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Activity Trips & Bus Charters

2018-19 Student Trip Guide

Please consult the current edition of this important document for trip procedures, required forms, and official guidance. If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Transportation.

Click HERE to download the "Student Trip Guide" (PDF).


2018-19 School-Based Bus Handbook

Please consult the current edition of this important document for policies and procedures that pertain to the custody and operation of school-based buses.

Click HERE to download the "School-Based Bus Handbook" (PDF).


2017-18 Approved Charter Bus Companies

Only vendors listed below are authorized for charter bus services for students, and only utilizing the 155 vehicles specifically listed for each below. Drivers must have successfully completed District background checks prior to the trip. These authorizations expire at the end of the 2017-18 school year.

Important Note About Travel Agencies: The Escambia County School District no longer lists travel agencies through which schools might make their travel and activity arrangements. However, only charter bus companies listed as "APPROVED" on this page are authorized for charter whether they are procured through a travel agency or not.


Colonial Trailways (Mobile, AL) 
Status:  APPROVED
TEL (251) 476-8687/FAX (251) 476-7177 - charters@colonialtrailways.com
Download Vendor Validation and Approved Vehicle List (19)


Covenant Elite (Loxley, AL) 
Status:  APPROVED
TEL (251) 279-9225 - covenantelitecharters@gmail.com
Download Vendor Validation and Approved Vehicle List (3)


Good Time Tours (Pensacola, FL)
Status:  APPROVED
TEL (850) 476-0046/FAX (850) 476-7637 - charters@goodtimetours.com
http://www.goodtimetours.com
Download Vendor Validation and Approved Vehicle List (12)


Gulf Coast Tours (Mobile, AL)
Status:  APPROVED
TEL (251) 633-0560/FAX (251) 633-4012 - nick@gctbus.com
Download Vendor Validation and Approved Vehicle List (23)


Hotard Coaches (New Orleans, LA and Ocean Springs, MS)
Status:  APPROVED
TEL (228) 354-8409/FAX (228) 354-8408 - cynthial@hotard.com
Download Vendor Validation and Approved Vehicle List (85)


Kingdom Coach (Theodore, AL)
Status:  APPROVED
TEL (251) 660-0900/FAX (251) 660-2924 - lisa.odle@kingdomcoach.com
Download Vendor Validation and Approved Vehicle List (13)