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Join Michelle Kinkaid and friends for another exciting "magic" adventure ...

Dancers, Family & Friends ...
All Aboard for our 13th Annual Group

"Train Magic 2018"

a unique & exciting adventure
on the Reno Fun Train

March 2-4, 2018 ... CANCELLED

~Notice from the Reno Fun Train~

Check back for 2019 information

Train MagicVideo (Years 2009 & 2010) on You Tube
See how much fun we have on this unique trip ... dancing starts at 1:21

*****2017 Details *****
2019 will be similar

Hotel: Silver Legacy Resort & Casino
(in downtown Reno)

Join us on the famous "Reno Fun Train" (a privately chartered train from Amtrak) as we party and dance our way through the Sierra Nevada mountains for a weekend of fun. Dance to a DJ aboard the train in the Dance Car, listen to live music in the Piano Lounge Car, view the fantastic scenery from the Dome Car or simply relax and enjoy the ride. Ice and glasses are furnished aboard the train and meals are served at your reserved seat. You are welcome to bring your own snacks and beverages, or you can purchase a variety of items in the at the Bar/Cafe.

In Reno you will have two nights and one day to do as you wish. There are many things to do in Reno such as go shopping, sightseeing, skiing, ice skating, see entertainment/shows, take a tour to Virginia City or Lake Tahoe, visit historical sites & museums, etc. We’ll gather Friday and Saturday nights, along with the local Reno/Tahoe dancers, and dance (west coast swing plus other dances) in some of the local spots. In the past some of us in the group have gathered for dinner, gone to a comedy show or other show at one of the downtown hotels. You can do as much or as little as you like ... it is your fun weekend to design how you wish. Sunday on the train ride home you can sit back, relax and watch the spectacular winter scenery or dance and party some more! Not just for dancers -All are welcome (must be 21 years & over)

- Round-trip from Oakland, Martinez, Suisun or Sacramento to Reno aboard the RENO FUN TRAIN
- Two meals served aboard the train: A light lunch Friday afternoon, and a deli lunch on Sunday's return.
- Two nights deluxe Hotel Accommodations. (at the Silver Legacy Resort & Casino - downtown Reno)
- Special Coupon Book with discounts on meals, drinks, entertainment/shows & much more!
- PLUS Some special extras for our Group Only!
- All taxes

Fun Train "Theme" this year is
Soul Train ... Best of the 70's & 80's

2017 PRICES ... @ Silver Legacy Resort & Casino

$400 pp/Double Occupancy (2 people in hotel room)
$504 pp/Single occupancy (1 person in hotel room)
$370 pp/Triple Occupancy (3 people in hotel room)
$294 pp/Train Only (no hotel-just the train ride/you arrange your own lodging)

Early Bird Discount PRICE Pd by 1/5/17

$385 pp/Double Occupancy (2 people in hotel room)
$489 pp/Single occupancy (1 person in hotel room)
$355 pp/Triple Occupancy (3 people in hotel room)
$279 pp/Train Only (no hotel-just the train ride/you arrange your own lodging)

All pricing is per person (pp)
Discount of $15 per person applies if paid by extended to 1/5/17
For discounted rate ... payment must be paid in full by 1/5/17.
Limited Group Space ... Book Early!

Payment can be made by Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover), Check or Money Order.
Credit card charges will be processed by Key Holidays.

~Limited "Train Magic" group space available ... book early~

Due to parking lot removal at the Emeryville Amtrak Station;
Emeryville Station has been replaced with Oakland-Jack London Square Station
(See Map & Schedule below)

Oakland Amtrak Station - Jack London Square
245 Second Street, Oakland, CA 94607
Amtrak Website
Oakland Map

Registration Form (PDF)
Registration Form (Excel)
Roommate & Carpool

Cancellation Waiver: (Highly recommended) Allows guest to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours prior to departure for 100% full refund less the waiver cost. Cancellations received less than 48 hours and up to the time of departure receive a refund of 50%. NO refund (for any reason, including medical emergencies) if cancelled within 48 hours prior to departure or for no-shows or missed trains. The waiver cost is $10 per person (non-refundable) and does not cover additional amounts owed due to room occupancy changes. Waiver cannot be purchased after final payment is made. Non transferable. Please note: This is not Travel Insurance.

NOTE: the Eldorado, Silver Legacy, and Circus Circus are connected by an interior mall-walkway in downtown Reno.
Hotel location map Click here

Credit card charges will show as Key Holidays. Cancellation policies and fees are imposed by Key Holidays. Returned check fee is $35. Credit card charge backs or disputes are $25 per item. Key Holidays reserves the right to to charge an additional per person "fuel surcharge" should Amtrak impose this cost.

Cancellations: After booking, a $25 per person charge will be imposed for each change made or cancellation. From 60 to 15 days prior to departure or after tickets have been sent, a 25% penalty charge applies. NO REFUND (for any reason, including medical emergencies) 14 days or less or for no-shows or missed trains.
Unused tour features or coupons are not refundable. All cancellations must be made in writing. All refunds will be processed after the train departure date.

CHANGES/FEES: An administrative charge of $25, per change will apply to any change after booking has been made. No changes within 14 days of departure.

TRAIN SCHEDULE 2017 (tentative)
Depart Oakland 10:30am
Depart Richmond
(BART connention only-no parking)
Depart Martinez 11:30am
Depart Suisun 11:55am
Depart Sacramento 1:00pm
Arrive Reno 6:15pm
Depart Reno 10am
Arrive Sacrameno 3:10pm
Arrive Suisun 4:05pm
Arrive Martinez 4:35pm
Arrive Richmomnd 5:15pm
Arrive Oakland 5:30pm

You should be at the train station approx. 1 hour prior to departure.
The Amtrak trains leave on schedule. Keep in mind that Friday is a
commute day and you may encounter travel time delays due to road traffic.

Our Group will gather at the OAKLAND Train Staition at approximately 9am
Boarding passes, tickets and documents will be issued at that time. Anyone
boarding at the subsequent train stations will be issued their documents by our
group leader (typically Michelle) as they board our group train car in each city
You will be notified via email as to which train car we are assigned.

Parking at all train stations is limited and is on a first come first served basis.
There is no secured parking and parking lot fees vary from station to station.
It is best to call Amtrak directly for confirmation of parking lot fees and
answers to any train station or parking lot questions you might have.
NO Parking at the Richmond BART/Amtrak Station - just for BART connection.


511 Transit - Public Transportation Trip Planning Website

Listed below are some hotel and airport suggestions that might be helpful for non-local Bay Area people
that will be flying into the Bay Area and staying overnight before or after the Train weekend.

1 - AIRPORT closest to Oakland-Jack London Square is OAKLAND Int'l Airport. [approx 20 miles]
San Francisco Int'l Airport is also an option [approx 30 miles]

Here are some Key Holidays hotel suggestions:

There are a number of hotels in the Oakland / Jack London Square area. You can Google "Oakland, CA Hotels"
on various online sites such as Expedia.com, Orbitz.com, Travelocity.com, Hotels.com, etc.

3 - DANCING in the SF Bay Area:
-Wednesday Evening - San Mateo
B-Street Boogie west coast swing dance class and dancing (7pm-11pm)
at the Peninsula Italian American Social Club in San Mateo.
This hall is located near the SF Airport.

-Thursday Evening - Emeryville
There is a west coast swing dance class (7:30-9pm)
at the Allegro Ballroom in Emeryville. (verify schedule)
This studio is located near the hotels and the Emeryville Train Station.

-4th Sunday ... Lakeside Swing (Mike Pyle DJ)


For reservations, please contact Michelle Kinkaid.
Amtrak charter operated by Key Holidays and their cancellation policy applies.
Payment can be made by Credit Card (Visa, Mastercard, Discover), Check, or Money Order.
Credit card charges will be processed by Key Holidays.

Registration confirmation will be sent by email ... so please include your email address.
Your cancelled check or confirmation is your receipt. Returned checks subject to $25 service fee.
Credit card chargebacks or disputed charges subject to $25 fee.
*Key Holidays may impose additional charges for returned items.

If you have questions or need more information,
please contact Michelle at 415/585-6282
email: michellekinkaid5678@gmail.com

Reno offers many options for everyone ... it's the perfect getaway for both dancers and non-dancers alike.
Note: Must be 21 years or older for this trip.

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All event details are subject to change without notice.
Last update: 2/26/17


2014 Reno Train Magic Adventure
What a great trip we had on the Reno Fun Train last year! A special
thank you to Dan S. & Magid for making the mini bus transportation available again
and to the High Sierra Swing Dance Club/Carson City for hosting their most
fun monthly swing dance on Saturday night. It was great to see such a
wonderful attendance of dancers from all over the area (Reno, Carson and
Tahoe). We also had a fun time dining and dancing in the 3 connected
hotels (Eldorado, Silver Legacy & Circus Circus). The entire trip was a blast.
My appreciation to everyone that went and to all those that helped make the trip a success.

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