Megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, launched its expansion to Nevada and California today with services to/from Sparks/Reno, Nev.
Sparks/Reno residents can now travel express to San Francisco and Sacramento, Calif. for as low as $1. Customers can log on to www.megabus.com – in English or Spanish – to book their tickets.
Megabus.com will offer frequent daily service from its arrival/departure location at RTC Centennial Plaza at the corner of Victoria Plaza Circle across from John Ascuaga's Nugget Casino in Sparks.
SAC: The stop is located at Old Town Sacramento at 1020 Front Street near the Sacramento Railroad Museum.
SF: The stop is located at the San Francisco Caltrain Station at 700 4th Street. The station is located on 4th St.
To celebrate the new service, during the first week of travel (Dec. 12-19) all tickets will be $1. After Dec. 19, megabus.com will continue to offer fares as low as $1, with many other affordable fares on all of its services. Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares.
"Megabus.com has rapidly become the travel option of choice for more than 22 million people and today we're excited to begin service with our unique travel option to Sparks/Reno and the western region," said Mike Alvich, megabus.com's vice president of marketing and public relations. "As Americans continue to look for ways to stretch their dollar, we look forward to providing safe, convenient and affordable travel to the hundreds of thousands of Sparks/Reno-area residents."
Last week megabus.com announced 200,000 free seats for travel Jan. 9 to Feb. 28, 2013. The free seats – to be booked only online using the promo code TRYMEGABUS – will be subject to availability for travel to/from most cities served by megabus.com in the USA and Canada.
In addition, megabus.com has partnered with Clean Air-Cool Planet, a national nonprofit organization that works to reduce carbon emissions and help create a sustainable environment. To commemorate the service launch, for every new Facebook friend and Twitter follower added on Dec. 12, megabus.com will donate $1 to the organization.
Megabus.com, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is one of the largest intercity express bus service providers in North America, transporting more than 22 million travelers. In addition to affordable fares, megabus.com offers customers state-of-the-art, green-certified double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, seat belts, restrooms and are wheelchair accessible.
Visit www.megabus.com for additional information about the service, schedules, arrival and departure times and fares.