If you are starting to plan college campus tours with your high school student, Amtrak is offering a buy one ticket get one 50% off deal to help with travel costs. The special Campus Visit Discount program sponsored by Amtrak and Collegia will help reduce some of the parent’s travel expenses.
Looking online at a potential college is usually not be to make a good final decision. However, traveling to each college can get costly. The Amtrak discount is a great way way to lower the out-of-pocket travel expenses while high school juniors and seniors check out their top choices.
To get the Amtrak Buy 1 Get 1 50% off Deal, tickets must be booked a minimum of 3 days in advance. Valid student identification must be presented upon ticket purchase and onboard the train. Acela Express trains are not included in this deal and all travel must be booked through Amtrak here.
Travel dates: This offer is valid until December 17, 2011. Blackouts apply on the following 2011 dates: FEBRUARY 18 and 21; APRIL 22, 24, and 25; MAY 27; JULY 1-2; SEPTEMBER 2 and 5; OCTOBER 7; NOVEMBER 22-23 and 26-28.