Make every ride more rewarding
We've designed the Amtrak Guest Rewards program around a simple concept—allow members to earn free Amtrak travel fast. But free Amtrak travel is just one of the many rewards waiting for you as an Amtrak Guest Rewards member. Your membership gives you the chance to earn points when you ride and participate with a wide variety of partners. You can also enjoy access to exclusive deals and member-only promotions.
Ways to earn points
Earn Amtrak Guest Rewards points by traveling with us and with a variety of program partners.
- 2 points for every dollar spent on Amtrak travel—100-point minimum on each trip, no matter the price
- Earn 500 points with each qualifying Acela® Business class trip or 750 points for each qualifying First class trip you take between select city pairs. Terms and conditions apply.
- Point-earning opportunities with a wide variety of hotel, car rental and retail partners
- Everyday earning with hundreds of retailers when you shop our online shopping mall—Points for Shopping
Ways to Redeem Points
Redeeming your points is as simple as earning them with Amtrak Guest Rewards. Redeem for:
Whether you're new to the program or a well-traveled member, Amtrak Guest Rewards has a program tier to enhance your Amtrak experience. By earning TQPs Tier Qualifying Points throughout a calendar year, you'll qualify for more points, more perks, and more rewards like free Amtrak travel.
|Tier Level Qualification|
|Tier Qualifying Points (TQPs) earned in a calendar year count toward your tier and are earned by traveling on Amtrak and during special promotions.|
|Select: 5,000 Tier Qualifying Points|
|Select Plus: 10,000 Tier Qualifying Points|
|Select Executive: 20,000 Tier Qualifying Points|
|Benefits||Member||Select||Select Plus||Select Executive|
|Earn 2 points for every $1 spent on Amtrak travel|
|Earn points with our partners|
|Point bonus on Amtrak trips||25%||50%||100%|
|Priority phone number for reservations and service|
|Rule Buster redemptions|
|Access to special events|
|Access to ClubAcela®, Amtrak Metropolitan LoungeSM, First class lounges and United Club locations|
|Annual Buy points limits||10,000||10,000||10,000||UNLIMITED|
|Annual Share points limits||100,000||100,000||100,000||UNLIMITED|
|Annual Transfer points limits||50,000||50,000||UNLIMITED|
|Select Executive Earned Upgrades|