Contacting Bus Philadelphia to charter a bus for use within Philadelphia is a great first step to saving on your transportation cost.
A lot of our customers are confused by local quotes they get from various bus companies in the state. Bus Philadelphia wants to make it easier for you.
What is a local quote?
A local quote is what you get when you charter a bus for travel within Philadelphia. Local quotes should be very simple to understand if you knew what these terms mean:
1. Sales tax. In some states, you may have to pay for sales tax. For example, in California you need to pay 1% tax while in Ohio, it is as high as 7% to 8%.
2. Gratuity. Gratuity is just a classy term for tip and a 10% tip is customary for bus operators in Philadelphia. Gratuity also ensure great service on the bus and on the road.
3. Hours of use. When you stay within the state, you are charged by the hours of use. This is a fixed rate multiplied by the number of hours you use the charter bus in Philadelphia.
The hours of use is actually most important in determining whether you are getting overcharged by the bus company you are contacting by comparing the hours of use from other company’s quotes.
Compare Bus Philadelphia’s local quotes with other companies.
The hours of use rate is not the only thing that you should look at when comparing local quotes.
Be sure to tell the bus company everything you require and need with their buses. You choose a bus company with a lower quote but end up paying more because there were some services that were not included in the quote. So be sure to be clear when you specify what type of service, how big a bus and what features you are looking for.