Half year results look promising: National Express is optimistic about the future

Half year results look promising: National Express is optimistic about the futureLast week, the Birmingham-based transport group National Express shared their half year results, which look highly promising – particularly so for the international endeavours of the company. National Express, which is mainly associated with cheap domestic coach travel by most British Continue reading

3 UK theme parks that you can easily get to by bus

3 UK theme parks that you can easily get to by busSummertime is theme park time! There’s hardly anything that kids love more than a family day out in one of the UK’s theme parks. While some of them are a bit more secluded and are fairly hard to get to by public transport, there’s still some that you can reach without the need for a car. Continue reading

megabus network expansion: Travel to Heathrow and Gatwick Airport for £1!

megabus network expansion: Travel to Heathrow and Gatwick Airport for £1!The Perth based coach company megabus is known for cheap fares starting from just £1. Thanks to the recent network expansion, even more travellers across England and Wales can now benefit from the inexpensive travel options. A cooperation with the Bristol based company South Gloucestershire Bus Continue reading

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach service

megabus discontinues luxury sleepercoach serviceThe Scottish coach company megabus is known for low-cost tickets starting from only £1. Maybe this is one of the reasons why its luxury sleepercoach service could not quite convince UK travellers and will be discontinued on 21 May. The overnight coach service was launched in 2013 and has been connecting Continue reading

Coach travel with children

Coach travel with childrenTaking the coach is one of the most affordable and eco-friendly ways of travelling but it can also be fairly time-consuming. If you’re an experienced traveller, then this won’t bother you too much but if you’re travelling with children, it’s a different scenario. This is why we came up with some pieces of advice Continue reading

Fancy a skiing holiday? Take a coach to the French Alps!

Fancy a skiing holiday? Take a coach to the French Alps!A skiing holiday is fun for the whole family, no matter whether you prefer snowboarding, actual skiing or whether you’re just there for some nice walks through a winter wonderland. Winter holidays, however, can be a bit expensive, which is why it’s a good idea to look for budget travel options. Continue reading

National Express launches the UK’s first coach infotainment system

National Express launches the UK’s first coach infotainment systemIf you always thought that flying is the most comfortable and entertaining form of travelling then be prepared to be disabused of that misconception. Last Monday, the coach company National Express launched the UK’s first coach infotainment system allowing travellers to stream film and TV shows on their own devices. Continue reading

Consumer Rights Act: Improved Compensation Arrangements for Rail and Coach Passengers

Consumer Rights Act: Improved Compensation Arrangements for Rail and Coach PassengersBrits using rail and coach services have reason to celebrate since they will be entitled to better compensations. On 1 October, an amendment to the Consumer Rights Act came into effect, which followed the impetus by the consumer group Which? Initially, rail, maritime and Continue reading