Car Free Discount Offer for 2016 through 2015: 20% Discount off an Amtrak Ticket when booked through SLO Car Free site**

“Great, worry-free travel via Amtrak from San Diego to SLO. I have already recommended SLO Car Free to my friends!”
- Ardy, San Diego

Save 20 percent when you purchase a ticket for travel on the Amtrak® Pacific Surfliner, the San Joaquin® or the Pacific Starlight from LA to SLO. You must register to obtain the link to the Amtrak’s 20 percent discount. Click here to get your discount and follow the instructions in the confirmation email!

Three day advance reservations are required. You must click here to register and follow the instructions in your confirmation email to obtain the link to Amtrak’s site and purchase your tickets. Have your information for ticket purchase ready before you complete registration on that page (view train schedules and general information at You may not use the discount for purchase on board the train, or for purchase of a gift certificate.

This offer is good for valid sale between January 4, 2016 and December 17, 2016 on the Pacific Surfliner, Pacific Starlight (LA to SLO) or San Joaquin and associated thruways (except not valid on the 7000-8999 thruway series) to and from San Luis Obispo County only. This offer is valid to and from the following cities only: San Luis Obispo, Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly), Atascadero and Paso Robles, California.

Discount is NOT available for travel in the holiday periods listed here: February 12 &15, March 24-26 and 28, May 27 & 30, July 1 & 4, September 2 & 5, October 10, and November 22-23 & 26-28, 2016.

Offer is valid for 20 percent off of the best available regular adult fare. This offer is exclusively available at via a link after registering at This offer is valid for coach seats; upgrades to business class accomodations are available upon full payment of accomodation charges. Up to two children ages 2-12 may accompany each adult at half of the regular (full, not discounted) adult fare.

The offer can’t be combined with any other discounts, including but not limited to: travel agency (ad75) fares, convention fares, government fares, interliner fares, GRP fares, military fares, touring passes (E.G: CA or North America Rail Passes), multi-ride, partnership programs, Amtrak employee fares, fares orders, coupons or other promotions. 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. Fares, routes, and schedules are subject to change without notice. Once travel has begun, no changes to the itinerary are permitted.  

Amtrak, Pacific Surfliner,  Coast Starlight and San Joaquin are registered service marks of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

To receive the link to the page on Amtrak’s website where you can purchase tickets at the discount, first, be ready to purchase your tickets, and then click here to register and follow the instructions in the confirmation email. Advance reservations are requied a minimum of 3 days prior to travel. 

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