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Amtrak Launches 2-For-1 Valentine’s Day Sale on Routes Nationwide

Feb. 14, 2019
3 min read
Amtrak Coast Starlight train
Amtrak Launches 2-For-1 Valentine’s Day Sale on Routes Nationwide
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Feeling the love this Valentine's Day? Good, because Amtrak is having a two-for-one sale from today, Feb. 14 to Monday, Feb. 18. Travelers can purchase two tickets for the price of one for trips between March 25 and July 29. Trips are available between many US cities including New York City, Washington D.C., New Orleans, Chicago and Los Angeles.

All discounted trips are in coach with prices starting at just $29 one-way for two passengers. To access this promotion for you and your special someone, book here. The discount should be automatically applied. We weren't seeing all of the advertised discounts when the sale first launched, so you may need to do some searching to find the cheapest fares.

Sample one-way fares for two tickets from the Amtrak 2-for-1 sale. Image courtesy of Amtrak.

Using your discount to travel with a pack? No worries — here are seven tips for taking Amtrak with a family. If you have a family of four, you should be able to stack this deal by purchasing two groups of separate tickets. Deals can also be had on Amtrak's high-speed Acela trains that operate along the Northeastern corridor.

Carrier: Amtrak
Routes: Available on all reserved routes
Cost: From $29 one-way for two tickets
Book by: Feb. 18, 2019
Travel Dates: March 25 and July 29, 2019
Restrictions: Adults must travel together and be booked in the same reservation. Valid for coach seats only; no upgrades allowed. This offer if not combinable with any other discount offer. Sale prices are not available at all times and on all routes. This offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased, a 25 percent cancellation fee may apply
Pay With: Chase Sapphire Reserve Card (3x on travel), Citi Premier® Card (3x on air travel) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

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Here a few examples of what you can book:

Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL for two people for $62 one-way:

Washington, DC to New York, NY for two people for $98 one-way:

Maximize Your Purchase

Don’t forget to use a credit card that earns additional points on train purchases, such as the Chase Sapphire Reserve Card (3x on all travel purchases), Citi Premier® Card (3x on air travel) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases).

Featured image by Amtrak Coast Starlight train. (Photo courtesy Amtrak)
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