BusBank Awarded Inc. Magazine’s 2023 Power Partner Award for Logistics and Transportation

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BusBank has been awarded the Power Partner award by Inc. Business Media for Logistics and Transportation for 2023. Inc. Business Media, the publishers of the Inc. 500, today announced the secondannual Power Partner Awards, honoring B2B organizations across the globe that have proventrack records supporting businesses of all sizes. The list recognizes 389 firms in […]

How to Organize Camp Pick-Up and Drop-Off for Summer Camp Counselors

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Are you planning a summer camp transportation or involved in organizing one? One crucial aspect that requires careful attention is the pick-up and drop-off process. Efficiently managing camp arrivals and departures ensures a smooth experience for campers and their families. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of organizing camp pick-up and drop-off, factors to […]

BusBank Brand and Website Redesign: A New Look with the Same Great Service

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BusBank is a comprehensive group and event transportation management company headquartered in Chicago. We are the industry pioneer and leader in providing a single-source for chartering a bus anywhere in North America. Our experience is broad and diverse and we arrange charters for thousands of customers each year. The COVID-19 pandemic was challenging for the […]

BusBank’s Spring Break Series – Partygoers

Welcome to our Spring Break Travel Blog Series! Within this blog series we will highlight key locations and activities for Spring Breakers of all types and ages! If you are looking to go on a spring break trip to party, read on!

That’s A Wrap: Getting A Branded Bus Wrap

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Whenever you walk down the street, you are inevitably inundated with unwanted advertising in some form or another. In fact, a lot of people are exposed to advertising throughout their day, sometimes without even realizing it. For better or for worse, it is all around us. Devotion to promotion is the name of the game with companies and corporations finding new unique ways to promote their brand.

March for Climate Bus – April 29th 2017

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On the 100th day of President Trump’s presidency the People’s Climate March is set to mobilize and take to the streets of Washington, D.C. to demonstrate and demand action on climate change to protect our climate, planet and wildlife.

Chicago Wedding Bus Rental – Motoring in Style on Your Special Day

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Few cities provide a more beautiful wedding backdrop than Chicago. The beautiful lines and colors that make up the unmatched architectural beauty of Chicago make for a truly enchanting wedding venue. It would be a shame to arrive at a stylish and classy Chicago wedding venue in transportation that is anything other than elegant and endlessly classy.

How Chicago’s Buses Are Reducing Crowding During COVID-19

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The CTA has asked that people limit their travel on buses and the L to essential trips only. And, be it a matter more of fear or of civic responsibility, ridership is down 87% from normal levels. In these strange times, a sharp dropoff in ridership is actually a good thing in terms of public health.

Global Charter Services, Inc. Announces Team Promotions

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“We are pleased to announce the team promotions of Mark LaRocca, to Director, Corporate and Large Events and Kayla Chaffee to Account Manager, Corporate and Large Events,” stated Mary Novak, Head of Sales. “Mark has been a member of the team for over 12 years executing more than 250 major events moving over 2.2 million people. Kayla has been on the large events team for three years coordinating FestDrive ticket sales, all vehicle movements, and logistics teams on the ground in conjunction with Mark.”

NYC’s Buses Free and Still Running Through Shelter in Place

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New York City has seen some of the highest numbers in the COVID-19 crisis. Much of this is due to the size, density, and layout of the city in comparison to the rest of the United States. Although efforts are being taken to minimize the spread, numbers continue to rise as we enter May. Recently, […]

Keeping the Wheels Turning

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With all of us following the necessary guidelines of social distancing, self-isolation, and quarantine, it can be easy to get wrapped up in what sets us apart. The real lesson that this crisis has taught us, however, is quite the opposite. It’s a lesson in what brings us together: working together for the good of all.

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update

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Updated: Thursday, March 19, 2020 We hope you and your family are healthy and safe and send our condolences for those who have lost loved ones during this time. With the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 epidemic, we continue to adapt our operations and business to address all aspects of the health and safety of […]

Chicago Wedding Bus Rental – Motoring in Style on Your Special Day

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Few cities provide a more beautiful wedding backdrop than Chicago. The beautiful lines and colors that make up the unmatched architectural beauty of Chicago make for a truly enchanting wedding venue. It would be a shame to arrive at a stylish and classy Chicago wedding venue in transportation that is anything other than elegant and […]

Can You Drink on a Charter Bus Rental?

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No one likes to have to put their drink down just because they have to get on a charter bus. Luckily, BusBank is here to tell you that you don’t have to.

Best Places to Hold Corporate Events in Chicago

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Chicago is the host of hundreds of exciting professional and corporate events every year. With events that range from the International Floriculture Expo to the International Home + Housewares Show, there is a corporate event for just about everyone in Chicago. Are large corporate events not your team’s cup of tea? Maybe your team is […]

Corporate Charter Bus Rentals in Chicago

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With so many businesses located in Chicago, the Greater Chicago area, and the Mid-West, it’s no surprise that the Chicagoland Area is home to a large number of Professional and Corporate Events. When to comes to Corporate Travel, BusBank is the premier Corporate Bus Rental company in Chicago and ready to transport your company or […]

Bus Charters to the Women’s March Across America

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The upcoming Women’s March is planned to take place throughout the country on January 19th 2019. Demonstrations and rallies are scheduled to bring millions together to peacefully protest gender inequality issues & women’s rights. To date over 250 marches and rallies are planned across the country in virtually every state and major city.

Take a Bus Trip to Pasadena Tournament of Roses & Rose Bowl

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Choose sides, pile into the bus, and don’t forget the roses, because the best way to welcome in 2018 is by heading to Pasadena, California for the bowl of bowls – The Rose Bowl. Or, maybe you’re just coming for the parade, which is what the Tournament of Roses is really all about.

Chartering a Bus Vs. Driving – What is the Eco-Friendly Option?

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It’s no surprise to find out that a hybrid car gets more miles per gallon than a coach bus, but what does catch many people off guard is that it is not cheaper or more eco-friendly to take a hybrid car on a long-distance trip. In the transport industry, efficiency is measured by passenger miles […]

The Top National Parks in the USA to See By Bus

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Piling in the car for a road trip to explore America’s natural wonders—our great national parks—works when there will only be three or four of you. However, for larger groups wanting to share the breathtaking experience of Yosemite National Park’s giant, ancient sequoia trees and the granite cliffs of El Capitan or Acadia National Park’s woodlands, rocky beaches, and glacier-carved granite peaks: charting a bus can facilitate your dream road trip.

Corporate Travel Tips on a Charter Bus

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With the prices of airline tickets rising, we’ve crossed into a moment in history where choosing a charter bus for a corporate trip makes perfect business sense. Charter buses are well-equipped to be converted into mobile meeting rooms, while also keeping you and your team connected to clients while on the move.

Should I Charter a Limo or Party Bus – Pros and Cons of Both

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When it comes to celebrating special occasions, it’s fun to arrive in style. Traditionally, limousines were everyone’s go-to when it came to choosing transportation for a wedding, prom, stag party, or bachelor/bachelorette parties. However, a plethora of options are now available to ensure that your ride more uniquely fits who you are as an individual, […]

America’s Top Fall Nature Drives to See from a Charter Bus

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Are you falling in love with the stunning foliage of fall and don’t want to miss a moment of it? This year, pile friends and family together into a bus and explore the natural, seasonal wonders that turn America’s forests beautiful shades of red, orange, and gold.

For autumn explorers really wanting to show their colors, charter a party bus so you can drink as much cider—hard or soft—as you want, as your driver whisks you through the quaint towns and picturesque forests of our beautiful nation.

Our Guide to Decorating Your Next Party Bus Rental

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Add some flair the next time you need to rent a bus for a special occasion, such as a school field trip, a corporate outing, a sports tournament game, or even a bachelorette party. Decorating a rental bus can set the tone for the fun in store. However, before you go gaga at the party supply store, take some decorating tips from the pros.

Back-to-School Bus Games You Need to Know for Field Trips

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The only thing more exciting for kids than getting out of school for the summer is going back to school to meet all their old friends, as well as the chance to make some new ones. There’s a buzz in the air for the first couple days of classes with everyone wearing their new back-to-school clothes and sharing summer break stories—but nothing beats the first class field trip on the school bus!

Though kids might be excited to make new friends, it can also be a bit intimidating. Back to school time in the Fall can be especially terrifying for children going to a new school because they don’t know anyone yet. Once they break the ice, they’ll find that there are so many interesting kids to befriend. All it takes is a fun game to bring kids together.

Tips to Remember When Planning Your Music Festival Bus Trip

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Music festivals are a highlight of the hot summer months and serve as the perfect destination to build lifelong bonds with your closest friends—while also making new festie besties. When it comes to planning a festival trip overnight or out of state, at least one person in your group should take up the responsibilities of planning the logistics revolving around your stay.

Unique Party Bus Theme Ideas

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While most parties or events take place in traditional venues such as your home, your favorite restaurant or swanky bar or your neighborhood clubhouse, making your next party mobile means you can take your guests anywhere. With a chartered party bus rental as your venue (or transportation to your venue!), you can explore your favorite local haunts, or even make a trip to your closest major metropolitan area, wine country or beachside retreat.

Wedding Transportation Ideas That Won’t Hurt Your Wallet

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Congratulations, you’re getting married! You chose your dress, taste-tested the cake, and hired your favorite photographer. But have you thought about how you will get to the ceremony and reception? Limousines may come to mind first as they’re an age-old wedding classic. But they shouldn’t be the only option on your wedding transportation list! Modern […]

How to Plan a Bus Trip With Young Children

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Bus trips can be a great alternative to plane travel if you have young children or are an educator planning a school trip. Field trips are not a new concept, but learning experiences outside the classroom, both during school and on family trips, are far from easy to plan, execute, and follow up on. Because of this, planning a bus trip with children, whether your own or for a school trip, can seem like a daunting task.

March for Climate Bus – April 29th 2017

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On the 100th day of President Trump’s presidency the People’s Climate March is set to mobilize and take to the streets of Washington, D.C. to demonstrate and demand action on climate change to protect our climate, planet and wildlife. The BusBank is getting many requests from all over the country on how they can get […]

Charter Bus Rentals to the March for Life

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March for Life – the largest pro-life rally is set to take place in Washington, D.C. on Friday, January 24, 2020. Big name speakers are slated to bring one of the largest crowds together to date for the 47th annual rally which is anticipated to bring more than 250,000 pro-life supporters together.

Tips For Those Heading To The Women’s March On Washington

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As the Women’s March on Washington rapidly approaches the BusBank just wanted to offer a few friendly reminders to all of those who will be using our services while attending the rally and march on January 19th 2019. With the mass influx of visitors expected to visit Washington D.C. over the next few days we […]

The Best Options for Belmont Stakes Transportation

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As the third and final leg of the Triple Crown quickly approaches, we here at BusBank have been busy filling requests for groups traveling to Belmont Park in Elmont, NY on June 11th. After speaking with customers we have discovered that their simply a great option to get to Belmont Stakes.

Five reasons to offer Employee Shuttle Service to your staff

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It’s not uncommon to think about how you can improve your commute. You stand face-to-face with a stranger for 30 minutes to an hour everyday. Jammed between someone else’s armpit while another person is shoving a book in your neck. You’re trapped and feel an acute claustrophobia coming on; if this isn’t you it’s surely someone else in the crowd. What about the long stint of traffic you deal with coming and going to work. Roaming your radio frequencies, gently pushing the gas every five-seconds to then abruptly break after. Many people deal with these issues daily when commuting and have to seek out a solution to the problem.

Five Tips When You are Booking a Bus.

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Lately we’ve received questions from numerous customers asking about pricing and rates when booking a bus, this can be complex and slightly nerve-racking for customers. What amenities come with the bus? Is it hourly or a specific rate? What if something happens on the bus, would you liable? All great questions and ones we have […]

Travel Expenses for Business Travelers and What is Tax Deductible

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Catering to the guidelines of which travel expenses are tax deductible is one of the most important business expense deductions for small businesses and business travelers. However, many of these rules must to be followed carefully. And with tax season underway, we provided a simple list of which travel expenses you can write off. We […]

Transportation to World Meeting of Families 2015

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In late September Pope Francis is coming to United States for his 2015 Apostolic Journey and is scheduled to make numerous appearances along the east coast including visits to New York City, Philadelphia and Washington, DC.

How Does Travel Affect March Madness Game Outcome?

Have you ever wondered if long distance travel affects in-game performance of your favorite NCAA team? We were curious, so we decided to dig around a bit and to our surprise we found a really interesting report that confirmed our suspicions.

CTC Booking & BusBank

The BusBank is proud to provide CTC Booking with charter bus pricing across North America.

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The BusBank The BusBank is a comprehensive group and event transportation management company based in Chicago. We are the industry pioneer and leader in providing single source for chartering a bus at anytime and anywhere in North America. The BusBank is proud to offer numerous options that are perfect for day long or overnight destinations. […]

Xstream Travel and BusBank

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The BusBank is proud to be able to provide Xstream travel agents with great charter bus pricing across North America. We make it easy to ensure your groups are on the right equipment at the right time. Benefits of chartering with The BusBank Basic Due Diligence and Insurance: Carriers in BusBank network are in good […]

Employee Shuttles Are Simple With BusBank

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Today, more companies than ever are offering employee shuttles to the workplace as an added perk while going green. Over the last couple of years at The BusBank we have seen a noticeable rise in bookings for employee shuttles.

Renting a Party Bus for your Exciting Summer.

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Renting a party bus is an opportunity to take in the excitement from the travel and from your party. With more buses changing its services and features to fit the need and preferences of every individual, the trend has also changed the mindset of people renting a bus for their events.

How To Charter A Bus With BusBank

Are you thinking of chartering a bus but don’t know where to start? With The BusBank, we make chartering simple. We will get you the right type of bus for any event.

Dark Lord Day Shuttles

Dark Lord Day 2018 is approaching and The BusBank is helping to address the extremely limited parking in the area by providing shuttle service that will get you down to Munster, IN and back safely and in a timely manner. With a convenient pickup location within the City of Chicago The BusBank aims to move festival goers efficiently without the added strain of searching for a parking spot or attempting to find a hotel nearby the festival grounds (many of which have been sold out for months). Our goal is simple, to get you to Three Floyds safely and at a fair cost while allowing you to enjoy yourselves with fellow craft beer lovers.

Check out BusBank’s new Event Manager

If you’ve ever stressed over guessing how many people will be attending your big event, we’ve got you covered. Our new BusBank Event Manager rider ticketing process can assist and will take the managing of payments, rider counts and bus counts off your hands. This means whether you’re unsure how many people will be attending […]

Don’t Get Stranded By Your Party Bus

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Whether it’s a Wedding, Birthday, Prom, or just your average weekend with friends, these are all reasons why people love Party Bus’s; you’re out with your friends, great music and drinks, a chance to really blow off some steam, but when the Party Bus and its company go amiss, you and your crew are practically […]