One of the highly visited destinations in the US, Washington DC offers a huge number of impressive and popular attractions for people of all ages. Some of the more popular attractions in DC that you should not miss include the US Capitol and Capitol Hill, the White House, the National Mall, Lincoln Memorial, Jefferson Memorial, the Washington Monument, the National Air and Space Museum, the National Gallery of Art, the International Spy Museum, the National Museum of American History, the National Museum of Natural History, Washington National Cathedral, Georgetown, the Library of Congress, and a lot more.
If you’re visiting DC with your group of friends and you want to get the most out of your stay, you have to think about renting a DC bus charter from a professional bus company. There are plenty of bus companies in DC and hiring the services of any of them should be an easy task to accomplish. However, there are many people who avoid some important steps during the rental process and end up with the wrong type of bus, or even hiring an unprofessional bus company. In order to avoid these situations, here are the two most important steps you need to take when renting a reliable bus:
Find out more about the bus company’s reputation
Everything starts with research, especially before renting your DC bus charter. You need to take your time and research the bus company’s activity, find out a few things about their reputation, check their insurance and inspections status, and also see the safety rating given by the Federal Motor Coach Safety Administration. In order to achieve all this you need to visit their official website, as well as different forums and blogs. Also, the best safety rating a bus company can receive is “satisfactory”, so only choose a company that has received this rating.
Contact the bus company and get an offer
You need to know a few details about their fleet, the type of DC bus charter they have available, the facilities that come with each type of charter bus, as well as their payment and cancellation policies. On the other hand, if you want to get a price for your rental, you should make sure you provide them details like the number of passengers traveling with you, the type of facilities you need for a comfortable journey, the route you need the driver to follow, and the rental period.