To give you a ballpark idea, here are some sample quotes for requests we’ve gotten from our customers:
A local church group needed transportation for 45 passengers going on a weekend retreat in Gulf Shores. The trip involved a charter bus ride from Mobile to Gulf Shores on Friday afternoon. The bus stayed with the group for the weekend to provide return transportation back to Mobile Sunday evening. Our agent quoted them $2,100 to cover the bus rental and driver’s lodging for the weekend. The church was able to split this cost over 45 passengers, making it just $47 per person roundtrip.
A construction company had a project site 45 miles outside Mobile. They needed a daily shuttle service to transport a crew of 25 workers each way. Our team quoted them $950 per day for an ongoing contract using a 28-passenger minibus and driver. This came out to just $38 per person for reliable transportation to the remote job site.
A local couple planned a New Orleans weekend getaway with 14 friends to celebrate their bachelor and bachelorette parties. They needed roundtrip transportation from Mobile to New Orleans. Given the 150-mile distance, our agent quoted $1,100 to cover the minibus rental and driver’s expenses for the 2-day trip. Split 16 ways, this came out to just $69 per person.
A group of 32 college friends wanted to rent a party bus for a 20-year reunion trip in Gulf Shores. They needed a one-way charter bus rental from Mobile to Gulf Shores on Friday with a return trip Sunday. Our team quoted them $1,650 to rent a luxury 40-passenger party bus for the weekend. Including taxes and fees, each person paid around $52 for their share of the comfortable ride.
A local middle school booked a field trip for 65 students and chaperones to visit the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville. They needed roundtrip transportation from Mobile for a day-long field trip. Given the group size and 4-hour drive, our agent quoted $2,950 to cover a 56-passenger charter bus and driver for the day. With 65 passengers splitting the cost, it came out to just $45 per person.
A group of 45 executives needed transportation from Mobile to Montgomery for a 3-day business convention. The trip required roundtrip travel plus reliable shuttles during their stay. For this extensive itinerary, our team quoted $5,100 to cover a charter bus rental and professional driver. The company was able to divide the cost over all 45 attendees, making transportation just $113 per person.