Transfer Amtrak Points To Partners: Conversion Calculator

Rewards Conversion Calculator
Calculate the conversion of Amtrak Guest Rewards Points to their transfer partners and get the details on how to transfer points.
Last Updated 2020-05-17 By R.Flowers III

Amtrak points can be transferred to a small handful of partners including Choice Privileges and Hilton Honors, but it will require you to have elite status in the Amtrak Rewards program.

Amtrak Transfer Partners

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In order to transfer Amtrak Guest Rewards Points to partners, you will need to either have elite status with Amtrak or own the Amtrak World Mastercard.

If you have Amtrak Select or Select Plus status, you will be able to transfer up to a total of 50,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards points per calendar year to their partners. If you have Amtrak Guest Rewards Select Executive status, you are exempt from point redemption limits.

In order to be eligible to transfer points as an Amtrak World Mastercard holder, you'll need to have an annual net retail spend of $20,000 or more on the card per calendar year. Once that requirement is met, you'll be able to transfer up to 25,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards points per calendar year to Amtrak's transfer partners.

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Transfer Amtrak Points To Audience Rewards

Amtrak Guest Rewards Points can be transferred to the Audience Rewards program at a 1:1 ratio. This means transferring 1,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards Points will give you 1,000 Audience Rewards ShowPoints.

Audience Rewards is a programs that rewards you for your loyalty to Broadway and the preforming arts. Points are good towards tickets, merchandise, experiences and more.

Transfer Amtrak Points To Choice Privileges

Amtrak Guest Rewards Points can be transferred to Choice Privileges at a 1:3 ratio. This means every 5,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards Points you transfer will give you 15,000 Choice Privileges Points.

This is a great transfer ratio if you frequently stay at Choice hotels as it somewhat evens out the value between both programs.

Transfer Amtrak Points To Hilton Honors

Amtrak Guest Rewards Points can be transferred to Hilton Honors at a 1:2 ratio. This means every 5,000 Amtrak Guest Rewards Points you transfer will give you 10,000 Hilton Honors Points.

This is a pretty decent transfer ratio that can be useful for topping of your Hilton Honors account if you're a few points shy of a redemption.

How To Transfer Amtrak Points

Amtrak Guest Rewards Points can be redeemed through the Amtrak Redemption page. The page is split up into multiple categories.

You can transfer to Choice and Hilton by going to the Amtrak Hotels, Cars, and Cruises page and transfer to Audience Rewards by going to the Amtrak Dining & Entertainment page.

Once you find and select the program you want to transfer your points to, you'll need to select how many 5,000-point blocks of Amtrak Guest Rewards Points you want to transfer to the partner of your choice. Enter your membership number with that program and confirm the transfer.

Amtrak Points Transfer Calculator

Use the Amtrak Points Transfer Calculator to calculate the transfer of Amtrak Points to partners.

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FAQ

Are transferring Amtrak Guest Rewards Points worth it?

Choice Privileges is the best transfer partner of Amtrak since you'll be able to transfer at a 1:3 ratio. This allows you to earn a significant amount of Choice Privileges Points spending with Amtrak and using Amtrak credit cards. It may be hard to get good value out of transferring to Hilton Honors and Audience Rewards.

How many Amtrak Points can an Amtrak World Mastercard member transfer?

Amtrak World Mastercard holders who have spent at least $20,000 on the card during the calendar year can transfer up to 25,000 Amtrak Points per calendar year. Non-cardholders will need to have elite status with Amtrak to transfer points.

Do I need Amtrak Membership elite status to transfer points to partners?

Yes. You will need to have Select, Select Plus, or Select Executive to transfer points. Select and Select Plus can transfer 50,000 points per calendar year. Select Executive members do not have any kind of restriction on points.