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Why Ride with James River

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We were very happy with the buses and the drivers. They were fantastic and so accommodating.

John Kennedy
Capital Air Lodge 1759
Herndon, Virginia

From the minute your driver picked us up at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Norfolk to the minute he dropped us off late that afternoon, he was fabulous. Not only was he a safe and cautious driver, but he seemed so interested in the tour our group was taking. It turned out that he was a history buff, and he was able to add so much information about the Tidewater area for these women who had come from all around the country. We all learned so much and everyone had a wonderful time.

Betsy Rawls Agelasto
The Garden Club of America
Virginia Beach, Virginia

We at Occasions want to thank you for all the hard work you and your team did. We enjoyed working with you and we hope to work with you in the future. Thank you again!

Dee Kirchmier and Jennifer McBride, Event Designers
Occasions
Richmond, Virginia

I would like to share with you the very nice experience my family and I had involving one of your drivers, Tom Reitzel.  We recently visited Williamsburg, Virginia and had the pleasure of Tom’s service.  Tom was an amazing asset to our trip and really enhanced our overall experience.  He was a true pleasure to be around.   Tom was available whenever we needed him and was amenable to our frequent changes.  He really went above and beyond expectations.

Rory Tahari, Vice Chairman
Elie Tahari
New York, New York

We have been very pleased over all these years, and we won’t take a class trip without James River Bus Lines.

Karen Gates
Burkeville Elementary School
Burkeville, Virginia

“As I’ve reviewed the responses of my Go for the Goal program facilitators to the surveys Bonnie sent after each college trip during November, it is very clear that James River Transportation is the premier bus company for school groups. I don’t think I’ve ever seen such positive comments in my 30+ years of taking field trips with chartered buses. I have always enjoyed superlative service from Sheila as I make the initial contacts; to know that my teachers are experiencing the same professionalism from the drivers is gratifying.”

Paula Roop
Paula Roop – Henrico
Henrico County

Thank you so much for all that you do to make my annual “pilgrimage” to Boston so successful.  I know I can count on you for whatever strange thing I may need, even at the last minute.  Please pass along to John Walton how wonderful a driver he is.  Not only do I feel completely safe on the road, I know that his joyful attitude will keep 44 teenagers in good spirits!  He is to be commended for his skills and attitude.  I can’t thank him enough for making my responsibilities so much lighter.

Jan Westbrook
Richmond Community High School
Richmond, VA