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Ride Amtrak to the New York State Fair

By | Commuter and State Partners, Customer Amenities, News, Sales and Deals, Services and Schedules, Travel | August 1, 2018

Amtrak trains to make special stop; Kids ride free!

NEW YORK – Amtrak will once again provide direct service for customers traveling to the New York State Fair this year, making it more convenient, cost-effective, family friendly and comfortable way to travel to the Empire State’s largest annual event between Wednesday, Aug. 22 and Monday, Sept. 3.

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“Amtrak Across America” Flash Sale Offers Customers Up to 30 Percent Savings

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | July 31, 2018

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is announcing its new summer sale, “Amtrak Across America” to help customers visit many destinations across the country for up to 30 percent off a standard fare. This special fare is available on Amtrak.com from Tuesday, July 31 through Friday, August 3 and valid for travel from Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to Thursday, February 28, 2019.

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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Partners with Disneyland® Resort to Offer Summer Savings to Experience Pixar Fest

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | July 26, 2018

Travel on the Pacific Surfliner for less and take advantage of limited-time savings on Disneyland® Resort theme park admission through September 3, 2018

ANAHEIM, Calif. – This summer, travel for less on the Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner® and enjoy limited-time savings on Disneyland® Resort theme park admission to experience Pixar Fest through September 3, 2018. The Pacific Surfliner train travels to Southern California’s top destinations including Anaheim, the gateway to the Happiest Place on Earth.

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Amtrak Rolls Out its Northeast Regional Flash Sale

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | July 10, 2018

Every major city in the Northeast, at a major discount; book fares as low as $19

WASHINGTON – During Amtrak’s “Northeast Regional July Flash Sale,” beginning Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 13, customers can plan their end of summer and fall break trips, weekend getaways and family vacations anywhere along the Northeast Corridor (between Virginia Beach and Boston), for travel between Wednesday, August 1 through Friday, November 9, with no blackout dates.

Customers can relax and ride the rails to visit the most popular cities in the Northeast for their travel, whether it’s to catch a sporting event, join a family gathering, explore a new city, visit a historical site or to enjoy an outdoor adventure.

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Amtrak Offers Buy One Get One Free Roomette Ticket Sale

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | June 20, 2018

Cozy roomettes for two are now available for the price of one ticket

WASHINGTON – The benefits of traveling on Amtrak with a family companion or significant other has never been better as Amtrak’s latest sale, “Roomette for Two for the Price of One”, allows one person in a group of two to travel for free. This fare is available exclusively on Amtrak.com from Wednesday, June 20 through Tuesday, June 26 and valid for travel from Monday, August 20 to Friday, February 15, 2019.

Ideal for two passengers, Amtrak Roomettes offer comfortable seating by day, and at night, the chairs convert into a comfortable bed with a drop-down bed directly above. Both are complete with their own bed linens, pillows, temperature controls, lights and bed-side storage nooks. Meals are included in the price of the ticket as well as fresh linen and towel service, complimentary bottled water, and access to ClubAcela and Amtrak Metropolitan Lounges at select stations.

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Skip the hassle of driving and parking; Discover Maine with a new Downeaster Rail Pass

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | June 7, 2018

PORTLAND, Maine – The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) which manages the Amtrak Downeaster passenger rail service, is introducing a rail pass to make it easier and more economical to discover Maine by train. The Discover Maine Rail Pass, launched this week, is valid for 10 one-way trips on the Amtrak Downeaster between any Maine station within a 7-day period for an introductory price of $19 per person. The pass is designed to encourage car-free travel within the state and highlight the popular Maine destinations served by the Downeaster.

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“Amtrak Across America” Flash Sale Offers Customers Up to 30 Percent Savings

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | June 5, 2018

WASHINGTON – Amtrak is announcing its new summer sale, “Amtrak Across America” to help customers visit some of the country’s best and most popular vacation spots for up to 30 percent off a standard fare. This special fare is available exclusively for on Amtrak.com from Tuesday, June 5 through Thursday, June 7 and valid for travel from Monday, July 9 to Friday, November 16.

Additionally, the sale is applicable for travel to numerous destinations across the country, including small towns and large cities. For bicycle enthusiasts, the sale takes place during Amtrak’s busiest period of the year for bike travel – in FY17, Amtrak carried 26,423 bikes across its national network from June through September. In addition, for only $25, cats and small dogs (20 pounds or less) are welcome for trips up to seven hours on most routes.

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Amtrak Promotes Acela Express Saver Fares

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | May 22, 2018

Customers receive 25 percent off their travel with 21 day advanced booking

WASHINGTON – Your summer trip just got a promotion with Amtrak, which is offering 25 percent off travel on the Acela Express when booking 21 days in advance of a departure. Starting Tuesday, May 22, Amtrak is expanding its Saver Fare prices to more departures on Acela trains, allowing customers to book their summer day trips, weekend getaways and longer vacations anywhere between Boston and Washington D.C. with these low fares, no discount code is required.

Acela trains allow customers to sit in luxury and comfort – not traffic – and with fewer stops around the route, customers can travel from downtown-to-downtown faster to the most popular cities in the Northeast, whether it’s to catch a baseball game, explore a new city, or experience a summer musical festival.

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Students Can Save on Amtrak MidwestSM Travel

By | Commuter and State Partners, News, Sales and Deals, Travel | May 9, 2018

Includes most services in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin

CHICAGO – In need of some home cooking? Have to make some college choices for this fall? Want to hang out with old friends at another school? With comfortable, spacious seating, outlets to keep you charged, and free Wi-Fi, you can do just that. Relax, browse, stay connected and maybe even get some schoolwork done. Plus, Amtrak lets you bring up to 150 pounds of carry-on bags at no charge. So free laundry is just an Amtrak ride away.

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Amtrak Announces its May Northeast Regional 3 Day Sale

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | May 8, 2018

Fares as low as $39 between New York City and Washington, D.C.; Amtrak’s lowest offer since 2012

WASHINGTON – Get on board for your next exciting trip, as it’s time to travel for less, during Amtrak’s latest “Northeast Regional 3 Day Sale.” Starting Tuesday, May 8 through Thursday, May 10, customers can book their summer day trips, weekend getaways and longer vacations anywhere in the Northeast Corridor (between Virginia Beach and Boston), for travel from Tuesday, May 29 through Sunday, July 8, with no blackout dates. Exclusively available at Amtrak.com, the sale offers some of Amtrak’s lowest prices since 2012.

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 festival, have an outdoor biking or hiking adventure or take it easy and relax at a beach.

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