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InterCity commits to long term Overnighter

22 November 2004

InterCity commits to long term Auckland - Wellington Overnighter

InterCity Coachlines is committed to maintaining an overnight passenger transportation service between Auckland and Wellington. To demonstrate the comfort, convenience and reliability of their service between these two cities - and the many points in between - InterCity is offering a limited number of seats on each departure of their "Starlighter" service, for only $10 one way until 31 March 05.

"With the withdrawal of other overnight services between Auckland and Wellington, InterCity is committed to providing an option between the two cities - we will always match capacity with demand!" emphasised Malcolm Johns, General Manager, Sales & Service, InterCity Coachlines. "We provide on-time service, with quiet, comfortable, clean, washroom equipped, modern air conditioned motor coaches. It is an option that is extremely important, not only to the two major cities but the many towns and communities serviced along the route!" said Johns.

The Starlighter overnight service has reclining seats so that you can get some shut eye, onboard video if you want to watch a movie, and individual seat lights if you want to read. But plan ahead - seats are limited.

Stops are scheduled at the following major centres and many smaller communities in between as follows: Departures daily Southbound from the Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street, Auckland at 7.50 pm, Hamilton 10.00 pm, Rotorua 11.25 pm, Taupo 1.04 am, Palmerston North 4.45 am, Arrives Railway Station, Bunny Street, Wellington 6.50 am.

Northbound from Wellington to Auckland: Departs daily from the Railway Station, Bunny Street, Wellington at 7.50 pm, Palmerston North 9.55 pm, Taupo 1.50 am, Rotorua 3.25 am, Hamilton 4.55 am, Arrives Sky City Coach Terminal, 102 Hobson Street, Auckland 6.50 am.

The $10 seats are subject to availability, and Special Conditions apply. See your local InterCity Agent or online www.intercitycoach.co.nz or call Auckland 09 913 6100 Christchurch 03 379 9020 Wellington 04 472 5111 Dunedin 03 474 9600 Queenstown 03 441 134 or look under 'i' in the White Pages.

InterCity Coachlines also operates three daily daytime services between Auckland - Wellington –Auckland. Fares start from $45 with InterCity (Super Saver). InterCity Coachlines offers a variety of low cost travel options with a program of passes, and special point to point low fares. They operate 200 daily services to 3000 cities and towns throughout New Zealand, 7 days a week, 365 days a year using spacious, modern and well-equipped, air conditioned coaches. All services have regular, scheduled comfort and refreshment stops.

So wherever you are heading in New Zealand, InterCity has the network to get you there!

ENDS

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