Greyhound 3,100 Destinations
December 28, 2011 by staff
Greyhound 3,100 Destinations, Go Greyound as bus travel is a good recourse in today’s tough economy, Rolling across the American highways on a Greyhound bus is something every American should do. Greyhound buses have become an American icon. Founded in 1914, Greyhound serves 3,100 destinations with over 13,000 daily departures. With so many destination to choose fro, traveling with Greyhound allows for great flexibility. The bus line even rolls 24 hours a day. In fact, reservations are not needed and riders only need to show up 15 to 30 minutes before departure to grab a seat. Seats are obtained on a first come first serve basis. Tickets can be purchased in advance, but it does not guarantee a seat.
Visit Greyhound’s website to purchase tickets and look at routes. Certain routes do allow reservations, and for $5 extra you can board first. Track where the bus departs and arrives to prepare for a safe arrival.
Pack lightly in order to be able to move more conveniently. Baggage assistance is available for elderly riders and those with disabilities. One bag per customer is checked for free and the second costs $10, as of 2011. Bring entertainment necessities like an iPod or portable music player. Also bring a blanket and a small pillow if traveling overnight.
Get a good seat on the bus by coming early. If the bus is pretty full, it is important to grab a window seat. One of the best parts of bus travel is being able to watch the scenery through their wide panoramic windows while not having to focus on driving.
Bring money or bring snacks with you. The bus makes frequent stops, so there are ample places to get food along the way. If you are a picky eater, then you may want to bring your own food.
Tips & Warnings
Check the Greyhound website for travel discounts. They have deals where you can buy unlimited travel for 7, 15, 30, or 60 days.
Greyhounds have bathrooms, but they are not always the cleanest place in the world especially after a few hours. Bring hand sanitizer.
If there are no Greyhound stops to your destination of choice then look for the closest city that has Greyhound service. Then research if another bus company has service from the closest city to where you want to go.
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