Posts Tagged: Free Travel

Fall Double Days Are Here!

Fall Double Days Are Here!

The air is getting brisk. Leaves are trading green for gold. And fall is here! But that’s not all.  The Amtrak Guest Rewards Double Days promotion has also arrived! That means double points on Amtrak travel for Amtrak Guest Rewards members—a minimum of 200 points per qualifying trip. If you’re a member, register for Double Days today. Not a member? ...

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Tag Pics #AmtrakStations to Win $200!

Tag Pics #AmtrakStations to Win $200!

As Drake likes to say, "Just hold on, we're going home!" And if you snap a pic of your hometown station, you could win $200 toward your next Amtrak trip! Simply tag your Instagram pics with the hashtag #AmtrakStations by midnight on Sept. 15, 2013. Then we'll pick our favorite and contact you to collect your prize! It’s easy, just use the hashtag #AmtrakStations to get started. Here's how to ...

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Quick! There’s Still Time to Win a Free Train Trip

Quick! There’s Still Time to Win a Free Train Trip

The latest winner is in for our Chuck's Eats the Street contest with Cooking Channel! Mary (from New Jersey) has won awesome Cooking Channel & Amtrak swag and has advanced closer to winning one of the three free train trips we're giving away this fall! So where's Mary's dream destination? That would be our fine nation's capital Washington, D.C.! From now until Sept. ...

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Crew is ‘Maine’ Attraction on Downeaster

Crew is ‘Maine’ Attraction on Downeaster

Zackary is a seasoned Amtrak traveler, and he's got some good advice for other college students thinking of taking the train back to school this month. "Definitely do it," he says. "The crew makes the whole entire trip," Zackery says. "When you get on the train, everyone's always smiling, they're welcoming every single passenger, and then when they come around for ticket ...

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Chef Chuck Talks Trains, Celebs & Crazy Cuisine

Chef Chuck Talks Trains, Celebs & Crazy Cuisine

Tonight at 10 p.m. ET is the premiere of Cooking Channel's Chuck's Eat the Street, a show that takes viewers on a tour of America’s most famous streets, by way of the awesome food on them. As an added bonus, Amtrak is also getting in on the culinary fun with a contest sending winners to cities Chuck visits. Entering to win a ...

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Win a Trip to the Foodie City of Your Choice!

Win a Trip to the Foodie City of Your Choice!

Calling all foodies, gastronomes and bon vivants! We've teamed up with Cooking Channel's Chuck’s Eat the Street (season two premieres August 1) to give you a chance to win a foodie adventure! With our #AmtrakEats sweepstakes you can enter for a chance to win a free trip to Washington, D.C., Dallas or Detroit with cash to spend at local eateries! We ...

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#AmtrakGram Photo of the Week!

#AmtrakGram Photo of the Week!

This edition of Photo of the Week is brought to you by Cesar, who snapped this scenic pic on his very first train ride! Cesar dove in head first with his first railroad experience, traveling aboard our Texas Eagle, which makes daily trips between Chicago and San Antonio, Texas. On the second half of the trip, he captured this Instagram photo (or AmtrakGram as ...

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Revenge of the #NerdTrain

Revenge of the #NerdTrain

Who says Spring Break has to end? Ever. When one group of young people came up with a hair-brain idea about meeting in different cities around the country and traveling to them by train, it was all about the fun and adventure. Three years later, they’re still at it, and racking up tons of rail miles not to mention Amtrak ...

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Cheap Amtrak Tickets for Students

Cheap Amtrak Tickets for Students

It's tough being a student. There's papers, popularity, professors and principals to worry about. One thing you don't have to worry about? Amtrak prices! Did you know that we offer 10 percent off most routes, if you book with a Student Advantage card? Seriously. If you've got a Student Advantage card (only $20 a year!), you're even eligible for 1,000 bonus ...

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Your Amtrak Guest Rewards Points Add Up

Your Amtrak Guest Rewards Points Add Up

We thought it would be helpful if we covered some of the nitty-gritty of how the points you earn with Amtrak Guest Rewards® get calculated. Ready? Here we go. Every $1 spent on your Amtrak travel = 2 points (with 100-point min. for each trip) It’s that simple! Just remember to always have your member number handy when you book ...

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New York City Awaits, We’re Pumped to Take You

New York City Awaits, We’re Pumped to Take You

Let's face it. If you could take the train into The City every weekend for this, this or this, you would. Of course, going to New York City isn't exactly feasible all the time. That's where we come in! We're ready to take you to this year's Internet Week New York! Amtrak is giving away two FREE roundtrip tickets on our ...

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For a Spring That’s Twice as Nice

For a Spring That’s Twice as Nice

Spring is in the air for Amtrak Guest Rewards® members, and that means double points! From March 18 to May 18, 2013, Amtrak travel will earn you double points. That’s any route, anywhere, this spring. Register today to get in on the Double Days promo and you can start earning twice as fast on your travel. Not an Amtrak Guest Rewards ...

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