Posts Tagged: Luggage

Amtrak Riders’ Best Travel Tips

Amtrak Riders’ Best Travel Tips

We turned to  seasoned Amtrak riders for their best travel tips--and they delivered some helpful advice! From offering the best route for a first-time rider to what to do once  you're on the train, this list will come in handy any time you ride the train to one of our more than 500 destinations. 7.  "It's a lot cheaper than air travel. ...

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Coming Soon: New Long Distance Cars

Coming Soon: New Long Distance Cars

You love taking the train (we're looking at you, our 31.6 million riders!) and we love working to improve your travel experience. That’s why we’re bringing 130 new single-level long distance cars to the rails by 2014. Manufactured by CAF USA in Elmira, N.Y., these new passenger cars have a little bit of everything and a whole lot of improvements. We ...

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Your Top 7 Train Games

Your Top 7 Train Games

Train travel is best experienced with someone else. And if you can show them your greatness enjoy their company during a board game while you ride the rails, all the better! When we asked what your favorite train games are, you didn't hold back. Here are the top seven! 7. Uno: This is like Crazy Eights but awesomer. You need a ...

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Safety First! How to be an Expert Traveler

It's the season of field trips and vacations! That means first-time train travelers will be visiting our stations all across the country. Before you pack the sunscreen and fanny pack, take a sec to watch this informational video. It offers some kid-friendly tips on how to stay safe in our stations and how to interact with Amtrak police and K-9s. Hey, ...

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5 Things to Know About Carry-on Luggage

5 Things to Know About Carry-on Luggage

It’s important to have a solid understanding of our baggage policy, so all of your precious belongings (except for the ridiculously huge ones—murses are allowed) make it onto the train with you. Here are the essentials of the Amtrak baggage policy: 1. You get two bags Like turtle doves or your favorite shoes, your carry-on baggage should come in twos. ...

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