Daily express bus service offers 1,000 free seats
CHICAGO (August 4, 2011) – Omaha residents can now travel to Chicago, Des Moines, Iowa; and Iowa City, Iowa, for as low as $1. Megabus.com, a city-to-city, express bus company, today announced its expansion to Omaha and will begin daily service to and from the city on August 17. Customers can begin booking their tickets starting today.
Megabus.com will offer two daily departures from its arrival and departure location at Crossroads Mall on North 72nd Street between Dodge and Cass Streets, adjacent to the parking garage.
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 inspired us to expand our service reach again and we are pleased to grow farther west to Omaha,” said Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. "As the public continues to search for ways to stretch their dollar, megabus.com will now be able to deliver safe, convenient and affordable travel to Omaha-area residents.”
To celebrate this service expansion, megabus.com is offering 1,000 free seats on the Chicago-Omaha route for travel Aug. 17 through Sept. 17. The free seats will be available on megabus.com to and from Omaha. Customers will need to use the promo code OMA1K when booking their tickets via www.megabus.com (subject to availability on select dates, routes).
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and has served more than 10 million travelers.In addition to low fares, megabus.com offers customers environmentally-friendly buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.
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 more than 60 cities in North America from hubs in Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, 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 10 million travelers.
U.S. cities served by megabus.com include: Akron, Ohio; Albany, N.Y.; Amherst, Mass.; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Baltimore; Binghamton, N.Y.; Bloomington-Normal, Ill.; Boston, Buffalo, N.Y.; Burlington, Vt.; Champaign, Ill.; Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbia, Mo.; Columbus, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Detroit; Erie, Penn.; Frederick, Md.; Hampton, Va.; Harrisburg; Penn.; Hartford, Conn.; Holyoke, Mass.; Hyannis, Mass.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Iowa City, Iowa; Kansas City; Knoxville, Tenn.; Madison, Wis.; Memphis, Tenn.; Milwaukee; Minneapolis; New Haven, Conn.; New York; Omaha, Neb.; Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Portland, Maine; Providence, R.I.; Raleigh-Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; Ridgewood, N.J.; Rochester, N.Y.; Secaucus, N.J.; St. Louis; State College, Penn.; Storrs, Conn.; Syracuse, N.Y.; Toledo, Ohio and Washington D.C.
Canadian cities served include: Brockville, 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.