Amtrak Guest Rewards® offers many ways to earn or redeem points to keep your account active. Points will expire if your account has been inactive for more than 24 months (no points have been earned or redeemed during that time).

From traveling on Amtrak® to beautiful destinations across the U.S. to earning points on shopping, check out the many ways to keep your Amtrak Guest Rewards account active.


1. Earn points on Amtrak travel

Earn 2 points per $1 spent, and a 25% point bonus for Business class travel and 50% for Acela First class. Book now.

2.Redeem for Amtrak travel

Find adventure and comfort with train travel to over 500 destinations starting at 800 points. Book now.

3. Get the Amtrak Guest Rewards® Preferred Mastercard®

Your points don't expire as long as your account remains open*. From bonus points to points for purchases, you can earn and explore with the Amtrak Guest Rewards® Preferred Mastercard®. Learn more.

4. Redeem for Amtrak coupons and passes

Use your points for Amtrak lounge passes or one-class upgrade coupons, allowing you to experience more amenities on board your next trip. View options.

5. Earn or redeem for a hotel or car rental with Amtrak Hotels & Cars

With over 350,000 hotels worldwide and 29,000 car rental locations, you’ll have a variety to choose from. View options.

6. Participate in online surveys

Earn 250 bonus points when you sign up and complete your first Survey Points Club survey and get additional points for every survey you complete afterwards. Learn more.

7.Take a night on the town

Dine at restaurants you love, see a movie, or check out a Broadway show. Shop now.

8.Buy, gift, or transfer points

Get closer to your favorite rewards like travel, gift cards, upgrades and more. Get started.

9.Treat yourself to a shopping spree

Earn points on everything from clothes to books to home decor. Shop now.

10.Donate points to Carbonfund.org

Support projects that reduce carbon dioxide emissions and help accelerate our transition to a clean energy future. Learn more.

Points will be posted to your Amtrak Guest Rewards account within 72 hours after your transaction is complete.