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Introducing the New Amtrak Guest Rewards

Introducing the New Amtrak Guest Rewards

At Amtrak we are committed to you, our loyal customers, and are always looking for ways to improve your experience with us. That is why after 15 years we have decided to make the Amtrak Guest Rewards program even better. We’re proud to introduce the refreshed Amtrak Guest Rewards experience that is designed to make the program easier to use, ...

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Book and Save with AAA

Book and Save with AAA

Did you know if you are a AAA member you’re entitled to save 10% on most Amtrak fares 365 days a year? We know, great deal, but wait there’s more. If you book your ticket before September 30th we will double your discount to 20%. It’s a discount on top of a discount! As if that isn’t enough to get ...

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The Perks of Business Class

The Perks of Business Class

You’re booking your Amtrak ticket when you see the option for Business Class. What is business class on Amtrak you ask? Is it worth the extra price? What exactly do you get? We’re here to tell you why the perks of Business Class* on Amtrak are totally worth having a YOLO moment and booking that VIP seat. Here’s the lowdown on ...

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How to Work Like a Boss On Amtrak

How to Work Like a Boss On Amtrak

There are many benefits to train travel. Plugging in (literally), plenty o’legroom and enjoying the view as you chug towards a new city to explore or seal that next big deal. But did you know that getting work done on Amtrak is not only easy, but enjoyable? WiFi? Why, yes! Enjoy FREE WiFi along the Northeast Corridor checking off those to-do’s ...

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#ReasonsToRide: It’s Accommodating

#ReasonsToRide: It’s Accommodating

Providing an accommodating travel experience to our riders has and always will be a focus for us at Amtrak. Our dedicated staff members work to ensure that the planning, booking and enjoying the journey is accommodating to every rider that boards the train. If you’re new to Amtrak you might be surprised to see all of services we provide to ...

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Amtrak Forges Partnership with Military Hiring Program

Amtrak Forges Partnership with Military Hiring Program

At Amtrak, we take hiring our heroes seriously. When the veterans of the Armed Forces come back from service, whether they’re in active duty or in the National Guard or Reserve, America can benefit immensely from the skill sets and values they bring to the workplace. Since June 2013, 21% of new hires have been veterans. In fact, 1 in ...

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Amtrak Unveils New Technologies for Accessible Travel

Amtrak Unveils New Technologies for Accessible Travel

As the nation recognizes the 25th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this July, we’ve unveiled a new platform at the Ann Arbor, Michigan station. As part of our commitment to the ADA community, Amtrak has been proud to partner with Michigan DOT, the Federal Railroad Administration, the City of Ann Arbor, the Lieutenant Governor of Michigan ...

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Five Real Life Emojis You’ll Meet on an Amtrak Train

Five Real Life Emojis You’ll Meet on an Amtrak Train

Emojis are great.  There we said it. Actually, we love them. Responding to a lengthy text with an expressive pretend face is a little piece of sunshine to us. Since we’re big fans of emojis, travel and train travel, we decided to have a little fun. Join us as we share with you five real life emojis you might meet on ...

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Amtrak Website Gets a New Look

Amtrak Website Gets a New Look

At Amtrak, we are committed to providing our customers with the best travel experience possible. For us, this experience doesn’t start on the train it starts when you plan your trip. That’s why today we’re taking the first step in making significant changes on  Amtrak.com. The website refresh is focused on delivering our customers with an easier navigation designed to ...

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What are Heat Restrictions?

What are Heat Restrictions?

It’s officially the dog days of summer, and record temperatures are being recorded from Death Valley to Delaware. Aside from the extra AC, the triple-degree heat also means potential heat restrictions and slow orders along our rails. In a nutshell those are rules that require our trains to slow down when the track temperatures reach a certain level. Once that happens, ...

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