• 8 Tips for Travelling Alone by Coach


    Do you love to travel but your time off never seems to line up with your friends’ holiday time? Has your friend had to cancel plans last minute before the trip you’ve already planned? Or do you simply feel like moving at your own pace? Don’t be discouraged, travelling alone is a fantastic idea! Check out our advice to travel solo by coach with maximum security and comfort. Download the CheckMyBus app for FREE for your Mobile Device: 1. Above all, get yourself well before leaving! Before you leave, make sure you’ve collected all the necessary information. What is the current exchange rate? Do you need a visa? Is there…

  • 10 Best European Cities to visit for the Perfect Holiday!


    The good news is that you can travel between European cities by coach without spending a lot of money. Whether you’re looking for a relaxed city break or want to see and do as much as you can cram into a long weekend, below are our suggestions for the best European cities to visit! Download the CheckMyBus app for FREE for your Mobile Device: 10. Vienna Oh Vienna! The Austrian capital has been named the city with the highest quality of living multiple years in a row. With elegant imperial buildings, Vienna is full of amazing sights. These include the Schönbrunn, Belvedere and Hofburg palaces, its world-renowned opera house and…

  • Celebrate Hogmanay in Edinburgh!

    Edinburgh summer fireworks

    The Hogmanay celebration is one of the biggest New Year’s celebrations in the world and is one of Edinburgh’s most cherished events. In 1996, the Hogmanay celebration earned its place in the Guinness Book of Records as the largest New Year’s party in the world with roughly 400,000 people! Featuring a torch-lit procession, live music among tons of other events leading up to the rendition of Auld Lang Syne at the stroke of midnight. Furthermore, it’s one of the most celebrated New Year’s Celebrations in the world and a fantastic time to visit the Scottish capital. Travel to Edinburgh by Bus The holiday season is one of the most exciting and…

  • Best Cities in the UK to Live and Work In


    Travelling is often associated with far off places, different cultures and a change of scenery. However, there’s usually plenty of adventure to be had in our own back yards. Looking at how people in nearby cities live can be eye-opening and help you reevaluate your own city. For people looking to move somewhere new, it’s a great idea to keep your options open! Below are ten of the most livable cities in the UK based on factors, such as housing prices, the availability of green space and healthcare costs. You can reach all of these destinations cheaply by coach. 10. Belfast Belfast has come a long way over the past…

  • Coach travel with children


    Taking 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 that will make you survive coach travel with children. On the coach with children Before you plan your next journey, you should be aware that each provider has different conditions when it comes to travelling with kids, for example with regards to discounts. This is also true when it comes to unaccompanied children, so make sure…

  • From Lima to Rio: The Transoceánica is the World’s Longest Bus Route


    Passengers often expect free WiFi, comfy seats and plenty of power outlets when taking an intercity bus in the UK. Also, since the UK is a fairly small island, passengers rarely find travel times of over ten hours. In South America, however, a new coach connection recently opened, regarded to be the world’s longest bus route. It takes passengers all the way from Rio to Lima, thus connecting the Atlantic and the Pacific oceans as well as two of the most striking landmarks of Latin America, namely the Cristo in Rio de Janeiro and Machu Picchu in Cusco close to Lima. Experience South America Doing the full tour of the…

  • 10 Clichés about the United Kingdom

    The United Kingdom is a popular destination for travellers all over the world. Its famous monuments, extensive museums, gorgeous countryside and quaint villages, paints a lovely picture of the country’s inhabitants. Well-mannered, football enthusiasts and avid tea drinkers are among the first clichés that spring to mind when people imagine the typical British person. However, some less than flattering stereotypes perceive British people as having terrible culinary taste, poor dental care, and can be a bit stuck up. Want to see for yourself which clichés about the United Kingdom are true and where they come from? Then plan a coach trip! CheckMyBus can help you delve into British stereotypes via…

  • Plan Amazing Day Trips from London for Less Than £20


    Living in London is not always easy on the bank account, and with the hustle and bustle of city life, taking some time to get away from it all can do a world of good. The good news is that travelling doesn’t have to be expensive! There are so many amazing nearby places you can explore and with CheckMyBus, you don’t have to break the bank getting there. Below are ten brilliant day trips you can plan for less than £20! Stonehenge One of the UK’s most iconic monuments, Stonehenge dates all the way back to the Bronze Age and has mystified visitors ever since. Outside the visitor centre, you…

  • Rock Out This Summer at Some of the UK’s Biggest Music Festivals!


    Summer is right around the corner, which means cities across the country are gearing up to host major music festivals. With top talent like Ariana Grande, Twenty-One Pilots, Tame Impala and Childish Gambino touring, there’s really no shortage of performances to enjoy. With

  • 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France: Catch the Matches by Coach!

    Female football players huddling together

    The eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup will be taking place in France this year. For the first time in the competition’s history, the Hexagonal will be hosting the best women’s football teams from 5 continents from 7 June – 7 July in iconic stadiums throughout