Amtrak

Amtrak Holiday Promotion

Amtrak is preparing to make the busy Holiday travel experience more enjoyable for passengers with new, enhanced services and adventures unique to rail travel. Amtrak is now offering on a pilot basis the ability to bring pets onboard. In addition, Amtrak is offering its customers traveling in the Northeast Corridor a new digital newsroom for business and first class passengers.

Details:

  • Pets on Trains (Pilot Program): Amtrak is offering more passengers the convenience of carrying-on their small cats or dogs onboard all Northeast Regional trains as well as Downeaster. The pilot runs through February 15, 2016 and pets must fit in a carrier (19"x14"x10.5"); total weight including carrier limited to 20 pounds. Tickets are limited, so passengers are encouraged to plan ahead and book tickets early for the best availability
  • Free Access to Digital Newspapers (Pilot Program): Amtrak Business and First class passengers on all Northeast Corridor and eastern route trains will have free unlimited access to The Washington Post digital newspaper, normally available only by paid subscription, via the Amtrak's free on-board Wi-Fi, Amtrak Connect®. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, this free access will help you stay connected to the latest business, sports and entertainment news.
  • ClubAcela Day-Pass (Pilot Program): Northeast Regional Business Class and Acela Express passengers now have the opportunity to purchase a same-day pass for access to ClubAcela in Philadelphia and Boston. For $20 enjoy priority boarding, comfortable seating and complimentary refreshments

AAA/CAA Members receive a 10% off passenger rail fares with 3-day advanced booking and up to two children travel for 50% off the adult fare. For those who prefer to bring their own cars, AAA Members also receive 10% off passenger fares on Amtrak's Auto Train (not applicable to auto portion). See restrictions below.

Amtrak is offering a 20% companion winter fare discount exclusively for AAA members starting in January 2016.

  • 20% off of a regular full adult fare for a companion with the purchase of one adult AAA discounted rail fare on select long-distance trains
  • For tickets purchased from January 4-February 15, 2016 on travel between January 19, 2016 - March 23, 2016
  • Promo code H261

Members may book by visiting AAA.com/Amtrak, by calling 1-800-USA-RAIL (800-872-7245) or through their local AAA travel agency. Discounted tickets are limited to 6 total per member.

Contact

Telephone: 
(800) USA-RAIL

Restrictions & Conditions

Travel must be booked three days in advance of the travel date to be eligible for the AAA discount. Up to two (2) children ages 2-12 may accompany each adult at half (1/2) the AAA member rail fare. Discount only applicable on the passenger rail fare portion of the Auto Train, not valid on auto portion. Discount not applicable on weekday Acela Express services. Discount not valid on purchase of upgraded accommodations. Discount not valid on prepaid ticket orders, gift certificates, on-board sales or purchases at self-service ticketing machines without prior reservations. Discount is not valid on Amtrak Air Rail fares, the non-rail portions of Amtrak Vacations packages, or connecting services via non-Amtrak carriers. AAA/CAA membership card is required. AAA/CAA membership card must be available for viewing by conductor while traveling on the train. Discount NOT COMBINABLE with other special offers/hot deals.THIS OFFER IS VALID FOR ONE (1) 20PCT OFF COMPANION RAIL FARE WITH THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) ADULT AAA DISCOUNTED RAIL FARE. THIS OFFER IS VALID FOR SALE BETWEEN 04JAN16- 15FEB16 AND VALID FOR TRAVEL BETWEEN 19JAN16- 23MAR16. BLACKOUT DATES APPLY: 12FEB16 AND 15FEB16. ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED A MINIMUM OF (15) DAYS PRIOR TO TRAVEL. UP TO 2 CHILDREN AGES 2-12 MAY ACCOMPANY EACH ADULT AT HALF FARE. SEATING IS LIMITED; SEATS MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE ON ALL TRAINS AT ALL TIMES. FARES ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY. THIS OFFER IS VALID ON THE FOLLOWING SELECT TRAINS ONLY: LAKE SHORE LIMITED, PALMETTO, CRESCENT, SILVER METEOR, SILVER STAR, CARDINAL, CAPITOL LIMITED, SUNSET LIMITED, TEXAS EAGLE, AUTO TRAIN, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, DOWNEASTER, COAST STARLIGHT, SAN JOAQUIN, EMPIRE BUILDER, AMTRAK CASCADES, SOUTHWEST CHIEF, CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR, CAPITOL CORRIDOR, PACIFIC SURFLINER, AND ASSOCIATED THRUWAY SERVICE; EXCEPT NOT VALID ON THE 7000-8999 THRUWAY SERIES. THIS OFFER IS VALID FOR COACH SEATS; UPGRADES ARE AVAILABLE UPON FULL PAYMENT OF ACCOMMODATION CHARGES. THIS OFFER IS VALID FOR AAA MEMBERS. UPON REUEST PASSENGERS MUST PRESENT A VALID AAA MEMBERSHIP CARD. THIS OFFER REQUIRES ALL PASSENGERS TO MEET THE STANDARD AAA PARTNERSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THIS DISCOUNT. THE COMPANION AND FULL FARE PASSENGER MUST TRAVEL TOGETHER ON THE SAME ITINERARY AND HAVE TICKETS ISSUED TOGETHER. ONCE TRAVEL HAS BEGUN; NO CHANGES TO THE ITINERARY ARE PERMITTED. FARES, ROUTES AND SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. IN ADDITION TO THE DISCOUNT RESTRICTIONS; THIS OFFER IS ALSO SUBJECT TO ANY RESTRICTIONS, BLACKOUTS, AND REFUND RULES THAT APPLY TO THE TYPE OF FARE PURCHASED. THIS OFFER IS NOT COMBINABLE WITH ANY OTHER DISCOUNT OFFER. OTHER RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. PLEASE REFER TO DISCOUNT CODE H261. AMTRAK, LAKE SHORE LIMITED, PALMETTO, CRESCENT, SILVER METEOR, SILVER STAR, CARDINAL, CAPITOL LIMITED, SUNSET LIMITED, TEXAS EAGLE, AUTO TRAIN, CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, DOWNEASTER, COAST STARLIGHT, SAN JOAQUIN, EMPIRE BUILDER, AMTRAK CASCADES, SOUTHWEST CHIEF, CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR, AND PACIFIC SURFLINER ARE REGISTERED SERVICE MARKS OF THE NATIONAL RAILROAD PASSENGER CORPORATION. CAPITOL CORRIDOR IS A REGISTERED SERVICE MARK OF THE CAPITOL CORRIDOR JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY.