Bereavement Fares and Discounts
Many travel related agencies and
groups will discount travel expenses for trips to visit an ill relative or to attend the funeral of a relative. These discounts
are known as bereavement fares and/or discounts.
For airlines, fares can be fifty to seventy percent off the regular full-coach fare.
Proof of your situation will be required.
a twenty-five percent discount off the full adult fare. There are restrictions and proof of your situation will be required.
Contact them at 1-800-872-7245 or on the web at www.amtrak.com.
Rates vary substantially
for individual hotels. Call the hotel directly and ask for a supervisor. In addition to a reduced room rate, some may offer
breakfast, discounted rental car and/or shuttle to and from the funeral. If you find yourself in an emergency situation, many
hospitals have arrangements with hotels for discounted rates, which can be obtained with a note on hospital letterhead.
Travel agencies may be
able to arrange last-minute specials that are more discounted than bereavement fares. Some agencies specialize in bereavement
We have developed this site for those that are trying to deal with a very difficult situation in the best way possible
without creating further stress and hardship by spending thousands of dollars and hours on the phone. We have arranged to
have any documentation requirements waived, and to make it possible not just for immediate family to fly to where they need,
but for extended family and friends as well.Last minute bereavement
travel and lodging for family members or friends in attending the funeral services of a Loved One who has just