PHOTO: Go from beaches to mountains aboard Amtrak Vacations. (Photo courtesy of Amtrak)
WHY IT RATES: Amtrak Vacations has been awarded national preferred partner status with AAA and CAA- Eric Bowman, TravelPulse Senior Editor
Amtrak Vacations, operated by Yankee Leisure Group, today announced it was selected as a national preferred partner for AAA and CAA.
“We are honored to have been awarded AAA national preferred partner status,” said Frank Marini, President of Amtrak Vacations. “The demand for rail travel has seen unprecedented growth, and with our new partnership, we look forward to expanding our support even further to the AAA travel agent community and all AAA members.”
“AAA is pleased to welcome Amtrak Vacations to our preferred travel partner family,” said Bill Sutherland, AAA Senior Vice President of Travel and Publishing. “AAA members already enjoy discounts on Amtrak passenger rail tickets, and this new partnership with Amtrak Vacations offers our members expanded opportunities for savings on full vacation packages.”
Amtrak Vacations offers over 300 rail vacations to amazing cities, scenic landscapes and spectacular National Parks with options to depart from more than 500 Amtrak rail stations across the country. Popular destinations include the U.S. National Parks, including the Grand Canyon, Glacier National Park, Yellowstone, and vibrant cities including New York, Seattle, Washington DC and New Orleans. From cross-country bucket-list experiences to fun city getaways, Amtrak Vacations creates customized rail experiences for every type of traveler.
SOURCE: An Amtrak press release.