Discount for Military Veterans Now Available for Travel on Amtrak

Savings valid for Northeast
Corridor, nationwide trains

Amtrak is offering customers who have served in the U.S.
armed forces a new way to save on rail travel. A 10% discount for military
veterans is now available
customers who have served in the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast

The new everyday discount
is valid for travel across the entire national network including the Northeast
from Washington,
D.C., to Boston, all State-Supported trains, and the California Zephyr, Southwest
, City of
New Orleans
, Cardinal, Auto Train, Coast StarlightLake Shore Limited, Capitol Limited,
, Silver
, PalmettoEmpire Builder
and Texas Eagle.

“Amtrak is grateful to our nation’s military veterans for
their commitment and sacrifices,” Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson
said. “Traveling by train is an adventure, and we have sweetened the deal to offer
this discount as a benefit to our veterans.”

Being able to easily travel to and from city centers, Amtrak
offers customers the freedom to use phones and electronic devices at all times
(no “airplane mode”), the ability to travel with small pets on many trains,
large spacious seats with ample leg room, no middle seat, and one of the most
generous baggage policies in the travel industry, applicable for two personal
items and two carry-on bags.

All prices will be automatically discounted from the
standard fare price. This discount is valid for
coach and Acela Business class seats
only. Discount is not
valid on weekday service on the Acela.  The discount is not valid with Saver
Fares, non-Acela Business Class,
First Class or Sleeping accommodations and 7000-8999
Thruways. These upgrades are permitted upon payment of the full
accommodation charges. Fares are one way (adult)
and no additional discounts apply. This offer is subject to any restrictions
and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. A 25% cancellation
fee may apply. Other restrictions may also apply.