British Rail Prices will rise by 3.4% in 2018

British Rail Prices will rise by 3.4% in 2018After a difficult year of delays, strikes and cancellations, it’s been announced that train fares throughout the United Kingdom will rise by an average of 3.4%. This is the largest price increase in five years, and has understandably been met with criticism all over the country as many people’s wages remain Continue reading

Best CheckMyBus Connection for December: Bath to London

Best CheckMyBus Connection for December: Bath to LondonFrom big city hustle to small town charm, the UK is truly a magical place to be during the holiday season. The Christmas spirit runs throughout the entire country, and it’s very difficult to go wrong when choosing the best destination for Christmas this year, but we do recommend Continue reading

One of the World’s Best Regions for Travel: Belfast and the Causeway Coastal Route

One of the World’s Best Regions for Travel: Belfast and the Causeway Coastal RouteWith its stunning coastal scenery, unique wild life and adventurous treks, Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route was recently named one of the top regions in the world to visit by Lonely Planet. A part of the United Kingdom, yet detached from Great Britain, the region has a unique culture and ambiance about it. Whether it Continue reading

Coffee Powered Buses in London

Coffee Powered Buses in LondonAfter waking up in the morning, many of us turn to a warm cup of coffee to overcome our grogginess and take on the day. It’s a part of many people’s morning routines, but in a few years’ time, it may be that buses get their morning coffee as well. Bio-bean, a British startup, has teamed up with Shell Corporation and Argent Energy to work on a Continue reading

Bustling Cities, Ancient Temples and Wild Jungles: Choose your Path through Southeast Asia

Bustling Cities, Ancient Temples and Wild Jungles: Choose your Path through Southeast AsiaFilled to the brim with exquisite mountain views, bustling urban centeres, and fascinating history, Southeast Asia offers more than you can possibly fit into a two-week holiday. Unfortunately, it’s simply impossible to see it all in one go. Prioritising and compromising the sights at the top of your list is essential to Continue reading

Robot Buses and Flying Cars: What Does the Future Hold?

Robot Buses and Flying Cars: What Does the Future Hold?Technological Innovations seem to know no bound, and popular staples of science fiction, such as self-driving buses and flying cars might make a stop in reality sooner than we think. The transport sector is constantly evolving with innovations, such as electric buses, which are becoming more and more Continue reading

Five Companies Face Walkouts on the Same Day as Rail Strike Chaos Continues

Five Companies Face Walk-Outs on the Same Day as Rail Strikes Continue Through NovemberThe past few months have been a difficult time for the rail industry in the United Kingdom. Reoccurring strikes against multiple rail providers over pay disputes and the innovation of Driver Controlled Operation (DCO) trains remain serious issues for union members and rail companies. The strikes are compounded by Continue reading

National Express Wins for Innovation at the UK Coach Awards 2017

National Express Wins for Innovation at the UK Coach Awards 2017Since 2008, the UK Coach Awards have been held each year to celebrate the country’s coaches and buses and award the industry’s best in a variety of categories. These range from coach operations to awards for individual people in the industry, including the best coach staff, engineer of the year and the top Continue reading

More UK Residents Stay Closer to Home When Travelling

More UK Residents Stay Closer to Home When TravellingIt’s official, more UK residents are interested in domestic travel than excursions abroad according to a CheckMyBus study. This past summer, CheckMyBus saw 40% more UK users search for affordable intercity coach rides and domestic routes are more popular than ever. The Continue reading

National Express Unveils New Caetano Levante III Model

National Express Unveils New Caetano Levante III Model Since 2015, the manufacturing giant Caetano has been working on creating its next generation model, which has finally been revealed, the Caetano Levante III. The model will primarily be used by National Express, due to a partnership between the two companies. In fact, Continue reading