Amtrak Guest Rewards members can now earn and redeem points with luxury train travel partner, GrandLuxe Rail Journeys (formerly American Orient Express). You can feast on five-course dinners, enjoy personal butler service and sleep in private sleeping cabins as you explore the U.S. in a restored vintage train. Members will earn 2,000 points per trip and from now until April 30, 2008, members can redeem 25,000 points for a $500 GrandLuxe Rail Journeys trip gift certificate.
GrandLuxe Rail Journeys offers travel itineraries throughout North America lasting between two and 10 days. You can view the impressive Rocky Mountains and rolling hills of Napa’s vineyards on a Rockies, Sierras and Napa seven-day trip between Denver and San Francisco, starting at $4,290 per person. Or if you are interested in visiting historic Civil War sites and the mansions, gardens and battlefields of the South, a seven-day trip from New Orleans stops in cities such as Charlottesville, Vicksburg and Savannah before arriving in Washington, D.C. Prices for the Antebellum South tour start at $4,320 per person.