Posts Tagged: Customer Service

Go Girl! And Take These 5 Accessories with You

Go Girl! And Take These 5 Accessories with You

Amtrak can take you to more than 500 destinations from coast to coast. But there's really only five essential travel accessories you need for all those adventures. They are ... 1. Major Luggage Amtrak let's you bring two free bags PLUS a purse. Let's repeat that ... all the luggage in this pic travels for free! Since it travels with ...

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#AmtrakGram Photo of the Week!

#AmtrakGram Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Danny, who snapped this artistic pic while in the dining car of one of our long-distance trains! Having a meal on an Amtrak long-distance train is like no other dining you’ve done before. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner on most of our routes, and those occasions are a great way to break up long trips ...

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Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

This week marks the 23rd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, an important piece of legislation that is based on the principal that Americans with disabilities should be afforded the same rights and opportunities as all other Americans. We are proud to serve as an important mode of transportation for people with disabilities. We have taken many significant steps ...

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What are Heat Restrictions?

What are Heat Restrictions?

It's officially the dog days of summer, and record temperatures are being recorded from Death Valley to Delaware. Aside from the extra AC, the triple-degree heat also means potential heat restrictions along our rails. In a nutshell those are rules that require our trains to slow down when the track temperatures reach a certain level. Once that happens, heat restrictions ...

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A Weekend Blitz on the Silver Meteor

A Weekend Blitz on the Silver Meteor

You know how some people plan big trips for weeks? Pack days in advance and count down to their departure? Jeffrey and his finacee McCown don’t operate like that. “We were looking for just a weekend getaway,” Jeffrey says. “I looked the day before and the flight options weren’t great, and we liked the idea of traveling overnight and saving ...

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Train Travel Isn’t a Stretch for These Racers

Train Travel Isn’t a Stretch for These Racers

It makes sense for a group of endurance athletes to take the train. After all, it’s the perfect way to rest your legs after a long race. But when Amy decided to lead a 20-person half-marathon team across Virginia by train to a race in Washington, D.C., she did it so they could stand up and move around … after ...

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Cheap Amtrak Tickets for Students

Cheap Amtrak Tickets for Students

It's tough being a student. There's papers, popularity, professors and principals to worry about. One thing you don't have to worry about? Amtrak prices! Did you know that we offer 10 percent off most routes, if you book with a Student Advantage card? Seriously. If you've got a Student Advantage card (only $20 a year!), you're even eligible for 1,000 bonus ...

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How to Share Your Stories with Us

How to Share Your Stories with Us

From Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to our Contact Us page on Amtrak.com, there’s lots of ways to share your feedback with the company. The newest one is right here on our blog. At the top of every page, look for the “Ideas” icon. Have a great rail adventure to tell us about? Did you meet one of our great employees ...

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