Sunday, 1 August 2021

TUI Driving Megabus Experiences Business as Exclusive Tours & Activities Partner

Hundreds of UK excursions, activities and attraction tickets available to megabus customers

megabus is first national coach operator to partner with TUI for experiences

This agreement continues TUI’s strategic growth in tours and activities

Palma de Mallorca, 12 July 2021. TUI Group, the world’s leading tourism group, has reached an agreement to become the exclusive tours and activities partner for megabus, the UK’s leading great value intercity coach operator and part of the Stagecoach Group. 

megabus is the first national coach operator to partner with TUI for experiences, and the deal continues the growth of TUI’s tours and activities division, which has now finalised more than 25 partnerships in 2021.

Through the partnership, megabus customers can now access a diverse range of hundreds of high-quality UK experiences, including famous London landmarks and variety of excursions, activities and attraction tickets across the UK.

Experiences include visiting Edinburgh’s haunted vaults, boarding a river cruise in Oxford, surfing in Newquay, a Doctor Who excursion in Cardiff, or a football tour in Manchester – visiting the stadium of Manchester United or Manchester City.

“As we emerge from the pandemic, people are looking to explore and make the most of what we have on offer in the UK. As well as offering great value, convenient and comfortable coach travel, through the partnership with TUI we can now also provide our customers the opportunity to quickly and easily book a range of great things to do in the UK,” said Mark Venables, megabus Managing Director. “Furthermore, we're pleased to offer a 5% discount on all experiences for bookings made by August 9th 2021.”

megabus will leverage the expanded UK domestic experiences program recently announced by TUI. The portfolio features hundreds of UK excursions, activities and attraction tickets in city centres, and rural and countryside areas, available year-round, to UK customers.

Currently trending* UK experiences include Warner Bros’ Harry Potter Studios, The London Eye, Edinburgh Castle, Belfast’s Titanic experience and Chessington World of Adventures.

“We are excited to partner with megabus, a much-loved brand in the UK and our first national coach operator partner. Travel is returning and we look forward to a collaboration that will deliver wonderful experiences for customers,” commented Nishank Gopalkrishnan, Chief Business Officer of TUI Musement, the Tours & Activities division of TUI Group.
 “People want to have new experiences throughout the year, and we are supporting this through our continually growing UK portfolio of things to do, which can be instantly booked online at any time.”

Customers can access experiences through their megabus ticket confirmation email or via custom made ‘City Guides’, which recommend activities for specific locations and are available on the megabus website. 

Customers can enjoy a 5% discount by using the promocode: MEGABUSTOURS at  the megabus website until August 9th.