• The £2 Bus fare cap: the perfect chance to plan a staycation in the UK

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    Do you ever feel like crying when you see that the cost of living is getting higher and higher nowadays? Well, there is some comforting news: the UK Department for Transport announced a £2 bus fare cap, from January to March 2023, on all journeys across England.With the arrival of the cold season, the cost of living will probably increase even more due to rising fuel prices. Therefore, the cap on the price of bus tickets will help anyone who uses bus connections daily reduce their expenses. The government will provide up to £60 million to help bus companies limit single adult fares to £2 per journey. With the new…

  • 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 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 Makes a Comeback in the UK


    As COVID cases in the UK gradually improve and as more people become vaccinated, the country is slowly opening up to coach travel again. While travel advisories still mostly advise against all but essential trips, people have been itching to get back on the road. At the end of the month, National Express will reopen its bus routes with a reduced timetable. Meanwhile, megabus will reopen a limited network in England and Wales. On the continent, FlixBus has already hit the roads again in Germany on 25 March. Currently, the green buses already serve many other European countries on a limited capacity. While free travel with minimal restrictions may still…

  • 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

  • Visit One of the Most Romantic Regions in the UK


    Rolling hills, lush meadows and winding rivers, the Cotswolds is among the UK’s most romantic places. Back in 1966, the region was named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. In other words, this place is gorgeous! And it’s easy to see why with its cozy hamlets, towns, and small cities. In other words, the Cotswolds showcases Britain’s renowned countryside and offers gorgeous sights that’ll make you feel like you’re on a movie set. In fact, its been used as the film set for Downton Abby, Harry Potter and Pride and Prejudice. Travel to the following towns with affordable coaches and plan a romantic getaway. The Cotswolds’ Unofficial Capital The Cotswolds’…

  • Lesser Known Gems in the United Kingdom


    The United Kingdom has no shortage of cultural and natural wonders to behold. Between London’s multitude of sights, Stonehenge, the Lake District and Scottish Highlands, there are tons of lesser known attractions to discover. Quaint historic towns, scenic waterfalls, legendary castles, a dramatic coastline and even a toxic blue lagoon are among the UK’s