Touring by bus is one of the best ways to discover a city, and the easiest way to get a big group from point A to point B. To some it may take away from the sense of adventure to be had in visiting a new locale, but think about it: It’s the perfect bundling of an itinerary, transportation, socializing, and education. The only kink to be worked out is the organizational aspect. Whether you’re a professional tour operator or a newcomer to tour organization, planning out one’s bus staging stops can be difficult to coordinate, especially if it’s in a busy city. While experienced bus tour operators might know all the tricks to finding and securing staging, loading, and pick-up locations for a city bus tour, anyone wanting to rent a bus and organize a tour on their own might find it difficult.
Renting a bus is simple enough, but what’s next? Here you’ll find our simple guide of tips and tricks regarding how to plan pick-up and drop off locations for your bus tour, how to best plan ahead for aspects such as pick-ups, drop-offs, and intricacies like paying for parking permits or parking in busy areas in trip budget.