Bus conversion is a big part of the bus industry. Buses are large enough vehicles to accommodate a bus conversion that will either turn a commercial bus into a school bus or perhaps a motorhome conversion. This can be a costly venture so its good to find bus conversions already complete, but if not the process of bus conversion should be completed carefully so as to minimize your costs.
1- School bus conversion. School bus conversions can be a relatively simple endeavor as compared to motorhome conversions. Before even looking into a school bus conversion, it may be cheaper to buy an old school bus and pay for maintenance, but if you can't find any good deals there, this is the next most reasonable option. That being the case, if you do a school bus conversion, you are obviously going to need to do a few things. You should paint the bus yellow, make sure that every seat has a seat belt with the appropriate safety requirements, and get a stop sign installed, as well as the necessary traffic lights for school bus safety.
2- Motorhome conversion. A motorhome conversion can be extremely expensive. You have to get all the seats removed, upholster the bus, furnish the bus, and maintain the bus. This is a mobile living space and as such requires a great deal more attention than a seated passenger bus. You should definitely look for motorhome conversions that are already complete, because this is almost definitely going to be cheaper than doing the bus conversion yourself. You may want to look for bus shells (thats a bus with all the seats already removed). It'll probably be cheaper than a bus with seats, and of course you get to avoid the seat removal cost. A junkyard may be a good place to start on your journey towards the motorhome conversion, simply because it is there you will most likely find a shell at the best price. Clean it THOROUGHLY. Make sure the body is in good condition. Then, have at it with all the furnishing, upholstering, and amenities that you need to install.
3- Party bus conversion. With a shell, the party bus may be the cheapest and easiest conversion of all, depending on how classy of a party you are looking to throw. Call it what you will, be it party bus or Limo bus conversion, this is one option you may be interested in, if you have the money.
Used bus conversions for sale are, no doubt, the best place to start, no matter what your bus conversion interest. Someone has already put forth the effort to make the bus conversion happen, enjoyed it for a time, and now they want to sell it. You will save the most money but buying used bus conversions for sale and doing your own maintenance, repair, and cleaning. The bus may already be furnished, which will save time and money. Sure, it may not be your personal style, but enterprises such as this are expensive and sometimes its best to cut a corner or two. Obviously not the safety, sanitation, or legal corners, but the style corner can be the first to go.