sleeps in November and December.

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Group Planner: Agenda of Attractions for Travelers


When planning your group’s travel agenda, it might be easy to take a cookie-cutter approach and think that if it worked for my family of four, it will work for 60 or more. But consider these attractions that are built for group travelers.

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Group Planner: Football Game Transportation by Bus


It doesn’t matter if you like college or pro football. It doesn’t matter if you like SEC over Big 12, or NFC over AFC. There are several key factors to consider, but two “S’” top the list when planning for any group trip to the big game.

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Group Planner: Fourth of July Travel Destinations


We have a vibrant story to tell and unique cultures interwoven into the fabric of our nation. Books and movies can only scratch the surface of its beauty, so we challenge you to plan your group’s July travel to seek America this Fourth of July.

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