• Coronavirus: What you Need to Know as a Traveler


    The spread of coronavirus in the United States has forced the government to take extraordinary measures to contain it. CheckMyBus is following the situation closely to update its users on what’s going on, and the consequences for bus transportation. +++ Important Information about Transportation Services +++ Due to rapid changes in the situation, various administrations and businesses are producing frequent service updates, timetables and ticketing information. We strongly recommend you to only travel if it’s essential and to check the status of your trip in advance. We suggest passengers to contact the operating companies directly regarding rescheduling tickets, cancellations and refunds. The American government has been working to charter commercial…

  • Great Communities and Networks for Female Travelers to Join


    Traveling should be an adventure. A way to explore the world freely and to learn about other cultures and ways of life. Hitting the road can be amazing, but for many of us, it can also be a challenge especially when traveling solo, and even more so if we’re solo female travelers. Women are a rising force in the tourism industry. To put things in perspective, 70% of all travel decisions are made by women and not only that, several travel companies have reported that it’s much more common for women to travel alone than men. Unfortunately, there’s a big disconnect between reports and reality. Solo female travelers face many…

  • Five Amazing Places in Mexico for a Slow-Paced Vacation


    Spring break is right around the corner! While images of beach parties in Cancún or Playa del Carmen may come to mind when thinking of a vacation in Mexico, this country offers so much more! From ancient pyramids to rich cultural museums and vibrant architecture, there are boundless opportunities to explore. Thanks to Mexico’s extensive network of intercity buses, you can travel throughout the country without breaking the bank! If you’re looking for a trip with a slower pace and fewer crowds, then check out some of our picks for amazing places in Mexico! San Miguel de Allende Famed for its artistic flair, San Miguel de Allende attracts all kinds…

  • Carnival Celebrations Around the World You Won’t Want to Miss!


    Carnival season is right around the corner! You know what that means? It’s time to party! With vibrant costumes, elaborate masks, glistening beads and impressive parades, people around the world immerse themselves in the spectacle of it all. Originally regarded as a transition into the Catholic Lent, this tradition has evolved into extravagant displays of grandeur. Not everything is about Rio though! Other cities around the world paint the celebration with an entirely different brush, taking elements from their own cultures. Check out our top picks for the most memorable Carnival experiences around the globe! Cologne Carnival Alaaf! If you’re looking for a wild time, then look no further than…

  • 5 top destinations for New Year’s Eve!


    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…

  • Travel to Another World at the Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights

    fireworks in Niagara Falls at night

    This winter season, up until January 12, come see one of North America’s greatest natural wonders adorned in a veil of beautiful 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. 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…

  • 10 Amazing Weekend Trips from New York City


    While the hustle and bustle of life in the Big Apple can be exciting, it can also be a bit stressful and isn’t always easy on your wallet. Every once and a while, it’s nice to have an escape even if you don’t have the time off or money to plan a big excursion. The good news is that travel doesn’t have to be expensive! There are tons of

  • Travel the World Within the USA: America’s Cultural Communities


    Booking a flight to travel to far off places can be expensive. Fortunately, you don’t need to cross an ocean to experience another culture! Within the United States, there are many cultural communities, shaped by cultural enclaves and a history of immigration which brings bits and pieces of the world to the USA. From one of the world’s largest Chinese immigrant communities to

  • America’s Top Five Summer Beach Destinations


    Summer is finally here! As the temperatures continue to rise and the days get sunnier, why not plan to make the most of it? Beach communities across America are already embracing tons of tourists looking to have some fun in the sun. With CheckMyBus, you can spend less money on the journey and more at the beach. Below are some of our suggestions for

  • Rock Out at some of America’s Best Music Festivals this Summer


    Summer is right around the corner, which means cities across the country are gearing up to host major music festivals. With top talent like Ariana Grande, Twenty-One Pilots, Tame Impala and Childish Gambino touring, there’s really no shortage of performances to enjoy. With