Tag: Amtrak

30X Amtrak

30X Amtrak at 1800Flowers. Here’s why that’s a great deal…

Miles Momma reports that Amtrak is offering 30 points per dollar through 1800Flowers.  To get 30X Amtrak points, you must apply promo code AMT56 when checking out.  The offer is good through February 28th. Amtrak...
Amtrak 2016

Increased Bonus Offers on Both BofA Amtrak Guest Rewards Credit Cards

Details of increased bonus offers from Bank of America on both of their Amtrak Guest Rewards credit cards.
Amtrak 2016

Amtrak 2016 limits premium award seats

Today, January 24th 2016, Amtrak’s new award program has gone into effect.  You can read about the new program here: Amtrak Guest Rewards 2016 — Better than expected. My take and recommendations.  For award...
Transfer Chase to Amtrak

Should you transfer Chase points to Amtrak?

Monday December 7th will be the last day to transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Amtrak Guest Rewards.  Should you transfer?  If so, how much? Are you planning an Amtrak bedroom or roomette trip?  Can...
Manufacturing Choice

Manufacturing Choice. Is it worth it?

Last month I asked “Should I bet on Choice?”  Thanks to my Chase Amtrak card (which is now a Freedom card), I had a short term opportunity to convert up to 25,000 Amtrak points...
Amtrak 2016

Planning your next Amtrak adventure before its too late

Given the upcoming changes to Amtrak’s Guest Rewards program, I thought it would be fun to point out some sweet spots in their current award chart and give examples of a few potentially awesome...
National Park Tour: Hoover Dam

Arches, Bryce, Grand Canyon, Zion, and more via trains, planes, and automobiles

Here it is. Our fantastic trip west to visit four national parks and the Hoover Dam… Amtrak Wolverine to Chicago Nine of us (across two families) began our trip west in business class on Amtrak’s Wolverine...
Amtrak Guest Rewards credit card

Amtrak Guest Rewards credit card review

Bank of America has recently unveiled their new Amtrak branded credit cards: Amtrak Guest Rewards World MasterCard and Amtrak Guest Rewards Platinum MasterCard. Are they worth applying for?  Are they worth using?  Are they...
California Zephyr

Amtrak’s California Zephyr

I recently traveled west from Ann Arbor, Michigan, with a group of family and friends to visit a number of national parks: Arches, Bryce, Grand Canyon, and Zion.  We used Amtrak points (transferred from...

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