• Meet friends and See the World with the NEW CheckMyBus App

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    CheckMyBus, the world’s leading meta-search engine, has launched a new and improved mobile app for Android and iOs devices. With bus content available in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Australia and Asia, users can compare local, national, and international routes all in one place. So, whether you want to compare multiple coach companies for familiar local routes or are exploring an entirely new country, you can count on the CheckMyBus app to find and compare the best coach deals. Download the CheckMyBus app for FREE for your Mobile Device: When searching for a bus route, you can either enter your origin manually or use your current location to find…

  • 5 new ways we will travel after COVID-19

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    We will travel again! However, what this will look like in the “new normal” is the question, we’re all asking. Lockdown measures due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will not last forever, and life will slowly move back into motion. The global price comparison portal CheckMyBus decided to gather facts and predictions about how travel will be shaped by the “new normal.” 1. Bus and Train instead of Plane Domestic and shorter trips will be at the top of the list among frequent bookings. Many travellers will avoid those queuing and checking situations at the airport that must be stricter to board a flight. In addition, bus companies are investing…

  • Safety measures for post-coronavirus travel

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    Coach stations and airports around the world are resuming operations within the new reality of the pandemic. Among the new safety measures for post-coronavirus travel (COVID-19) adopted, the most common ones are an added emphasis on cleaning. This includes the use of gel alcohol, and is especially true for major touch points like handrails, elevator buttons and seats. In addition, audible warnings about symptoms and guidance from trained professionals are already part of many routines. See other highlights below: Travel protection Bus companies and airlines prepare their security protocols. Companies throughout Asia and Europe, where the virus first emerged and spread have already updated their safety measures for travel. This…

  • Exercise at Home: Stay in Shape During the Quarantine

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    Did you plan to go hiking in the Lake District or dust of your mountain bike for a trip to the Scottish Highlands? Unfortunately, the coronavirus emergency forced many of us to change our plans and daily routines. Even though most gyms are closed, it’s still important to exercise. Exercising at home is a great way to maintain both physical and mental well-being. All of us at CheckMyBus would like to share some advice to keep you active while we all wait to travel by bus again to our favourite destinations. 1. Establish a routine First of all, it’s important to set a daily routine. Try not to wake up…

  • Travel through Europe right in your kitchen

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    Due to coronavirus, millions of people around the world are forced to stay home. Travelling is not an option at this moment, but that shouldn’t stop us from experiencing other cultures! A great way to travel is through cuisine. What better place for a culinary adventure than your own kitchen? Travel through Europe with five easy recipes! Take a journey with your loved ones and have a wonderful dining experience from the comfort of your home during this uncertain time. 1. Ragu Bolognese Named for the city of Bologna, the capital of Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region, this is one the more versatile sauces from Italy. You can really bring your meal…

  • #BusForGood: The Heroes of the Coronavirus Crisis

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    With the coronavirus outbreak, many around the world are urged to stay at home. And right now, even though it all seems like bad news, there’s still a lot of good going around that we’d like to highlight. Many of our modern-day heroes, such as emergency workers and healthcare professionals, still need to travel to and from work. Meanwhile, many travellers stranded abroad are looking for ways to get back to their home countries. Fortunately, in the face of this situation, some companies, bus drivers and staff have stepped up to support their communities and the people who serve them as a good testament of the phrase: we’re stronger together.…

  • Coronavirus: What to do if you’re travelling soon

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    The spread of coronavirus in the United Kingdom has forced the government to take extraordinary measures to contain it. CheckMyBus is closely following the situation to update its users on what’s happening, and the consequences for coach transport.   Due to rapid changes in the situation, various administrations and businesses are producing frequent service updates, timetables and ticketing information. We strongly recommend you to only travel if it’s essential and to check the status of your trip in advance.We suggest passengers contact the operating companies directly regarding rescheduling tickets, cancellations and refunds.The British government urges UK citizens abroad to return home as soon as possible, especially while airlines around the…

  • Celebrate Hogmanay in Edinburgh!

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    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 was marked 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, 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 busiest times of…

  • 7 Tips to Prepare for Post-Brexit Travel

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    Brexit has been extended to January 31st with the possibility of the UK leaving the European Union earlier if a deal is agreed on. While there is still a degree of uncertainty, that shouldn’t discourage you from planning a trip to the continent in 2020. There should be little disruption when travelling via coach, air or