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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Megabus rolls into Charlotte with $1 fares

Posted By on Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 10:22 AM

Good news for folks who like to travel on the cheap:

Megabus.com Expands Washington D.C. Service to Charlotte

Express bus service now available for travel to Washington and two other cities, Tickets from $1

NEW YORK, N.Y. (Nov. 16, 2010) – Charlotte residents can now travel to Washington D.C.; Raleigh/Durham, N.C.; and Richmond, Va., for as low as $1. Megabus.com, a city-to-city, express bus company today named Washington as a hub and will begin daily service to and from 10 cities including Charlotte on Dec. 15.

Megabus.com will offer three daily departures from its arrival and departure location outside of the Charlotte Transportation Center on South Brevard Street, between East Trade Street and East 4th Street.

Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares. Fares always start as low as $1 and get higher as the traveling date gets closer.

"The overwhelming popularity of megabus.com inspires us to expand our service reach again and from what better city than our Nation’s Capital,” said Dale Moser, president of Coach USA/megabus.com. "As the public continues to search for ways to stretch their dollar, megabus.com will now be able to deliver a greater travel value to the residents of the Charlotte area.”

Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and has served more than 7 million travelers. In addition to low fares, megabus.com offers customers environmentally-friendly buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.

To celebrate this major service expansion, megabus.com is offering 10,000 free seats for travel Dec. 15 through Jan. 15. The free seats will be available on megabus.com departures to and from the 10 Washington expansion cities. Customers will need to use the promo code ILUVDC when booking their tickets via www.megabus.com (subject to availability on select dates, routes).

Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.

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