NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus service offering fares as low as $1, today announced it is offering 100,000 free seats for travel Jan. 6 to March 20, 2010. Customers can begin booking today.
The free seats will be available on megabus.com during the Jan. 6 to March 20 travel period. Travelers will need to use the promo code GETAWAY to book their free seats (subject to availability).
"The new year brings promise that our economy is recovering. We are encouraging people to get out and travel," said Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. "Megabus.com's low fares make travel affordable every day, but a chance at a free ticket means there's no reason to stay home."
Megabus.com amenities include new double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi, reclining seats, power outlets, on-board restrooms and more.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional information on routes, schedules, amenities and fares.
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Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line dedicated to bringing high-quality, low-cost travel options for as low as $1 via the Internet. Service for megabus.com operates daily. Northeast cities served by megabus.com include: Albany, Atlantic City, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, New York, Philadelphia, Rochester, Syracuse, Toronto and Washington D.C. Midwest cities served by megabus.com include: Ann Arbor, Bloomington-Normal, Chicago, Champaign, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Madison, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Toledo. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 4 million travelers.
Chicago-based megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 60 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.
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