24 Oct 2012
• Coach provider launches seat giveaway for travel in England and Wales
• Free seats available to book now at www.megabus.com*
Market leading budget coach provider megabus.com is helping to beat the winter blues by offering thousands of free seats on its services.
The low-cost operator – which is part of Stagecoach Group - is offering more than 10,000 free seats on its coach networks in England and Wales between 14 January and 28 February 2013 in a huge giveaway.
The free seats are available for travel from Monday-Thursday each week during the promotional period and can be booked now by visiting the megabus.com website www.megabus.com*
megabus.com offers fares from just £1 (plus 50p booking fee) and operates to dozens of destinations across England and Wales, serving large cities as well as smaller towns, including Newcastle, Bristol, Manchester, Preston, London, Birmingham, Norwich, Swindon, Plymouth, Newport, Swansea and Pembroke Dock, from where passengers can travel by ferry to Rosslare in Ireland.
General Manager of megabus.com Ian Laing said: “Everybody loves a bargain and we hope this huge seat giveaway will help our passengers beat the winter blues. We have a loyal customer base and we’re delighted to be offering them this special promotion. We also hope it will encourage new customers to give our services a try and make the switch to greener, smarter and better value coach travel.”
megabus.com was launched in the UK in 2003 and revolutionised coach travel by offering fares from just £1 (plus 50p booking fee) via a simple online booking system. Almost five million passengers now use megabus.com services in the UK every year, which operate to more than 60 locations across the country.
In 2006, Stagecoach launched megabus.com in North America where it has now been used by more than 18 million passengers and serves 90 locations.
Further information about megabus.com services and about the terms and conditions of the seat giveaway can be found at www.megabus.com
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NOTES TO EDITORS
• *The 50p booking fee still applies on seats booked through the promotion.
• Full terms and conditions for the promotion can be found at the following link http://megabus.com/wintersale-terms