Rocky Mountaineer Delays Canada Restart Until JUL

Rocky Mountaineer has delayed the start of its Canadian travel season until 05JUL, 2021. The luxury train operator had previously hoped to begin offering services in JUN.

“We are extremely disappointed to be forced to delay the start of our season, but we remain very optimistic about restarting travel in JUL. Our team is eagerly working to prepare our trains for operations and we all look forward to getting back to what we do best, which is hosting guests for an incredible experience on board our trains,” said Peter Armstrong, founder and interim CEO, of Rocky Mountaineer.

For guests affected by the delayed start to travel in Canada, Rocky Mountaineer is offering a future travel credit equivalent to 110 per cent of monies paid. The rail company is also holding its 2021 and 2022 rail pricing at 2020 levels and providing a price guarantee for its vacation packages.

Guests can also choose to transfer their booking to the new route in the U.S., Rockies to the Red Rocks, with an added incentive to return to travel on the Canadian routes in the future.

Rocky Mountaineer is allowing guests to change their departure dates up to 30 days ahead of travel, without charge or penalty.

Full information on these offers is available at

Anna Kroupina


Anna's day starts at 5:30 a.m. each morning to scour daily travel news headlines to find the most relevant stories for Canadian travel advisors. She contributes to writing the daily news and covers events. The Alberta Rockies, Hawaii and France's Provence region are among her favourite destinations. She's a proud cat mom and a terrible snowboarder.

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