New York City – a wonderful place to explore

13 Feb

New York is the most densely inhabited city of U.S. and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populated metropolitan areas present in this world. Tourists distinguish this place because of its attractiveness and magnificence. Particularly, in comparison with the other leading large cities of United States like Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Los Angeles, it is considered one of the safest tourist attractions of America. The exclusiveness of that place makes it one of the most luxurious places in the world to live in. Not only that it is considered one of the dominant fashion capitals of the world, but it is also taken as a heart of Education, Research, Global Commerce, Technology, Politics, Media, Culture, Art, International Finance, and Entertainment.

Every year all the reputable cities magically pull lots of business and also recreational travelers towards themselves. Several New York bus charters services offer cheap and hassle-free tourism services for helping the travelers go and have a trip without even a single burden. Tourists adore New York City!! And the reason behind is this city is full of rubber necking places that tourists always look for. Out of hundreds of the sightseeing attractions out there, some are the 102-story Empire State Building, Carnegie Hall, Statue of Liberty, Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Madison Square Gardens, Times Square, Staten Island Ferry, Central Park, United Nations Head Quarters, Brooklyn Bridge, Ellis Island, Wall Street, Broadway Theater Productions, and American Museum of National History.

In year 2010, New York City officially received approximately 49 million vacationers, which was later on beaten by a record 50 million tourists in year 2011. With this, it is quite clear that tourism is one of the bubbliest industries of the New York City. Fifth and Madison Avenues are graded one of the most classy and expensive streets in the world. You can also attend appealing events like St. Patrick’s Day parade, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Halloween Parade in Greenwich Village and also a number of seasonal activities like Free Performances in Central Park in Summer Stage, Tribeca Film Festival, and last but not least, Ice Skating in Central Park.

Tourism has its significance and is vital for the city due to many reasons. The companies will also give you an additional personalized customer support in association with charter bus service. Taking a look you will discover that a number of New York Bus charters services are functioning. They offer a variety of comfortable tour coaches that precisely meet up your exact charter bus necessities. Therefore, it is imperative that you dig up and choose the suitable charter bus, which goes together with your specifications without a glitch! To journey New York City with your friends and family, you will definitely need to pick out a reasonable charter bus service having competent group transportation capability. It is important that you and your crowd have a fantastic and memorable experience in an organized and risk-free manner.

Charter bus rental transportation – An easy way to travel

12 Dec

You might have occasionally seen large and luxurious buses traveling on the highways… But do you know what these buses are? These good looking vehicles are known as Charter Buses. These buses can be chartered by an individual or a group of people from a charter bus rental company to reach a particular location. Even though, hiring a charter bus is advantageous in so many ways, some of the most important benefits are talked over underneath.

When it comes to organizing a successful group travel, you should know, there are a number of unseen upheavals and annoying surprises attached with it. Hiring a bus from a charter bus rental service is the most appropriate way of keeping yourself away of these annoyances. People love to have their trips in these attractive means of transportation due to the priceless amenities they offer. These charter buses are equipped with most desirable features like a chilling air-conditioning system, a high fidelity theater system, and a comfortable stretch out seating arrangement.

If you plan to hire a bus, what I’ll recommend, you hire a bus a couple of weeks earlier. This will shun the unpleasing last minute rush! There are two types of charter bus rental companies, those that charge fixed fee for their services, regardless of the usage, and those that charge fee depending on the mileage of the trip. The company provides an expert driver to ensure a safe trip. The drivers of these buses not only have commercial licenses, but they also are trained enough to drive and manage the vehicle safely. They, most likely, take the route that is told by the individual who hired them. Public transports, on the other hand, take a set route. There isn’t any restriction of stops as these buses can go to the passengers’ localities to drop or to get them onboard.

Don’t you think journeying in your car can be troublesome? You will not only have to be sure of the condition of your vehicle, but you will have to refuel it several times during your trip and you will even have to fix your car if it stops working due to any reason in a faraway place! Don’t you think these problems are capable of ruining the pleasure of your trip? Besides, you can never have the comfort of a bus in a car. Cars don’t provide as much onboard amenities as buses do. If it’s a business trip for which you are hiring a vehicle, where do you think you are going to arrange a conference? Cars are simply not large enough in expanse for all these events!

If you are an environment lover and you take global warming seriously, you should go for hiring a bus. Hiring a charter bus is ecofriendly as it decreases the number of vehicles on the road, making the environment less polluted. Last but not least, charter bus rental companies are dependable and reputed corporations. They not only follow safety practices but also have a decent serving history.

Typical Charter Buses Terms and Slangs

7 Oct

When you go to a bus rental company to charter a bus for your trip, you may come across some terms and slangs that you may not have heard in your life before. Only the people who are into organizing trips would know about these typical informal words better. It is better for the people that they get familiar with these terms before they plan to fill up the form to charter buses.

Qty:                   The number of same type of buses the charter company possess.

Seats:                Available number of seats for your group.

BusType:         The type of bus. Normally, these companies offer eight different types of charter buses;

  1. Trolley,
  2. Van,
  3. Minibus,
  4. School Bus,
  5. Executive Coach/Day Coach/Limo Bus,
  6. Deluxe Motor Coach,
  7. Executive Coach/Day Coach/Limo Bus, and
  8. Double Decker.

Year:                     The year of manufacture of the vehicle. Normally, it is displayed with the model number of the bus.

OTR:                     It is the abbreviation of “Over The Road”. This tells if the bus going to travel long distances out of state and over night.

Rstrm:                  This tells if the vehicle has restroom on board or not.

VCR:                     In a full size Deluxe Motor Coach, there are normally five to six television screens with a VCR. It is not very common to have buses that have satellite connection in it.

DVD:                    In a full size Deluxe Motor Coach, there are normally five to six television screens with a DVD player. It is not very common to have buses that have satellite connection in it.

CD:                        This tells that the CD player is installed on the bus.

PA:                        This is the Public Addressing System. The purpose of PA is to make necessary announcements during trip.

ADA:                     This tells if the bus is supplied with the Wheelchair Elevator or not. This amenity is important when there is a handicap person, who uses wheel chair, in the group of travelers.

Alch:                     This tells if alcohol is permitted on the bus or not.

Trnsfr:                   Any pick up and drop off usually from an inn to a railways station or an airport nearly 15miles of travel (excluding 10% baksheesh)

5 Hrs:                    It is normally taken as 5 hours of local use, low miles (excluding 10% baksheesh). Most of these companies have at least 5 hour of use with the exception of transfers.

Day:                       This tells the day rates based on 10 hours of local use, low miles (excluding 10% baksheesh)

Mile:                       It’s the rate per mile of travel. Rates can either be quoted as per mile or per day, depending on the convenience.

Hours of use:       Local traveling is mostly charged on hours of use basis.

Gratuity:                It is the money given to the bus operator and is known as baksheesh. It is normally taken as 10%.

Sales Tax:              There isn’t any Sales Tax for leasing a bus in most of the States of America.

Over the Road Charters

Mileage:                 Distant tours and overnight are quoted on the basis of distance.

Day Rate:              It is the minimum charge per day if per mile charge is not more than the combined day rates.

Driver Change:      According to law, after every 10 hours of driving, or 15 hours of standby time, there must be a consecutive at least 10 hours rest. So, if there is a trip longer than 10 hours, the operator must be changed.

Local Travel:         It is the local distance allowed per day once the bus reaches the terminus.

Driver Hotel:         Normally, the customer pays for the lodging expenses of the driver.

Mini bus rental is no more a riddle!

23 Aug

Why don’t we first know what mini bus rental is? When you charter a minibus for a while and you pay the charges to use that automobile, that action you did is simply known as mini bus rental. Just as the name says, these are small buses that are used for the purpose of taking a small group of people, such as, friends, relatives, or employees, from one place to another place like airport, a tourist attraction, an exotic beach, work site, or some other pre determined place. Just like huge deluxe buses these mini buses also have seating arrangements for individuals and they are most preferable for shorter distances like 100 or 150 miles. Nowadays, a number of companies in United States of America offer this service to the people.

When a person goes to the company that provide charter services, he or she is briefed the terms and conditions of the mini bus rental before signing the charter agreement. The agreement specifies everything. It defines the conditions that may lead to a breakage of the agreement and the consequences that the person may face afterward. However, the seriousness or the severity of the offence determines the penalty. Each and every charter bus service has its own exclusive agreement and the terms and conditions written in it.

One of the most significant clauses written in the agreement is that if you cancel your agreement without more ado, for instance, within a day, the company won’t charge a penny. One other clause, that is noteworthy, is if the client fails to return the vehicle to the company within the specified time, he or she will be charged for the additional days. The agreement also contains detailed information about the payment modes. There are various companies in North America which do not allow leasing their vehicles for more than a month. In hiring contracts of some of the charter companies there is a disclaimer that states in case the agreement formalities are not observed, the leasing cannot continue. And, at the time of leasing, clients are provided information about the age, driver’s license, identification, and the history of driver.

These mini buses are expensive for sure. So, isn’t that a benefit that you don’t have to buy these luxurious minibuses for using them as your conveyance? Internet has made it easy for the people to find mini bus rental companies at their convenience. If you browse internet, you will come to know there are more than a few companies that are into that industry. You can choose a bus that will be more appropriate for your trip. Select a bus in terms of its comfort, capaciousness, amenities, and the most important thing, number of seats. In case of any accident, the client doesn’t have to worry about the cost of repair, as the company takes care of it. Many people choose mini bus rental services as the only cost they have to pay for the tour is the cost of fuel.

In a nutshell, mini bus rental is a fast, economical, and stress free way for arranging a well-organized transportation.

Do you know what comes with a rental bus?

8 Aug

Images of dull looking public bus come into people’s mind when they think of a rental bus. Actually, not many people are acquainted with what rental buses are all about. When it comes to a rental bus, choices are like indefinite!

We must understand that these rental buses have become a need of everyone, particularly in a place like North America. People, who already have used that service, are pretty well aware of the fact that these buses are capable of satisfying all their exceptional needs and that they will definitely get whatever they will want. If you explore the rental bus services around you, you will notice that what you are going to get totally depends on your requirement and the company you have contacted. However, some of the choices you are more probable to find there, are discussed below:

Basic rental buses

You will think of a school bus when you will look at a basic rental bus as it completely resembles one in size and shape. These buses come with an expert licensed driver and are preferred to provide traveling facilities to larger groups of people. Usually services provided with these buses, cater the needs of most of the groups of people. Basic bus rental is not only good for school recursion tours, but also is an excellent choice for the business events.

Double-decker rental buses

I am sure you would have seen those double-decker buses in Britain. In various large metropolitan areas of North America, buses resembling those double-deckers are available for charter. These buses are most suited for long distance tours as their accommodation come with the facilities like wash rooms. They are also good for carrying large group of athletes to their venues for big sporting events.

Party rental buses

There are a number of party rental bus services available in North America. They are suitable for smaller groups. They are mostly booked by people who want to party on board and who cannot afford to sit against the wheel while partying. People traveling in these buses want to celebrate and they are more likely to carry alcohol with them.

Tour rental buses

These buses are typically well decorated and are available for hire in about every city of North America. They are provided with various amenities, big television screen, gaming, music player, and loud speaker systems. Restrooms are also available in these buses.

Limo rental buses

They are comparatively smaller than tour buses in their sizes. Facilities of restroom can or cannot be provided in these buses but what these buses have for sure is lavishness. They are greatly preferred for family reunion and marriage parties.

Mini rental buses

Mini buses don’t usually have toilet facility on board, but they are capable of carrying a fair number of people. They can easily be seen in North America carrying people from place to place.

Luxury tour rental buses

These buses are beautifully designed and they are way better than other tour buses. These buses offer a lot of amenities, you will even find kitchen sink in these buses. You can cook on board, take shower, and bunk if you like. Theses buses provide a lot of other useful facilities as well.

Hence there is a variety of services provided by these buses. If you are looking to accommodate a small number of people, you will definitely find a rental bus that will meet your needs.

A dream wedding ceremony!

3 Aug

It’s a dream of every woman that she could have such a wedding that, not only her, but all the invitees of the party remember for the rest of their lives. Some of the passionate couples hire an expert wedding organizer, months earlier than the ceremony, so that they can bless them with their expertise by organizing a magnificent marriage party. Lower budget couples are more likely to make use of some books or guides related to memorable marriage planning, as they wish to save their bucks at the same time. Well, it doesn’t matter which way you choose, what actually required is the enthusiasm and dedication of the couple, as this is what that makes the occasion remarkable.

Couples also wish to have a perfect transportation service for the event that could provide them and the people accompanying an exclusive and luxurious conveyance to reach the venue, after they are done with the planning of an ideal wedding reception and the ceremonial. What has been observed is that some of the couples wish to go to the honey moon just after getting married. They like to take their closer family members along with them, so that both the families could share their wonderful moments with each other. With that particular purpose in their minds, they plan to hire the services of an event transportation specialist, who can take care of all this in a very specialized manner.

If you live in United States, you are fortunate! The raison d’être is, United States is full of many remarkable places where these events can be celebrated and in such a way that the visitors will never ever fail to recall. Bus charter service provides professional drivers, holding commercial driver’s license, and who are well aware of all the places and the routes. There is a big variety of well maintained buses for the couples to choose from. Regardless of which bus couples decide to hire for the trip, it is sensible that couples plan the trip like 10 to 15 days earlier than the prestigious event. It is always better to plan the trip in advance as it keeps the probability of various unwanted surprises, which you can’t afford to have in those days, at the minimum.

There are many showrooms of bus charter services in North America, where couples can go and choose the right bus for their occasion. Bus charter service showrooms provide a very friendly environment and their dedicated staff is ready to serve you 24 hours a day. Their people can even provide you the details of your route and also suggest you many things to make our trip an ideal one. They well understand the value of your trip, and their buses provide many amenities. And to ensure safety, the drivers of these buses are professionally trained to trouble shoot any kind of unwanted problem in the automobile during traveling. Many of the bus charter services in United States of America offer different discounted packages to their customers. What the customers got to do is to select the package that suits them the most.

Mini Bus Rental

29 Jul

In present days, most of the people who look for a cheap way to travel in groups, usually charter big vehicles like coaches or mini buses. As far as mini bus rental is concerned, it is most preferred in the United States of America these days. The basic reasons behind are all-around low cost and the flexibility in the sizes of the vehicle. Traveling by means of a mini bus becomes substantially cheaper, as compared to other means of traveling, as the tour charges can be equally divided among the people going on that trip.

These charter mini buses come with professional drivers, who make certain that their customers have a wonderful experience by providing them quality services. Having a driver may confine the customers’ independence during the term of charter, particularly if you are scheduling tour for a number of days. In this case a driver is expected to travel with you all the time, but renting a self-drive mini bus, from a mini bus rental service, gives you the liberty to use the mini bus as and when you want.

Internet has made it really unproblematic to hire a mini bus these days. Most of the companies in United States of America offer their services online, and you can hire a mini bus of your choice. You can use a search engine to find mini bus rental service in your area, and then you can either go to their station personally, or fill out an online quotation request from the company’s website which definitely won’t require much of your time. Make everything clear before renting. Ask the company about their return policies, any deposit required, and the modes of booking and payment. You can also ask them if they offer a discount, as some of the companies give a discount of 10% on online bookings.

On the time of booking, you will need to provide them some important information as well. For example, number of people traveling, time and date of departure, destination, and the return location. Last but not the least; you must also have to speak out before if you plan to travel with alcohol on board.

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