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warbonnet

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Any opinions on why Amtrak doesn't offer any reduced fares for AARP members? There is a large AARP membership segment starting at 50 years old, but a long way from 65 where the senior discount applies?
 

AlanB

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warbonnet said:
Any opinions on why Amtrak doesn't offer any reduced fares for AARP members? There is a large AARP membership segment starting at 50 years old, but a long way from 65 where the senior discount applies?
I can't speak to why Amtrak doesn't recognize AARP, but the Senior discount does start at age 62 not 65.
 

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Could've been contract terms. Just like Time Warner and Fox Sports Net Florida won't agree to terms (leaving their subscribers out to dry), the same may be true for AARP and Amtrak. If you can't agree to a contract you move on and cut your losses.
 
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