- July 20, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
As with most modes of transport this summer, Amtrak trains have been thronged with passengers lately. But just like on an airline, upgrading to Amtrak business class garners a few extra perks that help take the stress out of traveling.
In some cities, including Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland, and St. Louis, a business-class ticket even comes with complimentary access to Amtrak’s Metropolitan Lounges. At the larger stations, such as New York Penn Station’s Moynihan Train Hall, business-class riders can buy a day pass for $50. (While that’s not as good as free admission, business-class riders are the only passengers allowed to buy their way into the sparkling new lounge.) What’s more: Business class is also usually located in the caboose, so you won’t be bothered by passengers wandering through, looking for the café car. The fares also have no change fees, are fully refundable, and earn 25 percent more Amtrak Guest Rewards points.
As with all…