Your next group trip is coming up soon. Do you know how you’re going to get everyone to and from your destination safely and on-time?
Some event planners organize carpools or book plane tickets to transport their group, but these options make it even easier for group members to arrive late, get lost, lose their luggage, and more.
These options also don’t guarantee that your group will travel together, which completely defeats the purpose of a group outing.
The best way for groups to travel safely and efficiently together is by coach, especially in sprawling cities such as Rome or Milan. To help you easily rent a bus for your group, we’ve put together a complete guide to rent a coach with Gen.Er.Bus.
What is a bus?
A bus, also called a motorcoach, is a vehicle that is reserved for the private use of a group, organization, or business. Instead of traveling along a set bus route, hire a Gen.Er.Bus.’s coach to take your group directly to your destination.
How many seats does a charter bus have?
Gen.Er.Bus buses come in a variety of sizes with differing seat capacities. A typical bus will have around 53 seats depending on the manufacturer and model, but they can have anywhere from 20 to 56 seats.
For a more compact vehicle, consider renting a minibus, which typically seats fewer than 20 passengers. These are perfect for shuttling groups around town for weddings, festivals, tours, and more.
What amenities are included in a Gen.Er.bus rental?
Nearly all buses are outfitted with:
- Cushioned seats
- Air conditioning
- A compact bathroom
- TV monitors
- A DVD player
- Wifi on board
- USB charger
Because buses may vary in amenity options, depending on their make and model, let your reservation specialist know which features your group needs when you call to book your bus.
Do Gen.Er.Bus buses have WiFi and phone chargers?
Most modern buses also have wireless internet and power outlets for charging devices. Be sure to confirm the availability of buses with WiFi and electrical outlets at the time of booking if this is something that is important to your group.
With WiFi on your bus, your group members can share photos of their trip on social media, catch up on emails, listen to music, and more. They can also charge their electronic devices using the bus’s outlets (just don’t forget to bring your charging cords!). These amenities help to keep passengers entertained on long-distance trips, so don’t forget to ask about availability of buses with wireless internet and outlets when you call us at +39 0661779797.
Can passengers drink alcoholic beverages on the bus?
Drink alcoholic beverages is not allow on Gen.Er.Sub buses.
Safety is the top consideration for Gen.Er.Bus coach rentals. Remind group members who are planning to drink that any behavior that distracts the driver puts everyone on board at risk.
Are there beds on a charter bus?
Standard buses don’t have beds, but they do have cushioned and reclining seats to help you relax. If you want to sleep during the drive, you can use a comfy neck pillow or simply lean against the window.
Do charter buses have storage space?
Yes! Unlike other forms of group transportation, charter buses have a generous amount of storage. Inside, overhead bins above the seats, like the ones above the seats on aircrafts, keep passengers’ personal belongings safe and out of the way during the ride
Under the bus, there are openings known as storage or luggage bays. These compartments hold larger items like luggage and equipment.
Because of their size, minibuses have less storage space on board and are best for small groups. If extra storage is important to your group, ask your reservation specialists which options are available before making your reservation.
What are the restrooms like on a Gen.Er.bus coaches ?
A bathroom on a standard charter bus is compact and includes a toilet and hand washing station. Space inside these restrooms is limited, and usage while the bus is in motion may be difficult for some. If possible, instruct your fellow passengers to use the bus’s bathroom sparingly and take full advantage of the more spacious restrooms at fuel stations and rest stops.
Do charter buses have seat belts?
According to European law and Italian low all Gen.Er.Bus coaches, regardless of when they were built, are equipped with seat belts to ensure a safe ride for passengers and drivers alike.
Who drives a Gen.Er.Bus coach?
Don’t worry about asking Uncle Jerry to obtain a bus license before your trip. We provide you coach services with a safe, professional driver. Your bus driver is in charge of your group’s safety.
Keep in mind that drivers In respect of CE 561/2006 is important for the driver to abite at the following rules:
- daily disposal 12 hrs – driving time 9 hrs per day – rest for driver 11 hrs in arow.
Because of this, you’ll be assigned a second driver at an added cost if your trip requires driving for more than 10 hours a day.
If your trip will include nights, you’ll need to factor in the cost of your driver’s hotel room.
Can groups book a bus without a driver?
At this time in Italy is only allow reserves buses driven by professional bus drivers. This is for our customers safety and convenience.
Will my driver make last-minute stops?
When you book your bus services, you’ll submit an itinerary with every destination’s address, drop-off times, and pickup times. If you would like for your driver to make a stop that will take a significant amount of additional time and/or mileage, you may be subject to additional fees.
If you simply would like for your driver to stop at a rest stop or gas station, many will be happy to accommodate your request. Often, bus drivers will stop every few hours regardless to give everyone a break from the bus and allow passengers to grab a snack.
How far in advance should I book my bus rental?
To ensure you get the best bus at the best rate, we recommend booking your Gen.Er.Bus coach rental at least 2-4 week in advance. For busy months like April, May, and June, book at least 6 to 9 week in advance if possible.
We know last-minute trips happen. You can with us at any time of the day, and we’ll try to provide you a bus in two hours or less.
How much does a Gen.Er.bus rental cost?
At this point, you’re probably wondering, “How much is this going to cost us?” The rates for your bus will depend your trip’s mileage and duration. If you’re traveling over a long distance, you will likely be quoted a rate based on mileage. If your trip will take place over multiple days and the driver will need to wait along the route, you’ll be charged by the day.
Check out estimates and the factors that determine bus rates with us. For an instant, no-obligation quote, call us 24/7 at +39 0661779797.
How much do you tip charter bus drivers?
You aren’t required to tip your driver, but it’s an excellent way to thank them for a job well done.
How do I rent a charter bus?
Call us to get a quote or write down an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the essential information for your trip. Have these details on hand to help our staff quickly match you with the best bus for your group.
Key information you’ll need:
- What are the names and addresses of your trip’s destinations, and what are your pickup and dropoff times?
- What day does your trip begin, and what is the duration?
- How many passengers are in your group?
- Will you be picking up additional passengers along the way? If so, how many?
- Will any members of your group require a wheelchair-accessible bus?
- Which bus amenities are most important to your group?
Knowing the basics of renting a bus will help you make an informed decision without missing any crucial details. Now that you know what to expect, you can book your first Gen.Er.Bus trip with confidence.