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.
- 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.