When traveling in a group, whether a small one composed of 4 to 6 people or a large party of more than 50, your best, most comfortable option is often a tour charter bus offered by many bus rental companies. If you’re in an unknown area, the safest, most convenient way of traveling as a group is often in a bus with a experience and trained drive behind the wheel.
And let’s face it, the more people you have in a group, the more likely it is for you to have a headache. If you want to have a successful and safe travel, here are some tips to bear in mind when looking for a charter bus rental company.
1. Get Testimonials from Past Clients
You can get valuable information from other groups who have had the services of a charter bus rental company you’re eyeing, so try to get feedback from them if you can. Because it’s easy for bus rental companies to claim that they’re “the best” in town, you’re better off looking for their clients to get real feedback. There’s nothing than better than hearing from a company’s previous clients, knowing their experiences, and what they liked and didn’t like about the company.
2. Visit the Company’s Headquarters
Nothing beats a personal inspection of the bust rental company’s premises before availing of their services. A personal visit gives you first-hand knowledge of their services, as well as a good impression of how they handle customers.
Check the cleanliness of their offices, the cleanliness of their buses, the politeness of employees, and their willingness to address your needs. All these are crucial factors to determining whether they’re worth your money or not.
3. Compare and Compare Some More
You can simplify the daunting task of matching your group’s travel needs with the services of a bus rental company by creating a chart, detailing the services of each company with your expectations. Take into account the amenities, the rates, the hours, location, and perks offered by each company.