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
President’s Day Sale
Limited time offer! Save more than $300 per person on the April 29 and July 29 departures of Wonders of St. Petersburg and Moscow.Valid for new bookings made by February 20, 2017 for travel on specified dates. Mention code PPDL03 (4/29 departure) or PPDL04 (7/29 departure) at time of booking. Offer is combinable with Authentic Europe $200 per person air credit offer. Offer may not be combined with Authentic Europe 7.5% Early Payment Discount offer. Booking must be paid in full by February 21, 2017. 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 Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.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 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 February 28, 2017 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 Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.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.
Enjoy up to $450 in Canada Travel Perks
See more of the Canadian Rockies in 2017! Book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer rail vacation and receive up to $450 per couple in added value to be used toward exciting travel add-ons including:
- Extra hotels nights in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary
- Adding a car rental to a qualifying package
- Offsetting the cost of single pricing
- And more!
Go Solo and Save in Canada
Single travelers pay the per person, double occupancy rate on qualifying Rocky Mountaineer rail vacations of 5+ days departing in April and May 2017.Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 15, 2017 for travel on qualifying departures in April and May 2017. Deposit required at time of booking and full payment must be made 61 days prior to departure. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation. Offer is not available in conjunction with other promotions for travel onboard Rocky Mountaineer. Offer is not valid for Group Travel. Offer has no cash value, is non-transferable and will not be retroactively added. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended at any time. Additional terms and conditions apply.
Save 10% on Locally-Hosted Rail Vacations
Save 10% on 2017 departures of the following rail vacations:
The Authentic Europe Deal
Save up to $375 on European Rail Tours
Save 7.5%--up to $375 per person—on qualifying European rail tours booked and paid in full by February 28.
Save $400 on International Air
Add roundtrip airfare to your European rail tour and save $400 per couple.
Save $150 on Summer Rail Tours
Save $150 per couple on the following rail tours:
Save $250 per couple on Legacy of the Incas
Book a 2017 departure of Legacy of the Incas and save $250 per couple.Book a qualifying 2017 departure to receive a $125 per person discount off the land price. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied between January 4 and March 7, 2017 for travel in 2017. Combinable with all other applicable promotions. Applies to new 2017 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. May be withdrawn at any time. Offer available from participating GFOB offices only. PRMG024
Save $500 per couple on Select European Rail-River Cruise Vacations
Book select 2017 European rail & river cruise departures and save $500 per couple. Qualifying vacations include:
Rail-Cruise Single Supplement Waived
Book a qualifying 2017 European rail-river cruise vacation to waive the cabin single supplement fee on the cruise portion of your booking.Only five promotional staterooms available each departure. Applies to E, D, B, A & P cabin categories. Booking must be made, under deposit, and discount applied by February 21, 2017 for travel in 2017. Applies to new 2017 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. May be withdrawn at any time. SWPU
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
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
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.