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    Upgrade/Companion/Lounge Coupons: seeking, available, questions

    Thanks I think I figured it out and I just did message back. I really appreciate it
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    Upgrade/Companion/Lounge Coupons: seeking, available, questions

    I was just wondering if anyone has any lounge passes they won’t be using for a trip I am taking to NYC in August. Also in general do you guys think it’s worth the 5000 points it costs to buy single day passes ?
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Thanks! I will definitely have to explore these options.
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Thanks for the suggestion!
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Thanks for sharing that story and yes the trip will go well! As long as we are allowed in the Country in June lol
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Yes you are right that we have lots of beautiful areas all around Lake Ontario. Even though I was planning on taking the train from Syracuse I actually live in a small town near Oswego which is right on the lake. You are also correct that I do have some extra time and don’t need to rush the...
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Thanks. Driving is definitely the most convenient. No direct bus service to Ottawa. I could bus to toronto then train to Ottawa if I wanted the train or maybe just bus all the way.
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Thanks.Yeah I did know I would have had to do a layover in Toronto which I was cool with. I guess if I am set on taking a train I would have to try your suggestion of the empire service even though it seems complicated. I don’t think there is even a bus running from Syracuse to Ottawa anymore...
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Thanks I figured it had more to do with border crossings/Covid
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Yeah thanks for your help. I definitely would drive before i fly for this trip.
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    Syracuse to Ottawa Canada

    Hello All, I am looking for some help planning a trip this June from Syracuse NY to Ottawa Ontario. I look online and it shows the Maple Leaf running from Syracuse to Toronto but when I actually try to look at dates it says there is no route. Is this because of Covid closures? I also tried...
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    Chicago Luggage Storage

    Sounds like a great trip Since you are leaving on a sleeper car you get access to the Metropolitan Lounge. They allow you to check bags there for free,but feel free to tip the attendant.
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    50% bonus on points purchased or gifted

    Sorry if this was posted already,but I just received the email today. I have already purchased my max points for this year,but the bonus for (purchased) gifted points sounds great:) Purchase points and earn 50% more. Buy points and add to your Amtrak Guest Rewards® account to redeem for the...
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    Sleeper Car Etiquete Poll: Curtains/Door closed, or open?

    On my first trip with a sleeper,I didn't even Know that the room had a door that could shut!!! :giggle: In my defense it was on the LSL and we boarded fairly late in the evening,so I didn't even think to ask the SCA to explain the features of the room. It was only the next morning after...
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