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California’s Charter Bus Group is the single source provider for event transportation management and bus rentals, headquartered in Orange County, CA. You are the center of our business, and we’re here to serve you as you travel, anywhere in Western United States.

Charter Bus Group was Founded in 1995, as Higher Ground Adventures.  HGA was created to serve the church and school market with ski/snowboard tours and other adventure travel segments.  Higher Ground was re-branded as “Charter Bus Group” in December 2015.  As HGA’s business has evolved over 20 years,  so has our market leadership in our service niche: bus charter rentals.  Our team has spent 20 years streamlining and simplifying our customers’ experience. (Yep, we’re the same experienced crew of service pros.  And as irony would have it, our Chief Evangelist, Matt Wenger, spent 8 years as a Youth Pastor, prior to taking the helm at what is now Charter Bus Group).

So when you ask, “Who is the best bus company in California?” , our customers will simply answer “Call Charter Bus Group”.  (In case you don’t know anyone who has rented a bus through Charter Bus Group, give us a ring or fire us an email, and we’ll give you a list of customers with perfect and imperfect experiences, who are raving fans with honest feedback).

Suzanne Martin

Unforgettable Experiences Specialist

Horse lover, mountain bike rider, donor of organs. I love enjoying all that life and the earth has to offer and am blessed to be able to have a job that allows me to do that.  I have the pleasure of working with genuine and wonderful people and I love what I do for work and pleasure.

Matt Wenger

Chief Evangelist

Describing myself I’d say I’m passionate. I’m a husband, dad to 3 girls, and creative team player.  Outdoor my passion extends to family camping adventures, mountain biking, building communities of genuine people, and lifting myself and others out of their comfort zone to do amazing things. My heart passions thrive on daddy dates with my little (for a minute more) girls, coaching soccer, teaching children at Sunday School, and meeting with friends and colleagues to ask the question, “Am I living the dream?”. The goal: and emphatic “YES!”

Charter Bus Group is a way I get express a HIGH expectation of myself and our partner team to create tangible extraordinary unforgettable life moments, as they travel with their important people.

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