WASHINGTON – The temperature’s rising, the sun is shining, and summer is on the horizon. It’s time to plan a summer getaway and with its Buy One ticket and Get one Free Sale, Amtrak is making it easy for customers to invite a family member or friend to travel with them on the Amtrak Crescent.
Attend a music festival, enjoy great food and explore the diverse history and culture of New Orleans or any of the other destinations between Atlanta and New Orleans.
The sale is underway and ends on Wednesday, May 29. By using discount code V284, the sale offers customers one free adult ticket, with the purchase of an adult ticket for travel on the Crescent between Atlanta to New Orleans. This special offer is valid for travel beginning on July 1 to 31, 2019. The offer is also valid for travel to and from Anniston, Birmingham, Tuscaloosa, Meridian, Laurel, Hattiesburg, Picayune, and Slidell. Visit Amtrak.com for more information on this sale.
Below are some of the special, total prices for two customers traveling together during the travel period in July:
|Pairing Cities||Price||Pairing Cities||Price|
|Atlanta – New Orleans||$81||Meridan – New Orleans||$45|
|Anniston – New Orleans||$77||Hattiesburg – New Orleans||$31|
|Birmingham – New Orleans||$48||Picayune – New Orleans||$18|
|Tuscaloosa – New Orleans||$47||Slidell – New Orleans||$12|
Fares are one way (adult); no additional discounts apply. The companion and full fare paying customer must travel together on the same itinerary and have tickets issued together. Valid for Coach seats only; no upgrades allowed. This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer. 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.
While traveling on the Crescent, customers can avoid highway congestion and the stress of driving while relaxing in large spacious seats with generous legroom and no middle seats. Amtrak also offers customers the freedom to use phones and other mobile devices at all times (no “airplane mode”).
Customers can also visit the Lounge Car to purchase a variety of carry-out style foods, including sandwiches, pizza, snacks, and beverages including liquor, wine and beer. Lounge Cars provide roomy tables and comfortable, casual seating for enjoying meals, or just sharing time with friends, family and new acquaintances.