WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)-- Megabus, an express bus line serving cities in the Northeast and Midwest, is giving away 100,000 free seats to help stimulate travel in the new year. Consumers can begin trying to get tickets Tuesday, December 8.
The seats will be good for travel from January 6th until March 20th, 2010. Forty thousand seats will be designated for travel to New York City. It should be noted the bus company is partnering with NYC & Company, the official marketing and tourism company for the city.
The remaining 60,000 tickets are available on Megabus routes in the Northeast and Midwest. Some of the cities Mega Bus offers service to include: Baltimore, Boston, Buffalo, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Philadelphia, New York City, Rochester, Syracuse, Toronto and Washington, D.C.
Travelers will need to use the promo code "GETAWAY" to book their free seats. The seats are subject to availability and there is a booking fee of 50 cents.