What Are Some Money-Saving Tips When Traveling on Megabus?


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Some tips for finding low-cost Megabus tickets are to book well in advance of travel and to be flexible with travel dates. It is also recommended to buy the lowest priced tickets, which can be found for as little as $3 or $1 as of 2015, regardless of whether they will definitely be used, since prices increase significantly closer to the travel date.

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For the same reason, booking well in advance of travel dates is recommended. Each Megabus route only offers a small number of seats for the lowest cost of $1 as of 2015. Prices increase according to how many tickets have been sold, so booking tickets a few months in advance is ideal. Average ticket prices are around $20.

As the ticket prices fluctuate considerably on the same route, flexibility with dates is also important for finding the lowest-priced seats. Another thing to keep in mind is that tickets are often at their lowest price mid-week, so avoiding travel at peak times such as on the weekend is wise.

If booking well in advance and flexibility are not possible, a final tip is to check the Megabus website for promotions. Often, Megabus offers special deals on tickets, particularly at off-peak times.

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