DALLAS (Dec. 14, 2007) – Greyhound Lines, Inc. today announced it has expanded its priority seating initiative to more than 30 major cities across the United States, allowing more customers priority boarding privileges and the ability to reserve a specific seat on select departures for a nominal fee. The expansion comes just in time for the Christmas holidays, Greyhound’s second-busiest time of the year.
Customers pay a $5 fee at the ticket counter to select a specific seat and board before all non-priority passengers. Customers purchasing tickets through www.greyhound.com can reserve a seat at the ticket counter in their departure terminal. A list of all eligible cities and schedules can be found on www.greyhound.com by clicking on the “Priority Seating” banner.
“We continued to see strong customer response since the priority seating concept was first introduced on Nov. 12, so we wanted to expand to more markets as quickly as possible,” said Dave Leach, president and chief executive officer, Greyhound Lines, Inc. “Now customers have more opportunities in dozens of locations to have first choice and a guaranteed seat on many of our schedules.”
Reserved seating is sold one way and in select cities on specific schedules. It is only valid on the exact date and schedule for which customers have booked their trip. Customers have the option of purchasing reserved seating from 30 days in advance to 45 minutes prior to departure, but must be present at the gate no fewer than 20 minutes before departure.
For more information on priority seating or eligible schedules, please call your local terminal, visit www.greyhound.com or consult a Greyhound ticket agent at the ticket counter.
Greyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 2,300 destinations with more than 10,500 daily departures across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound PackageXpress (GPX), as well as charters and shore services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the Web site at www.greyhound.com.
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