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Amtrak Announces its August Northeast Regional 4 Day Sale

By | News, Sales and Deals, Travel | August 14, 2018

Travel throughout the Northeast for as low as $19 this fall

WASHINGTON – When the leaves change color, it’s time to change your routine by traveling for less during Amtrak’s latest “Northeast Regional 4 Day Sale” exclusively available at Amtrak.com. Starting Tuesday, August 14 through Friday, August 17, customers can book their autumn day trips, weekend getaways and longer vacations anywhere in the Northeast Corridor (between Washington D.C. and Boston), for travel from Wednesday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Nov. 15, with no blackout dates.

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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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Contemporary Dining Menu Evolves on Two Amtrak Routes

By | Customer Amenities, News, Travel | July 12, 2018

Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited sleeping car customers now have a hot entree option

WASHINGTON – Contemporary and fresh dining choices for sleeping car customers on Capitol Limited and Lake Shore Limited trains include a hot entrée in addition to chilled meals, starting this week.

“Our plan to provide fresh food choices now includes a hot option, which is based on engaging our sleeping car customers on what they would like and with special training for our train crews,” said Bob Dorsch, Vice President of the Amtrak Long Distance Service Line. “This contemporary style of service has been well received by customers, with meals of their choice and at times they choose. These customers also enjoy having exclusive use of the dining cars.”

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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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