TOLEDO, Ohio (July 28, 2006) - Megabus.com, a non-stop intercity express bus company, is now offering fares as low as $1 to Toledo travelers via the Internet. The Toledo megabus.com arrival and departure area will be located at the TARTA bus stop and shelter at the south side of the Southwyck hopping Center, at the corner of Southwyck and Cheyenne Blvds.
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, will offer daily non-stop, express bus service between Toledo and Chicago, as well as, daily trips from Toledo to Cleveland. Passengers can begin booking on July 28 for travel beginning on September 12, 2006, the official start date of service for Toledo. Megabus travel is booked exclusively online at www.megabus.com.
Toledo is the first new city to be added to the megabus.com service schedule since the company started operations in the United States on April 10, 2006. Other cities served by megabus.com include Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Milwaukee and St. Louis. Megabus.com also operates similar bus services in the United Kingdom.
This new transportation option offers customers who act early a chance to purchase tickets for as low as $1.
"Our Toledo service will work the same as the other cities serviced by megabus.com," said Dale Moser, president and chief operating officer of Coach USA. "Passengers who book travel far enough in advance will have the opportunity to receive low-cost tickets."
Megabus.com's booking system makes available tickets from $1 for a limited number of seats. Customers booking later will pay competitive fares.
Since its start date of April 10, 2006, megabus.com has had almost 1 million visitors to the Web site and has provided city-to-city, express bus service to over 90,000 passengers. "We have had tremendous success in our other megabus.com cities," said Moser. "We were looking to expand into another Midwest city and we decided on Toledo because of the numerous requests we received from its citizens."
Megabus.com provides information on arrival and departure times for Toledo as well as other cities and allows passengers to quickly book their travel and purchase tickets from the comfort of their home, office or wireless handheld device. Go to www.megabus.com to book your travel today.
Megabus.com is the first non-stop intercity express bus line delivering high-quality low-cost travel options to nine Midwest cities for as low as $1 via the Internet at www.megabus.com. Service for megabus.com operates daily between Chicago and Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Indianapolis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Toledo. Service also operates between Indianapolis and Cincinnati as well as Toledo and Cleveland. Megabus.com is a subsidiary of Coach USA. Coach USA owns and operates more than 20 local companies in North America that operate scheduled bus routes, motor coach tours, charters and sightseeing tours.
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