NEW YORK, N.Y. (Nov 22, 2010) – Christiansburg/Blacksburg/Roanoke residents can now travel to Washington and Knoxville, Tenn., for as low as $1. Megabus.com, a city-to-city, express bus company recently named Washington as its fifth hub and will begin daily service to and from 11 cities including Christiansburg/Blacksburg/Roanoke on Dec. 15.
Megabus.com will offer three daily departures to Knoxville and three daily departures to Washington from its arrival and departure location at the Falling Branch Park & Ride Lot.
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 and demand for affordable travel inspires us to continue expanding our service reach,” said Dale Moser, president of Coach USA/megabus.com. "Megabus.com will now be able to deliver a greater travel value to the residents of the Christiansburg/Blacksburg/Roanoke 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 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 11 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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Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line to offer high-quality travel for as low as $1 via the Internet. Megabus.com currently serves nearly 50 cities in North America from hubs in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and Toronto.Service for megabus.com operates daily. Fares shown are one-way and include all government taxes. Since its launch on April 10, 2006, megabus.com has served more than 7 million travelers.
U.S. cities served by megabus.com include: Albany, N.Y.; Amherst, Mass.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Baltimore; Christiansburg-Blacksburg-Roanoke, Va.; Bloomington-Normal, Ill.; Boston, Buffalo, N.Y.; Chicago, Champaign, Ill.; Charlotte, N.C.; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbia, Mo.; Columbus, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Detroit; Greensboro, N.C.; Hampton, Va.; Harrisburg; Penn.; Hartford, Conn.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Iowa City, Iowa; Kansas City; Knoxville, Tenn.; Madison, Wis.; Memphis, Tenn.; Milwaukee; Minneapolis; New York; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Providence, R.I.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; Rochester, N.Y.; Springfield, Mass; St. Louis; State College, Penn.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Toledo, Ohio and Washington D.C.
Canadian cities served include: Kingston, Kirkland, Montreal, Niagara Falls, Scarborough, Toronto and Whitby.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional service routes to and from the listed cities.
Chicago-based megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA. Paramus, N.J.-based Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America, some that have been in business for more than 70 years, which operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.