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May 15, 2019

Amtrak Northeast Sale Offers BOGO Free Companion For Saturday Summer Travel

Turn Saturday into a getaway, share your travel experience and get carried away together

WASHINGTON – With temperatures heating up in the Northeast, Amtrak is making it easier to enjoy the warm weather and weekends with your favorite travel partner through its “Saturday BOGO Sale.” The sale offers customers one free adult ticket, with the purchase of one adult ticket for Saturday travel throughout the Northeast Corridor (between – and within – Washington, D.C., and Boston.) and the option to travel conveniently and affordably on the Northeast Regional (NER) or experience upscale amenities on the Acela.

By using the discount code C222, customers can book their trips with these savings starting Wednesday, May 15 through Wednesday, June 5 for summer travel between Saturday, May 18 through Saturday, September 7. There are no blackout dates, allowing for travelers to take advantage of the sale for longer summer weekends, including, Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July (on a Thursday this year), and Labor Day Weekend. Tickets just need to be purchased in three days advance of travel.

Customers can visit the most popular cities in the Northeast for their summer travel, whether it’s to catch a baseball game, explore a new city, experience a summer musical or beer festival, have an outdoor biking or hiking adventure, take it easy and relax at a beach, or stay cool indoors by visiting some of the world’s most famous museums.

Below are some of the special, total prices for two passengers traveling together available during the “Saturday BOGO sale”:

Pairing Cities  Price  Pairing Cities  Price 
Baltimore – Philadelphia  $53 (NER) $103 (Acela) New York – Boston $83 (NER) $125 (Acela)
Philadelphia – Washington, D.C. $59 (NER) $128 (Acela) Baltimore – New York $86 (NER) $168 (Acela)
New York – Philadelphia $60 (NER) $113 (Acela) New York – Washington, D.C. $96 (NER) $173 (Acela)
New York – Providence   $71 (NER) $119 (Acela) Boston – Philadelphia $104 (NER) $174 (Acela)

With its new advertising campaign, Get Carried Away, Amtrak is encouraging travelers to invite friends and family because every adventure deserves company. Fares are one way (adult); no additional discounts apply. The companion and full fare paying passenger must travel together on the same itinerary and have tickets issued together. Valid for coach seats only on Northeast Regional trains and business class seats only on Acela trains; no upgrades allowed. This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer. Sale prices are not available at all times and on all routes. This offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased, a 25 percent cancellation fee may apply.

For More Information

Jason Abrams
Amtrak Contact
202 906.3860

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