See the World by Train and Save
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
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
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:
- Winter in the Rockies
- Winter in Banff, Jasper & Whistler
- Winter in Western Canada
- Winter in Eastern Canada
- Canadian Snow Train
- Canadian Snow Train with Jasper
- Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon
- California Zephyr & Mexican Riviera Cruise
- California Zephyr & Hawaii Cruise
- Chicago to New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise
- Snow Train
- Snow Zephyr
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:
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
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
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:
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
Traveling with Vacations By Rail means traveling aboard some of the world’s most renowned trains.
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.
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.