Megabus offers 10,000 $1 seats for bus travel in Texas on Coach USA’s newly acquired Kerrville Bus Company

•         10,000 seats in Texas available for $1 during month of February
•         Kerrville Bus Company connects to largest express network in North America
•         Customers can log onto megabus – in English or Spanish – now to book tickets
•         After February 28, $1 fares remain available on every trip

SAN ANTONIO, TX (Jan. 17, 2013) – Coach USA, one of the largest bus transportation companies in North America and parent company of megabus, announced today they are offering 10,000 $1 seats available in Texas for the month of February on megabus.com. The sale is available for all Texas travel to/from the 22 locations served by Kerrville Bus Company, which was acquired by Coach USA in October 2012.

The $1 seats are available online only and subject to availability. Customers can log onto megabus – in English or Spanish – to book their tickets. Travelers will need to use the promo code IHeartTX to book their $1 seats.

After Feb. 28, Kerrville Bus Company and megabus.com will continue to offer fares as low as $1 on megabus, with many other affordable fares on all of their services. Customers are encouraged to book early to secure $1 fares.

In addition to the cities currently served by megabus.com – Dallas/Ft. Worth, Austin, Houston and San Antonio, which launched in June 2012 – Kerrville offers express bus service to/from the following cities:

•         Abilene, TX
•         Big Spring, TX
•         Carthage, TX
•         Dallas/Fort Worth
•         Del Rio, TX
•         Eagle Pass, TX
•         El Paso, TX
•         Galveston, TX
•         Humble, TX
•         La Marque, TX
•         Livingston, TX
•         Lubbock, TX
•         Lufkin, TX
•         Midland, TX
•         Nacogdoches, TX
•         St. Louis, MO
•         San Angelo, TX
•         San Antonio
•         Shreveport, La.
•         Uvalde, TX

“By aligning with Kerrville Bus Company, megabus is able to help even more Texans stay connected to friends, family and their favorite events, and can do so at very affordable rates starting from just $1,” said Mike Alvich, megabus.com VP of marketing and public relations. “Current Kerrville customers can expect the same high-quality service, buses and friendly drivers they’ve become accustomed to.”

Convenient arrival and departure locations as well as a schedule list can be found by visiting megabus. Those without Internet access can contact megabus at 1.877.462.6342 or Kerrville at 1.800.335.3722. Customers can also purchase non-discounted ‘walkup’ tickets from local ticket agents.

“In addition to providing a low-cost, convenient alternative to car or airline travel, customers in the Kerrville service area are now able to connect to megabus.com’s broad network, allowing them to go more places at an affordable price,” added Alvich. “A passenger in El Paso can now, for example, travel express to Dallas. From there, they’re able to travel on one of megabus.com’s Wi-Fi enabled double-decker buses and travel direct to Austin, Dallas, Houston and beyond. The possibilities are endless.”

Megabus, a subsidiary of Coach USA, launched in April 2006 and is one of the largest city-to-city express bus service providers in North America.

In addition to affordable fares, megabus offers customers state-of-the-art, green-certified double-decker buses with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, seat belts, restrooms and are wheelchair accessible.