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Megabus UK bad service and price increases
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Advantages: Has outlets on bus for charging phones
Disadvantages: lack of leg room space and WiFi not guaranteed
First of all Megabus should be made to remove the £1 advertsiment as it is in most cases not true and it mis-leads travellers into thinking that they are a low cost service. After shutting it's competition out with low price promises they have increased the prices significantly. This is noticable during holiday periods where they hike the prices. I was a regular Greyhound Bus UK traveler from London to Glasgow until Greyhound no longer could compete. Now that Stagecoach Buses (the owner of Megabus and other coaches) has more or less a monopoly, they can charge pretty much what they like.
Seating - if you are 5ft 10in or taller you will suffer from Megabus lack of leg room and seats that recline barely.
Drivers are generally unfriendly and for those travelling through the night the drivers tend to shout through the microphone waking everyone up at each stop and putting on the the bright internal lights. This is not ideal for those that depend on the coach for going to work like me.
Guarantee - the only thing Megabus UK can Guarantee an uncomfortable ride and that the WiFi will not work.
Summary: Bring back Greyhound