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Amtrak Kicks Off Black Friday Sale

This year, give friends and loved ones a memorable and meaningful experience by treating them to a travel adventure as Amtrak launches its fourth annual “Track Friday Sale.” Passengers can take advantage of a special deal with fares as low as $19 for travel on most Amtrak routes throughout the country.

Starting today and lasting through Monday, December. 2, travelers can save up to 35%, on select trains nationwide for travel between December 9 and April 30, 2020, and available on additional trains and popular routes throughout Amtrak’s network beginning January 6 through April 30, 2020.

The sale is available at Amtrak.com/trackfridaysale or the Amtrak app and all fares will be automatically discounted. No discount code is needed; fares are as shown. Below are some of the special itineraries available during the “Track Friday Sale”:

Sample one-way fares include:

  • New York to Boston – $39.00 (Northeast Regional) and $84.00 (Acela)
  • Los Angeles to Portland, OR – $80.00
  • Chicago to Denver – $81.00
  • New York to Miami – $105.00
  • Memphis to New Orleans – $42.00

Many longer-distance routes including the Cardinal (New York-Cincinnati-Chicago) and the Southwest Chief (Chicago-Albuquerque-Los Angeles) are included in the sale from December 9 through April 30, 2020. Shorter-distance routes including the Downeaster (Portland, ME-Boston) and the Capitol Corridor (Sacramento-San Francisco-San Jose) are included in the sale starting January 6, 2020, through April 30.

Not included in the sale is the Auto Train, Pacific Surfliner, and a few other services. Of course, with any promotion, restrictions apply, and these include non-refundable tickets, no upgrades, and a few others. Blackout dates apply December 22-23 and January 2-3, 2020. For complete details, visit Amtrak.com/trackfridaysale.

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