If the idea of taking a sleeper train in the US appeals to you, you will be delighted to hear that Amtrak is offering a two-for-the-price-of-one deal at present for travel from November through April 2020. 

A women rading a book and resting in a roomette on an Amtrak train
Roomettes for two are now available for the price of one ticket © Amtrak

When one person purchases a roomette or bedroom, a second person can join them for free. Amtrak's sleeping accommodations offer meals that are included in the price of a ticket on most routes, comfortable seating by day, and at night, chairs that convert into a comfortable bed. While travelling, customers can move around the train, visit the cafe car for beverages or snacks and relax in the comfort of a private room.

The Coast Starlight train travels along the California coastline
The Coast Starlight travels along the California coastline © Amtrak

The offer includes trains running from Chicago to Emeryville, New OrleansEast Glacier Park or Whitefish; Los Angeles to Seattle or New Orleans; New Orleans to New York, Memphis and Washington, DC; Washington, DC to Miami; New York to Atlanta and Boston to Chicago. "Recognizing the need to get more out of every moment, we wanted to offer our customers a truly unique way to experience the country," said Amtrak president and CEO, Richard Anderson. "With our sleeper sale, customers can share the experience while taking in some of the best views and sightseeing opportunities the United States has to offer."

Amtrak's Auto Train travelling on a viaduct
You can avail of the offer on Amtrak's Auto © Amtrak

The sale runs until October 14 and is valid for travel between November 11 and April 8, 2020. Blackout dates apply and the sale is not valid on the Auto Train. All prices will be automatically discounted from the standard fare when accessing this promotion at amtrak.com/roomette/bogo, or by using the discount code V550 when booking their trip.

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