JANUARY 2016: The new Amtrak Guest Rewards® program—better engineered to fit your life.
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Make every ride more rewarding

As an Amtrak Guest Rewards member, the more you ride the better it gets. Earn points when you ride and participate with our partners, then redeem them for valuable rewards like free Amtrak® travel and more.

Benefits Overview

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 Qualifying Points (TQPs) earned in a calendar year count toward your tier and are earned by traveling on Amtrak and during special promotions.
Member Select Select Plus Select Executive
Tier Qualifying Points Up To 4,999 5,000 10,000 20,000
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 15,000 15,000 15,000 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
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Ways to earn points

Earn Amtrak Guest Rewards points by traveling with us and with a variety of program partners.

  • Earn 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:

  • Free Amtrak travel, starting at 1,500 points
  • Hotel stays, as low as 5,000 points
  • Car rentals, starting at 6,000 points
  • Gift cards to your favorite retailers and restaurants, including Macy's®, Barnes & Noble®, Ruth's Chris Steak House and more starting at 6,000 points

Introducing the new Amtrak Guest Rewards® MasterCard® Credit Cards

Get an offer for up to 20,000 bonus points after spending $1,000 in purchases within 90 days of account opening.

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