July 17, 2013 Amtrak Guest Rewards® Members Earn Double Points on Amtrak Cascades

Media Relations

Amtrak Contact

202 906.3860

Earn double points on travel on select departures from July 17 – Aug. 31

WASHINGTON – Train travel is an even better option this summer for Amtrak Guest Rewards® members who can earn double points on select Amtrak Cascades departures.

Amtrak Guest Rewards members will earn double points on qualifying Amtrak travel from July 17 through Aug. 31 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Saturday departures.

To take advantage of the promotion, passengers must be members of Amtrak Guest Rewards and must first register to participate online at AmtrakGuestRewards.com.

Amtrak Guest Rewards members must provide their membership number when making a reservation to ensure they receive credit for all qualifying travel.

Canceled or refunded reservations and/or tickets are not eligible to receive bonus points. Members are limited to two one-way trips per day. Other terms and conditions may apply.

For more information or to enroll as an Amtrak Guest Rewards member today, visit AmtrakGuestRewards.com. Amtrak Guest Rewards members earn two points for every dollar spent on Amtrak travel, with a 100-point minimum, no matter the price. Members also have more than a thousand ways to earn additional points from transacting with Amtrak program partners and shopping at the online mall, Points for Shopping. Free Amtrak travel starts at just 1,500 points.

About Amtrak®

Amtrak is America’s Railroad®, the nation’s intercity passenger rail service and its high-speed rail operator. Amtrak and its state and commuter partners move people, the economy and the nation forward. Formally known as the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak is governed by a nine member board of directors appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Anthony R. Coscia is board chairman and Jeffrey R. Moreland is vice chairman. In FY 2014, nearly 31 million passengers traveled on Amtrak on more than 300 daily trains – at speeds up to 150 mph (241 kph) – that connect 46 states, the District of Columbia and three Canadian Provinces. Enjoy the journey® at Amtrak.com or call 800-USA-RAIL for schedules, fares and more information. Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter (@Amtrak) and check out our blog at blog.amtrak.com.