• Bus Travel with Children

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    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 want to travel with children, it’s a whole different story. We’ve put together a couple of tips that will make your journey much more pleasant! Before you plan your next trip, bear in mind that each bus operator has different conditions when it comes to traveling with children. From discounts to completely free rides, we can’t vouch for the smoothest ride, but you will at least have some peace of mind knowing you’re…

  • The Rise of Luxury Bus Lines

    Luxury is actually the last thing you think of when traveling by coach. The prejudice still persists that long-distance buses are a particularly uncomfortable way to travel. Some providers in the USA want to counter this – with their unique luxury bus fleet. Download the CheckMyBus app for FREE for your Mobile Device: Luxury Buses – A New Way of Travel When you think of an intercity bus ride, most of the time it does not equate to traveling in luxury. However, a number of bus services around the country are providing a luxury bus experience on their intercity routes. Especially in areas where air and rail service is either…

  • Cheap trips by Bus for your Easter Vacation

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    Easter is knocking on the door and some people are already packing their bags. Because whether it’s to visit loved ones or for a short city break: Easter time is travel time! But how do you get from A to B cheaply in times of record travel prices for gasoline? Exactly – by bus! Download the CheckMyBus app for FREE for your Mobile Device: Have you already planned your Easter vacation? Do you already know whether you want to visit your family or go on an exciting city trip? Well, some people will probably reconsider their travel plans. Because with the high fuel prices at the moment, one is quite…

  • Buses, Apartments and More – Here Ukrainians Get Help

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    НАТИСНАЙТЕ ТУТ ДЛЯ УКРАЇНСЬКОЇ ВЕРСІЇ The situation in war-torn Ukraine continues to be very confusing. Air traffic is at a standstill and other connections abroad are very unreliable in some cases. However, there are still ways to get out of the country – or at least from the border to the West. In addition, more and more platforms are enabling targeted aid for Ukrainian refugees. google maps embed html Almost a week after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, the situation is not calming down. It is becoming increasingly difficult for people who want to or have to leave the country – especially since air traffic is still paralysed and…

  • How to get out of Ukraine?

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    Unfortunately, the worst-case scenario has come true, and a war has started in Ukraine. If you want or need to leave the country, we would like to provide more information on possible routes. НАТИСНАЙТЕ ТУТ ДЛЯ УКРАЇНСЬКОЇ ВЕРСІЇ Since air traffic from and to Ukraine has been completely stopped, people who still want to leave the country must resort to alternatives. At the same time, numerous bus connections to neighbouring countries to the west are still intact. Below you can see the most important bus connections which are still running – especially to Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania. To Hungary Kiev to Budapest Mukacheve to Budapest To Germany Kiev to Berlin Odessa to Berlin…

  • Travel to the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

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    This winter season, up until February 21, come see the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights. Every year, the city of Niagara Falls kicks off the holiday season by lighting up both the iconic waterfalls and the city itself in a plethora of festive lights and is Canada’s largest illumination festival. The festival draws in roughly 1.5 million visitors each year and has become an annual tradition in Canada. Consequently, the whole atmosphere of the city gives you the feeling of being in a magical fairy land. Find the Best Way to Experience the Falls Whether you’re just passing by the city to see the falls, or would like to…

  • 5 top destinations for New Year’s Eve!

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    Everyone around the country can imagine the iconic New Year’s Eve celebration hosted in Time Square each year. The event draws in people from all around the country every year, though for many traveling across the country isn’t a possibility. Fortunately, there are other amazing celebrations happening in cities all over the country that might be a little closer to home, so you don’t have to stay in and watch the ball drop. Below are some of the best alternatives to Time Square to celebrate the New Year! Celebrate New Year’s Eve Out Right, by Saving Money on Transportation! Taking the bus is not only the best option for the…

  • Make the most of your Thanksgiving bus trip!

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    With Thanksgiving around the corner, thousands of passengers will be traveling by bus to see their families. Some journeys will be long but if you follow a couple of simple steps, they will definitely be easier to handle. We have put together a list of insider tips to let you enjoy your Thanksgiving bus ride as much as the destination!   How to make the most of your next bus trip Before your trip During your trip Saving $ Across the border Find all the answers to your questions in our  ➠   FAQ Before your trip Planning your trip home for Thanksgiving ensures you an easy trip. No one wants…

  • FlixMobility Acquired Greyhound: Will America’s Iconic Buses Disappear?

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    In a historic move, the German company FlixMobility, parent company of FlixBus, has bought the iconic American brand, Greyhound. The sale is for $172 million with a deferred consideration of $32 million to be paid over 18 months. But what exactly will this mean for America’s leading bus company and intercity travel in the USA? While this remains to be seen, the fact of that matter is that both FlixBus and Greyhound share the vision of expanding bus ridership throughout the US by making a cheaper and eco-friendly alternative to private cars. Download the CheckMyBus app for FREE for your Mobile Device: Founded in 2013, FlixBus has grown exponentially since…

  • America’s Longest Bus Rides & Scenic Routes

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    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. Download the CheckMyBus app for FREE for your Mobile Device: America’s Longest Bus Rides America is the world’s 4th largest country with a surface area of 3.5m square miles. This means there’s a lot of ground to cover if you want to travel from coast to coast. Jack Kerouac did it in the 50s and there still is…