Today, we’re proud to announce the launch of the new Busbud mobile app!
With this latest release, travelers will be able to browse and book bus tickets directly on their phones for city-to-city trips across North America, South America, Europe and Africa. You’ll have access to over 325,000 bus routes, making the Busbud app the largest mobile aggregator of bus travel in the world. In conjunction with this release, Busbud is also announcing full coverage in Mexico, giving travelers 14,400 additional intercity travel options throughout North America.
The new app features:
– Browsing and purchasing bus tickets in-app
– Currency and language selection (English, French, Spanish and Portuguese)
– Drop-off and pick-up location schedules, including maps
– Easy tracking of travel history and trip details
“Busbud gives travelers a seamless process for finding the best bus route options anywhere in the world for their schedule and budget,” said Busbud CEO and co-founder LP Maurice. “We’ve seen how valuable apps can be for the travel industry, and we are looking to provide that same type of service for the global bus travel economy. The Busbud app will be the first mobile companion of its kind on a worldwide scale, giving travelers quick and easy access to bus travel.”
Busbud offers more than one million international bus departures each week in collaboration with 1,500 operators, including Greyhound, Megabus and Boltbus. Notable Mexican partners include Autovias, Omnibus de Mexico and Primera Plus.
Special Launch Promo
To celebrate, we’ve decided to give out a special limited time promo code. Up until the end of June 2016, use BB2GO to get 20% off your first in-app booking!
New Members of the board
In conjunction with the release of its app, PhoCusWright founder Philip Wolf joins the team as director of the board. Erik Blachford, former CEO of Expedia, and Doug Miller, chief revenue officer of LivingSocial and former VP of Expedia, join Carl Sparks, former CEO of Travelocity, and Luc Levesque, VP of SEO at TripAdvisor / Expedia, on the board of advisors. Busbud previously announced a $9M Series A funding, co-led by OMERS Ventures and Revolution Ventures, last summer.
“Bus travelers crave a better booking experience, and the Busbud mobile app solves this pain point,” said new board of directors member Philip Wolf. “With ground transportation enjoying renewed growth in recent years, I’m excited to be joining one of the emerging leaders in this sector.”
Busbud makes it easy to find and book the perfect bus trip online. Busbud is the only worldwide bus travel booking website, offering more than one million departures each week across 1,500 operators worldwide. Learn more and book your next trip at www.busbud.com