Greyhound Canada Expands Express Service To British Columbia

Premium Service Featuring Modern Fleet, Reserved Seats, Free Wi-Fi and Fares as Low as $1 Launches March 20

BURLINGTON, Ontario, March 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Greyhound Canada today announced the expansion of Greyhound Express® — the company's premium direct service between major cities —to six markets in British Columbia starting March 20. Markets that will benefit from the new Express routes include Vancouver, Kamloops, Kelowna, Whistler, Coquitlam and Abbotsford in British Columbia.

With these new routes, Greyhound Express continues to offer the largest network of nonstop transportation, offering more than 900 potential direct-service intercity pairs in more than 100 markets in North America. Tickets are now on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.ca, with everyday fares starting at $1.

Following are the new Greyhound Express routes, starting March 20:

  • Vancouver – Coquitlam – Abbotsford – Kamloops with 3 daily round trips
  • Vancouver – Coquitlam – Abbotsford – Kelowna with 3 daily round trips
  • Vancouver – Whistler with 2 daily round trips

"We are thrilled to offer this upgraded service at an everyday affordable fare, which is what our customers deserve," said Stuart Kendrick, senior vice president, Greyhound Canada. "Thanks to the demand for this type of service, Greyhound Express has become the largest premium bus transportation network in North America in just two years, and we thank our customers for their loyalty."

Greyhound Express operates modern, environmentally friendly buses equipped with features such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, leather seats, reserved seating and extra legroom. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket at home and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. Additionally, Express customers can relax in private waiting areas, protected from the elements in a secure environment, with a dedicated guest services specialist to provide an extra level of customer assistance. All tickets are nonrefundable.

Greyhound Express provides non-stop service between major cities, originating from Greyhound service hubs including New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Calgary, Toronto and now Vancouver. For those who need long-distance connections, stations along Greyhound Express routes allow travelers to easily connect to an established network of more than 3,800 Greyhound destinations throughout North America. For fare and schedule information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mygreyhoundexpress.ca.

About Greyhound
Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound Courier Express and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-661-8747 or visit the website at www.greyhound.ca. For the latest news and travel deals, follow Greyhound on Twitter at www.twitter.com/GreyhoundBus, Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus, or follow our new blog, The Hound, at http://bloggreyhound.com.

Media Contacts:




Timothy Stokes

Alexis Louie

Phone: 513-362-4600

Phone: 415-486-3287

tim.stokes@firstgroup.com

alexis.louie@edelman.com

SOURCE: Greyhound

For further information:

http://www.greyhound.ca


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