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#1 kt1i

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Posted 24 February 2017 - 03:09 PM

I'm wondering what the historic dates have been for the Spring Double Points?



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Posted 24 February 2017 - 04:01 PM

From a discussion LAST year...

"2016 Double Days are 3/21 to 5/21. Registration starts 3/8. Or so the web site says. "

 

http://discuss.amtra...rmer-rip/page-2


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Posted 24 February 2017 - 05:03 PM

Yep.
Mid-March to mid-May.

U. S. Congress - underground trolley system (1963) • Disneyland train (1968 and various other dates) • Old Tucson steam train (1969)

Amtrak: California Zephyr - Coast Starlight 

. . . . . . .Total Amtrak miles - 11,390

• 4993 miles booked May '17 - Southwest Chief, Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle, Illinois Zephyr.

 

 

 

 


#4 kt1i

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 10:58 AM

Great, our long trip will earn double points!



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Posted 06 March 2017 - 10:44 AM

Registration starts today......promotion 3/20-5/20.

Over 40,000 miles traveled on Amtrak since December, 2007.  Next trip: June 7-14 HOM-PDX-SEA-HOM

 

Amtrak trains traveled on as of March, 2017:  Pere Marquette, Empire Builder, Hiawatha, Wolverine, Coast Starlight, California Zephyr, Southwest Chief, Pacific Surfliner, Sunset Limited, Texas Eagle, Cardinal, Northeast Regional, Downeaster, Lake Shore Limited and Heartland Flyer.


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 05:21 PM

I am taking my very first Amtrak trip between May 16 - May 25.  The ticket was paid by a B of A credit card.  I registered for Double Points (after payment) but am wondering if I will receive them since I paid with a non-Amtrak credit card before Double Points became active, and my trip falls outside the ending date of the Double Points.  This is a whole new ballgame for me.  Any reply is appreciated.  Thank you.


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 05:40 PM

I am taking my very first Amtrak trip between May 16 - May 25.  The ticket was paid by a B of A credit card.  I registered for Double Points (after payment) but am wondering if I will receive them since I paid with a non-Amtrak credit card before Double Points became active, and my trip falls outside the ending date of the Double Points.  This is a whole new ballgame for me.  Any reply is appreciated.  Thank you.

Any travel you do before the day after the end date will qualify.  Doesn't matter when you bought the tickets or how you paid for them.


2011: Jun: WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER) // Nov: WIL=>WAS=>CHI=>PRO (NER=>CL=>CZ)
2012: Apr: WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER) // May(NTD): WIL=>PHL=>WIL (NER) / PHL=>PAO=>PHL (Keystone) // Aug: WIL=>WAS (NER) / BWI=>WIL (NER) // Oct(Gathering): PHL=>WIL (NER) / PHL=>HAR=>PHL (Keystone) / SEPTA, NJT, PATCO, River Line, Princeton Dinky
2013: May(NTD): WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER)  // Oct (Gathering): WIL=>CHI (Card) / CHI=>MKE=>GLN=>CHI() / CHI=>JOL=>CHI () / CHI=>WIL(CL=>NER) / CTA, Metra. SEPTA (WIL=>NRK) // Nov:  PHL=>PHL (Autumn Express) 
2014: May(NTD):  WIL=>PHL=>WIL(NER) // May:  WIL=>BOS=>WIL(NER) day trip

2014: Oct(Gathering): WIL=>NYP=>TOL(pd-NER=>LSL) / TOL=>CHI=>LAX=>EMY(pts-LSL=>SWC=>CS) / EMY=>CHI=>TOL (pts-CZ-CL) / TOL=>WAS=>WIL(pd-CL=>NER)
2015: May: CHI=>CIN(pd-Card) / CIN=>WIL(pts Card)
2015;  Oct(Gathering):  WIL=>WAS(Acela) / ALX=>WAS(NER) / WAS=>BAL(Acela) / WAS=>WIL(NER)

2016: Mar: WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER)  // Oct:  WIL=>NYP=>NYP=>WIL (Autumn Express) 


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 05:41 PM

Plus, if you register after the trip you may still get the points.  I just recently registered for a  promo that netted me points for a trip I already took.


2011: Jun: WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER) // Nov: WIL=>WAS=>CHI=>PRO (NER=>CL=>CZ)
2012: Apr: WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER) // May(NTD): WIL=>PHL=>WIL (NER) / PHL=>PAO=>PHL (Keystone) // Aug: WIL=>WAS (NER) / BWI=>WIL (NER) // Oct(Gathering): PHL=>WIL (NER) / PHL=>HAR=>PHL (Keystone) / SEPTA, NJT, PATCO, River Line, Princeton Dinky
2013: May(NTD): WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER)  // Oct (Gathering): WIL=>CHI (Card) / CHI=>MKE=>GLN=>CHI() / CHI=>JOL=>CHI () / CHI=>WIL(CL=>NER) / CTA, Metra. SEPTA (WIL=>NRK) // Nov:  PHL=>PHL (Autumn Express) 
2014: May(NTD):  WIL=>PHL=>WIL(NER) // May:  WIL=>BOS=>WIL(NER) day trip

2014: Oct(Gathering): WIL=>NYP=>TOL(pd-NER=>LSL) / TOL=>CHI=>LAX=>EMY(pts-LSL=>SWC=>CS) / EMY=>CHI=>TOL (pts-CZ-CL) / TOL=>WAS=>WIL(pd-CL=>NER)
2015: May: CHI=>CIN(pd-Card) / CIN=>WIL(pts Card)
2015;  Oct(Gathering):  WIL=>WAS(Acela) / ALX=>WAS(NER) / WAS=>BAL(Acela) / WAS=>WIL(NER)

2016: Mar: WIL=>WAS=>WIL (NER)  // Oct:  WIL=>NYP=>NYP=>WIL (Autumn Express) 


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Posted 21 March 2017 - 04:30 PM

I also have registered for the Double Points promo. I received an email for my March statement from AGR on 3/17/17. In it there's a link to a promotion for up to 6X the points from partners in their shopping portal. Clicking on it, I am sent to an AGR page showing the Double Days offer for travel on Amtrak, and also a "sneak peek" look at the participating partners, which apparently was supposed to start on 3/20/17. When I go to the shopping site, I can't find any of them listed! Anyone else experiencing this problem?

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 06:23 PM

From the main AGR page, if you click the "EARN" tab (on the top of the page) and then click on "Retail & Specialty Partners" (on the left column), you will find them. You need to link from this page.
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Posted 21 March 2017 - 06:38 PM

From the main AGR page, if you click the "EARN" tab (on the top of the page) and then click on "Retail & Specialty Partners" (on the left column), you will find them. You need to link from this page.


Thanks for that information, I see it clearly now! But I still wonder why these partners don't show up on the shopping site. Oh well, thanks again.

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 08:40 PM

Some partners are not in the Points For Shopping program. Many airline frequent flyer programs do the same thing.
Take it easy .......

Take the train instead and enjoy the ride!




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