Press release, 11/10/2016
++ Europe´s largest intercity bus provider launches new product “InterFlix” ++ travelling to 5 European cities for 99 Euro ++ Full flexibility: 100.000 daily connections to 900 European destinations in 20 countries ++ Always included: 3 pieces of luggage, free Wi-Fi, sockets in air conditioned buses ++ now bookable on interflix.flixbus.com and via FlixBus app ++
Berlin/Paris/Milan, 11/10/2016 – Bringing Europe’s travellers together: FlixBus launches its new product InterFlix. By buying one InterFlix-voucher for € 99, customers can travel within three months to any five destinations within Europe’s largest coach network. Individual or round trips to cities in 20 European countries – by 100.000 daily connections to 900 destinations, FlixBus offers flexible and convenient travelling all over Europe. The new InterFlix-ticket is now available online on interflix.flixbus.com and via the international FlixBus app.
André Schwämmlein, founder and managing director, FlixBus: “There is no more affordable and convenient way to explore Europe. Especially on long haul and cross-border trips, travellers can save money with the new InterFlix ticket.”
Not only for EU youngsters: André Schwämmlein: “This offer is for travellers of all ages. Copenhagen, Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris or Barcelona – now people can explore any of them, no matter the budget.”
One product, five trips
By purchasing the InterFlix ticket, customers will receive five voucher codes, valid for three months and for any connection within the international FlixBus network. The following conditions apply to the InterFlix tickets:
Green and smart mobility – available from every smartphone
Tickets are including free Wi-Fi, power outlets, a guaranteed seat in new FlixBuses with air-condition and extra legroom. With the free FlixBus mobile app for iOS, Windows and Android, customers can check availabilities and travel information about their trip, book their ticket and use the navigation to their point of departure. Bettina Engert, Head of Corporate Communications: “We want to make traveling as easy as possible. Therefore we are investing in new technologies and continuously improve our service.” By using real-time GPS tracking, the FlixBus team monitors each of their green buses and estimates potential delays and informs passengers via app push notification, email or SMS.
The story of FlixBus: From start-up to European player
FlixBus was founded 2013 in Germany, after the deregulation of the national market. Due to an innovative business model and the cooperation with regional SME companies, FlixBus was able to run a national network within months from its launch. In 2015, as a market leader in Germany, FlixBus started to expand internationally by offering cross-border service to Scandinavia and launching domestic networks in France, the Netherlands and Italy. In 2016, FlixBus expanded to Central and Eastern Europe, Spain and the UK and announced to launch a domestic network in Denmark. FlixBus offers services in 20 countries and operates from headquarters in Munich, Berlin, Paris, Zagreb and Milan.