When it comes to transporting students, colleagues, athletes, team members, friends, faculty, and staff, AECT Charters will find the perfect transportation option for you.

School & University Bus Charters

Why AECT  School Bus Charters?

With vehicle options as small as 13-passenger minibuses and as large as 61-passenger full-sized coaches, we’re prepared to accommodate any number of students, staff, faculty, and guests. Whether you’re booking a field trip for a preschool, game-day travel for a high-school, or an off-campus outing for a university, rely on us for safe and comfortable travel arrangements to your next school event.Email us your requirements at : [email protected] and we will respond to all your questions and calculate your free, no-obligation quote!

Safe and Reliable Travel

Buses booked through AECT Charters are up-to-date on all modern safety standards and are operated only by qualified, experienced drivers. Relax and enjoy the ride knowing that your students, staff and faculty are in safe hands.

Improved Field Trip Experiences

Ditch the old, uncomfortable school bus on your next field trip. Rent a charter bus instead and enjoy air conditioning, reclining seats, on-board entertainment, on-board restrooms, and more. You and your students will stay entertained with televisions, DVD players, and WiFi, ensuring the ride to your destination is enjoyable from beginning to end. Traveling with a small group? A minibus is a great cost-effective alternative to cars.

Easy Off-site Faculty Meetings

Head over to a local restaurant with your colleagues for a faculty meeting, going-away party, or casual get-together. Instead of taking separate cars, stay together on your bus to ensure that everyone arrives together and on time.

Sporting Event Travel Made Simple

No matter how many passengers you’re traveling with, we’ll craft the perfect fleet for you. Let us take you to away games, competitions, performing art events, and even day trips, restaurants and team-building experiences.

Efficient, Communal Travel

Using volunteer drivers or relying on public transportation services can separate your group or cause some members to show up late. Instead, use our school bus charter services and be assured that it operates on your time. Everyone will enjoy being together on the bus, and no one will be left behind.

Support for your Favourite Causes

Headed to a rally with a group of friends or colleagues? Organise your transportation with a private coach. With everyone together on the bus, you can go over your plan, bond, or relax together before the big event.

Endless Travel Possibilities

We are more than prepared to transport you across town or across states, no matter where your travel plans take you. Travel safely to field trips, faculty parties, career fairs, meetings, or other social gatherings with your personalised coach service.

Getting Started

If you’re looking for a reliable , quality School Bus charter service but you’re not sure where to begin, send us an enquiry and we can arrange to answer all your questions.

Punctual and Professional Travel
AECT Charters is dedicated to providing sleek and professional buses in an efficient and timely manner. We’ll make sure our experienced drivers always plan to arrive early, so you won’t have to worry about running late.

Sleek and Comfortable Interiors
With updated and modern interiors on all buses, our services are perfect for transporting employees and clients alike. Travel in comfort with features * such as reclining seats, air conditioning, plenty of legroom, WiFi , power outlets, and more. We can also offer entertainment options such as televisions and DVD players for long trips.

Stay Connected
On-board PA systems make announcements and impromptu meetings easy while you’re traveling.

Navigate with Ease
Don’t let the stress of navigating unfamiliar city roads get in the way of your trip. Keep the socialising going on the road while one of our professional drivers handles the driving.

When can I rent a bus?
Buses are the perfect transportation solution for groups at conventions, trips, fairs, seminars, and all other corporate events. Travel together to your destination and keep a shuttle running to multiple events to ensure no one ends up lost in a new city.

Or, say “thank you” to stellar employees or outstanding clients with a day trip. Take everyone out to a restaurant, sporting event, or local concert. On a charter bus, no one will get lost or arrive late.

Getting Started
If you’re looking to hire a bus but you’re not sure where to begin, or if you’re feeling overwhelmed about the variety of bus types, give us call or send us an enquiry and we can provide you with all the answers to help you make an informed decision.

Email Us today to secure transportation for your next trip.

 * some features are only available on some of our buses but can be arranged on booking.


School and University Bus Charters- FAQ

Price may vary depending on location, how long you’ll need the bus, and other factors.  Request a Quote and we will work out the best deal for you.

Yes— we always support our community and we offer  discounts for religious and nonprofit organisations.

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Providing food and drink is not required. You will only need to provide lodging for the driver(s) if your reservation spans multiple days. 

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Yes. You’ll just need to reserve one extra day at the beginning of your rental and one extra day at the end to account for the time it will take to wrap and unwrap the bus.

Request a Quote and we be happy to provide you with all the necessary information.

Yes, Request a Quote and we be happy to provide you with all the necessary information.

Break schedules will be negotiated between you and your driver(s) prior to the trip; however, drivers can only legally drive for 10 consecutive hours before they must take an 8-hour required break. Request a Quote and we be happy to provide you with all the necessary information.

We recommend tipping your driver(s) 10-20% of the total cost, in cash, if possible.

You can reserve as many buses as you need. We’ll put together a fleet that’s perfect for you.Request a Quote and we be happy to provide you with all the necessary information.

Yes. We can send pictures of your bus prior to your date upon request.Request a Quote and we be happy to provide you with all the necessary information.

We recommending reserving your bus 3-6 months advance, if possible, to ensure you’re getting exactly what you’re looking for. However, we are able to provide buses in as little as 2 hours’ notice.

You’ll be able to choose from amenities such as on-board restrooms, televisions with DVD players, plenty of storage space, reclining seats, and more.

Smaller buses may offer different amenities. WiFi and power outlets can be requested at no additional charge.

Standard coaches are designed to hold one suitcase and one carry-on per person. If you need additional space, be sure to let us know making a booking  so that we can find a bus that meets your needs. 

Yes. A deposit of up to 30% of the total trip cost will be due after you book your rental.
Contact our reservation specialists at 0415 723 306 who will answer answer questions you have.

Your balance will need to be paid in full 30 days before your trip date.
Contact our reservation specialists at 0415 723 306 who will answer answer questions you have.

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