May 30, 2023


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Amtrak Pacific Surfliner train allows pets on California trips

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Two dogs share a surfboard during the tandem division of the Unleashed Surf City Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach in 2015. Travelers can now bring small dogs and cat aboard Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner trains.

Two canine share a surfboard for the duration of the tandem division of the Unleashed Surf Metropolis Surf Dog contest in Huntington Beach in 2015. Tourists can now bring small canine and cat aboard Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner trains.

The Orange County Register by way of AP

Here’s some very good news for tourists.

Tiny puppies and cats are now welcome aboard Amtrak’s popular Pacific Surfliner educate.

“Nobody likes to be remaining driving, which is why we are delighted to extend Amtrak’s pet program to Pacific Surfliner trains,” Jeanne Cantu, Amtrak vice president of California, said in a news release. “With animals becoming an integral element of the loved ones, buyers can bring their animals, generating traveling with a 4-legged close friend quick and pleasing for the entire relatives.”

The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner travels 351 miles of California shoreline with stops at rail stations in six counties concerning San Luis Obispo and San Diego.

Commencing Friday, Amtrak Pacific Surfliner travellers can convey their dogs and cats on the Southern California route for $26 or 800 Amtrak Guest Reward points, the launch reported.

Amtrak’s Pacific Surfliner waits at the station in San Luis Obispo in a 2002 picture. David Middlecamp [email protected]

There is a size limit, on the other hand. In get to trip on the Surfliner, dogs and cats must weigh a greatest of 20 kilos, which include the pet carrier, according to the launch.

The selection of pet reservations readily available for each practice is confined, and customers are restricted to 1 pet reservation per excursion. Animals are authorized everywhere other than for in company class and the café vehicles, and have to keep on being in their carriers at all moments, the release explained.

Passengers must indicator a pet launch and indemnification variety prior to touring with their animal.

The pet plan is individual from Amtrak’s service animal coverage. Company animals can experience on board Amtrak trains at no demand.

Understand extra about the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner pet program at

Southern California travelers can now carry cats and little canines on the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner. Picture presented courtesy of LOSSAN Rail Corridor Agency

This story was originally published Might 17, 2022 2:03 PM.

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