August 21, 2018 Amtrak Promotes National 4-Day Sale for Seniors 65+

*Photo courtesy of LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency

Book now to save 30 percent for nationwide travel

WASHINGTON –Just in time to travel to their favorite destinations prior this fall, customers who qualify for a senior rate (65 and older) are eligible to save 30 percent off their Amtrak travel on most trains throughout the country. The sale is valid for travel from Wednesday, September 5 to Thursday, November 15 with no blackout dates. The sale runs exclusively on for booking between Tuesday, August 21 and Friday, August 24. For great savings, please use promo code “V101” and select the passenger type “E” when purchasing.

Customers can sit in comfort, instead of traffic, and save by avoiding 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 day trip, weekend getaway or a longer trip include:

Pairing Cities Price Pairing Cities Price
Chicago – St. Louis $18.72 Chicago – Minneapolis $48.51
Seattle – Portland $24.26 Charlotte – Washington $60.99
Chicago – Detroit $26.34 Charleston – Washington $73.46
Los Angeles – Oakland $40.89 Chicago – Denver $84.55
Chicago – Kansas City $47.82 Seattle – Los Angeles $84.55

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. Reservations must be made within the valid booking dates between August 21 and August 24, 2018. Other restrictions apply.

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Jason Abrams

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