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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #30 on: December 05, 2009, 01:19:05 AM »
Anyone have a recent experience with transferring points out of Amtrak?  Last I knew rail tickets are fully refundable.  I'm needing a work around for the $200 travel.  We don't travel by rail unless on the east coast on a rare occassion and then commuter rail.  I've already transferred some miles out of Continental to Amtrak.  Trying to re-qualify for Companion Pass on Southwest via Choice.

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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #31 on: December 05, 2009, 07:50:57 PM »
Anyone have a recent experience with transferring points out of Amtrak?  Last I knew rail tickets are fully refundable.  I'm needing a work around for the $200 travel.  We don't travel by rail unless on the east coast on a rare occassion and then commuter rail.  I've already transferred some miles out of Continental to Amtrak.  Trying to re-qualify for Companion Pass on Southwest via Choice.

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Should still work.
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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #32 on: December 05, 2009, 09:04:42 PM »
Should still work.
huh? deos that mean that this whole deal still works?

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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #33 on: December 05, 2009, 11:09:50 PM »
huh? deos that mean that this whole deal still works?
No, the ratios for amtrak>choice and choice>southwest were lowered and you need an amtrak cc, a paid for amtrak ticket, and a choice cc or a choice stay.
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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #34 on: December 06, 2009, 01:39:36 AM »
No, the ratios for amtrak>choice and choice>southwest were lowered and you need an amtrak cc, a paid for amtrak ticket, and a choice cc or a choice stay.

what about the ratios for other airlines?

whats the big deal to get an amtrack and choice cc and a cheap ticket - could be worth it...

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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #35 on: December 06, 2009, 09:30:06 AM »
No, the ratios for amtrak>choice and choice>southwest were lowered and you need an amtrak cc, a paid for amtrak ticket, and a choice cc or a choice stay.
I have an amtrack ticket, and now i have a choice cc.
What are the new rates? How many miles will i lose with a 25000 mile transfer

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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #36 on: December 08, 2009, 02:07:41 AM »
Well thanks for the input.  I've bought my Amtrak ticket and will give an update with my results.  Worst case scenario is I'll get my miles in hotel points.  For what I'm trying to achieve this works fine still.  My 50,000 Continental miles will turn into  37.5 Rapid Rewards pts or 2.34 Southwest Rapid Rewards tickets.  So a net gain.

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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #37 on: December 08, 2009, 03:09:43 AM »
what about the cc's?

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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #38 on: December 08, 2009, 10:45:41 AM »
Well thanks for the input.  I've bought my Amtrak ticket and will give an update with my results.  Worst case scenario is I'll get my miles in hotel points.  For what I'm trying to achieve this works fine still.  My 50,000 Continental miles will turn into  37.5 Rapid Rewards pts or 2.34 Southwest Rapid Rewards tickets.  So a net gain.

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How many aa miles would it turn into?

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Re: Choice Privileges- AMtrack- Continental
« Reply #39 on: December 08, 2009, 10:46:09 AM »
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