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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #105 on: August 18, 2014, 04:03:47 PM »
Just did SAN-EWR-ZFV, skipping ZFV. Two points. I got my Amtrak boarding pass in SAN. Also in big bold letters it said Amtrak check in required. Not sure if it was always like this.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #106 on: November 27, 2014, 06:21:55 PM »
Took an emergency flight  from MSP-EWR-ZFV, checking a bag I was slightly worried they would check it all the way through, but they don't.
I received a piece of paper with various  instructions and one of them said:

1) "Checked bags must be claimed at EWR."

The flight price difference was over $500.00!!!

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #107 on: November 27, 2014, 06:24:08 PM »
Took an emergency flight  from MSP-EWR-ZFV, checking a bag I was slightly worried they would check it all the way through, but they don't.
I received a piece of paper with various  instructions and one of them said:

1) "Checked bags must be claimed at EWR."

The flight price difference was over $500.00!!!
they cant check bags through to zfv why would u ever think that

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #108 on: November 27, 2014, 06:53:34 PM »
they cant check bags through to zfv why would u ever think that
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #109 on: November 30, 2014, 05:45:39 AM »
So whats the consensus here. Did anything change lately? Can they get the Amtrak ticket in NY and not tale the train?
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #110 on: December 17, 2014, 08:16:25 PM »
So whats the consensus here. Did anything change lately? Can they get the Amtrak ticket in NY and not tale the train?

Anyone? Also, can you take another amtrak same day? Eg., can I fly from ZFV and board at Newark, but return same day to PHL and take an amtrak to EWR?

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #111 on: February 01, 2015, 02:47:07 PM »
any update? zfv-ewr-fll

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #112 on: March 09, 2015, 05:37:48 PM »
Anyone know whether this still works?
Any other data points besides for the one upthread by the poster with 3 posts?

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #113 on: March 25, 2015, 12:11:17 PM »
Looking to do the same thing - ZFV - EWR - FLL

Did you ever get a response on this? Did you try it?

Thanks!

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #114 on: March 29, 2015, 01:41:21 PM »
Looking to do the same thing - ZFV - EWR - FLL

Did you ever get a response on this? Did you try it?

Thanks!
IIRC you need to print the tickets for the flight not to be canceled.
IINM you can go to Penn Station in NYC 24 hours before the scheduled train departure time to print your ticket.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #115 on: May 22, 2015, 02:51:00 PM »
I happened to discover ZFV while looking for tickets from CLE to EWR this coming up Tues. CLE-EWR-ZFV saved me around 500 on 3 tickets. Best hidden city ever as we are checking luggage! As I am not starting there but rather ending I don't see much risk here.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #116 on: July 20, 2015, 11:17:57 PM »
Any recent success stories? FT indicated that you HAVE to print out your Amtrak BP for your ticket not to be canceled. Mixed reports whether you can get the BP elsewhere and get it scanned.
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #117 on: July 29, 2015, 06:10:54 PM »
Any recent experiences on weather you need can begin at ewr for an ex-zfv route? Considering booking for tomorrow.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #118 on: September 22, 2015, 02:16:10 PM »
Any recent experiences on weather you need can begin at ewr for an ex-zfv route? Considering booking for tomorrow.

Bump. Considering booking for Th

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #119 on: September 22, 2015, 06:02:11 PM »
looking to book lax-zfv and need to end up in phl. want to board an earlier amtrak train leaving from ewr than shown on ticket. for some reason its only giving me a train that is 90+ mins after landing. im not checking bags so dont see any reason why i can't make an earlier one. any news if amtrak will honor ticket if i board an earlier train?