'Update: The Bus Is On Fire' — Check Out This Travel Reporter's Live-Tweets Of His Nightmare Trip On An Exploding Megabus!
Folks… you get what you pay for.
Megabus, if you've never heard of the company, offers bus rides all around the country for as low as $1. If that sounds too good to be true to you, well, keep reading.
Lucas Peterson is a reporter for the New York Times who makes his living covering travel — especially the kind of travel you can get on the cheap, hence his Twitter handle @FrugalTraveler.
So when he boarded a Megabus to go from Chicago to Milwaukee on Sunday — not even a hundred mile drive — it should have been no problem, right?! Just another trip?!
Well, things started off badly (below):
An hour into trip, turning around to "switch buses." Currently learning that on @megabus, you get what you pay for. pic.twitter.com/6JagtWZEow
— The Frugal Traveler (@frugaltraveler) February 21, 2016
And then… they got so much worse.
Let's let Peterson tell the crazy tale (below):