CheckMyBus has recently signed a cooperation agreement with flight meta-search giant, Skyscanner. This means that from now on, you will not only be able to compare buses, trains and shared cars, but also flights. All schedules, prices, and services one click away. Continue reading
Despite scoring a small victory in 2016 when a popular bus operator was ordered to indemnify many of its passengers with disabilities, passenger rights in the intercity bus sector in America find themselves in a legal gray area.
But how do passenger rights in the U.S. compare to the rest of the world, particularly Europe? Continue reading
In the 21st century the debate on which mode of transportation is the most modern and most convenient is up for grabs.
Regular bus operators, such as Greyhound, Peter Pan, and Megabus already have on-board features airplane passengers would dream of having – the almighty WiFi chief among them.
From extra legroom to power plugs, bus operators are aggressively trying to gain back the market they lost. But there is more. Continue reading
Intercity buses have long had a dubitable reputation among the American public. Quite unfairly, we might add, as they have become one of the most efficient modes of transportation in the 21st century.
Still, when most Americans think about buses, school trips or overcrowded public transportation might be the first thing that jumps to mind. If you look at the rest of the world, however, it’s a whole different story. Continue reading
America celebrates and all major cities appear in green, orange and white, the national colors of the Republic of Ireland.
March 17, 2017 – St. Patrick’s Day!
America has slowly turned into a never-ending traffic jam. The number of commuters has been rising steadily and now we spend over 9 billion hours stuck in traffic.
American transportation analysts, INRIX, estimates that Americans collectively wasted $300bn on traffic in 2016.
There is no slowing down, either, with both figures expected to keep rising over the next few years.
So, how can America get rid of its never-ending traffic jams? Read on to find out.
We’ve all been there: after a 5- or even 10-minute delay, your bus is finally there… followed almost immediately by another bus covering the same route.
Surely, bus drivers all across the nation are plotting to prank us when we least need it, right? Continue reading
Traveling by bus is one of the most affordable and eco-friendly ways of traveling but it can also be fairly time-consuming. If you’re a seasoned traveler, it won’t be too much of an issue but if you’re traveling with children, it’s a whole different story. We’ve put together a couple of tips that will make your journey much more pleasant! Continue reading
Next time you catch yourself complaining about your 4-hour bus ride from Boston to New York City, consider this: the longest ever bus ride took almost 400 days to complete.
We’ll go back to our record-breaking mammoth of a journey in a moment but, first, let’s take a look closer to home.
There seems to be a general consensus: 2016 was, in the best of cases, a controversial year.
So long, 2016…