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

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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 opens in a new windowGreyhound 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.

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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…

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Author: Jenn

Jennifer A. Huber is an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. The unexpected death of her former husband in 2008 reminded her how short life is. His passing was a catalyst for sharing her experiences with the goal of inspiring and empowering others to travel solo. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

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