Holiday Bus in General Santos City - Philippines
A few hours of travel to places near General Santos (Gensan) City is safe and convenient through Holiday Bus Lines. One can reach Koronadal City up the south-west of the Philippine tuna capital in about 30 minutes to an hour. The travel time would greatly depend on the number of stops made for disembarking passengers. Holiday Bus plies the 56 kilometer or 35 mile stretch from Gensan to the capital city of South Cotobato province on a daily basis. It also has daily trips to the chartered city of Davao. A three-hour bus ride to Davao City should be expected because the route covers a distance of 141 kilometers or 88 miles.
Whether it be a short or long distance travel, Holiday Bus upgrades its vehicles on a regular basis so as to be able to keep up with the competition with Husky Lines and Yellow Bus Lines. Husky Lines also plies the General Santos City to Koronadal route, while Yellow Bus Lines maintains the Gensan to Koronadal, as well as Davao routes. Holiday Bus operates on an 18-hour schedule with buses leaving every 20 to 30 minutes starting at two o'clock in the morning and ending as late as eight o'clock in the evening. The easiest way to get on board a Holiday Bus is to go to the Bulaong Terminal. The transport hub has expanded with 3,000 square meters of land inside the compound owned by the Bulaong family. One should reserve a ticket a day or two before the scheduled trip when one wants a specific seat in one of their air-conditioned buses. Moreover, a traveler should be at the bus terminal at least 30 minutes before the scheduled trip in order to allow time for baggage and routine security inspections. The easiest way to travel, therefore, is to bring less items.
Holiday Bus also offers cheap or discounted tickets to groups of travellers during certain times of the year. September could be marked out of the months when discount packages are offered because the grandest week-long festival in Gensan, the tuna festival, is held as part of the charter day celebrations. Try a different time of the year when both local and international tourists consider other cities, that is, if one wants a quiet stroll through the city.
The General Santos Fishport is a destination to go to when in Gensan. Fishing is the life in the tuna capital. Another activity one can enjoy in Gensan is scuba diving. Traveling along the Gensan to Koronadal route, however, will be shift from a kinesthetic to a visual experience. The environmentalist will find a wealth of evidence of a balance between human intervention and nature while looking out the bus window. Vast plains of land with lush green vegetable and fruit tree plantations is a wonderful unending sight even along the Gensan to Davao City route.
The cost of the 30 minute to an hour Holiday Bus sight tour generally ranges from 50 to 80 pesos. The three-hour bus experience to Davao would cost about 200 pesos.