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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

Free Upgrade to the Grand Canyon

Complimentary one category upgrade on the Grand Canyon Railway on qualifying Grand Canyon rail vacations. Hurry! Book by March 31, 2017.

Upgrade is from Coach Class to First Class. Additional upgrades are available for a fee. Offer is valid for new bookings made by March 31, 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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.

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 March 31, 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 Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.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.

North America’s National Parks Vacations

Discover the journey of taking an adventure by rail this summer going coast to coast, seeing the best of North America’s National Parks.

Save up to $150 per couple. Use code NPV17.

Excludes independent vacations including Grand Canyon Railway. Prices do not include National Parks Entrance Fee. Offer is valid for new bookings made by March 31, 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.

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
  • Sightseeing
  • Dining
  • Adding a car rental to a qualifying package
  • Offsetting the cost of single pricing
  • And more!
Credited option must be selected at the time of booking and can only be added to a qualifying Rocky Mountaineer package. Offer valid on new 2017 bookings made between December 30, 2016 and March 31, 2017. This offer is applicable to qualifying packages of five or more days on select dates only. Travel during the 2017 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 61 days prior to departure. Maximum offer value of $225 added value credit per adult ($450 added value credit per couple) is with qualifying packages of eight days or more in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service. Added value credit amount varies by duration of package. Qualifying packages of five to seven days in GoldLeaf or SilverLeaf Service will receive $115 added value credit per adult ($230 added value credit per couple). 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 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. Offer value is expressed in USD as of November 1, 2016 as a guideline only and may vary at the time of booking based on changes in exchange rate with the CAD. 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 conditions apply.

Save up to $500 on Rail & River Cruise Vacations

Book a qualifying 2017 European rail & river cruise vacation and save up to $500 per person! Discover Europe’s historic cities and charming storybook towns as you sail along its scenic waterways and travel aboard its sleek high-speed trains.

Select from the following well-planned vacations:

Save up to $500 per person on the cruise/land price. Offer available on select dates in 2017 and on select cruises only. Booking must be made, under deposit and discount applied by April 4, 2017 for travel at select times in 2017. Suite accommodations excluded. Combinable with other applicable offers except single supplement waiver. Applies to new 2017 bookings only and will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability at time of booking and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. PRMW0417 / PRMW0407

The World is Yours

5% Early payment discount on applicable guided, worldwide trips. Hurry! Booking must be made and paid in full by April 27, 2017.

Valid on new bookings made and paid in full (land and air) March 1 through April 27, 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.

March World Travel Savings

Receive 10% off your next vacation. Hurry! Offer ends March 31, 2017.

Geneva & Lucerne with Mont Blanc

Venice, Florence & Rome

Ecuador Discovery

Offer is valid for new bookings made by March 31, 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. DSCII

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.

The Authentic Europe Deal

Save up to 5% on European Rail Tours
Save 5%- on qualifying European rail tours booked and paid in full by April 27.

Save $400 on International Air
Add roundtrip airfare to your European rail tour and save $400 per couple.

Offers are valid for new bookings made by April 27, 2017 for travel in 2017. Airfare offer is available for departures April 1-October 31, 2017 and savings is available on Coach and Premium Economy. Ask about savings in Business Class. Offers have no cash value and are non-transferable. Offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. 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

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
Book and deposit a qualifying 2017 Asia or South Pacific 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 and under deposit by May 2, 2017 for travel in 2017. Applies to new 2017 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. May be withdrawn any time. 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

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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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