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APSRTC managers are super responsive…

Recently we were travelling from Tanuku to Bengaluru by APSRTC bus and a pipe in the baggage space got broken. Bus was taken to Vijayawada bus depot and got the issue fixed. However, driver was instructed by one of the APSRTC personnel not to proceed further and return to origin which is Vizag. So we were transferred to another bus where seats in the last row were allocated. When we have questioned for water bottles and blankets, response was rude. We called up the customer care of APSRTC, who pretended as a complaint was registered but suggested us to speak…

Now get Tirumala Special Entry Darshan (INR 300) ticket through APSRTC – my experience and thoughts

Recently Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) in partnership with Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam (TTD) has introduced a facility to provide Special Entry Darshan (INR 300) ticket along with seat reservation itself to pilgrims those traveling by Super Luxory, Indra, Garuda, Amaravathi and Vennela services. This is a fantastic initiative and makes darshan booking process simple. Here is my recent experience. I have booked a ticket on Amaravathi service from Bengaluru to Tirupathi using Online booking portal of APSRTC; after fetching the available bus options, when I have opted a Amaravati bus, entered my pick up point and destination point, I…

#APSRTC, Senior Citizens may not travel alone

We are currently having my parents here; my father told me that starting July 1st, Senior citizens could avail about 25% of concession on buses run by Andhra Pradesh Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) by providing Aadhar Card number or any document that is proof of age. Which is great gesture by the corporation. For their return journey, I was booking tickets using APSRTC Online Booking portal. Have chosen category as “Senior Citizen” and provided other details. But when I submit, I was prompted that only one passenger can be booked. That gave me a surprise. There could be situations that…