Traveling can get expensive, there’s no doubt about that. In today’s economy, travelers are looking for more cost-efficient options. At Busbud, our priority is to provide just that. That’s why we’re happy to say that we just made it even easier to save money when you travel.
Say hello to the GO with Busbud, our rewards program!
Travel enthusiasts, this one’s for you. GO with Busbud is the perfect way to save money and make bus travel even more convenient. With GO, you can earn credits for every trip you take, which can be used for discounts for your next trips.
Here’s what you need to know about our loyalty program.
How GO with Busbud works
As we mentioned before, we’ve designed the loyalty program so that saving money on bus tickets is simple and easy for travelers. How does it work? You earn rewards for every ticket purchased with Busbud. After using 5 tickets, you can redeem a part of the value of your tickets in credits and apply it to your future trips.
Buy 5 tickets → redeem your credits on the 6th ticket.
To give you an example, let’s say you’re planning a backpacking trip and decide to travel to six different destinations by bus. With GO with Busbud, after using your first five tickets, you can get a discount on your sixth ticket. It’s as simple as that!
To begin earning credits, all you have to do is create an account with Busbud, either online or through the mobile app. Then, every time you book a bus ticket through Busbud, you’ll earn credits that can be redeemed for future discounts.
Who can use GO with Busbud?
GO with Busbud is available worldwide for travelers booking their tickets through the Busbud apps. Download from the App Store or the Google Play store. Pilot users in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom can also benefit from the program when booking from the English versions of Busbud.com.
Whether you are an occasional traveler, a frequent business traveler, or someone who loves exploring new places, GO with Busbud is here to help you make the most out of your travel experience. Create your Busbud account today and start earning credits when you travel!
How to redeem credits
Redeeming credits is easy. Here’s how you do it:
1 – Log in to your Busbud account.
2 – Select the bus ticket you want to get
3 – Fill in your info at the checkout page
4 – After completing the billing information, in the “Trip fare summary” you’ll see a box with the option to “Redeem credits”. Simply click “Redeem credits” to use your credits towards your trip total
5 – That’s it! Your discounted tickets will be emailed to you.
GO with Busbud levels
The program has four levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. The higher your level, the more credits you earn with each ticket purchased.
Bronze: The Bronze tier is the level you’re at once you create your account. The trips you take at this level will grant you up to 4.2% of credits, which you can redeem after using 5 bus tickets.
Silver: To reach the Silver level and get up to 4.8% of travel credits, you need to have purchased and used 5 tickets, traveled 2,000 kilometers, or visited 2 countries. Your tickets must have been purchased on Busbud.
Gold: Gold members can earn up to 5.4% of credits from their ticket values. In order to become a gold member, you must use 10 bus tickets, travel 4.000 kilometers, or visit three countries by bus.
Platinum: Platinum members have up to 6% cashback, and the earned credit can also be redeemed after using 5 tickets. To reach this tier, travelers must purchase 15 tickets, travel 6.000 kilometers or visit 4 countries.
Double rewards for holiday travel in the United States
To welcome you into our new program, we’re giving out double rewards for every bus ticket you buy between November 18th and Cyber Monday (Nov 28th), for trips in, to or from the US. That means double rewards + holiday travel… perfect combination to get those tickets during the busiest time to travel in the United States.