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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 5% on 2018 Rail Vacations

Book a qualifying 2018 rail vacation and save 5% when booked by April 24, 2018.

Normandy, Brittany & Chateaux Country with London

Paris & London

Wonders of the Maritimes & Scenic Cape Breton with Ocean Train to Montreal

Majestic Rockies with Rocky Mountaineer

Spirit of the Rockies

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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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 Offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.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 person on select 2018 and 2019 Europe River Cruises. Hurry! Offer ends February 20, 2018.

Valid on new Europe River Cruise bookings made by February 20, 2018 for travel in 2018 and 2019. 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 an Additional $50 on 2018 Rail-Cruise Europe Vacations

Save an additional $50 per person on qualifying 2018 Europe rail-cruise vacations. Offer ends March 31, 2018.

Grand France - Northbound

Burgundy & Provence

Canals, Vineyards & Paris

Central European Experience - Eastbound

Jewels of Central Europe

Paris to Normandy with London

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

Single Supplement Waived

Single Supplement waived on the cruise portion of select 2018 Europe river cruises. Offer ends January 31, 2018.

Grand France - Northbound

Burgundy & Provence

Canals, Vineyards & Paris

Central European Experience - Eastbound

Jewels of Central Europe

Paris to Normandy with London

Offer is valid for new bookings made by January 31, 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 $2,500 on Select 2018 Rail-Cruise Vacations

Save $2,500 per couple on 2018 select 2018 departures when booked by February 20, 2018.

Jewels of Central Europe

Grand France

Offer is valid for new bookings made by February 20, 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 15% on Locally Hosted Europe Vacations

Enjoy 15% off qualifying 2018 Europe rail vacations for travel in 2018. Hurry! Offer ends January 31, 2018.

A Week in London & Paris

London & Edinburgh

Dublin, Belfast & London

Two Weeks in London & Paris

Limerick, Killarney, Dublin, Belfast & London

London, Paris & Amsterdam

Dublin, London & Paris

Offer is valid for new bookings made by January 31, 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.

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.

Travelers Choice: Receive $150 in Added Value in the USA

Book a qualifying USA rail vacation or rail-cruise package and receive $150 per couple in added value to be used towards your choice of a hotel stay, sightseeing tour or connecting rail. Hurry! Offer ends January 31, 2018.

Valid for new bookings of $1000 or more per person made by January 31, 2018 for travel in 2018. 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

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 January 31, 2018. 

July 6, 2018 departure - Mention code: J650

July 27, 2018 departure- Mention code: J2750

Offer is valid for new bookings made by January 31, 2018 for travel on July 6, 2018 or July 27, 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 $100 this Spring in Switzerland

Save $100 per person this Spring on Best of Switzerland by Rail for travel in May of 2018. Hurry! Offer ends January 31, 2018. Mention code: MAY100

Offer is valid for new bookings made by January 31, 2018 for travel in May of 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 $50 on Montreal & Quebec City by Rail

Save $50 per person on Montreal & Quebec City by Rail for travel in 2018. Hurry! Offer ends January 31, 2018. Mentinon code: 50MQCR

Offer is valid for new bookings made by January 31, 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 January 31, 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

Offer is valid for new bookings made by January 31, 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 10% 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

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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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