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Exclusive Everyday AARP Member Benefits

AARP members receive special benefits when traveling with Vacations By Rail:

  • Save 5% on rail tours and train vacations in the USA, Canada, Europe and beyond aboard some of the world’s most legendary trains like the Rocky Mountaineer traveling through the Canadian Rockies, Amtrak’s Empire Builder connecting Chicago, Glacier National Park, and Seattle along a storied pioneer route through the Northern Prairies, and Europe’s luxury trains like the Venice Simplon-Orient Express, the Royal Scotsman, and the Golden Eagle Trans-Siberian Express
  • Save 5% on select city-to-city regional and long-distance North American train tickets
  • No service fees on European rail passes and tickets
* Please see terms and conditions for additional details about these discounts.
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Special Offers

Traveler’s Choice: Choose Your 2017 Bonus

Book a qualifying USA rail vacation or rail-cruise package and enjoy $150 per couple in travel credits to be used towards your choice of one of the following travel add-ons:

  • Pre- or post-night hotel stay
  • Sightseeing tour
  • Connecting rail
Offer is valid on new bookings made by December 30, 2016 for travel in 2017. Offer is not valid on Group Travel. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Canada Sale! Save up to $345 Per Person

Experience the best of Canada by rail and save up to $345 per person. Select from coast to coast rail adventures, Canadian Rockies getaways and Eastern Canada escapes. 

Offer is valid for new 2017 bookings made by December 30, 2016 for travel in 2017. Excludes Calgary Stampede, Canadian Rockies & Glacier and New England, Quebec & Montreal tours. Offer is not valid for Group Travel. Offer has no cash value, is non-transferable and may not be provided retroactively. Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions apply.

Single Supplement Waived

Single supplements are waived on the cruise portion of the following 2017 rail & river cruise vacations booked by December 6, 2016:

Offer available on select dates in 2017. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied by December 6, 2016 for travel at select times in 2017. Only five staterooms available each departure. Applies to E, D, B, A & P cabin categories. Applies to new 2017 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. SWPU

Save $500 per couple on Select Rail-River Cruise Vacations

Book select 2017 rail and river cruise vacations and save $250 per person on the cruise/land price. Qualifying vacations include:

Offer available on select dates in 2017. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied by December 6, 2016 for travel at select times in 2017. Not applicable to custom tours. Combinable with all applicable offers except single supplement waiver. Applies to new 2017 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. PRMW0407

Save $300 per couple on Normandy, Brittany & Chateaux Country

Book a 2017 departure of Normandy, Brittany & Chateaux Country with London and save $150 per person. 

Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied by July 31, 2016 for travel commending by December 31, 2017. Applies to new 2017 bookings only. May be combined with other applicable promotions. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. PRMM0233

Receive up to $600 per Couple in Canada Travel Perks

Book a qualifying 2017 Rocky Mountaineer rail vacation by December 16, 2016 and receive up to $600* per couple in added value to use towards valuable travel perks including:

  • Adding other Rocky Mountaineer routes
  • Extra accommodation nights in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary
  • Additional activities and tours
  • Meal plans and meals
  • Adding a car rental or adding additional days on a car rental
  • Offsetting the cost of single pricing
  • And more!
Credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added. Credited option must be selected at the time of booking and can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package. Offer valid on new 2017 bookings made by December 16, 2016. This offer is applicable to 2017 Rocky Mountaineer packages of five or more days on select dates only. Travel during the 2017 Rocky Mountaineer summer season between April and October on select dates. Deposits are required at the time of booking and full payment of the balance must be made by January 20, 2017. Maximum offer value of $300 USD per adult credit ($600 added value credit per couple) is with qualifying packages of eight days or more in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Added value credit amount varies by duration of package. Applicable to single, double, triple or quad package prices. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation. An amendment fee of $40 USD per booking will be charged for changes to the use of the credit after the booking has been confirmed. Credits can only be used towards the purchase of additional services offered by Rocky Mountaineer – the credit cannot be used to upgrade rail service or accommodation. Offer value is expressed in USD as of June 1, 2016 a guideline only and may vary at the time of booking based on changes in exchange rate with the CAD. US guests must pay in USD. Credit cannot be deferred to a later trip. Offer is not applicable to child prices, 2 or 3-day rail only bookings or Group Tour bookings. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Additional conditions apply.

Save 10% on Global Rail Tours

Save 10% on qualifying train tours in Europe, South America, Asia and the South Pacific. Book and pay in full by January 12 to take advantage of this special offer.

Offer valid on qualifying new 2017 vacations when booked and paid in full by 01/12/17. Savings vary by itinerary and are not valid on all vacations/departure dates. Valid on new bookings only; subject to availability; may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Other conditions may apply. CST#2077132-20

Save up to $150 on Winter in Canada

Book select winter rail vacation in Canada and save up to $150 per couple. Qualifying vacations include:

Book by December 30 for travel January 1 - March 31, 2017. 

Offer valid for new bookings made by December 30, 2016 for travel between January 1, 2017 and March 31, 2017. Offer is not valid in Prestige Class. Offer has no cash value, is non-transferable and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Save up to $250 on Great Canadian Rail Journey

Save up to $250 per person on select 2017 departures of Great Canadian Rail Journey.

Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied by December 13, 2016 for travel commencing in May 2017 for $250pp discount; commencing June-September 2017 for $150pp discount. Offer is combinable with all other applicable promotions. Offer reliant on space availability and maybe withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. PRMX0365 for May 2017; PRMX0367 for Jun-Sep 2017.

2017 Early Booking Bonus: Save 5% on 2017 Asia & South Pacific

Save 5% per person when you book a 2017 departure of the following rail vacations:

  • Discover Japan with Hiroshima
  • Great Adventure Down Under
Book and deposit a qualifying 2017 Asia or South Pacific vacation to save 5% per person on the land-only portion of the core tour not including extra night accommodations, extensions, taxes, fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made and under deposit by May 2, 2017 for travel in 2017. Applies to new 2017 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. May be withdrawn any time. EBDA

The Gift of Rail Travel

A Vacations By Rail gift certificate gives memories that last a lifetime! Recipients can apply their gift certificate to any rail vacations offered by Vacations By Rail. To purchase a gift certificate, call  877-929-7245.


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Vacations By Rail’s complete product line can be found online featuring detailed itineraries and package inclusions. For additional information about any of our hundreds of rail vacations or to book, call our dedicated AARP member travel desk at 1-888-323-4200. Please have your AARP member number available to provide to us.

Why Vacations By Rail

Embark on a rail journey to the most sought-after destinations around the globe, from North America’s beautiful national parks and the breathtaking Canadian Rockies to the majestic Swiss Alps and Africa’s game reserves—and everywhere in-between. Vacations By Rail is the trusted authority on rail, offering an extensive collection of independent rail vacations, escorted train tours, rail-cruise combination packages, luxury rail journeys, and tailor-made packages.

  • Well-planned itineraries combine hotel accommodations, regional sightseeing, transfers and more with an outstanding rail experience aboard legendary trains around the globe
  • Exclusive AARP members travel desk staffed by knowledgeable rail specialists
  • Customer care from the first point of contact through the conclusion of your vacation
  • Peace of mind with Vacations By Rail’s 24-hour customer service line for passengers in-travel

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Terms and Conditions

AARP member benefit is available for new bookings only. Proof of AARP membership is required in order to receive these exclusive savings. 5% savings on rail vacations and tours is applied to the base package price. Savings on North American train tickets is off the base rail fare. Discount is not applicable on Northeast Corridor trains and other excluded routes. Discount is combinable with pulse offers and other Vacations By Rail promotions.

Disclaimer

AARP member benefits are provided by third parties, not by AARP or its affiliates. Providers pay a royalty fee to AARP for the use of its intellectual property. These fees are used for the general purposes of AARP. Some provider offers are subject to change and may have restrictions. Please contact the provider directly for details.

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