Go Back  FlyerTalk Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Greytop
Showing results 1 to 25 of 231
Search took 0.18 seconds.
Mar 20, 15, 10:49 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,337
Posted By Greytop

Retirement Trip

Just sharing my excitement about my retirement Amtrak trip. Mostly relatively short (24 hour or so) legs so keeping my cost down by going mostly coach.

Sacramento - LA - San Diego
San Diego -...
Mar 12, 15, 2:23 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1,079
Posted By Greytop

Capitol Limited - Meals

Capitol Limited starts in Washington, D.C. at 4:05 PM and arrives Chicago at 8:45 am.

Obviously there will be dinner service for sleepers. Is there also breakfast service?

Thanks!
Mar 11, 15, 1:40 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 3,721
Posted By Greytop

I'd second the idea of checking on next buses. ...

I'd second the idea of checking on next buses. The Capitol Corridor route has many trains a day with bus connections to SF so it would seem like an issue of whether you are wiling to hang out in...
Feb 12, 15, 11:07 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Greytop

Thanks so much. I knew someone would know. You...

Thanks so much. I knew someone would know. You got at exactly what I'm trying to do.
Feb 11, 15, 6:53 pm
Replies: 1,651
Views: 88,453
Posted By Greytop

Isn't the existing SF Hilton about a block away,...

Isn't the existing SF Hilton about a block away, if not the next block?

Will it be branded Hilton or something else?
Feb 11, 15, 6:07 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,047
Posted By Greytop

Sleeping Accomodations Part of Trip

Appreciate all the expertise here. I'm hoping easier than calling Amtrak.

In June, I want to travel from New Orleans (NOL) to Charleston, WV (CHW).

A friend will travel with me from NOL to...
Feb 9, 15, 12:46 pm
Replies: 99
Views: 15,081
Posted By Greytop

Travel with an Emotional Supporet Animal does...

Travel with an Emotional Supporet Animal does indeed require official certification.

Prior to boarding, you must present current documentation to one of our Customer Service Agents. It must...
Jan 29, 15, 4:53 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By Greytop

Meals - NOL - ATL

The Crescent departs NOL at 7 am. Is breakfast served?

Debating a roomette and number of meals is a factor.

Thanks!
Jan 27, 15, 5:19 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Greytop

Darn Fine Print

Yes. Now that it's pointed out it is clear that it is a VERY specific offer.

Thanks to all.
Jan 16, 15, 11:16 am
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By Greytop

Not Really a Sale?

I recieved an email that says

Enjoy discounted monthly and Ten-Ride Tickets on the Capitol Corridor through March 15, 2015
Now through March 15, take advantage of our discounted monthly and...
Dec 22, 14, 6:17 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By Greytop

Coach - Advance Purchase Smart?

I'm planning an Amtrak trip around the country when my job ends in April. Most of my legs are only about 24 hours with several days in between each.

As such, I plan to just go coach and save...
Sep 12, 14, 7:00 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 861
Posted By Greytop

I'm MVP Gold this year and will be MVP next year....

I'm MVP Gold this year and will be MVP next year. Assume changing anything as MVP has fees even if booked when MVPG. Can anyone confirm?
Jul 3, 14, 4:59 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,403
Posted By Greytop

Capitol Corridor - $5 Companions

Pay one full fare and bring up to five more people at $5 each is back on the Capitol Corridor. Not valid Monday or Friday and travel to to 11/13.
Jun 11, 14, 11:41 am
Replies: 31
Views: 3,793
Posted By Greytop

Seats OK - Boarding Not

I have never had any problem whatsoever as MVP Gold getting Exit or other MCE seats on AA. However, I keep ending up in Boarding Group 2. Both AA and AS insisted that this is correct.

I have my...
Jun 3, 14, 2:48 pm
Replies: 43
Views: 7,107
Posted By Greytop

AA Boarding Group as MVP Gold

I've done most of my traveling on Delta where I used to get SKY priority and now get boarding group 1.

However, I've taken a few flights on AA and end up in boarding group 2.

Is that correct...
May 7, 14, 4:06 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,622
Posted By Greytop

Yes. It was a nice one bedroom although with a...

Yes. It was a nice one bedroom although with a view of the adjacent parking garage.
May 2, 14, 7:09 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,622
Posted By Greytop

Update - Result

I called in to Marriott Rewards today. I explained the situation nicely and asked for 10 pts per dollar vs the 5 per dollar that I received.

He asked me to hold and was gone quite a long time. ...
Apr 30, 14, 2:32 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,622
Posted By Greytop

Update

My stay posted on Marriott.com as a Residence Inn stay at 5 points per dollar.

I intend to call and ask for more points but haven't had a chance.

The front desk merely told me that he was...
Apr 28, 14, 3:45 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 15,351
Posted By Greytop

I Live in Sacramento

I will start with my bias that suburbs are suburbs and if you want to see Sacramento you should stay in Sacramento.

My choice would definitely be the downton RI at 15th an L Streets.

It is a...
Apr 28, 14, 3:29 pm
Replies: 58
Views: 3,622
Posted By Greytop

Two Brands - One Building - Points when "Upgraded"

I just spent the weekend in Chicago in the Springhill/Residence Inn property on Dearborn.

I had a reservation at Springhill but the front desk put me in a nice one bedroom RI room.

My bill...
Apr 28, 14, 3:25 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 6,089
Posted By Greytop

Current Status

I checked in to the Hilton Downtown St Louis at the Arch last night. Guest room renovations are complete and my room is quite nice. Being an older property my window doesn't look out at much but...
Apr 25, 14, 10:21 am
Replies: 377
Views: 58,344
Posted By Greytop

SLC - MCO Sunday Afternoon 4/13. 7 of 7 for 7...

SLC - MCO Sunday Afternoon 4/13. 7 of 7 for 7 seats. 4 hour flight with dinner. Yahoo!!
Apr 4, 14, 5:40 pm
Replies: 377
Views: 58,344
Posted By Greytop

ATL - SMF

Just flew STL - ATL - SMF.

STL - ATL was typical 18 of 18 for 3 seats.

ATL - SMF was 9 of 9 for 13 seats. Being a 757 helped. Guess there weren't many medallions wanting to go to Sacramento...
Mar 14, 14, 6:33 pm
Replies: 54
Views: 4,928
Posted By Greytop

Like everything 'best" has a lot to do with...

Like everything 'best" has a lot to do with what's important to you and what you are trying to do.

WN will never be the best airline if I have to fly regularly to Buenos Aires.

However, for the...
Mar 11, 14, 7:12 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,513
Posted By Greytop

State Partnerships

Most expansion seems to come with state partnerships. I've been in Sacramento 15 years and the number of Capitol Corridor and San Joaquin trips has expanded substantially during that time. I think...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 231
 

Forum Jump