NEW YORK, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, a low-cost, express bus
service which offers fares as low as $1 via the Internet will make its
first East Coast journeys today. Having served more than one million
customers in its West and Midwest markets, megabus.com now offers East
Coast residents travel between New York and Boston, Washington,
Philadelphia, Baltimore, Buffalo, N.Y. and Atlantic City, N.J. in the
United States; and Toronto.
See http://www.megabus.com for route availability, arrival and
departure times and travel alerts. The Web site is available in English and
"The overwhelming popularity of megabus.com's innovative, express bus
service prompted us to expand to the East Coast," said Dale Moser,
president and chief operating officer of megabus.com. "Our Midwest same
city sales are up 107 percent from 2007."
"Seventy-nine percent of our customers are choosing to travel with
megabus.com instead of driving, flying or taking the train and have been
delighted with their travel experiences, " Moser added. "With current gas
prices and financial strains, megabus.com continues to be the best value
for the money choice of the traveling public."
Customers are encouraged to book early to secure fares as low as $1 and
will pay competitive fares the closer they book to the day of departure.
Megabus.com, a sister company of Gray Line New York Sightseeing and
subsidiary of Coach USA, offers its customers a unique and economical way
to travel. Megabus.com provides convenient online booking, guaranteed
seating, greener, safer, state-of-the-art coaches, free WiFi (beginning
June 9) and free video.
Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line dedicated to
bringing high-quality, low-cost travel options to eight East Coast cities,
17 Midwest cities and seven West Coast cities for as low as $1 via the
Internet. 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 one million travelers. Visit http://www.megabus.com
for additional service routes to and from the listed cities.
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