Amtrak offers fare discounts of $5

Amtrak offers fare discounts of $5 – $25

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 10, 1994–Planning a trip on Amtrak during the Holiday Season?

Be sure to save your ticket jacket. The Amtrak coupon contained in the ticket jacket offers passengers a special bonus discount on their next trip.

You can save $5 on rail fares between $25 and $74, $10 on fares between $74 and $149, or $25 on fares of $150 or more. The coupon is good for one-way or roundtrip fare and may be used anytime to purchase tickets for travel between Jan. 9 and March 31, 1995.

Amtrak California travelers who use the coupon may travel roundtrip between Stockton and Los Angeles, for example, for just $61; San Jose to South Lake Tahoe roundtrip for $33; or roundtrip between San Diego and Santa Barbara for $34.

Rail passenger services offered by Amtrak California include three daily CAPITOL roundtrip trains between San Jose/San Francisco/Emeryville and Sacramento; four daily trains in roundtrip service between San Francisco/Emeryville and Bakersfield via the Central Valley with bus connections to Southern California; and, nine daily SAN DIEGANS between San Diego and Los Angeles, with three trains extending from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara.

The bonus coupons also may be used for interstate travel on Amtrak’s long distance trains, All Aboard America fares and Great American Vacation packages.

And if you are looking for a special holiday gift for a friend or relative, give an Amtrak gift certificate. You can bring someone home for the holidays, or send an Amtrak gift certificate to a college student to use on the next school break.

The Amtrak certificates are valid for one year and may be purchased in amounts ranging from $25 to $1,000.

Call Amtrak at 1-800/USA-RAIL or see your local travel agent for details.

CONTACT: California Department of Transportation

Charles Seifert, 415/461-9249

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