3390 Palm Ave., Fort Myers, Florida 33901     Phone: 239-334-4070     Email Us

Charter Info

Things to know about chartering a bus.

How long has the company been in business and how long have they been operating motorcoaches? A ten year or longer track record is generally desirable.
Our family has been in the transportation business in Southwest florida since 1947 and has been operating full size motorcoaches since the early 80"s. Some companies in the area advertise that they have been in the business for a long period of time but in fact have only operated coaches for a few years, please see our "about us" page.

Request a copy of the US DOT safety rating?
America Charters US DOT has always been satisfactory, the highest rating available. to view all US DOT safety ratings go to www.safersys.org

Determine if the operator is a full service motorcoach company. Do they have their own maintenance facility to ensure all vehicles are in top running order?
America Charters maintains the largest privately owned motorcoach maintenance facility in Southwest Florida and are staffed with full time maintenance personnel. Buses that are not properly mainteained regardless of age are far more likely to break down.

Ask to see a copy of their insurance.
America Charters carries a 5,000,000.00 liability and general liability as well as workmans comp insurance on all of our employees to protect both our company and our customers.

Take time to visit companies, meet their staff and check out their facilities. Make sure their drivers carry cell phones, GPS and the company maintains 24 hour phone service in case of emergency.
All of America Charters Drivers carry cell phones and GPS. America Charters has ALWAYS maintained 24 hour phone service.

Do drivers meet all state and US DOT requirements, as well as Jessica Lundsford background checks for transporting school children?
America Charters drivers are drug tested in accordance with US DOT standards, both pre employment and random, they must have two years motorcoach experience and are road tested and trained before chartering their first group. In addition, they are given ongoing training focusing on safety, security and customer service.

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