WASHINGTON - Amtrak is offering free passage for children ages 2 to through 15 on the Auto Train between Lorton, Va., and Sanford, Fla.

The nonstop service allows people to travel by train with their cars from the mid-Atlantic region to Florida and back.

Sleeping-car reservations can be made now through June 6 for travel between June 1 and Sept. 30. The promotion allows two children to ride free with each adult who pays full fare and who books at least seven days in advance. Blackout dates and seat restrictions may apply.

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or call 800-872-7245 and use the discount code H749.