Policies & Procedures

  1. PAYMENT: We will invoice your business upon completion of the trip.
  2. DEPOSIT: 15% deposit is required prior to first chartered date.
  3. CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations received within 72 hours of trip are subject to a fee equal to two hours of service. Cancellations received outside of 72 hours are not subject to fees.
  4. LOST ITEMS: Vancouver School Bus Charters Ltd. Is not responsible for lost items.
  5. DAMAGE: Any damage to a vehicle that is a direct result of any passenger is the sole responsibility of the person, school or company that chartered the motor coach/school bus/mini-bus.
  6. LUGGAGE/EQUIPMENT: School buses are NOT equipped to carry large amounts of luggage/equipment.
  7. ALCOHOL/SMOKING: No permitted on board.
  8. EXCESSIVE CLEANING: Excessive cleaning fee of $150 may be applied for vomit or excessive garbage left on board.

Vancouver School Bus Charters Ltd. reserves the right to utilize any combination of vehicles available in its fleet to accommodate your group at no additional cost. An accurate passenger count will be requested at the time of booking. If your passenger count changes before the day of your trip, it is your responsibility to advise us of these changes. By clicking below you confirm that you read, understood and accept all policies as outlined above and you have checked ALL information contained in the charter quote and verify that the details are correct.

How to book a bus

Helpful Hints:

With Vancouver School Bus, booking a charter is easy! You have 3 options, you can fill out the online request form, email us, or call us by phone. Below are some helpful hints to help you to plan your charter with us.

  1. Know the locations you will be starting from and going to
  2. Know the times you will be pick up, dropped off and returning
  3. Know how many people you will be transporting
  4. Know any special considerations, luggage, music, instruments, sports equipment and perhaps multiple pick up locations

Rate Guidelines

Booking with us is easy, we have one dedicated person for all charters and changes to your bookings. Rate quotes are based on the following key factors:

• All charters are based on a 5 hour minimum
• If your 2 transfers are outside of 6 consecutive hours, the transfer rate applies
• All transfers are based on a catchment area of the lower mainland or a max of 25 kms from origin
• The daily rate is based on a maximum of 10 hours
• Travel Time is calculated and added to the quote to and from our yard in Burnaby, BC
• Rates and quotes may vary based on the speciality of the trip



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