PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 22, 2010) – For as low as $1, Providence residents can now travel direct to New York. Megabus.com, the original $1, city-to-city, express bus company will begin daily service to and from Providence on August 25. Customers may begin booking travel today at www.megabus.com for August 25 and beyond.
Megabus.com fares start as low as $1 and competitive fares are always available. Customers are encouraged to book early to secure the lowest fares.
To celebrate the launch of the Providence to New York route, megabus.com will offer 1,000 FREE seats during the first four weeks of travel beginning August 25. Customers will need to enter the promo code LUVPROV when booking their trip.
Megabus.com will offer three daily departures from its arrival and departure location at the corner of Fountain Street and Eddy.
"Travelers are continuously searching for economical options and quality service," said Dale Moser, president and COO of megabus.com. "The great travel values offered by megabus.com provide a real opportunity for Providence residents to travel frequently and do more at their final destinations."
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and has served more than 6 million travelers.In addition to low fares, megabus.com offers customers high-value including environmentally-friendly, 56-seat single-deck buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.
DATTCO Coach & Tour Group will be operating the megabus.com Providence route under a partnership arrangement.
“We’re very pleased to partner with megabus.com to bring their exceptional bus service to the Providence market,” said Dennis Lyons, vice president of DATTCO Coach & Tour Group. “And we want to thank the City and Greater Providence Convention & Visitors Bureau for being extremely supportive throughout this process.”
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 dedicated to bringing high-quality, low-cost travel options to 19 Midwest cities and 15 Northeast cities for as low as $1 via the Internet. 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 6 million travelers.
Northeast cities now served by megabus.com include: Albany, Atlantic City, Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Harrisburg, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Rochester, State College, Syracuse, Toronto and Washington D.C.Midwest cities now served by megabus.com include: Ann Arbor, Bloomington-Normal, Chicago, Champaign, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbia, Columbus, Des Moines, Detroit, Indianapolis, Iowa City, Kansas City, Madison, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Toledo. 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, airport transportation, motor coach tours, charters and city sightseeing tours.
About DATTCO, Inc.
Established in 1924, DATTCO is a family owned, full-service transportation company based in New Britain, CT