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3 Reasons People Hate The Tour Bus Sales Process

Posted by Laura Galijan on 5/20/14 1:43 PM

Buying a bus for your tour bus company can be difficult enough. Throw in the added headache of catering to diverse clientele on long journeys and it can be a dreadful process. Bus buying doesn’t have to be a complicated process and in this post we'll discuss some of the headaches and benefits of tour bus sales.

Not Fit For Luxury Market good-bad-tour-bus-sales-1

Shoppers may associate the typical tour bus with previous experiences. This may include cramped seats, narrow aisles, and the ever-present overhead storage. Luckily, the bus market has really changed in the past few years, especially regarding tour bus sales. Now buyers will find a multitude of options that cater to the luxury tour bus market. Upgraded seat covers, easy to access rear luggage, and frameless windows are just a few of the options that are available in stock without a special pre-order. This makes locating the perfect vehicle simple.

Of course, no matter the dealership there is always the option to customize an existing unit. As long as the body of the vehicle is in good shape, modifications can be made to the unit.

Time Wasted

Researching the exact bus you need, calling dealership after dealership, and waiting for delivery all take effort. When making a large purchase, it pays to take some time to evaluate your choices. You don’t need to be ready to purchase instantly, but knowing the basics of what you want can help expedite the process. Before talking to someone try to evaluate your budget, seats needed, and whether or not you’ll need wheelchair accessibility. Your salesperson will be able to guide you through the remainder of the process. 

Talking To A Salesperson

Salespersons have gotten a bad reputation over the years. Many references are made in pop culture refer to the dishonest salesman who just wants to make a quick buck. While there may be some truth to the stereotype, that isn’t always the case. It is important to remember that salespersons are there to help ease the buying process. Their job is to make sure you understand the vehicle itself, the features and customization of the vehicle, as well as to help secure financing. The more you are able to work with and trust your salesperson, the better your buying experience will be.

Shopping for a tour bus doesn’t need to a substandard experience. Given a little time and patience it can be easy to find what you’re looking for. Knowing what you want is most helpful of all and can ease the buying process.

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Topics: luxury bus, new bus, tour bus

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