Discount for journeys on City Sightseeing tourist buses

A City Sightseeing bus (Image: Photo: Fortitude Communications)

City Sightseeing Oxford has announced a big New Year discount to help boost the visitor economy in Oxford.

Owned by Oxford Bus Company, City Sightseeing Oxford is offering a 25% discount on its open-top bus tours between Monday to Thursday until February 9.

The offer is designed to help the city’s tourist trade and encourage residents to visit and explore the city.

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Oxford Bus Company and City Sightseeing Oxford play an integral role in Oxford’s crucial visitor economy.

City Sightseeing Oxford runs the popular and award-winning open-top bus tours of the city and the Visitor Information Point in High Street whilst Oxford Bus Company primarily operates the Travel Shop in Gloucester Green.

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The Visitor Information Point provides ideas and information on things to see and do in the city and wider county. It provides travel timetables, maps and books. Plus, tickets for attractions, gifts and souvenirs. City Sightseeing Oxford also delivers fantastic guided and self-guided walking tours of Oxford.

Luke Marion, Oxford Bus Company Managing Director, said: “The visitor economy is so important to the overall vibrancy and success of the city and particularly the tourism, hospitality and retail sectors.

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“Therefore, it’s important we work on ways to encourage people to visit Oxford.

“Our offer is designed to encourage people to visit and explore Oxford and we hope it helps drive footfall into the city to kick-start 2023.”

The City Sightseeing Oxford tour takes in the city’s famous sites, including the Oxford Castle, Christ Church College, Magdalen Bridge, Sheldonian Theatre, and Ashmolean Museum. The audio commentary is available in 14 languages, and a version for children, which includes fun quizzes, is also available.

To take advantage of the discount, all visitors need to do it mention the offer to the driver when hopping on a City Sightseeing Oxford bus. Tickets can also be purchased via the Oxford Visitor Information Point on High Street, Oxford, or from city centre ticket sellers.

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