Travel Tip of the Day: Amtrak Begins Charging for Extra Bags Tomorrow

Amtrak Acela Express train

Amtrak Begins Charging for Extra Bags Tomorrow
Tomorrow—Thursday, October 1—Amtrak will undergo a fairly serious charge: It will begin enforcing “long-standing baggage rules that limit travelers to four items—two small personal ones and two standard carry-ons—with fees.” Bags beyond what these rules allow will now come at a $20 fee, and only two extra bags (even with fees) will be tolerated. Make sure you know this before your next trip with Amtrak—and read more about the change on Slate here.

 

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