USA Coachlines "How to Get A Charter Bus Rental Quote and Reserve A Charter Bus Service in the US" Guide

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Step by step guide to getting a charter bus rental quote and how to reserve a charter bus once you have receive the pricing. Perfect for international groups coming to to the US in need of group transportation and domestic groups seeking charter buses to transport their groups to events and occasions across the US.

When it comes to transporting a large group of people, renting a charter bus is usually the best option. Charter Buses typically seat between 47 to to 56 passengers comfortably and are perfect for both long distance and group trips in the US. Charter Bus Rentals are used for a variety of reasons and occasions such as, but not limited to: Sightseeing Tours, Conventions/Meetings, Sporting Events, Athletic Team Transportation, Field Trips, Church Trips, Family Reunions, Corporate Events, Weddings, Airport Transfers and more! Modern charter buses come equipped with reclining seats, multiple televisions, on-board restroom, overhead storage, AC/Heat and other amenities. Before booking a Charter Bus Rental you must first get pricing to see if a particular service is within your groups budget. Below are the steps to pricing and finally booking your groups charter bus rental service.

Getting a Charter Bus Rental Quote

Before you can book a charter bus you must first get a quote. You can begin this process by first visiting a search engine such as Yahoo, Bing or Google to search for charter bus services. Once you choose a particular charter bus service, the website should give you some basic information on the service and types of buses available. After reviewing the basic info, it is now time to request a quote. Most companies will have a form on their website that would allow you to enter in some information on your needs to submit to the charter bus rental service in the US. Once you have submitted your information, a charter bus rental specialist from the bus charter company will contact you within 24 hours. If you need immediate assistance or if your travel needs are within the next 24-48 hours, you should call the company directly to receive pricing and availability over the phone. The representative from the company may call or email you to request more detailed information from you concerning your request such as departure times, how many passengers, will there be an overnight stay, will you need use of the charter bus once you are at your destination and more. Once the representative has all of the pertinent information, they will either call you are email you a quote. Once you have your quote, you can then proceed to to place a charter bus rental reservation.

Reserve A Charter Bus Service in the US

Now that you have your quote, you can proceed to place a reservation for a charter bus. Your charter sales representative will email you a contract that will spell out all of the terms of the contract with all pertinent information concerning your charter bus rental. The contract will typically list the pickup and return dates, origin, destination and type of charter bus reserved and deposit amount. The deposit for a charter bus rental ranges from 20% to 50% of the balance, dependent upon the charter bus service used. If your charter bus rental needs are within 30 days, most companies require payment in full in order to secure the reservation. Charter bus deposits are typically non-refundable, especially within 30 days of service. After you have reviewed the contract you must now sign and return with deposit or full payment to reserve. If you are using a credit card, the charter bus rental service will send you a credit card authorization form to fill out and return with signed contract. If you are paying with a check, money order or cashier's check, you would then send in the payment with the signed contract in the mail. If you are mailing your payment in, you should notify the company that you are doing so in order for them to hold the reservation. After the charter bus service has received your contract and payment, they will email you a confirmation. After you have received your confirmation, they will also request your final itinerary for your trip to be emailed or faxed in at least 10 days prior to departure. If your itinerary is already complete, its best to send it in with your contract at the time of reservation.

If you need to make additional changes, your chosen charter bus rental service would be glad to assist you and will also notify you within 24 to 48 hours of pickup to confirm your service request. You have now booked a charter bus for your group transportation needs in the US. Enjoy your trip!

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