April 17, 2018 Amtrak Announces National 3-Day Sale for Seniors

Book now to save an additional 10 percent form standard senior discount

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has announced a special offer for customers who qualify for a senior rate (65 and older). With this offer, customers will save an additional 10 percent off their standard 10 percent discount fare that they receive throughout the year. Just in time to travel to their favorite destinations prior to the summer rush, the discount is valid for travel from Tuesday, May 1 to Wednesday, June 27 with no blackout dates. The sale runs exclusively on Amtrak.com for booking between Tuesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 19.

Customers can sit in comfort, instead of traffic, and avoid the additional costs of driving, parking, tolls and gas. They can also enjoy large spacious seats, no middle seats, ample legroom, the freedom to move around, Wi-Fi on most train services and a generous baggage policy. Some of the cities where customers can experience a quick weekend getaway or a longer trip include:

Pairing Cities Price Pairing Cities Price
Chicago – St. Louis $21.39 Philadelphia – Boston $80.79
Minneapolis – Chicago $55.44 Washington, D.C. – Savannah $89.50
New York City – Washington, D.C. $73.66 Portland – Los Angeles $95.04

For great savings, please use promo code “V701” and select the passenger type “E” when purchasing. Valid proof of age is required for the discount and onboard the train. One child, age 2-12, may accompany each adult at half the typical adult fee. Space is limited, and prices are not available on all trains at all times. Advance reservations are required a minimum of 14 days prior to travel, including unreserved service. Other restrictions apply. The National Spring Sale is valid only for coach seats, and upgrades to business class or sleeper upgrades are not included. Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are allowed. Cancellation and refund rules are based on the fare purchased. Exchanges are permitted prior to scheduled departure, a 25 percent cancellation fee may apply.

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Jason Abrams

About Amtrak®

Amtrak offers a more comfortable and convenient travel experience with free Wi-Fi on most trains, plenty of leg room and no middle seat. With our state and commuter partners, we move people, the economy and the nation forward, carrying more than 30 million Amtrak customers for each of the past seven years. Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily, connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian Provinces, and reaches 400 additional destinations via connecting bus routes. Learn more at Amtrak.com.