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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 Canada Coast to Coast! Up to $365 Per Person

Save up to $365 per person on Select Coast to Coast Canada Vacations. Hurry! Offer ends May 1, 2017. Enter code CCTC4

Canada Coast to Coast

Across Canada by Train

Canadian Rail Adventure

Trans Canada by Rail

Trans Canada by Rail with VIA Rail's Prestige Class

Trans Canada by Rail & The Rockies

Trans Canada by Rail with Jasper

Montreal to Vancouver Trans Canada Adventure

Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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. Apply code CCTC4

Save $75 Per Person in Quebec

Save $75 Per Person in Quebec. Hurry! Book a qualifying tour by May 1, 2017. Enter code QC17

A Taste of Quebec

Quebec City & La Malbaie by Train

Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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 Offer is subject to change and may be withdrawn at any time.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. Enter code QC17

Save $100 Per Person on Spectacular Fall Tours

Save $100 per person on our most popular fall tours. Hurry! Offer ends May 1, 2017.

America's Historic Cities - September 6, 2017 departure Enter code AHC17

Fall Colors, Scenic Trains & Martha's Vineyard - October 7, 2017 departure Enter code FALL17

America's Southern Coastal Cities - October 20, 2017 departure Enter code ASCC17

Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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. For Colorado Rail Adventure enter code CRAD17. For America's Historic Cities enter code AHC17. For Fall Colors, Scenic Trains & Martha's Vineyard enter code FALL17. For America's South Coastal Cities enter code ASCC17.

Free Upgrade to the Grand Canyon

Enjoy a complimentary one category upgrade on the Grand Canyon Railway on qualifying Grand Canyon rail vacations. Book by April 28, 2017.

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure

Grand Canyon Railway Rails to the Rim Adventure - Los Angeles

Upgrade is from Coach Class to First Class. Additional upgrades are available for a fee. Offer is valid for new bookings made by April 28, 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.

Save on Contrasts of Italy

Save up to 5% on Contrasts of Italy-  booked and paid in full by May 1, 2017.

Save $400 on International AirAdd roundtrip airfare to your Italy rail tour vacation and save $400 per couple.


Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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.

Vacation in Eastern Canada in 2017; Save on Western Canada in 2018

Book select 2017 Eastern Canada rail vacations by May 31, and save $150 per person on a 2018 Western Canada rail vacation.

Qualifying vacations include:

Valid on new, qualifying Eastern Canada bookings for 2017 travel. Travel credits in the amount of $150 per person will be available for use on or before May 31, 2017 for travel on qualifying 2018 Western Canada vacations. 2018 Western Canada vacation must be booked, deposited and discount applied by July 14, 2017. Travel credits do not guarantee availability. Book early to receive the widest selection of dates. Offer is not combinable with other travel offers except AARP member benefit savings.

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 June 6, 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

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 10% on 2017 Europe Vacations

Save 10% per booking on qualifying 2017 Europe vacations. Hurry! Offer ends May 1, 2017.

London, Paris, Venice, Florence & Rome

London & Edinburgh

Paris & London

Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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.

Save 20% on 2017 Rome, Florence, Venice & Lake Maggiore

Save 20% on Rome, Florence, Venice & Lake Maggiore. An offer not to miss. Hurry! Offer ends May 1, 2017.

Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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.

Save up to $160 Per Person on Beautiful Banff Rail & Drive

Save up to $160 Per Person on Beautiful Banff Rail & Drive. Hurry! Offer ends May 1, 2017. Enter code BBRD4

Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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. Enter code BBRD4

Montreal & Quebec City Getaway! Save $50 Per Person.

Save $50 per person on Montreal & Quebec City Getaway! Offer ends May 1, 2017. Enter code MQCB17

Offer is valid for new bookings made by May 1, 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. Enter code MQCB17

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.

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

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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