British Company Taken Over by FlixBus: megabus Withdraws from Continental Bus Market

British Company Taken Over by FlixBus: megabus Withdraws from Continental Bus MarketAs of 1 July, the German coach company FlixBus will take over megabus’ Continental bus routes as well as cross-border connections to and from the UK. Starting from next Friday, the German market leader will be in charge of the planning of timetables, marketing strategies, sales and distribution as well as pricing. Continue reading

Euro 2016: Follow Wales all the Way to the Final

Euro 2016: Follow Wales all the Way to the Final (Fingers Crossed)So, the round of 16 is over and Wales is the only home nation to have made it through. While England was kicked out by the surprisingly strong underdogs from Iceland, Wales took the fate of Northern Ireland in its own hands… by waiting for them to score an own goal – victory nonetheless! Continue reading

Don’t fear Brexit: Why travel to continental Europe when Britain offers all you need anyway?

Don’t fear the Brexit: Why travel to continental Europe when Britain offers all you need anyway?Last month, David Cameron drew attention to the implications of a potential Brexit for UK travellers wanting to travel to the continent. He claimed that an average family holiday in one of the most beloved tourist destinations in Europe, like places on the Mediterranean Sea, could be about £230 Continue reading

The UK’s Top 5 Festivals (and how to get there by coach)

The UK’s Top 5 Festivals (and how to get there by coach)With Glastonbury only a few days away, it’s time to pay tribute to some other UK festivals as well. Music aficionados who couldn’t get their hands on Glasto tickets have no reason to fret since the UK is home to a vast amount of top notch music festivals. Whether it’s some relaxed days in the Continue reading

The European Championships 2016: Accessible for Everyone?

The European Championships: Accessible for Everyone?It’s a good time for football fans: The leagues have ended, the Champions League Final was decided and the Euros are only a few days away. However, whenever big tournaments take place, there is also an aspect about them that is often glossed over: the accessibility of the football venues. In 2014, a BBC Continue reading

No Money? No Problem! – Top 5 Free Things to Do in the UK

No Money? No Problem! – Top 5 Free Things to Do in the UKSpring Bank Holiday on 30 March is close and if you are still looking for interesting things to do on the long weekend then we’ve got a few tips for you. What’s best: Everything we recommend on this page is free of charge! So, check our tipps, book your inexpensive coach trip and enjoy a lovely low-cost weekend! Continue reading

Europe is Just a Coach Trip Away: New FlixBus Connections to the Continent

Europe is Just a Coach Trip Away: New FlixBus Connections to the ContinentOn 24 March, the coach company FlixBus has set foot on the British Isles for the very first time by launching an intercity bus connection from Paris to London. The German market leader, which set out to conquer the whole of Europe, reports that the new coach route turned out to be a great success Continue reading

Rail Strike Alert in the UK: RMT Threatens to Stage Further Walkouts

Rail Strike Alert in the UK: RMT Threatens to Stage Further WalkoutsCommuters and travellers in the UK might be faced with difficulties over the next few months as the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) continues its ongoing dispute with rail provider Southern Railway. After members of the union had staged a 24 hour walkout in late April, a set of two back-to-back 24 hours strikes Continue reading