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FAQ About Chartering A Bus

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Are you planning a camping trip for a large amount of your friends and family? If the campground is far away from your city, chartering a bus so everyone can travel together is something worth considering. Each family or individual that will be going on the trip can pitch in to cover the cost of chartering the bus. This article will cover a few of the questions that you might have about chartering a bus.

Will a Driver Be Included with the Bus Rental? 

When you charter a bus, a professional driver will be included with the fee. You can count on the driver having all of the proper skills to safely transport everyone to the campground. He or she will have the proper license to drive a bus, and you can ask to see it for your own comfort. Charter bus drivers are also usually given criminal background checks before being hired.

Are There Connections for Mobile Devices in a Charter Bus?

There are some charter buses with mobile device connections available. For instance, you might have access to an electrical outlet USB ports and internet connections. The connections are usually available on the back of every seat, but it depends on which type of bus you choose to charter.

Does a Charter Bus Come with a Restroom?

Not all charter buses are equipped with restrooms. If you want a chartered bus that has a restroom, you will have to request it. You must keep in mind that each bus will have its own amenities. What's included inside of the bus will depend on how much you are willing to spend, as well as what the charter company has available.

What is the Estimated Price Charged for a Bus Rental?

The number of people that a charter bus is able to accommodate will play a role in the price. The distance being driven and bus amenities will also affect what you are charged. For instance, a deluxe charter bus that can accommodate a little fewer than 60 people is estimated to cost a minimum of $775 per day. There are also executive charter buses that are estimated at a minimum of $1,000 per day, which comes with kitchenettes for preparing food while traveling. For a long trip, you can rent a sleeper bus for a minimum of $1,000 per day that accommodates up to 12 people and has bunk beds.