Established in 1983 Mazhandu Family Bus Services gives adventure travellers, businessmen and the public at large a superior, reliable and luxury coach service. Key standards that Mazhandu adheres to are the importance of time management, quality of service, high levels of safety and dependable travel packages.
The Mazhandu Family bus fleet consists of 40 buses which include 23 luxury coaches and 17 semi luxury coaches. The vehicles meet European standards with modern specifications that rank them favorably with the best commuter buses in the world. Each bus is equipped with first-aid kits, fire extinguishers, sliding windows and television and music systems. In addition, super luxury coaches are equipped with plasma television and reclining seats – great for long distance travel comfort. All buses are fitted with seatbelts. Refreshments and snacks are available on board. Coaches are serviced and maintained at the company’s own workshop by in-house professional mechanics. In the rare case of breakdown, a back-up bus is despatched immediately. Mazhandu will also hire out coaches for corporate bookings and group travel.
The current route is from Lusaka to Monze, Choma, Livingstone, Kazungula (Botswana border), Sesheke and Katimamulilo (Namibia border), with smaller en route towns serviced too. The carrier time-table is from 6:00 to 19:30 from Lusaka to Livingstone, and from Livingstone to Lusaka, with nine journeys per day each way. There is also a daily service from Lusaka to Mongu at 13:30. As part of their growth strategy Mazhandu is planning to open up cross border routes to Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa in the near future. Mazhandu also hire out coaches for corporate bookings and group travel.
Pre-booking is one of the value-added services that make Mazhandu a leader in the coach travel industry in Zambia. Customers can pre-book one day in advance confirming the time and date of travel. Mazhandu also runs a loyalty program to reward their regular passengers. With every ten tickets a passenger accumulates, they qualify for one complimentary ticket – remember to keep all your tickets in order to claim your free ride!
Poineering the passenger transport in Zambia
- First Intercity company to import Yutong brand from China
- First Intercity company to combine a parcel service with passenger intercity service
- First Zambian Intercity company to introduce routes to Kazungula and Katima Mulilo
- First Intercity company to introduce the business class coaches with aircondition on the Zambia market
- Leading time luxury buses to the Copperbelt and tourist destination Livingstone
- First and only company with buses with t.v monitors on each seat
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