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Red Arrow's Guide to the Calgary Stampede

Posted by Red Arrow on Jun 22, 2017 4:33:21 PM

Since our downtown Calgary office is literally right around the corner from the greatest outdoor show on earth, we’re big fans of the Calgary Stampede and we wanted to share some ideas (of ours and others) on how to make the most of this awesome 10-day Alberta born and bred event. From food to music to travel to finding the deals, read on to find out how to Stampede like a pro.

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Topics: Specials, General Information, Festivals and Events, Alberta, Summer

5 Ways to Save Money when you Travel with Red Arrow!

Posted by Red Arrow on Jun 8, 2017 2:39:39 PM

Not only is travelling with us more convenient than flying or driving, it’s less expensive than those options, too.

Now, if you compare us to other bus companies in Alberta, we know we're priced higher. But with our complimentary wifi, comfortable leather seats, single aisle seating, free snacks and refreshments, seat selection, and exceptional customer service - our passengers agree that it's worth it.

However, we know you look for ways to save money when you travel (because we do, too!). So, we've developed some ways for you to save when you travel with us by taking advantage of our promotional offers and discounted fares.

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Topics: Specials, General Information, Travel Tips

4 small places having a BIG party for #Canada150!

Posted by Red Arrow on Jun 1, 2017 5:01:52 PM

 

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Topics: Family Travel, Festivals and Events

School's out soon! Read our 10 Tips for Travelling with Children

Posted by Red Arrow on May 25, 2017 1:23:45 PM

With summer holidays coming up, planning your family's summer activities is critical. If you're planning to do some travelling in Alberta, consider letting Red Arrow do the driving.

We know with children isn't always easy - and factoring a child’s needs into your travels involves a lot more than toting along some coloring books and making toilet stops. So, in an effort to make your travel as stress-free as possible, we’re sharing some hard-won wisdom for travelling on Red Arrow coaches with the kids.

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Topics: General Information, Family Travel, Travel Tips, Summer, Luggage Policies, Kids

5 Must-Attend Music Festivals in Alberta this Summer

Posted by Red Arrow on May 18, 2017 4:49:32 PM

Summer is coming and that’s music to our ears! And speaking of music, how about planning to attend one (or more!) of the many music festivals our province has to offer?

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Topics: Family Travel, Festivals and Events, Alberta

4 Reasons to visit Lethbridge this summer!

Posted by Red Arrow on May 11, 2017 4:05:35 PM

Often when people start to think about heading south, they don't realize that you don't have to go very far. Southern Alberta has many gems and Lethbridge is definitely one of them. Read on to find out 4 great reasons that Lethbridge should definitely be on your list of places to go this summer.

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Topics: General Information, Family Travel, Group Travel

5 ways Red Arrow is truly #AlbertaStrong!

Posted by Red Arrow on May 4, 2017 1:11:00 PM

Alberta is a welcoming community, a world class education and health centre, a mecca of cultural and recreational activity and a great place to live, work and raise a family. That's why at Red Arrow, we’re so proud to be truly Albertan.

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Topics: General Information, Charter, Family Travel, Group Travel, shop local

7 reasons why traveling together is more important than you think!

Posted by Red Arrow on Apr 27, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Weddings, family reunions, birthdays, anniversaries, life celebrations… let’s face it, there are lots of reasons for you to plan a get together with your loved ones. But we know that getting a big group together takes a lot of effort and organization, and sometimes you wonder whether it’s really worth it.

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Topics: General Information, Charter, Family Travel, Group Travel, Bus vs Car

A little known (and easy) way to celebrate Earth Day!

Posted by Red Arrow on Apr 20, 2017 1:02:46 PM


Earth Day is coming up on Saturday, April 22 and we're here to help you celebrate.

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Topics: General Information, Sustainable travel

The Easiest Way to Get Employees to the Job Site

Posted by Red Arrow on Dec 5, 2016 7:47:00 AM

Let’s face it – a major factor in choosing your mode of transportation boils down to cost. In Alberta, there are thousands of employees who need to be booked on flights or coaches to get to job sites. Travel coordinators and key decision makers look at costs when they are organizing the transportation for crew rotations. Chartering a coach is a cheaper and smarter. With the option of multiple pickup locations, common airport issues such as parking, are eliminated. Below is an infographic outlining the cost benefits of chartering a coach for large groups.

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Topics: Corporate Travel, Charter



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