Wikimedia District of Columbia is pleased to announce that we have obtained a travel discount on Amtrak for travel to Wikimania 2012 in Washington, DC, this July. Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the lowest available rail fare to Washington, DC between July 07, 2012 – July 18, 2012. This offer is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela service. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accommodation charges. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts, which do not affect Wikimania dates.
Amtrak joins United Airlines and SkyTeam Global Meetings in offering travel discounts to Wikimania attendees. A discount of up to 13% is available for travel to and from Washington, DC-area airport between July 9, 2012 and July 18, 2012 on United Airlines, Continental Airlines or and flights operated by other airlines and branded United Express and Continental Express, and United codeshare flights operated by Lufthansa and All Nippon Airways. A discount of up to 10% is provided off published airfare for travel to and from Washington, DC-area airports between Monday, July 2, 2012 and Saturday, July 21, 2012 by Delta Airlines, Air France, Aeroloft, KLM, Alitalia, and Korean Air.
To obtain travel discount codes, please contact WikimaniaTravel[at]wikidc.org.