Amtrak Vacations Becomes a Preferred Partner With AAA

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  • March 30, 2017

Kimberly Woods

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Amtrak Vacations®, one of the leading rail travel package providers in North America, is now a national preferred partner for AAA and CAA, North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization.

As a preferred tour supplier, Amtrak Vacations will gain new visibility with the more than 57 million AAA and CAA members.

Amtrak Vacations®, operated by Yankee Leisure Group, offers more than 300 rail packages for independent and escorted rail journeys, trips to U.S. National Parks and rail and sail vacations. Traveling by rail offers a complete travel package with transportation, bedrooms and food service and allows customers to relax the moment they board the train.

“This partnership expands options for travelers to connect them to some of the most beautiful and popular destinations across the United States and Canada,” said Jason Molfetas, Amtrak Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing & Business Development Officer.

Amtrak Vacations offers an eco-friendly, flexible, and fun way to discover America. Customers may choose from hundreds of pre-planned train trips or create their own, and then sit back and enjoy the journey with America’s Railroad®.

“AAA is pleased to welcome Amtrak Vacations to our preferred travel partner family,” said Bill Sutherland, AAA Senior Vice President of Travel & Publishing. “AAA members already enjoy discounts on Amtrak passenger rail tickets, and this new partnership with Amtrak Vacations offers our members expanded opportunities for savings on full vacation packages.”

About Amtrak®

Amtrak – America’s Railroad® – is dedicated to safe and reliable mobility as the nation’s intercity passenger rail service provider and its high-speed rail operator. With our state and commuter partners, we move people, the economy and the nation forward, carrying more than 30 million Amtrak passengers for each of the past six years. Formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak is governed by a 10-member board of directors, nine of whom are appointed by the President of the United States plus the Amtrak CEO. Anthony R. Coscia is board chairman and Jeffrey R. Moreland is vice chairman.  Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily – at speeds up to 150 mph (241 kph) – connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian Provinces. Learn more at Amtrak.com or call 800-USA-RAIL for schedules, fares and other information. Check us out at blog.Amtrak.com, Like us on Facebook.com and Follow us on Twitter @Amtrak.

About Yankee Leisure Group

Yankee Leisure Group (YLG) offers a wide portfolio of travel experiences to the most sought after destinations throughout the world. Our mission is to deliver outstanding service, amazing value and unmatched travel experiences for all our guests. YLG operates travel brands: Yankee Holidays, Amtrak Vacations and Railbookers. We are proud to be the largest independent rail vacation provider to the US, Canada and Europe. For more information, visit www.ylginc.com

About AAA

As North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization, AAA provides more than 57 million members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at AAA.com. Motorists can map a route, identify gas prices, find discounts, book a hotel and access AAA roadside assistance with the AAA Mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Android. Learn more at AAA.com/mobile.

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