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  • School holidays spike bus ticket demand: redBus forecasts 55% increase in Delhi

    Published on May 23, 2024

     New Delhi  – redBus, the world’s largest online bus ticketing platform, is forecasting a notable 55% surge in travel demand in line with Delhi schools summer vacations. Vacations typically start in the third week of May and redBus is witnessing a massive spike in bookings from May 22- June 7, compared to the same period in the previous months, i.e. April 22 – May 7. To cater to this spike in travel demand private bus operators are running over 1440 services daily from Delhi, ensuring convenient and accessible travel options for holiday-goers.

    Key Boarding Points: Expect Crowded Conditions

    During this vacation season, travelers should anticipate the most crowd at the top boarding points, including:

    ·         Kashmiri Gate

    ·         Anand Vihar

    ·         Majnu Ka Tilla

    ·         Dhaula Kuan

    ·         Morigate

    Hottest holiday destinations

    As people take advantage of school holidays to beat the heat, several hill stations are emerging as favorite getaways and vacation spots. redBus has observed significant bookings for holiday travel and is offering a 10% discount up to Rs. 150 as well as a Rs. 100 cashback on bus ticket bookings for users who use the offer code FIRST. Routes which are seeing the highest traffic and reflect some of the most sought after destination by bus this summer season are:

    ·         Manali-Delhi

    ·         Kasol-Delhi

    ·         Shimla-Delhi

    ·         Haridwar-Delhi

    ·         Rishikesh-Delhi

    ·         Dharamshala-Delhi

    ·         Dehradun-Delhi

    ·         Nainital-Delhi

    ·         Agra-Delhi

    “With the rise in bus ticket bookings across Delhi, we want to highlight the vital role of bus transportation in facilitating accessible travel. As a ticketing platform, we strongly encourage passengers to book their tickets in advance to avoid last-minute issues. The data underscores the critical necessity of bus travel to meet the increased demand during this important period and the growing trend of Indians indulging in leisure travel” stated Prakash Sangam, CEO of redBus.

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