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Amtrak wants to take advantage of the upcoming summer travel boom and is offering another one Buy-One-Get-One-Free Discount for the room accommodation, in which you can book a companion free of charge. Sales discounts are up to $ 100 per person, depending on the route, and apply to travel between June 1st and September 30th. Here’s what you need to know.

How the deal works

If someone is traveling with you in a roomette, you usually both have to pay a basic price for the train. The sale eliminates this fee as long as you use the discount code “C645“during the ordering process Amtrak’s Fare Finder Site. If you are interested, you must book before April 16th when the deal expires.

In terms of pricing, long-haul trips are around $ 500 (Philadelphia – Miami: $ 489) while shorter trips are close to $ 200 (Chicago – St. Paul / Minneapolis: $ 193). The deal covers 15 train lines including the California Zephyr, the Capitol Limited, the Cardinal, the City of New Orleans, Coast Starlight, Crescent, the Lake Shore Limited, the Northeast Regional, the Silver Star, the Silver Meteor, the Southwest Chief, the Sunset Limited and the Texas Eagle and the Auto Train (which carries vehicles and their passengers between Washington, DC and Orlando).

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Since a roomette is a private room, it’s also a great way to stay socially distant on rails. Your purchase of a Roomette includes the following items and services:

  • Two places a day
  • Upper and lower berths at night
  • Fresh towels and sheets
  • Access to a private toilet and shower in your car
  • A dedicated sleeper car attendant
  • Access to the lounge
  • Priority boarding
  • Free meals

If you are new to coaching or sleeping cars, This video gives you a pretty good idea of ​​what to expect.

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