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Explorer Party bus Hire FAQ

How many people can go on the bus?
Our party buses can take 45 seated passengers and 26 standing passengers. We find the best number is about 30-35 passengers so you don't have to spend time keeping everyone together.

Do we have Double Deckers?
No, at Explorer party bus hire we have single level low floor buses with two doors so its easy to get on and off quickly.

What music can we play?
Any, we have a great range of music on-board your Explorer party bus from Classic hits of the 80's to the latest dance music, we are constantly upgrading our collection. However, Its always best if you just bring a MP3 player or memory stick with a great play list.

Can we dance on the explorer party bus?
Sure can but don't forget to hold on.

Can we drink alcohol on the party bus?
Yes, only if you obtain a liquor license from Auckland Council then this will keep you safe & within the law. Download a License application form from our website site.
Often we recommend not drinking on the bus, its far easier to organise.

How do we apply for a special license?
We supply the forms for you, you need to complete these forms and send them with payment to the Auckland Council. You need to apply 20 working days in advance. The council wants to see clear evidence of a well organised party bus event. See Tips for applying for your license. We don't apply for a licence on your behalf.

Can we plug in iPods' etc?
Yes when you hire a party bus from us- any MP3 player can be plugged into our sound systems. Also CD's and Memory sticks.

Where can we go?
Check out our Party bus hire page to see where your regular hire fee's will get you, outside of these areas we charge a small re-positioning fee. Mostly we take groups to and from the CBD from private parties, its safe convenient & fun.

Do you go to Hamilton?
Yes - it's a great night out too. We have an easy 8 hour hire deal especially for Hamilton.
Hamilton Party bus hires are normally pick-up, take directly to Hamilton with toilet stops allow 2 hours, then after you have shown Waikato how to party for 4 hours, we return back to Auckland.

Can you pick-up at my house?
Yes - no worries, as long as we can safely get a bus down your street then door to door service is a great way to start your event. For safety reasons, we cannot take a bus "beyond the curb" - this means down driveways etc.

Whats the longest time we can hire?
Any - we have hired our buses for up to 13 hours in a day. Take a group to the races in Tauranga or a BBQ in Omaha, we can cover them all.

Does the party bus hire include a driver and fuel etc?
Yes - we have our own great team of drivers, we don't allow anyone except our own vetted and safety conscious staff to drive for us. We include all costs, fuel & gst in your quoted prices.

Do you do School Ball transfers?
Yep - there is no better way to get you and your friends to the ball than in one of our Party Buses. We pick you up, if there is enough time, take you for a short ride around Auckland before delivering you and your friends at the ball on time. No alcohol is permitted on any school ball transfer.

How do we hire it?
All hires require a signed copy of our Hire agreement and your $200 bond / deposit to secure your booking. Then just pay the hire fee's to your driver.

How do I get my Explorer party bus hire Bond back?
We deposit it to your bank account the Monday after your event so you can spend it on the Tuesday. Please remember to fill out the account details on your hire form.

What if we need extra time?
If you decide to go longer, we can normally assist unless the bus is scheduled onto another job immediately after. Discuss it with your driver. Additional hourly charges apply.

Is there a minimum hire time?
For Party Bus transfers we allow just Pick-up and drop off. For a small extra charge, we can take you and your friends for a little joy ride. No alcohol is permitted on transfers.
For regular party bus excursions, we have a minimum hire of 4 hours. This is calculated from the first pick-up until final drop off.

How many pick-up can we have?
You can pick-up and drop off as many times as you like.


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