Keep entertained onboard Greyhound this September

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It is September school and University holidays!

The year is flying by and the September holidays is your last chance to escape or head home before exams and the long-awaited December holidays. So, be sure to book your bus ticket home early so you don’t miss out!

Even though this is a short holiday, it is always good to head home, see the family and unwind. With Greyhounds special discounts, travelling home is made easier and more affordable.

So why should you choose to travel with Greyhound? Besides travelling with peace of mind knowing you are on a bus which adheres to the strictest safety inspections and maintenance, you will also be luxuriously comfortable in your reclining seats and more leg room than any plane, but best of all, you will be entertained!

Here are a few reasons why to choose Greyhound.

  1. Children Discount

Greyhound loves having the kids onboard! They fill the bus with laughter and excitement! At Greyhound we have fantastic kids deals ALL year round.


Yes, if you are travelling with a child younger than 2 years old, then their ticket is FREE! Mahala – provided the child is sitting on your lap. If your child is 11 years and younger, then they will qualify for a 15% children’s discount off the adult fare!

Heading home for the holidays? Take advantage of Greyhounds special discounts!

  1. Student Discount

Some Universities will be closing their doors at the end of September for a break. So, whether you are going home to study or spend time with the family, you should choose Greyhound to get you there. Why? Well, we are about to let you in on a little secret.


When choosing to travel onboard Greyhound, you don’t get a 5% discount like most of the other bus companies. No, you get double that! Yes, you heard right! Students travelling onboard Greyhound get a whopping 10% off their bus tickets! How? All you need is a valid student card when booking your bus ticket and when boarding the bus. Easy as 1,2,3!


Greyhound has a large range of routes so from Bloemfontein, Potchefstroom, Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and the Eastern Cape – to name a few – we have you luxuriously covered. Please note, the student discount is only available for bookings via the Terminals, Call Centre or Website.

Heading home for the holidays? Take advantage of Greyhounds special discounts!

  1. Pensioners Discount

Our discounts are not only for the young but also for the young at heart – 60+ years young to be precise! Pensioners receive a 15% discount off their bus tickets all year round. So if you want to go and visit the kids and grandchildren over the September holidays, save when you travel in luxury with Greyhound.

Heading home for the holidays? Take advantage of Greyhounds special discounts!

  1. Onboard Entertainment

We advise parents to come prepared with some fun road games to play with their children and stimulate their minds whilst keeping them entertained. There are an plenty of fun travel games to play with your child while on the road. Take a look at some of these free printable templates:


Another way to keep entertained while on the road is by connecting to our Movies on Demand platform using your smartphone or tablet. This will open up a world of entertainment at your fingertips for you or the little ones! With over 75 movies to choose from, there is something from every genre and suited to any taste. For more information on how to connect, read: Movies on the Move.


There you have it, all the more reason to step onboard this September! Super savings and super fun!


For bookings, visit one of our terminals across the country, online or call us on 011 611 8000 or 087 352 0352

See you soon!

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