Travel for Less with Our Friends and Family Offer on the San Joaquins
Buy One and Save 50% on up to Five Companion Fares
Grab your friends and family and hop onboard the San Joaquins. It’s the stress-free and traffic-free way to travel throughout California's Central Valley. Sit back, relax and enjoy each other’s company as we whisk you through California’s premier agricultural region bordered on the west by the coastal mountain ranges and on the east by California's magnificent Yosemite, Kings Canyon, Sequoia, and Death Valley National Parks.
To receive this discount, select "Adult" in the Passenger Type for all passengers to receive the fare (Child and Senior included).
Valid for Sale Through April 29, 2019.
Valid for Travel Through April 30, 2019.
- This offer is exclusively available at www.amtrak.com/san-joaquins.
- Valid for up to (5) five 50 percent off companion rail fares with the purchase of (1) one regular full adult rail fare.
- Valid for Sale: April 13, 2017 - April 29, 2019.
- Valid for Travel: May 3, 2017 - April 30, 2019.
- Blackout Dates: April 2, 2018, November 20 - 21 & 24 - 26, 2018, December 22 - 24 & 29 - 31, 2018, April 19 -22, 2019.
- Advance reservations are required a minimum of one (1) days prior to travel.
- This offer is valid for travel on the San Joaquins and associated thruways; except not valid on the 7000-8999 thruways. Offer is valid on thruways to/from Merced, CA and Fresno, CA to Yosemite National Park.
- The companion(s) and full fare passenger must travel together on the same itinerary and have tickets issued together.
- The companion(s) is subject to the same restrictions and conditions as the full fare passenger.
- This offer is valid for coach seats only; no upgrades permitted.
- Once purchased tickets are non-refundable; exchanges are permitted prior to the original travel date.
- This offer is not combinable with any other discount offer.
- In addition to the discount restrictions; this offer is also subject to any restrictions, blackouts and refund rules that apply to the type of fare purchased.
- Once travel has begun; no changes to the itinerary are permitted.
- Fares, routes and schedules are subject to change without notice.
- Other restrictions may apply.
- Seating is limited; seats may not be available on all days.
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