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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #140 on: June 21, 2016, 11:28:47 AM »
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Seems like it may not be clear. Please read up on FT.
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #141 on: June 21, 2016, 11:29:47 AM »
thanks
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #142 on: June 21, 2016, 11:54:40 AM »
Rabbi,
Seems like it may not be clear. Please read up on FT.
Which is not clear either.
You can say what you think when you think what you say.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #143 on: June 21, 2016, 12:12:50 PM »
Rabbi,
Seems like it may not be clear. Please read up on FT.
Which is not clear either.
My point, exactly.
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #144 on: June 21, 2016, 12:44:46 PM »
what about from peoples experience?
if i have to go to the train station, can i just pick up tickets and not board the train?
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #145 on: June 30, 2016, 11:51:55 AM »
I would also like to know if anyone has recently skipped the first portion of a (ZFV)   (EWR) - (TLV) route.  Or how else to circumvent it?
The flight is $500 cheaper than just booking EWR- TLV.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #146 on: June 30, 2016, 10:35:20 PM »
Anyone?

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #147 on: April 24, 2017, 02:08:05 PM »
ZFV to Barcelona or Madrid, Spain from only $396 roundtrip.

http://www.secretflying.com/posts/philadelphia-barcelona-spain-409-roundtrip/
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #148 on: June 02, 2017, 04:16:47 PM »
If I make a ZFV ticket, can I board any train to Newark, of will my ticket be for a specific train only?

(Can I take an earlier train? Not really questioning if my flight will be cancelled, but am asking if Amtrak will allow me to board a different train.)

ALSO:
Can you make ZFV tickets on Priceline. It doesn't seem to like ZFV as an origin point.
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #149 on: June 11, 2017, 02:02:09 AM »
Took the train @ ZFV. Nobody asked to see the train ticket at EWR. But didnt check luggage, and went straight to the gate.
Also, if you use the automated kiosk to get your ticket, you need a CC in your name to begin the process.
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #150 on: June 12, 2017, 10:24:52 AM »
Took the train @ ZFV. Nobody asked to see the train ticket at EWR. But didnt check luggage, and went straight to the gate.
Also, if you use the automated kiosk to get your ticket, you need a CC in your name to begin the process.
Thanks for taking the time to post the data point.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #151 on: June 20, 2017, 12:27:29 AM »
If I book a ZFV-XXX-ZFV round trip and I actually ride the train from Metropark instead of ZFV, is there any likelihood that UA will notice and cancel my ticket?

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #152 on: October 15, 2017, 05:09:48 AM »
Hi everyone! I see cheap tickets to Brussels train station from tlv on KLM via AMS and Antwerp train station. I wanted to know: do they scan my boarding pass on the train? Can I get off the train in Antwerp and skip the Antwerp-brussles train? Can I take the return train from Antwerp or do I have to board the train in Brussels? Thanx for your help.

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #153 on: April 04, 2019, 06:09:32 PM »
Looking for a United award flight from Phila., and i see nothing from ZFV.
Is this recent?
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #154 on: June 19, 2019, 08:43:51 AM »
Any recent DP about dropping ZFV before EWR?

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #155 on: August 29, 2019, 04:05:19 PM »
Any recent DP?

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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #156 on: September 09, 2019, 12:47:50 AM »
Looking for a United award flight from Phila., and i see nothing from ZFV.
Is this recent?
Are UA awards available ex-ZFV?

Looking to book a RT, but saver only available from EWR at convenient time and return only to PHL at convenient time. Was thinking of doing ZFV-EWR-IAH-PHL but I can't see ZFV when searching award travel.
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #157 on: October 27, 2019, 05:24:22 PM »
Any recent DP?
+1.
Can you just scan in at EWR and not take it?
Scan in at the nearest station to EWR on the return?
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #158 on: October 27, 2019, 05:38:20 PM »
Quote from: FT
So just for reference for anyone looking to get on the train "downline" on TRE instead of ZFV. This is how I did it:

1. Within 24 hours of the amtrak departure, call Amtrak at (800) 872-7245 and provide them the train that you are booked on and ask for the amtrak confirmation number. They should give to you.

2. On the DAY of departure (not 24 hours before), go to an Amtrak station that has the quik-trak self service machine (Trenton has one) and insert any credit card. The machine likely wont recognize it but there will be an option to enter your confirmation number. Enter the confirmation number obtained from step 1.

3. The machine will spit out your boarding pass/ ticket which you can use to board from Trenton on that same train which you were booked on from ZFV. Just make sure that train stops at Trenton (most do) and its the same train number. You cant use this ticket on another train.

4. Make sure the conductor on the train scans it. Its only a 30 minute ride so you need to make sure its done.

The only risk with the above is that if the ONE quik-trak machine is not working, you might get screwed. Not sure if the agents at the ticket counter can manually print out a ticket or will they ask too many questions. Since Trenton is only 18 minutes from my house, I usually go there a few hours before on the morning of and just print out my ticket from the machine. That way if its not working, I can always go to ZFV as a last resort.
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Re: ZFV Master Thread
« Reply #159 on: October 27, 2019, 05:44:34 PM »
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