STAR COACHES - ONLINE TOUR COST ESTIMATOR

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HOW MUCH BUS CAN I AFFORD

  • DATA INPUT SECTION

  • Select one of the following... For most tours, our entire fleet of coaches will fall within this range...
  • Select one of the following based on the current cost of diesel fuel / gallon
  • Enter the mileage from Atlanta, GA to you pick up city...
  • How to determine deadhead days to pick up: Based on travel from Atlanta: Under 200 miles: 0; 200-600 miles: 1; 600-1,100 miles: 2; 1,100-1,500 miles: 3; 1,600-2,000 miles: 4; 2,100-2,500 miles: 5
  • Enter the total mileage from your pick up city to your drop city... Do NOT include any deadhead mileage...
  • Enter the total number of days from the pick up date until the drop date...
  • Enter the mileage from your drop city back to Atlanta, GA...
  • How to determine deadhead days back after drop: Based on travel back to Atlanta: Under 200 miles: 0; 200-500 miles: 1; 500-1,000 miles: 2; 1,000-1,500 miles: 3; 1,500-2,000 miles: 4; 2,000-2,500 miles: 5
  • To determine this number, look at your routing... For all drives that are 501-625 miles, factor 1 overdrive... For all drives between 626-725 miles factor 2 overdrives... Please note: Any drive longer than 10 hours will require a co-driver or the drive will need to be split up into two shorter drives...
  • AUTO-CALCULATED WEEKLY SERVICES

  • SUB TOTALS

  • GRAND TOTAL / AVERAGE DAILY COST

  • MILEAGE STATS

Only Star Coaches offers such an online experience!

Now YOU can enter variables into a form and calculate approximately how much it will cost to lease various entertainer coaches for your next tour.

Here is what you'll need to get started:

a)  your tour itinerary with mileage...

b)  the distance from our home base in Atlanta, GA to your pick up city...

c)  the distance from your drop city back to our home base in Atlanta, GA...

d)  an estimated number of overdrives

Now YOU can see how much bus your budget will allow...  Experiment with different logistical scenarios...

This online feature will give you a very good idea of the estimated cost you will incur on your next tour...

Once you have played around with the possibilities, then have Don Neuen prepare a formal proposal based on your findings...  More than likely, he will figure out how to save you more money, or get you more bus for your budget than you anticipated...

Here's the bottom line:  No other coach company offers this level of client interaction...  No other coach company is more transparent...

COMMON DEADHEAD MILEAGE CHART

Below is a chart with our most common pick up / drop cities, the mileage from Atlanta, and normal deadhead days charged:

Albuquerque, NM  -  1,412 miles  /  3 days

Austin, TX  -  988 miles  /  2 days

Baltimore, MD  -  716 miles  /  2 days

Birmingham, AL  -  163 miles  /  no deadhead

Boise, ID  -  2,196 miles  /  4 days

Boston, MA  -  1,128 miles  /  2 days

Charlotte, NC  -  287 miles  /  0-1 day

Charlottesville, VA  -  539 miles  /  1 day

Chicago, IL  -  738 miles  /  2 days

Cincinnati, OH  -  480 miles  /  1 day

Cleveland, OH  -  737 miles  /  2 days

Columbia, SC  -  253 miles  /  0-1 day

Dallas, TX  -  802 miles  /  2 days

Denver, CO  -  1,418 miles  /  3 days

Detroit, MI  -  739 miles  /  2 days

El Paso, TX  -  1,436 miles  /  3 days

Houston, TX  -  814 miles  /  2 days

Indianapolis, IN  -  554 miles  /  1 day

Jacksonville, FL  -  377 miles  /  1 day

Kansas City, MO  -  823 miles  /  2 days

Knoxville, TN  -  218 miles  /  0-1 day

Las Vegas, NV  -  2,007 miles  /  4 days

Los Angeles, CA  -  2,206 miles  /  4 days

Madison, WI  -  887 miles  /  2 days

Memphis, TN  -  401 miles  /  1 day

Miami, FL  -  695 miles  /  2 days

Middletown, NY  -  938 miles  /  2 days

Minneapolis, MN  -  1,149 miles  /  2 days

Montreal, QC  -  1,248 miles  /  3 days

Nashville, TN  -  268  /  0-1 day

New Orleans, LA  -  491 miles  /  1 day

New York, NY  -  929 miles  /  2 days

Newark, NJ  -  904 miles  /  2 days

Oklahoma City, OK  -  870 miles  /  2 days

Orlando, FL  -  491 miles  /  1 day

Phoenix, AZ  -  1,846 miles  /  3 days

Philadelphia, PA  -  814 miles  /  2 days

Pittsburgh, PA  -  716 miles  /  2 days

Portland, OR  -  2,622 miles  /  5 days

Richmond, VA  -  563 miles  /  1 day

San Diego, CA  -  2,159 miles  /  4 days

San Francisco, CA  -  2,494 miles  /  5 days

Salt Lake City, UT  -  1,900 miles  /  4 days

Seattle, WA  -  2,715 miles  /  6 days

Spokane, WA  -  2,437 miles  /  5 days

St. Louis, MO  -  573 miles  /  1 day

Tampa, FL  -  487 miles  /  1 day

Toronto, ON  -  970 miles  /  2 days

Tulsa, OK  -  805 miles  /  2 days

Vancouver, BC  -  2,851 miles  /  6 days

Washington, DC  -  670 miles  /  2 days

Winston Salem, NC  -  348 miles  /  1 day