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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

Book Early & Get More

Book a qualifying USA or Canada rail vacation or rail-cruise package and select one of the following complimentary travel add-ons to include with your package:

  • FREE pre- or post-night hotel stay
  • FREE coach class connecting rail 
Valid on new 2017 bookings made by October 31, 2016. Maximum bonus offer is $200 per couple. Complimentary hotel night in Canada will be in the same accommodation class as vacation package. Offer may be combined with other qualifying offers. Offer is subject to availability, has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offer is not available for group travel bookings. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Winter Rail Vacation Early Booking Bonus

Book a qualifying winter rail vacation in the USA and Canada and receive a free pre- or post-night hotel stay. Select from:

Offer valid for new bookings made by October 31, 2016 for travel between October 21, 2016 and March 31, 2017. Hotel night is valued at $200/couple and is in the same accommodation class as vacation package. Offer has no cash value, is non-transferable and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

FREE Flights PLUS Save $2,000 per couple

Book select departures of 2017 rail & river cruise vacations and fly free to Europe PLUS save $2,000 per couple*. Qualifying vacations include:

Book a select 2017 Europe river cruise to receive $1,000 off per person on the cruise/land price, plus receive free round-trip economy class trans-Atlantic air from LAX, EWR, JFK, IAD, BWI, BOS & ORD. Other gateway cities available from $200 to $1,075/person additional (inclusive of taxes/fees). Limited to new bookings for US originating travelers and Flex air tickets. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied by November 8, 2016 and paid in full by November 8, 2016 for travel on select 2017 cruises. Airline ticket subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300/ticket and 100% of ticket value, plus applicable airfare differential (between originally ticketed fare and re-ticketed itinerary). Airline seats limited and may not be available on all desired travel dates. Promotion extends to select departure dates. Avalon and Royal Suites excluded. Not applicable to custom tours. Offer subject to space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. PRMW0379, PRMYFC.

Receive up to $800 per Couple in Canada Travel Perks

Book a qualifying 2017 rail holiday onboard Rocky Mountaineer by November 4, 2016 and receive up to $800* per couple in added value to use towards an extra hotel night, dining, transfers, sightseeing and much more!

  • Book packages of 8+ days and receive $800* per couple
  • Book packages of 5-7 days and receive $550* per couple
*Offer valid on new 2017 bookings made by November 4, 2016. Valid on Rocky Mountaineer packages of 5 or more days on select dates only. Deposits are required at time of booking and full payment of the balance must be made by January 20, 2017. Maximum offer value of $400 CAD per adult ($800 per couple) is with qualifying packages of 8 or more days in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Added value credit amount varies by duration of package. Applicable to single, double, triple and quad prices. Credit cannot be used to upgrade rail service or accommodation. Offer is not applicable to child, two- or three-day rail only bookings or group tour bookings. Offer has no cash value, is non-transferable and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

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

2017 Early Booking Bonus: Save 10% on 2017 Global Rail Vacations

Save 10% per person when you book a 2017 departure of the following rail vacations:

Book and deposit a qualifying 2017 Europe, South or North America vacation to save 10% 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 November 29, 2016 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. EBD

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.


Book With Us

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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Traveling with Vacations By Rail means traveling aboard some of the world’s most renowned trains.

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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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