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

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

63% of UK citizens never travel by bus within the United Kingdom

63% of UK citizens never travel by bus within the United Kingdom.Following the publication of the special Eurobarometer “Autocar Services”, it is confirmed that buses have a decent reputation among users in the UK. This study, carried out by TNS UK for the European Commission, analyses the coach services in different European countries. The report includes: the number of users, occasions and Continue reading

Megabus Teams up with Transdev in Yorkshire

Megabus Teams up with Transdev in YorkshireExploring everything that Yorkshire has to offer has just gotten much easier. Megabus recently announced that it will be partnering with Transdev to connect four of its local bus providers in Yorkshire to the Megabus national transport system. This partnership will allow passengers to transfer between Megabus coaches and Continue reading

National Express Partners with Turner Broadcasting

National Express Partners Up with Turner BroadcastingOne of the perks of riding with National Express is having access to an array of quality free entertainment. Whether you’re in the mood for a television series, a film or a magazine to pass the time, there are tons of options to keep yourself entertained throughout the trip. This past summer, the bus provider greatly expanded Continue reading

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

Dos and Don’ts: 5 ½ tips to avoid being the weird person on the bus

The Dos and Don’ts: 5 ½ tips for not being the weird person on the busIn the US Sitcom “How I Met Your Mother”, Ted Mosby comes up with the idea that there’s always one weird or crazy person on the bus. The person can earn this special name tag by engaging in conduct that annoys fellow travellers, such as talking too much or eating particularly smelly food. Continue reading

FlixBus’ European expansion: a story of success and obstacles

FlixBus’ European expansion: a story of success and obstaclesWhen the German market for intercity buses was liberalised in early 2013, the then start-up FlixBus instantly reacted and set up a booking platform for this brand-new and affordable way of travelling. More and more small bus companies joined and had their buses redesigned to openly Continue reading

The world of buses is full of curiosities: rooftop gardens, dog tours and unconventional fuels

The world of buses is full of curiositiesIf you believe buses are just used for boring school trips or overcrowded public transport, take a closer look at the international bus industry. Tinkerer and innovators around the world are working on groundbreaking projects to improve the attractiveness of buses as means of transportation as well Continue reading