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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 on 2018 Rail-Cruise Vacations

Save up to $215 per person on rail-cruise vacations in 2018. Hurry! Book by June 30, 2017. Use code: CRUISE18

Empire Builder with Alaska Cruise

Canada's Rockies & Alaska Cruise

Offer is valid for new bookings made by June 30, 2017. 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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. Use code: CRUISE18

Save up to $165 on Canada Vacations

Save up to $165 per person on qualifying Canada vacations for departures in September and October of 2017. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2017. Use code: CSO17

Canadian Rockies by Rail

Lakes, Mountains & the Rockies

Eastern Canada Rail & Cruise

Offer is valid for new bookings made by June 30, 2017. 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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. Use code: CSO17

America’s Southern Coastal Cities

Save on America's Southern Coastal Cities and experience Southern hospitality at its finest. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2017. Use code: ASCC

Offer is valid for new bookings made by June 30, 2017. 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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. Use code: ASCC

Winter Early Booking Bonus

Book a qualifying winter rail vacation of $1,000 or more per person from Vacations By Rail’s winter brochure, and save $150 per couple.

Book by July 14 and mention promo code WINTER17 to take advantage of this exclusive offer for 2017/18 winter travel.

Offer is valid for new bookings made by July 14, 2017 for travel on qualifying vacations during the 2017/18 winter season. Offer is non-transferable. Offer may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

2017 River Cruise Grand France - Northbound Savings

Save 30% on Grand France - Northbound in 2017. Offer ends July 25, 2017

Offer is valid for new bookings made by July 25, 2017. 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.

2018 Europe River Cruises

Save $500 per couple on select 2018 Europe River Cruises. Offer ends August 29, 2017

Burgundy & Provence

Paris to Normandy with London

Offer is valid for new bookings made by August 29, 2017 for travel in 2018. Not applicable to custom 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.

June Wanderlust Savings

Enjoy 10% off on select Europe vacations. Hurry! Offer ends June 30, 2017.

Paris & London

London, Paris & Geneva with Mont Blanc

Offer is valid for new bookings made by June 30, 2017 for travel in 2017. 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.

2018 Canada Early Booking Bonus

Book a qualifying 2018 Rocky Mountaineer vacation of 8 days or more and receive $800 per couple in added value to use towards enhancing your rail adventure. Offer ends August 25, 2017.

Added value can be used towards:

  • Hotels
  • Additional activities and tours
  • Dining
  • Transfers
  • Adding a car rental to a qualifying package
  • Offsetting the cost of the single pricing
  • Adding an Alaska Cruise to your qualifying package
Deposit is required at the time of booking and will not be automatically allocated or retrospectively added. Credited option must be selected at the time of booking and can only be added to a Rocky Mountaineer package. Offer valid on new 2018 bookings made in Canada between June 1, 2017 and August 25, 2017. This offer is applicable to 2018 Rocky Mountaineer packages of eight or more days on select dates only. Travel during the 2018 Rocky Mountaineer summer season between April and October on select dates. Deposits are required at the time of booking and full payment of the balance must be made by January 12, 2018. Maximum offer value of $400 USD added value credit per adult ($800 USD added value credit per couple) is with qualifying packages of eight days or more in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Applicable to single, double, triple or quad package prices. Qualifying packages can be purchased in any class of train travel or grade of accommodation. An amendment fee of $40 USD per booking will be charged for changes to the use of the credit after the booking has been confirmed. Credits can only be used towards the purchase of additional services offered by Rocky Mountaineer – the credit cannot be used to upgrade rail service or accommodation. Credit cannot be deferred to a later trip. Offer is not applicable to child prices, 2 or 3-day rail only bookings or Group Tour bookings. Not available in conjunction 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. Additional terms and conditions apply.

Worldwide Early Booking Offer

Save up to $600 per person on worldwide rail vacations. Qualifying vacations include:

The early booking discount is only applicable to the basic tour price. Offer is only valid on new bookings made by July 31, 2017. Offer has no cash value and cannot be refunded or exchanged for cash or other denominated vouchers. Offer may only be used once per booking and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Offer is subject to availability and compliance with these terms and conditions. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

Save up to $200 on 2017 Rail Tours

Book a qualifying 2017 departure on popular rail tours and save up to $200 per person. Vacations include:


Offer is valid on new 2017 bookings made by July 31, 2017. Savings is available on the base price of the tour; savings is not applicable to upgrades and add-ons. 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 may apply.

One Complimentary Night in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary

Book a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer vacation of 5 days or more and enjoy a free hotel night in Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria or Calgary!

Offer is valid for new bookings made by July 7, 2017. Offer is non-transferable and has no cash value. Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time. Applicable to new bookings only on selected dates. Applicable to single, double, triple, or quad package tour prices. Not applicable to child prices or 2-3 day bookings. Not available to group tour bookings. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Additional terms and conditions may apply.

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

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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