DALLAS (Feb. 10, 2012) — Today Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines announced they have expanded their premium Express service in the Northeast by adding a new route between New York City and Wilmington, Del. Twice daily round-trip service begins Monday, Feb. 13 and tickets are now on sale at www.mygreyhoundexpress.com or www.peterpanbus.com. To celebrate the expansion, Express customers will have access to unlimited $10 fares, which are available for travel between these two markets Feb. 13 through Feb. 19.
"Due to overwhelming customer demand we are excited to further expand our premium Express service in the Northeast," said Dave Leach, president and CEO, Greyhound. "The continuous expansion of Express proves that we are delivering exactly what customers want: premium amenities, a guaranteed seat, stellar customer service, faster trips, and a comfortable place to wait for their schedule."
Express provides customers with a premium service on new buses equipped with onboard amenities such as free Wi-Fi, leather seats, extra legroom and power outlets. Express operates from dedicated gates and a private waiting area, where a guest services specialist provides an extra level of service for customers'
"Adding a new route between New York City and Wilmington addresses our Delaware riders" needs for service in their community," said Peter Picknelly, president and CEO of Peter Pan Bus Lines. "With this expansion, We're meeting the growing needs of our customers in Wilmington, providing them with a more comfortable, convenient and safe travel environment."
Express offers short-distance non-stop or one-stop service originating from major hubs including New York, Washington D.C., Chicago and Atlanta. For those who need long-distance connections, stations along Express routes allow travellers to connect to more than 3,800 Greyhound destinations throughout North America. Customers can buy their Express ticket online to take advantage of discount pricing, print their ticket at home, or pick it up at a new self-service ticketing kiosk, and know a guaranteed seat is waiting for them. All tickets are nonrefundable.
For fare and schedule information and to purchase tickets, visit www.mygreyhoundexpress.com or www.peterpanbus.com.
About GreyhoundGreyhound is the largest North American provider of intercity bus transportation, serving more than 3,800 destinations across the continent. The company also provides Greyhound Package Express (GPX) and charter services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-231-2222 or visit the website at www.greyhound.com. For the latest news and travel deals, follow GreyhoundBus on Twitter at http://twitter.com/GreyhoundBus and Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/GreyhoundBus.
About Peter Pan
Peter Pan is one of the country's largest privately owned bus companies, operating premier regular-route service and support to over 100 communities throughout the northeast corridor, with daily express service to cities including Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C. The company also operates nationwide charter and tour services. For fare and schedule information and to buy tickets call 1-800-343-9999 or visit the website at www.peterpanbus.com. For the latest news and travel deals, follow PeterPanBus on Twitter at http://twitter.com/PeterPanBus and Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/PeterPanBusLines.
# # #
Contact: Greyhound Media Relations at 214-849-7846Back