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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
Let Us Get You There! Save $200 and Receive up to $700 in Air Credits on Rocky Mountaineer
Book now and save $200 per couple on qualifying Rocky Mountaineer rail vacations. Hurry! Offer ends June 29, 2018. Mention code: RMV200
- Canadian Rockies Grand Getaway
- Canadian Rockies Rail Journey
- Excursion to the Canadian Rockies
- Exploring Western Canada
- Getaway to the Canadian Rockies
- Jasper & Vancouver by Rail
- Vancouver & Jasper by Rail
Receive up to $700 per couple in air credits on select Rocky Mountaineer rail vacations departing in July, August and September. Ask a rail specialist for details!Offers are valid on new bookings only made by June 29, 2018 for travel in 2018. Receive up to $700 per couple in air credits on qualifying Rocky Mountaineer rail vacations in GoldLeaf Service on select departure dates in July, August and September. Receive up to $600 per couple in air credits on qualifying Rocky Mountaineer rail vacations in SilverLeaf Service on select departure dates in July, August and September. Offer is not valid on group travel. Offers are non-transferable and have no cash value. Offers are subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
2 for 1 Air Travel to Ireland
Limited Time Only! Book a qualifying 2018/19 departure of Grand Tour of Ireland, featuring a luxurious journey across the Emerald Isle aboard Belmond’s Grand Hibernian, and enjoy 2 for 1 roundtrip airfare to Ireland.*
Hurry! This offer is available for the next five bookings. Mention promotion code IE6 at time of booking.*Offer is valid for select departures only August 2018 to May 2019. 2 for 1 airfare is valid for new bookings made by June 29, 2018. Offer and fares are capacity-controlled and may be changed, cancelled or withdrawn at any time. An additional $400 non-refundable deposit is required for air booked in conjunction with a land vacation. Once ticketed, airline reservations are subject to change/cancellation penalties of between $300 per ticket and 100% of ticket price; air tickets may not be eligible for frequent flyer mileage/point accrual; stopover costs are additional. We reserve the right to ticket passengers upon receipt of full land and air deposit. Additional airline baggage fees may apply. 2 for 1 airfare does not include airline taxes and security fees. 2 for 1 airfare is available in coach class from select gateways. Please ask about supplements from other gateways. Offer is applicable for legal residents of the USA. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash value. Offer is not valid for Group Travel. Mention promo code IE6 at time of booking.
Book now and Save 7.5% on Autumn, Winter & Spring Holidays
Book now and Save 7.5% on Autumn, Winter & Spring Holidays. Hurry! Offer ends August 23, 2018.
Visit Alaska and save $200 on Select Rail Vacations
Book now and save $200 per couple on Spectacular Alaska. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2018Offer is valid on new bookings only made by June 30, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is not valid on group tours. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash value. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
Save 15% on 2019 London & Paris
Save 15% on 2019 A Week in London & Paris. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2018.Offer is valid on new bookings only made by June 1, 2018 for travel in 2019. Offer is not valid on group tours. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash value. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
Experience a Rail-Cruise Vacation in France and Save $1,500
Book a qualifying 2018 departure of Paris to Normandy with London and save $1,500 per couple. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2018.Offer is valid on new bookings only made by June 30, 2018 for travel on select dates in 2018. Offer is not valid on group tours. Offer many be combined with other valid promotional offers. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash value. Offer is subject to space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.
Save $150 on Winter Rail Vacations
Book now and save $150 per couple on qualifying 2018/19 rail and rail & cruise vacations. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2018.
- Winter in the Rockies
- Christmas in the Rockies
- Banff & Jasper Winter Magic
- Winter in Banff, Jasper & Whistler
- Canadian Snow Train
- Canadian Snow Train with Jasper
- Pacific Northwest at Christmas Time
- Winter Escape to the Grand Canyon
- Grand Train Tour of Switzerland in Winter
- Luxury Rockies to Toronto
- Magical Moments of Switzerland
- California Zephyr & Hawaii Cruise
- Chicago to New Orleans & Western Caribbean Cruise
- Southwest Chief & Panama Canal Cruise
Mention code: WINTER1819Offer is valid on new bookings only made by August 31, 2018 for travel October 12, 2018 to April 30, 2019. Offer is not valid on group tours. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash value. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Mention code: WINTER1819
Book Now and Receive a Free Hotel Night
Book a qualifying 2018 Rocky Mountaineer rail vacation of 5 or more days and receive a free hotel night in Vancouver, Seattle, or Calgary. Offer ends June 29, 2018.Offer valid on new 2018 bookings made by June 29, 2018 for travel in 2018 for qualifying Rocky Mountaineer packages booked in GoldLeaf Deluxe, GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Offer is valid for one free hotel night in Vancouver, Calgary or Seattle at the beginning or end of a package. Offer is also applicable to an extra hotel night if package is extended. The credit values will be allocated per room. Offer is not applicable to a stand-alone one night booking. Hotel properties are subject to availability based on inventory. Offer is not applicable to 2 or 3-day rail only bookings, Group Tour bookings or child prices. Offer cannot be combined 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. The free hotel credit will be applied at the time of booking. Offer must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retroactively added. Additional conditions apply.
Discover the Colors of Fall by Rail and Save $100
Book one of the following autumn rail tours and save $100 per couple. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2018
- Fall Colors, Scenic Trains & Martha’s Vineyard – October 6, 2018 departure - Mention code: FALL100
- New England’s Rails & Sails – October 2, 2018 departure - Mention code: NE100
- Eastern Canada Rail & Cruise - September 14, 2018 departure - Mention code: ECRC14 AND September 28, 2018 departure - Mention code: ECRC28
- Quebec to Toronto along the St. Lawrence Seaway - September 18, 2018 departure - Mention code: QTLS18
Book Early and Save 10% in 2019
Book early and save 10% per person on select 2019 rail vacations. Offer ends November 27, 2018.
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.