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    AGR Credit Card change (October 2022)

    I went through an identical process when applying for the FNBO Best Western card in November. It's a little bit of a pain, but FNBO is a smaller bank and tends to be more cautious IMO. I took photos of everything and converted them to PDFs, which I printed and submitted via snail mail. I...
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    Using Japan Rail (JR) questions

    Just got back from Japan and wanted to add..... If you do decide to purchase a Japan Rail Pass, I would recommend purchasing direct from JAPAN RAIL PASS | ジャパン・レール・パス It'll be slightly more than buying from a reseller in your local country, but buying online will allow you to book your trips...
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    AGR Credit Card change (October 2022)

    I'm also wondering. I was planning to downgrade to the no annual fee card, but always wanted to keep the account open when it transferred to FBNO. My fee is posting October 5, so I am planning to call BOA around October 25 and see if I can still get a refund. I'm also happy that FBNO announced...
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    AGR Credit Card change (October 2022)

    I don't mean to cross post, and just started another thread in the main forum, but I wonder if this could provide a clue as to the new provider of the AGR card, though, to be fair, I also got an Amtrak American Express offer many moons ago....Guess we just need to wait and see. Check your Chase...
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    Chase offer: 10% off Amtrak w/ $9.00 maximum, expires Aug 13

    This is probably targeted, but you can get 10% on Amtrak, up to $9.00, per card. I had it on 4 of my Chase cards. I may book some travel, and/or cancel and get e-vouchers, since I know I'll use any credits within the next 12 months.
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    Earn 5X Points Promo with AGR Credit Card

    Several years ago, I asked that my cash advance feature be disabled or greatly reduced as a safety precaution. BOA wasn't able to completely disable it, but set it with a $300 limit. My transaction went through without any issues. I did something similar in December, but only made an $800...
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    Earn 5X Points Promo with AGR Credit Card

    Have you ever tried signing up for Paypal Key and linking it to your Amtrak Card? I know many prefer not to deal with Paypal, but Paypal Key gives you a virtual Mastercard that is treated as a DEBIT card at many places. My online rent portal, charges 3% to pay with a credit card, but a flat...
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    Amtrak long term service cancellations and restorations (2022-2023)

    I had previously booked #66, in November, to travel from BWI to Boston in March and had already been rescheduled on a morning Acela, but has Amtrak has already updated to include the reduced schedule moving forward? I was fortunate to qualify for S+ next year and am planning to visit...
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    Amtrak considering shifting Credit-Card Portfolio away from BofA

    When AGR was with Chase, did they offer a standard and premium card? I've utilized the TQP bonus for $5000 spend and was curious if anyone recalled the benefits for the old Chase card. Edit: I searched Flyertalk and it looks like it was just one card...
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    Getting on further down the line-Are additional charges warranted?

    Thanks for the advice. I am actually in a sleeper. I'm planning to take an Uber from Eau Claire to catch the train and it's a little cheaper to go to Tomah than La Crosse. It also provides an additional 45 minutes of padding to make the train. In the end you're right, it may be easier just...
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    Getting on further down the line-Are additional charges warranted?

    Hey Jim, I decided to take your advice and gall AGR and was given the same info about the additional charge. I guess I'll check with the agent tomorrow.
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    Getting on further down the line-Are additional charges warranted?

    Just wanted some advice from anyone that has been in such a scenario within the past 1-2 years. I am planning a trip to NOLA in December and planning to take the EB to Chicago and the City of New Orleans the rest of the way. I was originally planning to get on in La Crosse, but decided to...
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    Amtrak Multi-Factor Authentication Issues

    Thanks for the advice. Once I get back into my account, I'll probably turn it off.
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    Amtrak Multi-Factor Authentication Issues

    Sometimes, it'll take awhile to get ticket confirmations via email. However, I have noticed the same thing with Multi-Factor Authentication. If you have this security feature setup, you are essentially locked out of your account until you receive the email. Has anyone else experienced this...
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    Alan Burden (AlanB)

    I also wanted to offer my condolences to Grace, Crystal, and the rest of Alan's family. I first met Alan back in 2007 when we had the original Gathering back in Chicago. I definitely had some trepidation about going to Chicago to meet a bunch of people that I knew only from online postings...
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    Amtrak's New "Fresh Choices" Dining on CL & LSL

    I know I may have to wait a few days until more people have a chance to write reviews and post pictures, but does anyone know if you are offered a complimentary drink for lunch as well as dinner? If one elects to take the alcoholic drink, would they still be entitled to unlimited soft beverages...
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    Positive article on AGR Credit Cards

    It's also extremely hard to transfer points out of AGR. I've also been fortunate to get a lot of low bucket fares, so I'll also earn more and burn less. Lately, I've appreciated the flexibility of Chase points more than AGR. However, I'll probably keep the card, since it still offers value...
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    Guest Rewards World Mastercard Questions

    I have several credit cards, so I probably don't use the AGR card as much as I could. However, up to this point, people that pay $79.99 for the fee card have been getting an upgrade coupon and free companion pass on their card anniversary date. Since the OP is going to be doing much of his...
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    H Room pricing

    Hi Pooh, Did you mention to them up front that you had a disability and wanted them to add special instructions to your reservation, i.e. people movers, meals in room etc? You didn't do anything wrong, but sometimes, I've noticed from experience, they can be a lot more accommodating when they...
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    Chase Sapphire Credit Card

    I just got this card recently and have been pretty pleased with the benefits, though I am confused how one could try to make an Amtrak reservation. Regardless, I'll probably shift the majority of my spending over to the Reserve, since I already have plenty of AGR points. I know AGR points are...