MADISON, Wis. (Aug. 3, 2010) – Megabus.com, a low-cost, city-to-city, express bus company today announced a second Madison stop location on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, conveniently located at the Memorial Union at 800 Langdon St. This is in addition to the existing Madison stop at the Dutch Mills Park & Ride.In addition, 14 more trips (two Friday through Sunday – each way, one Monday and one Thursday departure) have been added to the existing Madison to Minneapolis route. Travelers may begin booking today at www.megabus.com for September 2 and beyond.
To celebrate this announcement, megabus.com is offering 1,000 free seats available for travel on the Madison/Minneapolis route between September 2 and November 2.Travelers will need to use the promo code GOMNWI when booking their tickets via www.megabus.com (subject to availability on select dates, routes).
"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 Madison and other area residents to travel frequently and do more in Minneapolis."
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and has served more than 6 million travelers.In addition to fares from $1, megabus.com offers customers high-value including environmentally-friendly, 56-seat single-deck buses, free Wi-Fi, power outlets and restrooms.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times, fares and added-value opportunities including discounted hotel accommodations, sight-seeing, theater tickets and meals.
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Megabus.com is the first intercity, express bus line dedicated to bringing high-quality, low-cost travel options to 42 cities in North America 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, Camden, Harrisburg, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Ridgewood, Rochester, State College, Syracuse 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.
Canadian cities now served by megabus.com 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. The 20 companies operate scheduled bus routes, airport transportation, motor coach tours, charters and city sightseeing tours.