Amtrak Launches 2-for-1 Mother’s Day Sale on Routes Nationwide

May 9, 2019

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Here is your chance to go above and beyond this Mother’s Day.

Amtrak is having a two-for-one ‘Unconditional Love’ flash sale from today, May 9 to May 13. So you can send your mother (and whomever they want to bring along with them) on a trip they’re sure to love this summer.

The deal covers two adult, economy class tickets as well as travel on the high-speed Acela. And, unfortunately, upgrades are not permitted when purchasing through the flash sale. Travel dates fall from June 1 to September 30 for trips to many major cities throughout the US — including New York City, Chicago, Boston, New Orleans, Seattle, Atlanta and beyond. Prices are starting as low as $29 one-way for two passengers.

You’ll need to enter a promo code to access these discounted fares. Make sure to input C250 in the coupon/promo code box before completing your search. The discounts are not valid on unreserved service which includes the Capitol Corridor, Pacific Surfliner, Hiawatha, Unreserved sections of the Pennsylvanian and Keystone Service and 7000-8999 Thruways.

You can book your trip, here.

Carrier: Amtrak
Routes: Available on all reserved routes, though no upgrades are permitted.
Cost: From $29 one-way for two tickets
Book by: May 13, 2019
Travel Dates: June 1 to September 30, 2019
Restrictions: 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 travel) or Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on travel)

Here a few examples of what you can book:

Seattle, WA to Portland, OR for two people for $35 one-way:

Detroit, MI to Chicago, IL for two people for $39 one-way:

New York, NY to Washington DC for two people for $96 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 travel purchases) or the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card (2x on all travel purchases).

Featured image courtesy of Amtrak.

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