Megabus.com Offers 200,000 Free Seats City-to-city bus service encourages travel across U.S.

NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus service offering fares from $1, today announced it is offering 200,000 free seats for travel Jan. 9 to Feb. 28, 2013. Customers can begin booking their free seats today.

The free seats will be subject to availability for travel Jan. 9 - Feb. 28 to/from cities served by megabus.com in the USA and Canada. Travelers will need to use the promo code TRYMEGABUS to book their free seats.

Due to local regulations within Canada, free seats for travel to Kirkland and Montreal are excluded, however additional $10 seats have been made available. Within the USA, Academy, Concord, ShortLine and Suburban bus lines will also be excluded from the free seats offer. 

"This exciting giveaway makes it possible to invite a friend and go on a fun weekend trip, get out of town to visit family or just enjoy a major city you never thought about visiting before," said Mike Alvich, megabus.com's vice president of marketing and public relations. "Megabus.com offers $1 and other affordable fares every day, but a chance at a free ticket means there's no reason to stay home. Our new service hubs in Los Angeles and San Francisco allow even more Americans to take advantage of this exciting opportunity and connect to more of the things they love."

"Megabus.com offers service to more than 120 cities in North America," added Alvich. "That means there are millions of potential travelers that can use the free tickets to experience megabus.com's service for the first time." 

Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is one of the largest intercity express bus service providers in North America, transporting more than 22 million travelers. In addition to affordable fares, megabus.com offers customers environmentally-friendly buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.

Visit www.megabus.com to book your free ticket and for additional information on routes, schedules, amenities and fares.

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ABOUT MEGABUS.COM
Megabus.com is one of the largest privately funded providers of city-to-city express bus transportation and serves more than 120 cities in North America, including routes operated by other Coach USA subsidiaries.

Megabus.com is the first bus line to offer high-quality travel for as low as $1 via the Internet. Megabus.com operates service from 10 hubs in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Texas Triangle (Dallas, Houston, San Antonio), Washington D.C. and Toronto – creating more than 1,000 new, professional jobs. Visit www.megabus.com for a complete list of cities served.  

Service for megabus.com operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 22 million travelers. For the latest news and travel deals, follow megabus.com on Twitter at @megabus and Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/megabus.com.officialpage.

Megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA, one of the largest transportation companies in North America, and maintains the highest safety compliance rating (Satisfactory) from the US Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates nearly 30 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 70 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.

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