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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

Save $150 on National Park Vacations

Save $150 per couple on select 2018 departures of national park vacations. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018. Mention code: 

America’s Beautiful West – September 14 departure - Mention code: NPV150

America’s Treasures & Natural Wonders – July 22 departure - Mention code: ATNW150

Pacific Northwest featuring Victoria and Vancouver – September 2 departure - Mention code: PNVV150

Smoky Mountain Rail Adventure – October 17 departure - Mention code: SMRA150

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is not valid on group travel. 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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 $100 Per Couple on National Park Vacations

Save $100 Per Couple on select 2018 National Park Vacations. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018. Mention code: NP100

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Roundtrip Chicago

Grand Canyon & the West Coast

Southwest Chief with the Grand Canyon

America Coast to Coast with the Grand Canyon

California Zephyr with Yosemite National Park

California Zephyr with Yellowstone National Park

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is not valid on group travel. 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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 $100 on USA Rail-Cruise Vacations

Save $100 per person on select 2018 rail-cruise vacations. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018. Mention code: RC100

Empire Builder with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay

Coast Starlight with Alaska Cruise via Glacier Bay

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is not valid for group travel. 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.

Switzerland Savings! Save $100 Per Person

Save $100 per person on the Grand Train Tour of Switzerland. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018. Mention code: MAY100

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel in 2018. Not valid for Group Travel. 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 $500 on Air to Europe

$500 per couple air savings on Grand France - Northbound.* Hurry! Offer ends April 24, 2018.

Offer is valid for new bookings made by April 24, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is combinable with save up to $3,000 Europe river cruise promotion. Offer is not valid for 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.

Book Early and Save 10% in 2019

Book early and save 10% per person on select 2019 rail vacations. Offer ends November 27, 2018.

Quebec Winter Carnival

Offer is valid for new bookings made by November 27, 2018 for travel in 2019. Offer is not valid for group travel. 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.

$150 Air-Inclusive Savings to Italy or Britain & Ireland

Save $150 per person on select air-inclusive 2018 Italy or Britain & Ireland vacations. Hurry! Offer ends March 27, 2018.

Rome & Sorrento

Sorrento, Rome, Florence, Venice & Lake Maggiore

London, York & Edinburgh with Stonehenge & Bath

Dublin, Belfast & London

Dublin, London & Edinburgh

Offer is valid for new bookings made by March 27, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is not valid for group travel. 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 25% on Paris Vacations

Save 25% on select 2018 Paris vacations. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018.

Paris, Aix-en-Provence & Nice

London, Paris & Rome

Paris & London

London, Paris & Amsterdam

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is not valid for group travel. 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 5% on 2018 Worldwide Rail Vacations

Save 5% on qualifying 2018 worldwide rail vacations to Alaska, Canada, Switzerland, Spain and more! Offer ends April 24, 2018.

Offer is valid for new bookings made by April 24, 2018 for travel in 2018. 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 up to $258* PLUS Enjoy $75 in Added Value

AARP members save up to $258 per person* on rail & cruise vacations originating in the USA and Canada with Vacations By Rail. PLUS, enjoy $75 per person in added value to use toward your choice of a pre- or post-night hotel stay, coach class connecting rail or sightseeing.

Qualifying vacations include:



*Savings of up to $258 per person is based on a 5% AARP Member Discount on Vacations By Rail's Coast to Coast & the Queen Mary vacation. Valid for new bookings made by March 31, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer is not valid for Group Travel. Offer has no cash value and is non-transferable. Offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply. Mention code 75AARP at time of booking.

Save up to $3,000* on Europe River Cruises

Save up to $3,000* per couple on select departures of air-inclusive Europe River Cruises. Hurry! Offer ends April 24, 2018.

Grand France - Northbound

Valid on new Europe River Cruise bookings made by April 24, 2018 for travel in 2018. Combinable with the $250 Air Inclusive Europe Promo. 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.

Stay and Play in the Canadian Rockies with $500* in Added Value

Book now and receive up to $500* per couple in added value to be used towards hotels, sightseeing, dining and more on qualifying 2018 Rocky Mountaineer vacations. Offer ends March 2, 2018.

  • Book a qualifying 2018 Rocky Mountaineer vacation of 8 days or more and receive $500* per couple in added value
  • Book a qualifying 2018 Rocky Mountaineer vacation of 5 - 7 days and receive $340* per couple in added value
Offer is valid for new bookings made by March 2, 2018 for travel in 2018 on qualifying Rocky Mountaineer vacations. Added value credit must be requested at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retroactively added. Customer's selection of specific Credit must be made at the time of booking. Maximum credit of $250 per person is for qualifying packages of eight days or more; credit of $170 per person is for qualifying packages of five to seven days. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer, is not applicable to child prices, 2 or 3-day rail only bookings or group tour bookings, has no cash value, is non-transferable and cannot be deferred to a later trip. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified, withdrawn or amended without prior notice. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Save $50 in Colorado this Summer

Save $50 per person this summer on Colorado Rail Adventure for travel in July of 2018. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018. 

July 6, 2018 departure - Mention code: J650

August 10, 2018 departure- Mention code: J2750

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel on July 6, 2018 or August 10, 2018. Offer is not valid for Group Travel. 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 $50 on Montreal & Quebec City by Rail

Save $50 per person on Montreal & Quebec City by Rail for travel in 2018. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018. Mentinon code: 50MQCR

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel in 2018. Not valid for Group Travel. 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 $100 on Canada Rail Vacations

Save $100 per person on qualifying 2018 Canada rail vacations. Hurry! Offer ends February 28, 2018. Mention code: CA2018

Canadian Rockies by Rail

Across Canada by Train

Best of the Rockies

Quebec City, Nova Scotia & Prince Edward

Canadian Rail Adventure

Beautiful Banff Rail & Drive

Quebec to the Maritimes

Trans Canada by Rail

Maple Explorer

Canadian Rockies featuring Banff & Lake Louise

Trans Canada by Rail & Alaska by Sea

Canada's Rockies & Alaska Cruise

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 28, 2018 for travel in 2018. Not valid for Group Travel. 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 7.5% on Europe and Britain in 2018

Book your 2018 summer European vacation and save 7.5% when booked and paid in full by February 28, 2018.

Best of Finland Russia and the Baltic States

Best of Switzerland

Wonders of St. Petersburg & Moscow

Wonderful France

Traditional Europe

Contrasts of Italy

European Highlights with Eurostar

European Interlude

Contrasts of Switzerland

Best of Germany and Austria

Offer is valid for new bookings booked and paid in full by made by February 28, 2018. 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.

Great Adventure Savings

Save 5% per person on Australia and Japan for travel in 2018 when booked by April 24, 2018.

Great Adventure Down Under

Discover Japan with Hiroshima

*Book and deposit a qualifying 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, under deposit and discount applied by April 24, 2018 for travel in 2018. Offer reliant on space availability. Offer is valid for new bookings only. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash value. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional restrictions may apply. 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.


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

Our Partners

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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