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#21 Lonestar648

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 10:10 PM

If I have an agent that doesn't cooperate, I just say thank you, hang up, wait a few minutes and call back, always getting a different agent.  A couple weeks ago I did just this and the second agent really knew her business, explaining pros and cons, suggesting a work around, but all the time trying to make things work for me.  Make a separate reservation is less complicated.



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Posted 01 March 2017 - 10:10 PM

Why bother trying to add it to your original reservation? Just go online (or call) and buy a round trip ticket from SAC to MTZ.


^^^ That. No reason to connect the two.

Also, telling Amtrak that you intend to break the rules and stay in your room past your ticketed destination isn't likely to put them in a helpful mood. Do be aware of the fact that you're asking someone to risk their job by letting you occupy a room you're not ticketed for. It's a personal decision that obviously others are OK with, but I wouldn't ever do it.

Edited by Ryan, 01 March 2017 - 10:11 PM.

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#23 Guest_Kat_*

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 10:11 AM

I booked my ticket! I can't wait for my first Amtrak trip! Thank you for all your advice and tips.



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