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Sample Trip Quotes

To give you a ballpark idea, here are some sample quotes for requests we’ve gotten from our customers:

Example #1:

The social studies teacher at Madison West High School is planning a field trip for her 30 students to tour the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. She contacts Badger Bus Company to inquire about a charter bus rental for the day. Badger Bus quotes her $250 per hour for a 30-passenger bus, with a 5 hour minimum. This covers pickup from the high school, driving to campus, touring various buildings and landmarks for 4 hours, and return to the school. With taxes and fees, the total comes to $1,400. The teacher decides to go ahead and book the charter bus. On the day of, the students have a great educational tour of UW-Madison. The teacher tips the friendly bus team $70.

Example #2:

A large tech company based in Madison wants to host an annual sales conference for 120 employees from around the country. They decide to book a 36-passenger party bus for a brewery tour to kick off the multi-day event. The party bus picks up attendees from their downtown conference hotel and takes them to three local craft breweries over 4 hours, with dinner included onboard. This allows networking opportunities in a casual setting. The quote for the Madison party bus is $250 per hour, with a 4-hour minimum. This totals $1,000 for the rental. With dinner, gratuity and other incidentals, the total cost comes out to $1,350, or about $11 per attendee. The company feels this is reasonable for a special outing that sets the tone for their national conference. With luxury vehicles, professional team and a unique way to see Madison’s attractions, the party bus helps facilitate team building and camaraderie. This makes the expense worthwhile for their corporate event.

Example #3:

The local youth basketball team in Madison is heading to a major tournament 3 hours away. The coach wants to provide a fun, bonding experience for the 12 players and rent a party bus for the trip. He finds a top-rated company called Madison Party Bus that has luxury buses equipped with leather seats, neon lights, a premium sound system, and more. For the 300-mile round trip plus 8 hours to allow for stops, sightseeing, and the tournament, the total rental time is 14 hours. At a rate of $210 per hour, the cost comes out to $2,940. The coach decides to have each player’s family contribute $200 to cover most of the cost. With a $500 deposit and final payment due at the end, the total for the decked-out party bus ends up at $3,440. The team has a blast on the drive, amps up with music videos and snacks, and comes home with a tournament trophy after a successful and memorable bonding weekend.

Example #4:

A group of 10 friends from Madison decide to rent a party bus for a bachelorette party day trip. They find a 20-passenger party bus that fits their group perfectly. The bus rental company offers custom interior lighting, leather seats, satellite TVs, a premium sound system, and limo-style partitions for privacy. The group requests the party bus at 10 AM on a Saturday. Their planned itinerary includes brunch at a cafe, a wine tasting at a nearby vineyard, and dinner at a fancy restaurant before heading home. They decide to book the party bus for 8 hours to allow plenty of flexibility. The hourly rental rate is $250. With 8 hours booked, the base rental fee is $2,000. The bus rental company requires a 20% deposit to book. The group also decides to pre-pay the team’s gratuity of $200 upfront. So their total upfront cost is $560 (20% of $2,000 + $200 tip). Their remaining balance of $1,600 will be due on the day of the rental.

Example #5:

A bride and groom are getting married in Madison, Wisconsin and have several events planned leading up to their big day. For their bachelor and bachelorette parties, they decide to rent party buses to shuttle their wedding parties around for a fun night out on the town. They rent two 20-passenger party buses for 5 hours each at a rate of $250 per hour, totaling $2,500 per bus or $5,000 total. On their wedding day, the couple rents a 30-passenger party bus to transport guests between the ceremony and reception venues. They rent the bus for 8 hours at $300 per hour, totaling $2,400. After tipping 15%, the total for all party bus rentals comes to $7,560. With several stops planned along the way, the party buses allow the wedding parties to relax and have fun without worrying about transportation or driving. The higher per hour pricing reflects the premium features and service offered by Madison Party Bus Company to ensure a one-of-a-kind experience.

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