I think they still cancel the return of a round trip ticket in case of no-show for the first leg.
I usually book two one-ways in case of a no scan, and recently got lazy and saved a few keystrokes so I will have to make sure my first leg gets scanned.
Currently Amtrak awards zero points for no-shows. I found that when the conductor fails to scan my ticket and then I contact AGR to tell them I did show. Amtrak then allows points because I did show for the train.
I wonder if Amtrak might allow AGR points for those who purchase the new...
All I know is that change fees for value fares will have me cutting back enough on Amtrak travel that I plan to cancel the fee Mastercard and downgrade to the non-fee one since the fee one was only to obtain status that I will no longer be pursuing.
For example, the flexible one-way PHL-NY...
The Amtrak web site home page (desktop/laptop) came up as a blank page, but is working on the app (The AXP designation still shows as Harrisburg from last year)
I decided to go and am ticketed for Saturday. I used the iOS (iPhone) app.
Someone posted receiving a take four round trips for S+ status challenge. This is the kind of challenges I've seen from hotel and airline programs targeted towards relatively new members w/o status.
I saw desks in both NYP and PHL soliciting applications. I applied for and was accepted for the World card.
I found in my old digital archives that BOA was the old or original AGR bank before a switch to Chase in 2007.
Letter from Bank of America in 2001 soliciting my first AGR credit card...
I have a pattern of taking trips to Lancaster and Harrisburg at low Keystone prices so the loss of the 100-point minimum, which got me chasing S+ when I moved to PA, will certainly dump me out of S+. I might drop to Select this year anyway, although may be close enough for extra runs to earn me...