Frequently Asked Questions

We now have an faq list that we hope will help you answer some of the more common ones.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - School Bus Hire

Absolutely. At Shuttle Bus Hire, the safety and well-being of our young passengers are paramount. Every single one of our bus drivers has undergone rigorous 'Working with Children Safety Checks' to ensure that your children are in safe hands during their journey.

Absolutely. When you choose Shuttle Bus Hire, you are guaranteed a professionally accredited driver behind the wheel of your bus. Our commitment to safety and quality is reflected in the fact that all our vehicles are operated by RMS Transport NSW Accredited drivers. Please note that our buses are not available for self-drive hire as we prioritize the safety and comfort of our passengers.

We are dedicated to accommodating reasonable requests. You are allowed to enjoy a quiet drink on all our Limo buses and party buses, provided you maintain the vehicle's cleanliness and return it in the same tidy condition you found it. However, please be aware that consuming alcohol is not permitted on our coaches and standard buses. Safety and responsible usage are of paramount importance to us.

Certainly! We take immense pride in offering a comprehensive range of school charter services tailored to meet your specific needs. Whether it's Sports Transfers, Day Transfers, Camp Transfers, Excursions, or Sports Carnivals, Shuttle Bus Hire is your trusted partner. With our versatile fleet, we can efficiently transport groups ranging from as few as 1 to as many as 900 people, ensuring your school's transportation requirements are expertly catered to.

Indeed, we are a fully accredited bus operator, and we maintain comprehensive insurance coverage. It is of utmost importance that you select an accredited operator to ensure that you are adequately covered by the appropriate insurance in the rare event of an incident or accident. Your peace of mind is our priority.

Absolutely! For extended school trips or multi-day excursions, we offer the option to hire our seat belt-equipped coaches. Our coaches are designed to provide comfort and safety during long journeys, ensuring that your students have a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

At Shuttle Bus Hire, our unwavering commitment is to provide safe, reliable, and professional transportation services to schools and educational institutions. If you have any further questions or require additional assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team. Your satisfaction and the safety of your students are our highest priorities.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Limo Bus and Party Buses

Booking with us is a breeze. You can conveniently enquire or make a booking through our user-friendly online booking system on our website. Once you've submitted your details, our efficient Party Bus Hire management team will promptly get in touch with you to gather any additional information. If you prefer to book offline, feel free to contact us directly at (02) 9188 9096.

While Party Buses Sydney is based in the Sydney area, we extend our services to include interstate transfers. We cover regions like Hunter Valley, Wollongong, Central Coast, Blue Mountains, and Newcastle, ensuring you can enjoy our services wherever your destination may be.

We offer a variety of payment options to cater to your preferences. You can pay in cash to the driver on the day of pick-up, use internet banking or make a bank deposit 4 days before the trip, or choose payment via invoice. We accept major credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, and Amex.

Yes, there is a 3% booking fee applied to payments made online or via invoice.

Party Buses Sydney cannot be held responsible for incorrect details provided through our online booking system. It is crucial to ensure that all information is accurate before processing payment. In case any details require amendment, please contact us immediately at (02) 9188 9096.

Yes, the day before your booking, you will receive a text message confirming the booking and providing you with the driver's details. If you do not receive a text message, please contact us before 8 pm at (02) 9188 9096 to obtain the driver's name and number.

Party Buses Sydney reserves the right to refuse additional stops unless confirmed with our management prior to the trip. Additional charges may apply.

Certainly! We allow alcohol on our buses if it is legal and consumed responsibly. Passengers must be over 18 years old and provide valid identification or proof of age. However, please note that no alcohol is permitted on buses for school formals or children's parties.

Food or snacks are not permitted on any of our buses.

Most of our Party and Limo Buses are equipped with air conditioning. You can refer to our fleet page for specific details.

Any damages or adverse conditions observed during the trip may result in termination and forfeiture of the bond. Passengers responsible for excessive damage are liable for repair costs.

Passengers are responsible for their belongings; lost or stolen items are not the responsibility of Shuttle Bus Hire.

Our buses do not have onboard toilets; however, the driver will make suitable stops for bathroom breaks.

Our Party Buses offer a range of capacities to suit your needs, accommodating 13, 20, 24, 40, 45, and 50 passengers. Meanwhile, our Limo Buses are designed to seat 21, 23, and 44 passengers comfortably.

To confirm and secure your booking, we require a security bond, the amount of which depends on the bus booked. Rest assured, this bond will be refunded at the conclusion of your trip provided that the bus is left in a clean, tidy, and undamaged state. Typically, refund processing takes 2-7 business days, depending on your bank's billing cycle.

 Shuttle Bus Hire exclusively accepts Australian currency.

Absolutely. Once we receive either the bond or full payment, we will promptly send you a confirmation email along with the remittance details.

The security bond payment is non-refundable for cancellations. Cancellations made 24 hours before the trip will incur a 50% charge on the nominated account.

Your assigned driver will make a courtesy call 10-15 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time to ensure that you and your guests are prepared. While a slight delay of 15-30 minutes may be acceptable, any further lateness may incur an additional surcharge, unless prior arrangements have been made.

Our Party and Limo Buses are equipped with cutting-edge DJ LD speakers for music via Bluetooth, microphones for singing along, dynamic LED party lights, luxurious leather seating, and spacious dance floors. Our Karaoke Party Bus offers an extensive collection of 85,000 songs, a TV for lyrics display, a smoke machine, LED party lights, DJ LD speakers, and a personalized LED Sign.

Smoking is strictly prohibited on all our buses in compliance with state laws.

For Kid's Party transfers, we require a minimum of 2 parents or guardians to be present on the bus.

Our buses are rigorously maintained, modern, and adhere to the highest safety standards. Our drivers hold the necessary licenses and driver authorities and are cleared to work with children. They undergo regular training to ensure professional, friendly, and safe travel.

Disruptive behavior, fighting, damage to the bus, or intoxication may lead to eviction and termination of the transfer. No refunds will be provided.

Certainly, we can accommodate decorations or branding preferences after discussing them with our team of professionals.

Our buses are exclusively available for hire with a driver. Your safety and convenience are our top priorities.