Amtrak’s New Revenue Based Program Details Revealed – Here’s What it Will Mean

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    Two weeks ago it was revealed that Amtrak would introduce a revenue-based program. The new program goes into effect January 24. Initial details are now available. It's a revenue-based program so there are going to be no more outsize values for redemptions. You're going to be getting a fairly consistent redemption rate per point, which will make some awards (where ticket cost is low) cheaper and other awards (where ticket cost is high) more expensive. The best value redemptions in the program therefore go away. Ultimately this isn't as bad as I feared, but also removes much of the excitement and leverage from the program. It will still be strategically useful for some. Continue reading Amtrak’s New Revenue Based Program Details Revealed – Here’s What it Will Mean...

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