How can a minibus charter help you save money?

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Travelling, whether for personal or professional purposes, is costly. Though there are different modes of travel, comfortable and safe travel can be expensive. 

This is where the minibus charter comes into the picture. It is pocket-friendly and economical and provides comfortable and luxurious travel to suit your budget. 

How can a minibus charter help you save money?

Here are some ways a minibus charter helps in cost saving.

Less parking charges

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A white van parked on a dirt road in front of a windmill, offering Sunshine Coast tours.

A minibus is normally hired when you want to travel as a small or large group. If you were to hire individual vehicles instead of a minibus charter service, you would have to pay a parking fee for each vehicle.

 If a single minibus is hired, then you need to pay the parking fee for only one vehicle, which can substantially save on per-head costs. 

 Discount on bulk booking

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If you travel as a large group, you must hire a large bus or several minibuses. In such a case, you can always claim a cost reduction or a discount on the total booking. This can eventually reduce the travel costs on an individual basis.  

This is particularly useful for corporate events or business travel where many people travel together. You can also claim a good discount if you plan ahead and make advance reservations.

Saving on fuel charges

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The peculiarity of a minibus is its prompt service. The drivers are professional and experienced, and they know which route to take to reach a destination. Thus, there is little chance that you might take the wrong route and incur an additional fuel charge. 

On the other hand, if you were to hire a vehicle and travel on unfamiliar roads, the chances are high that you would take the wrong route and incur additional expenses. 

Saving through round-trip booking

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A group of people are getting out of a blue van during a Sunshine Coast day trip.

If your trip is well-planned and has proper dates, it is always better to book the same minibus for the to-and-for journey. By booking a round trip, you get a better rate, which can reduce the travel spend per person.

What are the other benefits of booking a minibus charter?

Apart from cost savings, a minibus charter also provides various other benefits. 

Experienced drivers

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A black man in a hat smiling in front of a yellow bus during a sunshine coast day trip.

The minibus drivers are well-experienced and have good local knowledge. They provide prompt and timely service, which increases passenger satisfaction.

Flexibility

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A minibus charter offers more flexibility in its service. Whatever type of service you want, whether it is airport transfers, wedding transfers, or corporate events, a minibus charter can accommodate it.

Comfort

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Another great advantage of a minibus charter is a comfortable ride. Bucket seats, plush seating, a music system, a flat TV, wifi, and storage options add to the comfort.

Besides, a minibus is easier to board than a van or a normal bus. This is particularly useful for seniors and those with disabilities who are less flexible.

Diverse fleet

A minibus charter has a diverse fleet of vehicles to suit your requirements. For business travel, you can opt for large buses accommodating a large group.

On the other hand, if you are travelling with your family or friends, then a bus that can accommodate a small group will be enough.

Safety

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Most minibuses are fitted with dual rear wheels that provide more stability to the vehicle. Thus, the chances of an accident are very low in a minibus.

Besides, the minibus has seat belts that provide added safety to the passengers.

Helps in bonding

Whatever the type of travel, bonding among the passengers is very important to develop good relationships. This is particularly important for business travel, where employees hardly have time in the office to build good relationships.

When travelling together, you can indulge in a lot of conversation and merry-making, which helps develop good relationships among the passengers.

Conclusion

Whether planning a business travel, a wedding, or a family get-together, hiring a minibus is the best option.

Most minibuses provide competitive rates that help you save money on fuel. They offer a good discount on bulk booking and also let you save money through round-trip booking.

If you are looking for a budget-friendly option for group travel, get in touch with us right away to book our service.

 

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