Friday, June 24, 2011

Riding the Rails & Savings with Amtrak

There’s no better way to travel across the USA than by train. Amtrak (not Amtrack) offers a variety of options to choose from including the popular and money saving Amtrak USA Rail Pass.

Offering 15-day, 30-day, and 45-days of travel, the Amtrak USA Rail Pass is a steal at only USD $389, $579, and $749 per adult ($194.50, $289.50, and $374.50 for children ages 2 to 15).

The California Rail Pass offers 7 travel days within a 21-day period for only $159 per adult ($80 children).

Serving over 27.1 million travelers annually, Amtrak visits “500 destinations in 46 states and 3 Canadian provinces.” The Northeast Corridor is the most popular Amtrak route in the USA followed by: 

Amtrak USA Rail Pass Details:
  • segment is considered to be “any time you get on and then off a vehicle (train, bus, ferry or other allowable leg) regardless of length of time involved”
  • 8 segments are allowed in 15 days; 12 segments in 30 days; 18 segments in 45-days
  • the Amtrak USA Rail Pass is valid for 180 days from the date of purchase
  • advance reservations must be made for all travel segments
For more information, visit Amtrak.

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