TUI partners with megabus on new tours and activities

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Mark Venables, megabus Managing Director

Stagecoach-owned megabus is to work with the TUI Group, giving its customers access to a diverse range of UK experiences


TUI Group has reached an agreement to become the exclusive tours and activities partner for megabus in a deal that it says continues the growth of TUI’s tours and activities division, which has now agreed more than 25 partnerships in 2021.

megabus explained that through the partnership, its customers can access a diverse range of ‘high-quality UK experiences,’ including famous London landmarks and variety of excursions, activities and attraction tickets across the country. Experiences include Edinburgh’s haunted vaults, a river cruise in Oxford, surfing in Newquay, a Doctor Who excursion in Cardiff, and a football tour in Manchester at 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 9 2021.”

“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.”

megabus has recently increased the number of destinations served by its network. RICHARD SHARMAN