Amtrak Double Days Promotion — Spring 2014

Double Points: Amtrak Double Days Promotion Returns Again

Register now for the Double Days promotion by Amtrak Guest Rewards and earn double points on qualfying travel on Amtrak trains in the United States from March 17, 2014 through May 17, 2014 — which seems to be a regular event in the spring and autumn, as this promotion is virtually identical to the most recent promotion last year. This promotion also has a history of…

Certain amenities will no longer be available on certain long-distance train lines on Amtrak in the future. Photograph by FlyerTalk member KenHamer. Click on the photograph for a trip report written by KenHamer.

Amtrak to Cut Select Amenities on Long-Distance Train Lines

Even Amtrak is not immune from the spate of perceived devalutions with which members of frequent travel loyalty programs had to deal. According to FlyerTalk member trainman74, the following amenities are scheduled to be cut from long-distance train lines operated by Amtrak — primarily impacting passengers of sleeping cars — as of the dates indicated below…

This is a photograph of the interior of the Parlour car of the Amtrak Coast Starlight train to which passengers of the First Class bedroom sleeper cabin have access, taken in August of 2012. Photograph by FlyerTalk member gpapadop. Click on the photograph for a trip report written by gpapadop.

Earn Free Round-Trip Travel With Amtrak “Go Free” Promotion; Paperless Coupons; Refund Policy Changes

You can earn round-trip travel for free on certain services offered by the Amtrak Guest Rewards frequent travel loyalty program during this winter, according to FlyerTalk member AGR Insider — also known as Anthony Rizos, who is the program manager of loyalty marketing at Amtrak in Washington, D.C. — and you must register for this promotion in order to participate. Here are the details where you must travel on the following number of qualifying round-trip travel between now and March 1, 2014 in order to earn free travel…

A train operated by Amtrak stops at the 30th Street Train Station in Philadelphia. Photograph by FlyerTalk member marklyon. Click on the photograph for more photographs posted by marklyon — as well as a comprehensive discussion about the codeshare arrangement between Amtrak and United Airlines by fellow FlyerTalk members.

Earn 500 Bonus Amtrak Guest Rewards Points Quickly — But Hurry

If you are one of the first 10,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards frequent travel loyalty program members to add your Amtrak Guest Rewards account to Google Wallet, you will earn 500 bonus Amtrak Guest Rewards frequent travel loyalty program points — but you must do so by December 15, 2013, when this offer will expire. Additional Amtrak Guest Rewards frequent travel loyalty program members are eligible to earn…

Amtrak Double Days 2013

Double Points: Double Days Amtrak Promotion Extended

When the the Double Days promotion by Amtrak Guest Rewards was announced last month, I originally wrote that you can earn double points on qualfying travel on Amtrak trains in the United States through October 31, 2013 — which is unfortunately shorter by a total of 20 days than the promotion last year. Forget what I wrote about the shorter duration of this promotion, as FlyerTalk member AGR Insider — who is the official company representative for Amtrak on FlyerTalk — announced recently that the Double Days promotion has been extended through…

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