GrandLuxe offers separate cars, with their own private dining and lounge sections, attached to regular Amtrak trains. Tickets for such trips range from $789 per person for a two-day, one night trip on the East Coast to $1,599 or higher for three days and two nights for travel to or from the West Coast.
But now Amtrak has announced a new business plan which ties them to an even narrower interest group, i.e. rich drunks:
Members of Amtrak's guest rewards program - the railroad equivalent of frequent fliers - can get a $100 per person credit for alcohol between November and January.
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