Greyhound Express Celebrates One-Year Anniversary, Expands Service Into Florida

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Greyhound Express Now Available in Florida

Greyhound Express Now Available in Florida

Utilizing public transportation seems sexy when traveling through Europe and other foreign lands yet we Americans seem to be resistant adopters in using service when it’s available. Or, like here in Florida, we don’t have many options. Heck, here in Charlotte County we don’t have any scheduled public transportation.

And if you’ve been paying attention to rising airfares, traveling isn’t cheap but don’t worry, there are options including Greyhound Express. Riders can now enjoy premium Express service from various Florida cities as Orlando, Miami and Tampa and connect to other major East Coast hubs as Atlanta, Charlotte and New York City.

Think of Greyhound Express as a bullet train because routs have few stops (some have none). Buses are new and equipped with free Wi-Fi, power outlets, extra legroom and leather seats. Seats are guaranteed and Greyhound Express fares began at $1. Yeah, that’s right. ONE DOLLAR.

Greyhound Express Anniversary Infographic

Greyhound Express Anniversary Infographic

Greyhound Express’s expansion into Florida coincides with its one-year anniversary. During the first year, 1.1 million travelers rode the service and more than 429,000 of them stayed connected with free Wi-Fi. The widget above contains other nifty facts about the service. I wonder what tidbit of trivia Floridians will add to next year’s widget because you know how the Sunshine State likes to shine when it comes to oddities. Hmm…

Images Courtesy: Greyhound Express

Author: Solo Travel Girl

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Jennifer Huber, aka: Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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