For travelers 65 and older, Amtrak offers a 10 percent discount on the lowest available fare for most rail routes. If you’re looking to travel by train over the border to Canada, the senior discount is 10 percent for travelers age 60 and over, courtesy of a joint agreement between Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada. Keep the following criteria in mind when requesting the senior discount:
Not valid with Saver or Flexible Fares
Not valid on the Auto Train or Acela Express
Does not apply to business class, first class or sleeping accommodation
Not valid for travel on certain Amtrak Thruway connecting services
May not be combined with other discount offers
Must show valid proof of age both when purchasing ticket and onboard the train
1 Amtrak. “Passenger Discount for Seniors.” https://www.amtrak.com/deals-discounts/everyday-passenger-discounts/seniors-discount.html. Accessed Jan. 6, 2017.
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