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Save with Amtrak’s 3-Day Sale, Routes from $20

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Now through April 16 for travel between May 19 to June 11, 2015, Amtrak is running a sale with routes starting as low as $20 each way in the Northeast.

With this offer, you can travel to/from NYC to New Haven; Providence; Boston; Baltimore; and Washington, DC, making this a great deal if you’re looking for a quick away and don’t want to hassle jumping on a plane.

Amtrak is currently offering a 3-day sale on several of their routes.
Amtrak is currently offering a 3-day sale on several of their routes.

Taking a look at a sample date in May, I was able to find availability between Boston and New York for $37, for a one-way trip, making this not a bad option if you’re looking to hop around the Northeast the next few months.

Head from Boston to New York for $37 one-way on the Amtrak.
Head from Boston to New York for $37 one-way on the Amtrak.

If you’re looking to transfer points to Amtrak, the Guest Rewards program itself has several partners that allow you to accrue Guest Rewards points, and is a 1:1 transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards, so you can transfer points from cards like the Chase Sapphire Preferred and Ink Plus into your Guest Rewards account. You can also transfer in points at a 1:1 ratio from Starwood Preferred Guest as well.

Terms and conditions:
Offer is exclusively available at Valid for sale April 14 – 16, 2015. Valid for travel May 19 – June 11, 2015. Blackout dates: May 22 and 25, 2015. Valid for travel on the Northeast Regional train service between the following select city pairs only: 1. New York, NY – Washington, DC. 2. New York, NY – Baltimore, MD/BWI Thurgood Marshall airport station, MD. 3. New York, NY – New Haven, CT. 4. New York, NY – Providence, RI. 5. New York, NY – Boston, MA (South Station/ Back Bay) and Route 128, Westwood, MA. Offer does not include travel to/from any intermediate cities. Once purchased, tickets are non-refundable; exchanges are permitted prior to the original travel date. Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all trains at all times. Fares are subject to availability. Discounted one-way fares are valid for all adult passengers; no additional discounts apply. Valid for Coach seats only; no Business class upgrades permitted. Not combinable with any other discount offer. In addition to the discount restrictions, this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased. Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice. Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are permitted. Other restrictions may apply. 

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